Thank you for trying to implement the good old presto functionality while allowing modern page rendering. Trying to customise the GUI the way I have my Opera 12, I encountered a few functions, either - not yet implemented or what would be good to have additionally: if those have been mentioned by other users please ignore - or I just haven't figured out how (or work around the issue): any pointers here are much appreciated, even if I already have a semi-workaround noted Thank you very much. For reference, I'm using Otter 1.0.81 weekly 380 (even though under Help>About Otter it says 360). I hope what I'm trying to convene is sensible. I will clarify further if there is need to.
(A) Functions from/like Opera Presto A1) save as MHT A2) style appearance (toolbar BG and whole icon set) - I know that icons can be changed individually through dialog, or by replacing the picture file in a "resource folder", or via folder path (all of which is more tedious than in presto)
Searches A3a) separate customize dialog, without all the other navigation buttons, thus <search field (xxx)> can be listed as simply <xxx> A3b) search fields on toolbar without 'search using' A3c) custom display name in this separate customize dialog, bonus if folder-izable à la bookmarks A3d) search bar exceeding screen space automatically in multi-column view A3e) show search button = no, by default
Bookmarks A4a) display content of added bookmark folder as individual entries, not folder itself with dropdown menu (or user choice btw either) - workaround: add individual bookmarks through dialog (very tedious) A4b) bookmarks in window (bookmarks in sidebar is ok the way it is) with dual window: overview (current bookmark window with only name) and folder content (with user choice columns) A4c) bookmark page tab(s) as option above open folder in all bookmark sub-/menus/folders, this makes saving to correct folder easier A4d) bookmarks on toolbar: width and spacing (thinner like Opera, or user choice; a FF add-on called <Thin Bookmarks> does that) A4e) a possible bug?: bookmark name cut-off at various lengths when text is displayed beside icon A4f) bookmark selection in sidebar and window, allow multiple not just one A4g) bookmark selection in dialog opens entire folder till the screen 'burst' if the folder contains too many entries, this would be easier on the eye if handled like presto with <open next column> arrows with possibly a <open all column> arrow (or user choice btw either) A4h) empty Bookmark name gets overwritten as "(Untitled)", this is annoying if I only want to display the favicon of the bookmark on the toolbar - temp fix by using a single dot (space didn't work) in the name = bloats the toolbar unnecessarily
(B) Functions from/like MSO 2003 B1) editable Main Menu: change/delete/hide menu and submenu items, change order, change icons; also FF add-on called <Menu Wizard> does that B2) editable Buttons via a Button Editor
(C) Functions from/like Gecko-engine, its forks or add-ons C1) width change for search fields; a FF add-on called <Thin Bars> does that C2) a restart Button (and Menu option)
(D) Additional functions: D1) sidebar stats: Download & Bookmark Windows/Tabs: change/delete/hide Status Info items above Status bar D2) Sort Toolbars manually and A-Z instead of by edit date (?)
Fresh on here. Loved the good old Presto since I first started on the Internet; still do. Found Otter Browser as the most potentional successor and looking forward to further development. May come with some (a lot of?) questions and suggestions thereof. Frans has my gratitude for helping me join here. ~prestolover