Opera Software

Opera's Menus

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The key Opera functions are available from the main menu. Note that practically every element of the browser can be Ctrl-clicked to display a context menu offering further options.

Main menu

The main menu contains the following in its default setup:

As you register accounts and activate the various parts of Opera's messaging clients, their corresponding menu items become available.

Opera menu

File menu

Edit menu

View menu

Bookmarks menu

Tools menu

Help menu

Feeds menu

Mail menu

Chat menu

Window menu

Context menus

Context menus appear when you Ctrl-click various items and elements, either in the browser or on a Web page.

Page menu

The page menu appears when you Ctrl-click a part of a Web page where there are no links, images, or forms.

Hotclick menu

The hotclick is a context menu for selected text.

Link menu

The link menu appears when you Ctrl-click a link. Try here

When you click an image that has a link, a menu will appear that combines items from both the image and link menus.

Image menu

The image menu appears when you Ctrl-click an image.

Mailto menu

The "mailto:" menu appears when you Ctrl-click a "mailto:" link. Try it here

When you click an image that links to an e-mail address, a menu will appear that combines items from both the image and "mailto:" menus.

Form menu

The form menu appears when you Ctrl-click inside a form field.

Style menu

Opera's built-in user style sheets can be used to improve readability, debug markup, and drastically change the appearance of Web pages.

  1. Click the Author/User mode button on the View bar to toggle user mode.
  2. Click the arrow on the button to select the style you want from the drop-down list.

Tip: You can add your own style sheets, and configure "Author mode" and "User mode", in the Content preferences.

Learn more about user style sheets

Quick preferences

Some of the most useful and frequently used settings are available in the "Quick preferences" menu.

You can access this menu at any time by pressing F12 or selecting Quick preferences from the Opera menu.

Tip: Open Opera's Preferences (press ⌘+;) for access to more settings.