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Change shortcut key for “Highlight URL” function in Chrome

I recently got a Mac in addition to my Linux laptop. I've tried to change around settings so that I don't have to use new shortcuts. The issue I am facing is that I use Control+L to highlight the URL ...
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How to disable “look up” context menu in Google Chrome OSX 10.10+?

This is a distinct question from Is the "Lookup in Dictionary" context menu option hardcoded in Google Chrome for Mac? I want to get rid of the "Look Up x" contextual menu in Chrome: How ...
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Zoom with scroll in Chrome browser

I am new user of OS X, I am missing one important feature is zooming page with trackpad or mouse scroll. I need to get the same result as shortcuts Command + - and Command + + do. I mean that the ...
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Extension : Multi-highlight on safari

I'm not sure this topic is appropriate for this forum but I'm looking for a Multi-highlight extension or AppleScript for Safari. I using Multi-highlight for Google Chrome at the moment but I would ...
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Drag and drop Chrome downloads like any other OS X file?

When I've downloaded a file in Chrome for OS X, it sits in a little bar at the bottom of the screen. Sometimes I want to drag and drop that file directly into a Chrome tab (for example, to upload it ...
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Clicking on external link opens a tab in wrong Chrome window

The setup 2 monitors are connected to my Mac Pro 4.1 running El Capitan 10.11.4 Monitor 1 is a desktop monitor Monitor 2 is a TV My default browser is set to Chrome (Version 46.0.2490.71 (64-bit)) ...
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Google Chrome won't open URL files by double click

I recently tried to open a URL link I saved onto my desktop by double clicking it, but it will not open correctly. If I DRAG & DROP the file into chrome works fine. The code of the file is as ...
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Google Chrome on OSX will not open .desktop files created in Ubuntu

I have recently collected & saved a large volume of internet links on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine that I wish to share with my other computer that runs OSX, but have come to realize that Google Chrome ...
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Is there a Google Chrome version 50 supporting Mac OS 10.8.5?

My Chrome 49 stopped receiving updates following Google's announcement of discontinuing support for Mac OS 10.8. Is there any way to install any Chrome version 50 supporting Mac OS 10.8.5 manually?
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Google Chrome uses 3.8 GB of memory with 1 tab opened

For some reason, Google Chrome tends to use a ton of memory, even though there is only 1 tab open most times. What causes Google Chrome Helper to use so much memory?
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stop Chrome from asking for proxy credentials

I wanted to change my proxy settings for Chrome. I opened the Network tab and entered username and password along with ip and port data. When I opened Chrome browser, it asked for username and ...
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change download folder based on website from which I download

Is it possible to change Downloads folder in Google Chrome (or any other browser) on the fly, based on the website from which I download? Example: I start downloading on facebook.com and it downloads ...
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How to Remove a Word from Dictionary of Google Chrome?

I added the word somehting (or similar) by accident to Dictionary of OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 in Google Chrome > 2nd click. I would like to remove it from there. I go to Dictionary but I cannot find ...
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Google Chrome bookmarks not up to date after reinstallation

I came across this very annoying problem. I reinstalled Chrome on my Mac by cleaning up the old installation files and installing the newest version. But after login with the newly installed browser, ...
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Open specific links in specific browsers

Is it possible to tell OS X to always open one site in Chrome, and always open another site in Safari? In a nutshell, I want to set a default browser per domain rather than globally for the entire ...
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Use spotlight (or Alfred) to open an existing chrome tab

I want to easily jump to gmail as one of many (many, many) open tabs in Chrome. If I could just type "gmail" into Spotlight and it would take me to that tab in Chrome, that would work great for me. ...
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Chrome: Keyboard shortcut to leave address bar and focus browsing area?

Related: Chrome: Keyboard shortcut to go to address bar? You can go to address bar by ⌘ + l / Ctrl + l, but how can I go back to, or focus, the browsing area again?
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2015 MacBook Air display awake while lid closed

I want my late 2015 MacBook Air to remain awake when the lid is closed. I have tried Caffeine, Stay Awake, and Theine, as well as changing my power saving settings to 'never' but nothing seems to ...
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change HTTP headers of Chrome and Firefox

Browsers send HTTP Accept headers. This is an example of one: text/html, */*; q=0.01 gzip, deflate en-US,en;q=0.8,sl;q=0.6 You can get yours here. How can I change curent headers from terminal app ...
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Can a cached version of a recently deleted Facebook page be viewed?

I recently reconnected with an old friend of mine through Facebook but they were just involved in an international scandal and quickly deleted their facebook, linkedin, etc. I have no way to contact ...
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Chrome (and other applications) not rendering on internal display

I recently connected my Macbook to an external display. After returning to my apartment, I tried to access my browser and the Mail application, but the windows are not rendering on the screen. I have ...
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change url of a tab using apple script

I am trying to set the url of Chrome tab using Apple Script. I am using this code. It successfully sets url string, but in order to change url, enter needs to be pressed. This last step makes my code ...
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How to disable middle-click from closing tabs in chrome?

I'm using a magic mouse in Apple Mac. Since there is a fuzzy boundary b/w left-click and middle-click, manytimes left-clicking on a tab end up in middle-click, resulting in closing the tab. This is ...
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Get URL of opened tab / tabs from terminal

I have a tab open in Google Chrome. Is it possible to get or check it's url from terminal? If not, how about automator script? Will also be satisfied with a title.
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Sudden change of screen resolution in Chrome browser

While browsing, the screen zooms in. I can reset it by cmd+ & cmd- and then selecting 'reset'. This happens very frequently. I am on recent Macbook Pro and I am using Apple bluetooth mouse and ...
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Unable to access certain sites in mac

I have just moved from a Windows laptop to a macbook air and I am facing an issue that certain web-sites are not loading in my mac - both Safari and Chrome browsers. In chrome I am getting the error ...
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How to open new windows as separate application instances for Chrome, Terminal?

Moving from Linux (OpenBox WM) to MBP, I'm struggling to recover the level of productivity I was used to... One specific thing that's killing it is OSX's insistence on separating between ...
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Macbook Air screen drawing suddenly slow

This has been going on for a week or 2. Restarting seems to help because WindowServer is blowing up. But the problem keeps coming back. Specs: Macbook Air mid-2012, 8GB RAM, 2ghz i7 Yosemite ...
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Google Chrome: Error 11 after setting Automatic Updates

Yo, got the following issue: Google Chrome is running on OS X El Capitan. After I set "Automatic Updates for all Users" to true at the "About" page in Google Chrome and entered my credentials (this ...
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Is there a way to make the chrome shortcut universal?

I've set few shortcuts in chrome to control internet radio (play, pause, skip, like, dislike) So I leave chrome open for the radio, I then work on another app, if I need to control the radio, I need ...
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Weird Wifi Issue - websites don't work if address entered into browser, but can be accessed otherwise

I have a really peculiar issue that I've been having at my parents' home wi-fi. At my house, all websites work without issue. However, on only my computer, if I type in google.com, I get "No data ...
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Facebook has troubles with Google Chrome

Since yesterday, the Facebook page in Google Chrome appears like this: So, I cannot do any action, and everything is a mess. Otherwise, if I log in to Google through Safari or other browsers, the ...
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Google Chrome Not Force Quitting

So, recently Google Chrome froze for about 5 to ten minutes, and while it was frozen, I opened force quit, and force quit actually froze too, so I was left there standing while I watched the spinning ...
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Force Google Chrome use single process

Across the internet I found an interesting solution of how to make Chrome consume less memory and this is - forcing the application use single process for all the tabs. Unfortunately the instruction ...
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TrackPad causes NSInternalInconsistencyException in Chrome. How to deal with it?

On some occasions, using two finger to scroll on my mac, for example, Chrome crashes and shows me an Internal Error Message. I would appreciate if someone shares how to deal with this because it's ...
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How do I add Chrome to my path

I am trying to use Flammarion and its instructions state that I should ensure that chrome is on my path. The Chrome app appears to be at /Applications/Google\ Chrome.app. How do I actually add this ...
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How to undo removal of “Google Search” icon in launchpad

I've followed the orders of how to remove “Google Search” icon in Launchpad permanently in here. However, now I want it back again, but even if I re-install Chrome app, it doesn't make the folder ...
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How to quit a Chrome application using AppleScript?

I am using this Chrome app to conveniently handle my email as if I am using a dedicated app. I would like to be able to quit it from AppleScript. How do I do that? tell application "Google Chrome" ...
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How can I make Safari or Chrome remember my messages in contact forms?

As a customer, I contact businesses through contact forms on their websites, and often I forget the exact wording of the message and when I sent it. (Often, I need to re-send messages when I don't ...
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Editing site specific cookies in Safari extension

What I am trying to do is have an extension that can modify a cookies value for specific sites. I've gone through the Safari Developer page and library but I cannot find aside from blocking a cookie. ...
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Two finger swipe to go to previous tab doesn't work in Google Chrome when a PDF is opened. How can I fix this? I use a MacBook Pro

As per the question, the two finger swipe to go to the previous tab works well in Google Chrome, except when I've opened a PDF file in a tab. Any ideas on how to get it working?
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How do I remap ⌘+delete only in Google Chrome in El Capitan?

Command + delete deletes to the beginning of the line and for some reason I can't get used to this (I expect it to act like Option + Delete and delete only the last word). I want to remap this only in ...
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Chrome Won't Go Away

I was having some issues with chrome, where it would crash all the time for no reason. Then, recently, it crashed, but in my dock it says it's still running. I deleted it from my applications but it ...
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KeePass integration with Chrome (iOS)

Is there any app which can be used to more or less automatically fill forms in google chrome browser? I mean without the need to copy/paste it. I have the jailbreak, but I cannot find any such app ...
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Apple dictation missing commands in web browser

I am dealing with physical problems from the keyboard/mouse, so discovering Apple dictation has been amazing. However, I work a lot in Google Docs and Gmail... and Google Chrome (or any web browser) ...
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How can I display the individual windows associated with a dock icon?

Say I'm working on a project and I am using Chrome and I have multiple profiles and/or windows open simultaneously. For example: Personal Chrome Profile with Google Mail and Calendar open. Work ...
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Import passwords from Safari to Chrome

I am just switching from Safari to Chrome in my MacBookPro and first thing I did was to import bookmarks from Safari. Now I would also like to import passwords from websites, logins etc. In Chrome > ...
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Shortcut to open bookmarks in Chrome Mac

I would like to use the same Safari shortcuts also in Chrome, for Mac. In particular, in Safari I usually use the shortcut Cmd1 … Cmd9 to open bookmarks in the menu bar, while in Chrome the same ...
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Remove items from conextual menu?

I used this thread to make my own "Search with Chrome" Service. But when i right click some highlighted text in Preview.app it lists both "Search with Google" and "Search with Chrome." "Search with ...
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Bluetooth speaker, microcuts when using Safari or Chrome

I just bought a Marshall Acton bluetooth speaker and it sounds well, it pairs perfectly with my Mac, an iPhone 6S and an iPhone 5S. The problem appears when it is paired with the Mac (El Capitan ...