Engine update – Vivaldi Browser snapshot 1.5.638.3

The following is an update to our browser engine (Chromium). Such updates can cause new bugs and regressions in behaviour. Please compare it against the last snapshot and let us know if you see any new issues.

Known issues

  • No Mac Builds this time: they will return before 1.5 is released as a stable version
  • [Regression] The caret does not display in text areas after focussing another application: click through the tabs to get the caret back in the mean time
  • [Regression] [Windows] No subpixel rendering when using UI scaling or HiDPI greater than 100%, resulting in perceived blurriness (VB-22377): to work around this enable this flag: vivaldi://flags#enable-use-zoom-for-dsf

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  • Rename reader mode to “reader view” (VB-22183)
  • [Regression] No thumbnail on active tab (VB-20207)
  • Replace “Enable” & “Disable” in setting labels with checkbox state (VB-21073)
  • Chromium browser is not detected for Data Import (VB-7550)
  • Fetch screenshot automatically when adding a new note (VB-22023)
  • Add basic “Search with…” context menu (VB-22084)
  • Upgraded Chromium to 54