Opening new tab's - relative location option

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Opening new tab's - relative location option

Post by flowrush » Tue Dec 22, 2009 4:32 am

I use Tab's Mix Plus for Firefox and it's an amazing little configurator to customize the tab's interface. I honestly wish that Orca would include some of it's basic features built in. Like opening a new tab, having the option to specify where that tab is opened, ie next to the current tab, instead of the default way of at the very end. Or the ability to colorize tabs, or the current tab. I'm a bit color blind and sometimes it's not easy to locate the current tab I'm on with the light shading Orca uses when I have lot's of tabs open.

I know for sure KMeleon has succeeded a bit on this front and Orca should follow suit. 8)

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Re: Opening new tab's - relative location option

Post by statm1 » Tue Dec 22, 2009 5:27 pm

Orca does have several skin's in the tools menu that changes the color of tabs and most have a distinct current tab color. I forget what the default skin is in Orca since I used a custom one but Im sure you can find one that will change the color to your liking or at least make it easier to distinquish between the current tab..

And there is actually already a option in Orca Browser Options under Misscellaneous: "Create new tab next to current tab".
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Re: Opening new tab's - relative location option

Post by flowrush » Sun Dec 27, 2009 2:00 am

But this does not work when I use the 'duplicate' tab function...it simply makes the tab go all the way to the farthest right.

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Post by statm1 » Sun Jan 03, 2010 2:50 am

Well there is an obvious bug there that the duplicate function doesn't listen to the "Create new tab next to current tab" option. Hopefully it will get fixed in the next build.
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Re: Opening new tab's - relative location option

Post by flowrush » Fri Jan 15, 2010 6:35 am

I see most do have distinct colors, but some don't at all. Nexos4 for example, the current tab is white and the remaining tabs are just a barely lighter grey color. Tristan has a blue hue to the current tab and gets even more blue when you hover your mouse over the tab, but why not just have the default to be the brighter hue of blue? All-in-all I still feel that it wouldn't hurt if it were more flexible in this area but it will suffice for now.

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Post by kudos » Fri Jan 15, 2010 9:47 am

There are various skins shipped with Avant/Orca - see the menu: Tools >> Skins
You can always make your own using the skin maker: http://forum.avantbrowser.com/viewtopic.php?t=6724
 
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Post by statm1 » Mon Jan 18, 2010 9:13 am

Umm kudos..lol He mentioned several of the skins in that menu..

But anyway, flowrush the skin/theme system has been rewritten for Avant 12 so it will be ALOT less restrictive in how you skin Avant. It will be closer to how Firefox skins are made but alittle bit different..
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Post by kudos » Mon Jan 18, 2010 11:26 am

Hehe, I really should read posts carefully! Sorry guys.
 
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Re: Opening new tab's - relative location option

Post by AXEMAN » Mon Jan 18, 2010 9:40 pm

kudos wrote:Hehe, I really should read posts carefully! Sorry guys.
Kudos no need to be sorry your a great guy and you spend a lot of time on the site I thank you personly keep up the good work. :thumbup: :)

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Re: Opening new tab's - relative location option

Post by flowrush » Thu Jan 28, 2010 1:56 pm

I appreciate the feedback and I am excited about Avant 12. I will be there when it comes out to continue supporting and aiding in development in whatever way I can.

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