Reader Mode button and drag tabs between windows improvements - Vivaldi Browser snapshot 1.5.633.3/16



  • No, it's the Brazilian version of the name of Captain Good, from the cartoon Yogi's Space Race. Although we speak Portuguese, I really don't know why local right owners decide to use 'Guapo', which means 'handsome' in Spanish… Go figure... But turned out to be very cool character, since it's a well known show at least among people of my generation.

    Anyway, it's a name that came up years ago when I was choosing what use in the moment I was configuring my first e-mail. While thinking, on TV such show was being exhibited then I take it.


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    @CptGuapo:

    Although we speak Portuguese, I really don't know why local right owners decide to use 'Guapo', which means 'handsome' in Spanish… Go figure...

    Interesting. I know some Tagalog (Filipino language) and 'guapo' indeed means handsome therein as well. This surely would be due to the long/extensive Spanish influence there. I thought you might have been calling yourself 'Captain Handsome' :).


  • Vivaldi Translator

    Yes, this is the problem. The bookmarks are opened always in the order manually, regardless of the type of display used.
    In an old version it works fine but i can not remember which version number, but it was before 02/2016.



  • IMHO I'd love to see a way to invert/change the background and font color in the reader mode. Also, an option to disable and reenable links. And If you love us so much, a way to have multiple tabs each with its own color. 😃


  • Vivaldi Ambassador

    Yes especially to your link idea. That would be super.



  • Filed as Bug number: VB-22288



  • Filed as Bug number: VB-22290



  • Any news regarding this really annoying where performing a mouse gesture opens a previously opened url instead of the desired gesture action? This bug has been here for as long as I can remember and is really annoying when it happens.

    Unfortunately it's not easily reproducible but I can't imagine anyone not coming across it before (at least on windows) if using mouse gestures frequently for opening and closing tabs.

    I have reported this as VB-22291 (but it probably is a duplicate).



  • I like all your suggestions. Especially your last request is something I definitely want to see in Vivaldi. When all the tabs have their own page accent color as background color (as an option), recognizing these tabs is much easier.



  • What I have encountered is it opened the "StartPage" with the mouse gesture to close the tabs. It isn't very often though.



  • Ah, so you say it is a regression… OK, we will check.

    Regarding VB-19728 - check today's snapshot build 1.5.638.3 and let us know under this blog post what you think of this fix: 🙂
    [Regression] No thumbnail on active tab (VB-20207)



  • Oh, yeah. Filipinas were colonized by Spanish, so it is a expected behavior. But - I might be wrong - I think 'guapo' is more used in American Spanish…


  • Vivaldi Translator

    Yes is a regression, it started to not work correctly from snapshot 1.0.385.5 of 02/02/2016.

    [Regression] No thumbnail on active tab (VB-20207)
    Ok, it's perfect for me, thank you so much.


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    @g_bartsch:

    The tab-bar-stretching-when-closing-a-tab appears fixed in this snapshot. Thank you!

    I lied. In snapshot 1.5.644.7 the behavior is still happening. I don't know why it appeared gone except I have a lot more tabs open now.


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