I have just migrated from Google Chrome to Opera and one of the Chrome's functions, that I miss the most is the Go to [url] item in context menu, when I select a piece of text on page or in any field, and my selections contains a valid URL:

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From what I can see, Opera offers URL-opening-related context menu items only on actual links, but not on selected text, that is an URL address in fact:

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Is there any Opera extension to fill this gap? I know, that I can install Chrome extensions in Opera, but since mentioned functionality is in core Chrome, then I don't expect to find something like that in Chrome Web Store.

  • @BlueBerry-Vignesh4303 We can? You have pointed me to a six and a half year old blog entry. Did you notice, that we have 2015 already? From, what I can recall, Opera has dropped the idea of separate window for configuration for about two years or more. So "solution" provided by you is at least that long not valid. – trejder Oct 23 '15 at 12:12

This isn't actually an answer or solution, but more like workaround. You can select text containing URL in any field, and then press following sequence of keyboard shortcuts:

  • Ctrl + C or Ctrl + Insert to copy selected URL to clipboard,
  • Ctrl + T to open new tab or Ctrl + N to open new window,
  • Ctrl + Shift + V to execute "Paste and Go functionality.

"Paste and Go" isn't mentioned in official documentation, but can be found in Settings > Shortcuts > Configure shortcuts list in Opera.

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