Changelog – Vivaldi 2.11 to 3.0

Desktop

New features

  • [New][Blocker] Tracking and ad blocker (VB-46272)
  • [New][Status Bar] Clock utility (VB-18701)
  • [New][Spatial Navigation] Re-implement the feature
  • [New][macOS] Option for automatic, silent updates on next start (VB-20993)
  • [New][Popout Video] Add a setting to disable (VB-63456)
  • [New][Popout Video] Add video progress bar (VB-65187)
  • [New][Popout Video] Seek forward and backwards using cursor (arrow) keys (VB-65796)
  • [New][Settings] Allow sorting of saved passwords list (VB-4820)

Fixes

Platform

  • [Windows] After pinning to the Windows task bar an incorrect tab opens instead of the session (VB-64300)
  • [macOS] Colored line on Address Bar with theme settings (VB-64192)
  • [macOS] New translations strings for Japanese in updater (VB-64718)
  • [macOS] Two windows opens from main menu when settings are shown in a tab (VB-65320)
  • [macOS] Select dropdown misaligned in iframes (VB-56816)
  • [macOS][Keyboard] ⌘m frequently minimizes two windows (VB-63208)

Address Bar

  • [Address Bar] Autocomplete doesn’t work when one letter replaces the current address (VB-62839)
  • [Address Bar] Completed characters overwritten when typing in the URL field quickly, after opening a new tab (VB-61340)
  • [Address Bar] Esc should only close the drop down but not the “search as a button” popup (VB-65746)
  • [Address Bar] Selecting the URL text causes blinking (VB-63701)
  • [Address Bar] The URL field looses focus on Esc while typed history is open (VB-64076)
  • [Address Bar] Update Padlock colors for SSL and EV certificates (VB-63719)
  • [Address Bar][Extensions] Clicking twice on an extension should close the the popup (VB-65289)
  • [Address Bar][Extensions] Popup arrow becomes misaligned (VB-65248)
  • [Address Bar][Extensions] Switching extensions should result in correct popup opening and closing (VB-65382)
  • [Address Bar][Quick Commands] 4K monitors removes a part of the g letter (VB-63180)
  • [Address Bar][Search Field] A few popup arrows broken: extension missing; search field misaligned (VB-64828)
  • [Address Bar][Search Field] Auto-hide the search bar when shown as a button (VB-62595)
  • [Address Bar][Search Field] Popup should close after every search (VB-63520)
  • [Address Bar][Search Field] Search engine text color turns black on no mouse hover (VB-63869)

Bookmarks

  • [Bookmarks] Add Bookmark Save/Delete buttons bidden by resizing the description field (VB-62748)
  • [Bookmarks] Add popup scrolls horizontally (VB-64213)
  • [Bookmarks] Bookmark bar F6 highlight, limit reorder to Shift key (VB-63991)
  • [Bookmarks] Dragging causes file operations (VB-60071)
  • [Bookmarks] Editing is unreachable when typing in search (VB-60008)
  • [Bookmarks] New tab vivaldi://bookmarks/ opens blank (VB-61396)
  • [Bookmarks] Running “Move to Bookmark Bar Folder” can freeze Vivaldi (VB-64391)
  • [Bookmarks][History] Managers Search field misaligned relative to manager buttons (VB-63802)
  • [Bookmarks][Panel] Right and left sides of thumbnail are cut off with default panel length (VB-64610)

Dev Tools

  • [Dev Tools] Switching from windowed to docked mode crashes (VB-64199)

Extensions

  • [Extensions] Add a way to remove the banner on the extensions page (VB-63672)
  • [Extensions] Empty drop-down in private window (VB-63126)
  • [Extensions][macOS] Some option pages cause crashes (VB-62980)

Find in Page

  • [Find in Page] Make no hits more obvious (VB-17388)
  • [Find in Page] Focus lost when open (VB-49004)

Media

  • [Media] Tab ignoring the “site setting” set to mute (VB-62732)
  • [Media][Linux] Attempt to add properitary media and widevine on startup if it fails on install
  • [Media][Linux] Update proprietary media to 80.0.3987.149
  • [Media][Windows] Video stream does not play with audio on sites such as uni-erlangen.de (VB-64349)
  • [Media][macOS] Catalina seek synchronization problems (VB-58686)
  • [Media][macOS] Unable to play videos on ted.com (VB-64209)
  • [Media][macOS][Regression] Proprietary media is not working correctly on many sites (VB-64258)

Menus

  • [Menus] Add “Open Location” menu item (VB-64084)

Panel

  • [Panel] Fix for inconsistent toolbar padding (VB-64244)
  • [Panel] Window panel pinned tabs view broken when switching pinned Folder (VB-56946)
  • [Panel][Regression] Cannot move buttons with Shift (VB-62619)

Popout Video

  • [Popout Video] Button available even when there is only audio (VB-63070)
  • [Popout Video] Button does not work on nicovideo.jp (VB-64392)
  • [Popout Video] Button not visible on Prime (VB-64992)
  • [Popout Video] Button shows over UI elements on YouTube (VB-64493)
  • [Popout Video] Custom selectors broke causing button to not appear, eg. on twitch.tv (VB-64773)
  • [Popout Video] Dynamically added video elements need better tracking (VB-64520)
  • [Popout Video] Icon should not show until the video starts or the cursor hovers the video (VB-63100)
  • [Popout Video] Missing button on periscope.tv, CT24, ruv.is, kvs player, etc. (VB-65742)
  • [Popout Video] Tab PiP icon mutes sound (VB-63527)

Quick Commands

  • [Quick Commands] Tall characters got cut (VB-63067)
  • [Quick Commands][Windows][IME] Doesn’t show all history items when a visited URL includes the search word (VB-60923)
  • [Quick Commands][macOS] Pressing Tab brings search suggestion while still editing input (VB-63263)

Reader View

  • [Reader View] Add Vertical support to Japanase-Kansai (Ja-Ks) by default (VB-64387)

Settings

  • [Settings] Hide password list by default (VB-4820)
  • [Settings] Incorrect Language displayed on fresh install (VB-62107)
  • [Settings] Search field loses focus after one typed character (VB-62415)
  • [Settings] Wrong background image section and list selection (VB-65326)
  • [Settings] Wrong focus highlighting on some sections (VB-46024)
  • [Settings] Provide option to always hide Start Page navigation bar (VB-39462)
  • [Settings][Themes] Select custom Start Page color greys out dialog (VB-65466)

Spatial Navigation

  • [Spatial Navigation] Should not focus invisible menu items (VB-65255)
  • [Spatial Navigation] Wrong coordinates on HiDPI screens (VB-63938)

Other fixes

  • [Crash] WebRTC screensharing of Vivaldi-Tab (VB-65352)
  • [Dialogs] Prevent accidental activation with dialog buttons (VB-38219)
  • [Help] Cannot view all items in “Keyboard Cheat Sheet” (VB-61776)
  • [Installer][Windows] Updated background (VB-64559)
  • [Installer][macOS] Updated DMG background (VB-64560)
  • [Status Bar] Always visible in new windows after setting to overlay (VB-64986)
  • [Search] Bring back Startpage as a search option (VB-65745)
  • [Chromium] Upgraded to 81.0.4044.114

 

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Mobile

Blocker

  • [Blocker] Add basic tracker and ads blocking statistics VB-65197
  • [Blocker] Add support for automatic element hiding VB-65689
  • [Blocker] Tracking blocker VB-46272
  • [Blocker] Tracking and ad blocker UI VB-58950
  • Bookmarks

  • [Bookmarks][Notes] Make it possible to delete all items from trash (VB-56624)
  • [Bookmarks][Notes] Select all menu item added VB-64206
  • Settings

  • [Settings] Add an option ‘Always Show Desktop Site’ (VB-59366)
  • [Settings] Add scroll indicators to Speed Dial and Tab switcher (VB-55260)
  • [Settings] Add setting to hide status bar VB-63717
  • [Settings] Make it possible to choose small or large Speed Dials VB-62490
  • [Settings] Swipe to close tabs (VB-57094)
  • Start Page

  • [Start Page] Add back arrow to Speed Dial sub-folder indicator VB-62863
  • [Start Page] Add dragging item on top of other item to create a folder in Speed Dial VB-59061
  • [Start Page] Add “Drag Speed Dial to folder” to add item to folder VB-59060
  • [Start Page] Add sub-folder indicator in Speed Dial VB-62300
  • [Start Page] Add popup menu to add folder or Speed Dial for Speed Dial plus button (VB-57631)
  • [Start Page] Drag Speed Dials around to change order (VB-57995)
  • [Start Page] Drag Speed Dial on folder indicator to move out of it VB-62464
  • [Start Page] Make it possible to edit and delete Speed Dials (VB-57597)
  • User Interface

  • [UI] Landscape view panel VB-59800
  • [UI] Implement tabs for Phone UI VB-62382
  • Other fixes

  • [Chromebooks] Make Vivaldi work on Chromebooks (VB-59995)
  • Upgraded Chromium to 81.0.4044.114
  • Updated translations
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