The Straight Dope

Go Back   Straight Dope Message Board > Main > General Questions

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 12-08-2012, 10:15 AM
bienville bienville is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
All of the sudden it seems the Opera browser and YouTube do not like each other very much.

Recently the Opera browser and YouTube seem to be disagreeing with one another.

Often but (oddly) not always, when I click to go Full Screen the screen fills up behind the rest of the page. The Title/Description Box stays where it is (under what would have been the space for the small screen player) and the list of suggested videos on the right side column stays exactly where it had been. The Full Screen player plays behind all of this.

I can copy and paste the URL to bring up the exact same video with Firefox then click Full Screen and there's no problem. It's only a problem with Opera.

More puzzling is that it is not the case with every video. There are some videos for which Full Screen works fine on Opera. I have not been able to determine anything to distinguish videos that will work from videos that will not work.

Also, I had not encountered this problem until this week (I do not remember updating Opera in the past week, but I may have).

Any idea what's going on here?
Reply With Quote
Advertisements  
  #2  
Old 12-08-2012, 03:46 PM
ftg ftg is offline
Guest
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
I'm running 12.00 with no problem there.

Check on things like plug-ins and ad blockers. Some video-related plug-ins and user scripts don't work with all versions of Opera.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:50 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

Send questions for Cecil Adams to: cecil@chicagoreader.com

Send comments about this website to: webmaster@straightdope.com

Terms of Use / Privacy Policy

Advertise on the Straight Dope!
(Your direct line to thousands of the smartest, hippest people on the planet, plus a few total dipsticks.)

Publishers - interested in subscribing to the Straight Dope?
Write to: sdsubscriptions@chicagoreader.com.

Copyright 2013 Sun-Times Media, LLC.