Unique functions of Kinza

Super Drag settings

Super Drag enables users to open search results pages by dragging and dropping a text highlighted on a web page.

Highlight and drag the text you want to search for on the current page.
1. Highlight and drag the text you want to search for on the current page.
You can drag and drop the text up, down, right, and left.
(Changing the direction while dragging the text is also possible. See 3.)
Your selected search results page opens.
2. Your selected search results page opens.
For how search results pages are opened, see 3. Super Drag settings.
Super Drag settings
3. Super Drag settings
Click the Kinza button > "Settings" > "Super Drag."
The Super Drag settings page opens. You can configure the following settings:

The Super Drag settings page opens. You can configure the following settings:

Enable Super Drag
You can enable/disable Super Drag.
Display tool tip
You can specify whether to show/hide the tool tip displaying the current action during Super Drag.
Reaction Distance of Super drag
You can specify how long you have to move your mouse cursor to activate actions.
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Action Settings
You can assign different actions to different drag directions. The following settings are available:
  • No Action
  • Current tab
  • New tab page (foreground)
  • New tab page (background)
  • New window
  • Secret window
  • Copy text / link
  • Save link
  • Save link as
  • Save image as
  • Open image in new tab
Search engines
You can set different search engines to different drag directions.
Reset action to default
Click this button to reset the action settings to default.
Manage exceptions
You can specify the web sites for which Super Drag is disabled by clicking the "Manage exceptions..."
Mouse Gesture settings
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Mouse Gesture enables users to call various actions by moving the mouse in the direction of the arrow in the figure on the left while pressing the right button.

Mouse Gesture settings
Mouse Gesture settings
Click the Kinza button > "Settings" > "Mouse Gesture."
The Mouse Gesture settings page opens. You can configure the following settings:

The Mouse Gesture settings page opens. You can configure the following settings:

Enable Mouse Gesture
You can enable/disable Mouse Gesture.
Display tool tip
You can specify whether to show/hide the tool tip displaying the current action during Mouse Gesture.
Display mouse gesture line
You can specify whether to show/hide the trace of Mouse Gesture.
If you check this box, you can also configure the following settings.
  • Display trace in high quality
  • Line color
  • Line weight
Reaction distance of Mouse Gesture
You can specify how long you have to move your mouse cursor to activate actions.
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Action Settings
You can assign different actions to different moving directions of the mouse. The following settings are available:
  • No Action
Navigation
  • Page Up
  • Page Down
  • Scroll Home
  • Scroll End
  • Page Zoom In
  • Page Zoom Default
  • Page Zoom Out
  • Back
  • Forward
  • Reload
  • Reload Clearing Cache
  • Reload All Tabs
  • Abort
  • Home
  • Hierarchy Up
Tab Control
  • Select previous tab
  • Select next tab
  • Select Left End Tab
  • Select Right End Tab
  • Close tab
  • Close tabs to the left
  • Close tabs to the right
  • Close All Tabs
  • Close All Tabs But Active Tab
  • Close All My Opened Tabs
  • Close Tab And Select Left Tab
  • Close Tab And Select Right Tab
  • Open New Tab
  • Open Homepage Tab
  • Duplicate Tab
  • Restore Tab
  • Pin tab
  • Move Tab Previous
  • Move Tab Next
Window Control
  • New window
  • Open Secret window
  • Close this window
  • Minimize Window
  • Maximize Window
  • Fullscreen Window
Other
  • Bookmark Page
  • View Page Source
  • Show bookmark bar
  • Show search box
  • Inspect Element
  • Show Sidebar
  • Focus address bar
  • Show Dev Tools
  • Open Downloads
  • Open Task Manager
  • Open History
  • Open Bookmark Manager
  • Open Options
  • Open Manage Extensions
  • Open Network Dialogs
Reset to default
Click this button to reset the action settings to default.
Additional Gestures
Additional Gestures
You can assign actions not only to Mouse Gestures but also to the following gestures.
Wheel Gesture
If you are using a mouse with a wheel, you can call actions by rolling the wheel up and down while pressing the right button. The following settings are available:
Wheel Up
Wheel Down
Locker Gesture
You can also use Locker Gesture, which enables users to call actions by clicking one button on the mouse while pressing the other button. The following settings are available:
Click Left button while pressing Right button
Click Right button while pressing Left button
Accelerator settings

You can customize Kinza by assigning various functions of Kinza to shortcut keys.

Open Accelerator settings.
Open Accelerator settings.
Click the Kinza button > "Settings" > "Accelerator."
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The Accelerator settings page opens. Then, if you check "Enable Accelerator," you can assign various functions to shortcut keys.

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You can assign various functions to shortcut keys by defining the assignment using the "Action Settings" list. First, select the action to be assigned in the "Action" column. Next, specify the shortcut keys by clicking the "Accelerator" column and pressing the keys to which you want to assign the function while "Type a shortcut" is shown in the column.

You can assign each function to any single one of the function keys "F1" through "F12." Or a combination of "Ctrl," "Shift," "Ctrl+Shift," "Alt," or "Alt+Shift" + an arbitrary key.

The keys you can use for this function are as follows:
"0" to "9," "A" to "Z," "F1" to "F12," ",," ".," "Space," "Delete," "Home," "End," "Insert," "PageUp," "PageDown," "," "," "," and "."

*) The assignment you define here will be overwritten on the default assignment.
See Keyboard Shortcuts for the default assignment.

You can assign the following actions to shortcut keys:

Navigation
  • Page Up
  • Page Down
  • Scroll Home
  • Scroll End
  • Page Zoom In
  • Page Zoom Default
  • Page Zoom Out
  • Back
  • Forward
  • Reload
  • Reload Clearing Cache
  • Reload All Tabs
  • Abort
  • Home
  • Hierarchy Up
Tab Control
  • Select previous tab
  • Select next tab
  • Select Left End Tab
  • Select Right End Tab
  • Close tab
  • Close tabs to the left
  • Close tabs to the right
  • Close All Tabs
  • Close All Tabs But Active Tab
  • Close All My Opened Tabs
  • Close Tab And Select Left Tab
  • Close Tab And Select Right Tab
  • Open New Tab
  • Open Homepage Tab
  • Duplicate Tab
  • Duplicate Tab
  • Restore Tab
  • Pin tab
  • Mute tab
  • Move Tab Previous
  • Move Tab Next
Window Control
  • New Window
  • Open Secret window
  • Close this window
  • Minimize Window
  • Maximize Window
  • Fullscreen Window
Other
  • Bookmark Page
  • View Page Source
  • Show bookmark bar
  • Show search box
  • Inspect Element
  • Show Dev Tools
  • Show Sidebar
  • Focus address bar
  • Open Downloads
  • Open Task Manager
  • Open History
  • Open Bookmark Manager
  • Open Options
  • Open Manage Extensions
  • Open Network Dialogs
Toolbar settings

You can configure toolbar settings.

Toolbar settings
1. Toolbar settings
Click the Kinza button > "Settings" > "Toolbar."
The toolbar settings page opens. You can configure the following settings:

The toolbar settings page opens. You can configure the following settings:

Button display
You can show/hide the buttons displayed on the Toolbar. The following settings are available:
  • Sidebar button
  • Restore button
  • Kinza button (or show in menu)
Bookmarks bar
You can specify whether to show/hide and how to show the bookmark. The following settings are available:
  • Hide bookmark bar
  • Show bookmark bar
  • Show the bookmarks bar when mouse cursor is on Omnibox
Additional display options:
  • Also hide bookmark bar in new tab pages
  • Show only icons in the bookmark bar
New tab settings

You can configure settings of a new tab page.

New tab page

New tab page

1. Show search box
You can use this box for searching.
2. Latest RSS
Shows the RSS feeds of the latest articles.
3. Frequently visited pages
Shows frequently visited pages.
4. Weather
Shows the weather in the set area.
5. Horoscope
Shows a horoscope.
6. Development blog
Shows the latest articles of the Kinza development blog.
7. Change layout
You can specify whether to show/hide the contents 1. to 5. above in a new tab.
Show search box
1. Show search box
You can search the web by entering the text you want to search for and clicking the search button or hitting the Enter key.
Latest RSS
2. Latest RSS
Shows the RSS feeds of the latest articles.
Click "See more" to open the RSS reader.
(See RSS reader settings for the details of the RSS reader.)
Frequently visited pages
3. Frequently visited pages
Shows the pages frequently visited using Kinza. If you want to remove any page, put your mouse cursor on the thumbnail of the page. Then, you can remove the page by clicking the (x) button which appears on the thumbnail.
Once you remove any page with the (x) button, the following two links appears below the thumbnails:
Revert
Restores the last removed page.
Revert all
Restores all the removed pages to default.
Weather
4. Weather
You can check today's and tomorrow's weather information. To change the area, click the area name (Tokyo is default) > your intended area.
(If an emergency alert is issued, it is displayed in a new tab page.)
Horoscope
5. Horoscope
You can check your today's and tomorrow's horoscopes. To change the set constellation, click the constellation name > your intended constellation.
Development blog
6. Development blog
Shows the latest articles of the Kinza development blog.
(Also displays the update of the blog).
Change layout
7. Change layout
Clicking this shows a list containing 2. to 6. above with check boxes. You can specify whether to show/hide each of them with the respective check box.
How to use right-click menu

There are unique functions on the right-click menu displayed on the current page.

Right-click menu displayed on a highlighted text

Right-click menu displayed on a highlighted text

Copy
You can use this box for searching.
Show search box
Searches for the highlighted text using a default search engine.
Other search engines
Searches for the highlighted text using a search engine other than the default (*).
Print...
Prints only the highlighted text.

The unique functions of Kinza are marked with (*).

Addition of new search engines
Addition of new search engines
Click the Kinza button > "Settings" > "General."
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The Settings page opens. Click the Manage search engines... button at the Search setting to open the window where you can add new search engines.

*) You can use the search engines listed in the "Default search settings" list from the right-click menu.

Right-click menu displayed on the current page
Right-click menu displayed on the current page
You can call the following actions from the menu displayed by right-clicking on the current page without highlighting any text:
Back
Goes back to the previous page.
Forward
Goes forward to the next page.
Reload
Reloads the current page.
Save as...
Saves the current page.
Print...
Prints the current page.
View Page Source
View Page Source
View page info
Shows the detailed information of the current page.
Bookmark page...
Bookmarks the current page (*).

The unique functions of Kinza are marked with (*).

How to use sidebar

Sidebar shows bookmarks and other browser functions separately to the left of the main window so that you can use them quickly.

How to open sidebar
How to open sidebar
Click the Kinza button > "Settings" > "Toolbar."
The Toolbar settings page opens. Check Sidebar button in the Button display items.

The Toolbar settings page opens. Check "Sidebar button" in the "Button display" items.

The <strong>Sidebar button</strong> is displayed on the left end of the navigation bar.

The Sidebar button is displayed on the left end of the navigation bar.

How to open sidebar from menu
How to open sidebar from menu
Click the Kinza button > "Toggle Sidebar."
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Click the Sidebar button or select "Toggle Sidebar" from the Kinza menu.
Then, the sidebar is displayed separately to the left of the main window.

At present, the following functions are available:

Bookmarks
Shows the registered bookmarks.
History
Shows the browsing history.
RSS
Shows the registered RSS.
Sidebar settings
Sidebar settings
Click the Kinza button > "Settings" > "Sidebar."
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The setting page opens. The following settings are available:

Sidebar position
You can set the Sidebar position to left or right.
Open action
You can specify by which action you open pages. The following settings are available:
  • Open with a click
  • Open with a double-click
Tab opened in URL
You can specify in which tab or window you open pages. The following settings are available:
  • Current tab
  • New tab page (foreground)
  • New tab page (background)
Folder
For functions using folders, you can specify by which action you expand folders. The following settings are available:
  • Click to expand
  • Hide expandable icon
  • Collapse inactive tree nodes
Zoom
You can zoom in/out to the display inside the Sidebar.
Separate settings
You can set each function of the Sidebar.
  • Bookmark: Hide search box
  • History: Hide search box
Other settings

You can configure other settings, including automatic clearance of the cache folder and browsing history, by the following procedure.

Open other settings.
Open other settings.
Click the Kinza button > "Settings" > "Other."
The Other settings page opens. You can configure the following settings:

The Other settings page opens. You can configure the following settings:

Update Notification
If you check this, you will be notified of the the latest update when you start Kinza, if available.
Privacy
If you check "Launch browser in incognito mode," Kinza runs in incognito mode when it is launched.

If you check "Clear next browsing data on exit," the following data are cleared when you close Kinza.
  • Browsing history
  • Download history
  • Cached images and files
  • Cookies and other site data
  • Passwords
  • Autofill form data
  • Hosted app data
  • Content licenses

"Enable Boss Key"
Web content
When “Disable autoscroll” is checked, clicking on the mouse wheel will not trigger the autoscroll function.
Cache Folder
You can change the location of the cache folder. By locating the cache folder to a more rapid storage, your browsing is expected to become more rapid.

* You have to restart the browser to apply the change.
Download
Browser setting for file download:
  • Invisible download bar
  • Show download button
How to use the vertical tabs

This function displays the tab-bar next to the window.

Start using
Start using
If you select "Left" or "Right" in "Tab bar position" in the Tab settings, the tab-bar can be displayed next to the window.
Mode
If you choose to position your tabs “Left” or “Right” you have the additional option to display the tabs in “Simple” mode or in “Tree” mode.

Tab-bar settings

Hide the top tab bar
Shows or hides the top tab-bar.
Hide search box
Hides the search box for tab titles.
Hide new tab button
Hides the button that opens a new tab displayed in the bottom of the tab-bar.
Tabs height
Adjusts the tab height.
Zoom
Adjusts the tab size. The tab title and height are also changed.
Drag operation
Drag operation
You can change the tab position by dragging the tab. If the mouse pointer is moved out of the Sidebar area during drag, the tab is detached (displayed in another window).

You cannot attach the tab (moving it from another window). During drag, the mouse wheel can scroll the vertical tab area regardless of the "Switch tabs when rolling the mouse wheel on the tab-bar" setting. (Nothing happens if there is no scroll bar.)

Search box
Search box
The search box is placed on the top layer of the vertical tabs.

After "Title" and "URL" in the tabs are compared with a character string input in the box, only tabs that partially match the string are displayed.

To end search and return to the original tab display, press the "X" button in the box or manually empty the box. If you add a tab during search, the added tab is not searched but displayed regardless of the character string in the box. Pressing the Enter key when the search box is focused starts the search again.

Limitations during search

  • You cannot move the tab by dragging.
  • Only tabs displayed in the Sidebar can be switched using the mouse wheel.
  • The following context menus can be executed only when target tabs are shown.

    *For example, if you right-click a tab when other tabs higher than the tab are all hidden after search, "Close tabs to the top" is grayed out and cannot be executed.
    • Close Other Tabs
    • Close tabs to the top
    • Close tabs to the bottom
Important notes on the “Tree” mode:
The “Tree” mode differs from the “Simple” mode in the following points:
Restrictions
  • In contrary to the “Simple” mode, there is no search function in the “Tree” mode.
  • You cannot use the top tab bar while in “Tree” mode.
Conditions for creating children tabs
  • Children tabs are created when you open a link from the content of your active tab. (see exceptions below)
    • Links right below the search bar and the “Frequently visited pages” on kinza://newtab
    • When the option “Tab opening position” in the “Tab behaviors (forced settings)”menu is set to anything other than “Default”.
  • When “Omnibox Search/URL” in the “Opening tab” menu is set to “Foreground/Background tab” and the Omnibox search or direct URL input is used, a child tab will be created.(exception below)
    • When the “Tab opening position” option in the “Tab behaviors (forced settings)” menu is set to anything other than “Default”.
Behavior when parent tab is closed
When the parent tab is closed, the children tabs that where created from it will disappear.
Behavior when the parent tab is detached
The complete tree of that tab will be re-opened in a new window and disappear from the original window.
Tab tree structure after moving tabs
  • When a tab was moved by drag and drop, it’s tree’s structure will be preserved.
  • If tabs are moved by other methods than mouse gestures, pinning tab or drag and drop, it’s tree structure will not be preserved. (If the moved tab had a tree structure, it’s children tabs will remain the children tabs of the moved tab)
Change an existing tab into a child tab
  • 1. Choose the tab you want to turn into a child tab and drag it
  • 2. Drag the tab on the tab that you want to add it to.
  • 3. Wait a little until the color of the tab changes and then drop it.
About the context menu of tree tabs (right-click menu)
  • Close other tabs
  • Close tabs to the top
  • Close tabs to the bottom
The above menu options on closing tabs target the tabs on the same level. Actions like mouse gestures and hot-keys ignore levels.
Delete tab tree structure
The following actions will delete your tree structures immediately.
  • Change the tab bar position to “Top”
  • Change the display mode to “Simple”
Please note that a tab tree structure that is lost because of above actions cannot be restored even if you switch back to the “Tree” display mode.