Window behavior when opening a link from an external program



  • Hello,

    I would like to file a bug (if it's not existing yet)
    Following scenario:

    • Vivaldi is open with two or more windows.
    • Window #1 is open and active
    • Window #2 is minimized to the taskbar
    • When I now open a link in Thunderbird or another program it loads the webpage in Window #1 in a new tab. So far so good, but Vivaldi also brings up the minimized Window #2 in front of all other windows, which is kind of annoying.

    I use Vivaldi 1.15.1137.3 (Official Build) (64-bit)
    Rev.: 939e7d8471a5c19db1d41487e7ef96fb073e7caf-
    on Windows 10 64-bit



  • Same for me.

    Vivaldi 1.16.1211.3 (Official Build) (64-bit)
    Revision 232f1557f32505d0855381279ea77278bb219aa9-refs/branch-heads/3396@{#723}
    OS Windows
    JavaScript V8 6.5.254.41
    Flash (Disabled)
    User Agent Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/65.0.3325.183 Safari/537.36 Vivaldi/1.97.1211.3


  • Moderator

    Please do not post in local German forum in English.
    I will move the thread.


  • Moderator

    Also happens when double-clicking an HTML file in Windows Explorer.


  • Moderator

    That is this reported bug:
    VB-21856 "Wrong window focus after opening URL from other application"


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