Opera configuration??

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  1. bigc73542

    bigc73542 Retired Moderator

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    If anyone has a question about Opera or has a setting that they think would be useful This is the Place ;)

    We can start with these basic settings here


    and some more info on features here
     
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    Making a Bookmarks Toolbar

    To get your bookmarks on the toolbar:

    Right click on the toolbar, click on customize, tick "Personal Bar" then click on OK.

    Go to Bookmarks and Manage Bookmarks. If you don't see any bookmarks, click in the white space in the left window pane. Then right-click on a bookmark and click on "Show in personal bar" ^_^ (Then click on OK)
     
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    To get a bookmark on the personal bar can be accomplished by drag and drop from the address bar also ;)
     
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    Why not assume that the people your doing this for have never used Opera before only IE.
     
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    To allow opera to remember your sign in info at wilders and other sites you need to click tools at the top of the GUI then / preferences/ advanced/cookies and tick the box that says (use cookies to track password protected pages)
     
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    I am, drag and drop from the address bar to the personal bar is about as easy as it gets ;)
     
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    If you have bookmarks or favorites in IE you would like to have in Opera you can import them with about two or three clicks. First click on file at top left of page and then click import from Internet explorer favorites. see screen shot you can also import firefox bookmarks also
     

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    Here are some tutorials from the opera site that might be useful here
     
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    Hi, bigc73542

    Is there a simple way to import my bookmarks from Firefox to Opera please?

    Plus the same with my emails from Thunderbird?

    Also your buttons look very small are they adjustable [sizeable]?

    Take Care,
    TheQuest :cool:
     
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    You can make Opera look just like Firefox.
    Under Toolbars:
    -Add the Main toolbar
    -Add the Personal toolbar
    -Uncheck the Address toolbar

    -Now, right-click the Main toolbar, select customize.
    Remove buttons you don't want and add forward, back, stop, wand and home buttons.
    -Drag the address field up on the Main toolbar
    -Drag the search field up on the main toolbar next to the address field
    -Add others such as "Go" and "Security"

    Download the FFrad skin from the Opera website.
     
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    To import FF bookmarks to opera see post#7 and as far as the buttons go, I am useing about the smallest opera skin there is so I will have the maximum screen size. Some of the other several hundred skins do have much larger buttons or anywhere in between. Very customizable ;)
     
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    That's what I was looking for. Thanks.
     
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    thanx Ailric, that really helped. now can someone tell me how to customize the tabs and how they function. with firefox i had TBE.
     
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    Hi, bigc73542

    Thanks you for your quick reply.

    Read it but did not see Firefox beside Netscape. [seeing the tree but no wood :oops: ]

    The only theme skin I like for firefox is Noia [have for years] did a search and found it for Opera.

    Will Install Opera now and give it a go.

    Thanks again,
    Take Care,
    TheQuest :cool:
     
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    How do I import my contacts from pocomail into operamail?

    Also is there a way to make it so when I click on my bookmark it opens in the current page and not open a new tab or a new browser window?

    Also I love the right click and search amazon, google, ebay feature. Is there a way to customize that so I can click on a movie and search IMDB from the context menu?

    Sorry for all the questions, I like this broswer though.
     
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    you might check if this is checked
     

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    Oh man, I searched everywhere for that and now I feel stupid :doubt:

    Oh well. Thanks for the help on that matter.
     
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    Is this a full Version or Does the Paid Version Still have more Features?


    Regards,
     
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    No this is the paid version with the free reg key. the free version converts to the paid version as soon as you insert the reg key.
     
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    Thanks!! One more Question! Will this reg Key work in Future Builds?
     
  22. Kye-U

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    As far as I know, yes. :)
     
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    Go here and get all the Opera help you need. The site explains every thing you could think of and helps you set up Opera in the most efficient way.
     
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    You might want to check out Dawn to convert your Poco contacts. :)
    Can't you change the behavior in the Preferences?
    Sorry, not at home so I can't verify. :oops:
     
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    this is my fantastic tip. to download videos using feedburner. go to this page and click on FEEDBURNER, under where it says "Get the feed!", Subscribe to the feed, you can then click on any that say Episode#...VIDEO make sure it says VIDEO and not AUDIO.

    to organise your casts, click, at the top of the screen, where it says FEEDS, then MANAGE. there you can pick which casts you want to be notifed about.
     
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