Web Panel Search with Results Opening in a Tab
mypointofview last edited by Pesala
Create a Web Panel that opens pages in the main pane. This Web Panel should be dedicated specifically to search. Of course, I could just put DuckDuckGo, Bing or Google or what have you quickly into a Web Panel with today's possibilities but when I activate it, the narrow space is often not well used and most of all, when I click on a result it opens within the same space.
The app [DEVONagent is a very cumbersome browser and extremely complex to operate. But there you have all search results in a list at the left and once you click on a search result (a blue dot then goes away just like in an RSS reader where it's marked "read") - then the link opens in the large main right pane.
Browsing through search results like that would facilitate research tremendously. Just compare this with our current way of searching: currently, you have one tab with all results, you command-click (Apple) on a result, end up having multiple other tabs open and finally can't find the original page with the search results anymore. That's a bit of an extreme description but you get my point.
The specialized Web Panel approach would allow me to browse quickly through the results. It would be a much more effortless approach. I would go as far as saying that it would "revolutionize" the act of searching in our fast-paced times.
Ideally, this would be implemented by showing blue "read" indicator badges and separator lines between the search results. I believe all that can be implemented with simple HTML and CSS. Vivaldi could market this as a major feature.
@mypointofview It would work better than the current system. It might be even better if one could do this with Tiled Tabs: Open first result tiled with results tab, then drag link of second result to the other tab to view that, etc.
There are a couple of things that you can already do to make viewing search results easier.
- Open search results in the same tab with Left Click, and use a mouse gesture to return to the search results when you have read the linked tab
- Add the search to a panel, and set the panel to separate width. Show all toolbar controls so that you have back, forward ,and home buttons on the panel toolbar.
ROTFL last edited by ROTFL
Some idea with partially common ground ;)
It was also about possibility to use search keywords to open it