I like to use the keyboard where possible. In Firefox, I set my Ctrl+Page Up/Down buttons to switch between tabs so I don't have to reach for my mouse as much.
However, when I tried to do this on Opera... god damn wut!? This is one of the cases where it's harder than it should have been.
Firstly, find the settings dialog by:
- Going to Opera > Settings > Preferences (Ctrl + F12)
- Advanced > Shortcuts
- if you haven't already, under "Keyboard setup" make a duplicate of "Opera Standard". I named mine "Opera Standard (modified)".
- Select the new scheme then press "Edit".
Try not to gasp when you see this hideous dialog.
Type in "page" to start filtering the options.
- Under "Application", search for "Switch to next page".
- In the left column, double click it and paste in "ctrl + PageDown" (it's case sensitive!)
- As for "Switch to previous page", paste in "ctrl + PageUp".
It should now look like this:
Alright! Confirm to exit and it should apply straight away.
I really hope Opera takes the time to polish these features as Firefox has become buggy and downright stupid after adopting the rapid release schedule.