Don't Resize Tabs Immediately After Tab Closure



  • The current behavior of tab resizing is somewhat annoying as I have to keep moving my mouse to close a row of tabs to prevent accidental closure of the tab(s) to the left of the row of tabs that I want closed. Would love to see Chrome's tab resizing behavior added as an option to Vivaldi.



  • @drivas might be a mouse area bug/inconsistency or (strange) design choice.

    The option to have the next close button in the same position only works if

    • tab is closed with left mouse button via click to x area
    • more tabs to the right, so after tab close the next area is under mouse cursor

    Not going to the extreme of expanding the last tab to have a consistent close button location (as MS Edge does it), I would agree to keep tab locations/dimensions fixed until mouse moves away from tab bar for all tab close conditions if option is active.


  • Moderator

    @drivas Try Settings, Tabs, Tab Handling, Align Next Close Button and see if that helps.



  • Should have mentioned guys, I'm closing the tabs by clicking the scroll wheel button, I don't even have close buttons on tabs enabled. In Chrome I can close multiple tabs in a row using the scroll wheel button without having to move the cursor as the tabs don't move/resize until the cursor is moved away from the tab bar.

    Due to Vivaldi's immediate expansion of tabs, the tab to the left of the tab that I just closed is aligned with my cursor, instead of the tabs on the right that I want closed in quick succession.


  • Moderator

    @drivas Try right-click, Close Tabs to the Right.



  • That is an option but only if you want to delete all the tabs to the right of a tab. Not a desirable option if you only want to delete 3/6 tabs to the right of a tab.



  • Just fooled around with closing tabs with close buttons. As becm mentioned the feature works if tabs are closed with left mouse button via click to x area.

    Seems that Vivaldi bugs out when you use the scroll wheel button to close tabs.



  • Middle click behaves different from left click on X, and it's annoying. Tabs to the left of the closed tab should remain static until moving the mouse cursor, just like other browsers.

    @pesala said in Don't Resize Tabs Immediately After Tab Closure:

    Try right-click, Close Tabs to the Right.

    That has nothing to do with the current request. We don't want to close all tabs to the right.


  • Moderator

    @ilililiilli Workarounds are the only option while waiting for feature requests to be implemented.

    The window panel is also a useful way to select and close multiple tabs at once.



  • @drivas said in Don't Resize Tabs Immediately After Tab Closure:

    The current behavior of tab resizing is somewhat annoying as I have to keep moving my mouse to close a row of tabs to prevent accidental closure of the tab(s) to the left of the row of tabs that I want closed. Would love to see Chrome's tab resizing behavior added as an option to Vivaldi.

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  • Super annoying.
    VB-38073



  • FWIW if i know i'm closing multiple tabs, I select multiple tabs with the shift or ctrl modifer keys, then right-click menu > 'close x tabs' 🙂


 

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