Switch tabs using the scroll wheel option

I’d like to be able to switch tabs by scrolling with the mouse wheel. I’ve used this method on vivaldi and it made the process of going though multiple tabs faster and more convenient as opposed to going through and clicking on each one individually.

@arch_linux I completely agree with the suggestion of implementing scroll wheel tab switching in the Brave browser. It’s an intuitive and efficient feature that can greatly enhance our browsing experience.

By allowing users to switch tabs simply by scrolling the mouse wheel while hovering over the tab bar, we can eliminate the need for additional mouse movements and clicks. This streamlined approach will save valuable time and effort, allowing users to navigate between tabs seamlessly.

As mentioned, Vivaldi already incorporates this feature, and it has been positively received by users. Implementing a similar functionality in Brave would align with our mission to provide a user-centric and privacy-focused browsing experience.

Benefits of Scroll Wheel Tab Switching:

  1. Improved Efficiency: Users can quickly switch tabs without the need to navigate and click on individual tabs, reducing the number of actions required.
  2. Streamlined Navigation: The scroll wheel tab switching feature enables a smooth and uninterrupted browsing experience, enhancing productivity and convenience.

Additionally, while keyboard shortcuts like ‘Ctrl+Tab’ and ‘Ctrl+Shift+Tab’ already exist for tab switching, the scroll wheel tab switching feature offers a more accessible and intuitive option for those who prefer using the mouse as their primary input device.

I believe that incorporating scroll wheel tab switching in the Brave browser would be a valuable addition, empowering users to navigate their tabs effortlessly and efficiently. I encourage the Brave developers and community members to consider this feature request and discuss its potential implementation.

Thank you for sharing this suggestion. :slight_smile: