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You can have multiple Web documents and messaging views open at the same time, they are all visible as tabs on the tab bar.
right-click a tab to see its context menu, which lets you perform actions such as:
- Duplicating the tab. Open a new tab that retains your current tab's browsing history.
- Creating a linked tab. Any link you click in the current tab will be opened in the linked tab.
- Resizing and rearranging all tabs.
- Lock the tab to avoid inadvertently closing it, particularly useful for chat sessions.
- Closing one, all, or all but one tab.
- Detaching the tab to view it as a separate window.
The preferences let you tweak Opera's tab setup to your liking.
By holding the Ctrl key and repeatedly pressing Tab, you can cycle through all the tabs you have open within the Opera workspace. This setting allows you to choose what order the tabs should be cycled in, and whether you want to see the list of open tabs while you are cycling through them.
The "New tabs" setting lets you decide how much size a new tab should take up when opened. If you always want to use the whole workspace for viewing tabs, leave the setting as "Always maximize".
When you open an item from the panels, such as a bookmark, would you like the document to open in a new tab or to appear in the tab that is currently active? If you want to avoid opening new tabs with each item, opt to "Reuse current tab".
Check the "Open new tab next to active" option if you want new tabs that you open to appear next to your current page on the tab bar. By default, new tabs will be added at the right end of the row of tabs on the tab bar.
By default, when you open new tabs, they will open within one Opera application window. Select "Open windows instead of tabs" to change this.
Multiple Document Interface
Opera defaults to a an easy-to-use tabbed browsing setup. However, Opera is also a full-fledged MDI application, and all tabs can be resized, juxtaposed, tiled, and cascaded.
For the look and feel of "classic" MDI:
- Enable "Allow window with no tabs".
- Disable "Show close buttons on tabs" to display minimize/maximize, restore, and close buttons on the right end of the menu bar.
- Enable "Click on tabs to minimize".
- In the Browsing preferences, select "Show window menu".
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