Fingers crossed for Vivaldi. My feature list.
fromwithin last edited by
I'm really hoping that Vivaldi will evolve into what Opera should have been when it switched renderer. Here are my suggestions for future features, based on the features I miss from Opera and others I use from other browsers: From [i]Opera 12[/i]: [ul] [li][b]Select link text[/b]. Only Opera12 will allow you click-drag over the text of a link and let you highlight that text without opening the link or creating an annoying draggable link object. I despise every other browser because of this.[/li] [li][b]RSS Feeds[/b].[/li] [li][b]Cloud-synced Notes and settings across platforms[/b].[/li] [li][b]Site preferences[/b] (although the implementation could be vastly improved).[/li] [li][b]Quick Preferences[/b].[/li] [li][b]Edit page source and reload from cache[/b].[/li] [li][b]Private tabs[/b]. So much nicer than the separate incognito window of other browsers.[/li] [li][b]Customisable UI[/b].[/li] [li][b]Right-click in search box and add to Browser[/b]. Chrome does this now as well.[/li] [li][b]Follower Tabs[/b]. By far the best way to browse reddit.[/li] [li][b]Temporary downloads[/b]. The ability to open a download directly without it being saved to the Downloads folder. The lack of this in Chrome and Firefox really does my head in, but thankfully Maxthon has it.[/li] [li][b]Clone tab[/b]. Copy a tab, keeping its browsing history.[/li] [li][b]Custom proxy settings[/b]. Don't just use the platform network proxy options.[/li] [/ul] From [i]Maxthon[/i]: [ul] [li][b]Tabs at maximum height[/b]. Make the tabs extend to the very top pixel of the window. Don't stop them short, which makes it more difficult to select a tab with the mouse.[/li] [li][b]Popout Flash[/b]. A brilliant feature that allows you to extract flash instances into a separate top-level, borderless, resizable window. This would be much improved if it could do the same for HTML5 video.[/li] [li][b]Snap Whole Page[/b]. Export a png of the entire webpage (including the bits outside of the current view of the browser window).[/li] [li][b]Reader Mode[/b]. Show the current page as nicely laid out text and images with all menus, adverts etc. removed.[/li] [li][b]Night mode[/b]. Make bright pages dark.[/li] [li][b]Resource sniffer[/b] (similar to Opera12 Links view, but much better).[/li] [/ul] Extra ideas not found in other browsers as far as I know: [ul] [li][b]Editable form passwords[/b]. I would like a master password that when entered, allows manual editing (not just deletion) of all passwords that have been saved from websites. It would be even better if it used KeePass.[/li] [li][b]Disable memory caching[/b]. To reduce memory usage, stop caching everything in RAM. As soon as a page is closed, either bin the contents or put them straight to the disk cache.[/li] [li][b]Vi mode[/b]. Vi-like editing in forms and to navigate websites[/li] [li][b]Safe forms mode[/b]. When the user is typing into a form, copy the entire text to the clipboard on each change.[/li] [li][b]Tor mode[/b]. Just an idea as Tor is often in the news now.[/li] [/ul] I think that's about it.
GrandGamer last edited by
You forgot Multi-line tabs from Opera 12 :P
live last edited by
Right-click in search box and add to Browser. Chrome does this now as well.
This is already implemented. Right click and "Add as Search Engine…"
But I would like to have is, right click and "Search with…" function. This is huge help, simply select text and right click to search with whatever search engine you want.
fromwithin last edited by
The menu item is there and it works if I do it on google.com, but it doesn't do anything for me on any other web page I've tried.