Nov 29, 2008

Mouse Gestures in Opera

Opera's amazing mouse gestures lets you do frequently performed browse operations with small, quick mouse movements. Some operations can be done with several different gestures. Try them both and see which one you like better.

Navigation gestures

These gestures help you to navigate faster.

Previous page in history
Hold right button and move mouse left
or.. hold right button and click left button

Next page in history
Hold right button and move mouse right
or.. hold left button then click right button

Go to home page
Double-click in empty window


Link gestures

  1. Point your mouse to a link
  2. Click and hold right mouse button
  3. Move the mouse in the indicated directions
  4. Release the right mouse button
Open link in a new window in the foreground
Move down

Open link in a new window in the background
Move down then up



Window gestures

  1. Click and hold right mouse button
  2. Move the mouse in the indicated directions
  3. Release the right mouse button
Open new document
Move down

Reload
Move up then down

Restore or maximize window
Move up then right

Minimize
Move down then left

Duplicate window
Move down then up

Close document
Move down then right, or move right-left-right


Wheel gestures

Scroll up and down
Roll the wheel back and forth

Jump from one window to the next
Hold right mouse button and roll wheel

Zoom in and out
Hold Ctrl key down and roll wheel

Move back and forth in page history
Hold Shift key down and roll wheel

Panning
Click wheel then move mouse

 
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