Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 1st Aug 2011 21:27 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones Mozilla has already done a lot to clean up the user interface of its successful web browser, but it would seem they're not yet done. As someone who finds the current interface a little... Chaotic and distracting, I'm quite happy with the changes they're currently proposing. They basically pointed at Chrome and said "pretty much that".
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RE[3]: Very similar to Opera
by mfaudzinr on Tue 2nd Aug 2011 22:18 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Very similar to Opera"
mfaudzinr
Member since:
2008-02-13

Yeah what's with the gap I wonder. I find it disconcerting if it has no real purpose. How'd you tweak it? I like clean simplicity and abhor skins...

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RE[4]: Very similar to Opera
by Dave_K on Wed 3rd Aug 2011 00:00 in reply to "RE[3]: Very similar to Opera"
Dave_K Member since:
2005-11-16

Yeah what's with the gap I wonder. I find it disconcerting if it has no real purpose. How'd you tweak it?


You need to go into Opera:Config and set "Chrome Integration Drag Area Maximized" to 0. Then either install a borderless skin or tweak the existing skin to remove the top padding.

You can find skin tweaking guides on the Opera forums. It's not something I've bothered with as I don't use tabs at the top.

With modern widescreens and a lot of tabs open, I prefer to have a vertical tab bar down the side of the window, especially as the version in Opera's panel has additional features like allowing you to select groups of tabs and filter them by name. The lack of a feature like that is the main reason why I don't use Chrome.

I like clean simplicity and abhor skins...


Some of the available skins are designed to be clean and simple. I generally hate skins too, but it's not like Opera's default skin fits the standard Windows look and feel anyway.

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RE[5]: Very similar to Opera
by mfaudzinr on Wed 3rd Aug 2011 05:22 in reply to "RE[4]: Very similar to Opera"
mfaudzinr Member since:
2008-02-13

Thanks

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