In early June, Vivaldi released 4.0 update, Which adds functions such as translation tools to privacy-conscious browsers. Its new 4.1 update is a smaller version, but still adds some convenient features, including a new way to organize tabs.
Love Chrome, Vivaldi allows you to group multiple tabs to restore a certain order of the tab bar. In Vivaldi, these groups are called stacks. Before 4.1, you had two ways to use them. You can choose compact view or two-level view. In the latter case, the browser will add a bar to display your tabs in the stack. In contrast, the compact view only implies the number of sites that you have pinned to the same group.
The new “accordion” stack launched by Vivaldi today offers you a third option, which is a compromise between its two siblings. When you click it, the icon representing the group will automatically expand. You will see all the included tabs on the right side of the icon, not on the second column. In this way, you can get the context about the tabs without taking up the entire extra element of the interface.
Another major feature that the company added in 4.1 is called command chaining. In Vivaldi, you can press “F2” (or “Command E” on Mac) to bring up the command line interface, allowing you to quickly access most functions without having to dig into the relevant options in the menu. The chain of commands allows you to group multiple operations and assign names to them. Typing in the name of the chain in the command interface will execute the contained operations in order. With more than 200 operations available, you have a lot of flexibility. For example, you can create one to enable both full screen and reading mode at the same time. You can also assign the sequences you make to custom keyboard shortcuts or mouse gestures.
In addition to these functions, 4.1 also adds a timer Reader’s point of view This is an estimate of the time it will take you to complete an article. Finally, the Windows client of the browser will now automatically install new features in the background. There is an option to turn off “silent update” in the settings menu. You can try Vivaldi 4.1 now.
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