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How to switch between different Chrome windows with keyboard shortcuts?

Switching between applications is easy with CMD + TAB Switching between tabs is easy with CMD + } or CTL + TAB Switching between separate windows within an application is easy with CMD + ` However, ...
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Use Magic Trackpad 2 with Google Chrome?

I was wondering if there's a way to take advantage of the gestures of my new Magic Trackpad 2 while using Google Chrome on OS X El Capitan. The force touch is completely useless there, and Chrome is ...
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“Sign-in attempt prevented” mails when signing in to Gmail

I am using an up-to-date version of Chrome (v47.0.2526.106) on OSX El Capitan. Ever since I upgraded to El Capitan, I have been getting emails from Google whenever I sign in to Gmail, saying "Sign-in ...
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Is it possible to hide the bottom tab in Chrome on OS X using keyboard?

When you use Google Chrome on OS X and download some stuff while web-surfing, a tab shows up on the bottom on which the downloaded contents and its progress status will be displayed. However, I don't ...
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My find/replace text magically changes in Xcode

I had a project wide find/replace search all set up yesterday in my Xcode project. Today when I get back to Xcode (without restarting or touching it in any way) the search text has changed. The ...
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Why does Google Chrome require a Force Quit when Restarting OS X

I am very rarely able to close Google Chrome on my Macbook Pro without force quitting the application. Is there a way to detect why this is happening?
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Yosemite: How can I diagnose problem where Chrome won't download anything

When I try to download anything in chrome, nothing happens (eg. saving an image with right click). When I try to download an extension, chrome says This item is already being downloaded and added into ...
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Normal websites use large amounts of RAM

Lately, on my MacBook Pro, visiting webpages has started to consume large amounts of RAM. Visiting websites like Stack Overflow, golang.org, golang playground, or gnu website causes my computer to ...
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Chrome app launcher

How do I protect apps inside the chrome app launcher on a macbook from being deleted by different users of the laptop?
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Is there any way to bring back H.264 support in Chromium

I'm using Chrome on a daily basis or to be exact, latest-builds of Chromium. I recently uninstalled Flash, in order to increase battery life on my MBP and in general rid my laptop of the evil Flash ...
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Set Chrome to open PDF rather than download them

I'm a student and I'm constantly hoping up PDFs for homework. I often end up downloading multiple files after clicking on a link each time I start working. Is there any way to set Chrome to only open ...
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How to view saved passwords on Chrome iOS?

On my desktop I have an extension which prevents websites from reqesting the browser not to recognize the password fields (I imagine they view this feature as unsecure). Now I have synced my passwords ...
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How can I remove web phone links from opening in Google Hangouts?

For whatever reason, Google Hangouts has taken over as my dialer whenever I click on a phone number on the web (either Chrome or Safari). I want to restore this to open in FaceTime, but no longer have ...
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Autofill password not working on iTunes Connect?

Every time I connect on iTunes Connect (OS X 10.10, Chrome) I have to fill in my password, which is very tiring. Chrome autofills all my passwords, why doesn't it work there? Even with the 'remember ...
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Unusual Dock Icon Appearing in OS X 10.10 Yosemite

Lately, I've been getting this unusual "clone" of the Chrome icon appearing at the left side of my Dock. It comes out randomly. Initially, I thought it's a new feature that binds the iPad session on ...
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Chrome loads some pages with strange resolution

Chrome is loading some sites with a strange resolution (e.g. freelancer.com). I'm using Mac OSX El Captain. What can I do to fix this? This is how it should be showing (print screen from Safari): ...
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How to open .gdoc / .gsheet / .gwhatever properly without Google Drive's interpretation?

I use Safari as my default browser and an Epichrome SSB dedicated app for working with Google Drive / Google Docs. This works generally very well, except that Google Drive wants to force you into ...
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Why aren't iTunes Store links opening from Chrome and Edge?

I'm trying to open iTunes links from the web in Windows 10. Whenever I click on a "View in iTunes" link in Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome, I get sent to a page saying I should download and install ...
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Chrome keeps creating Application folder in Home folder

So has anyone noticed Chrome (around version 39?) keeps creating an Application folder in their Home folder? The only way I've verified that it is Chrome is that after a fresh boot, it was the only ...
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How to open link in a new tab via shortcut in Chrome on Mac?

On Windows, I would just hold control, and click the 30 links on the page I wanted to open. How do I do this in Mac?
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How to enable multiple spellchecker dictionaries in Chrome?

I am new to Mac, and I have my rough time (missing keys, wrong shortcuts and etc). But I don't give up. I am a JS developer and computer user with almost 20 years of Windows and Linux (Debian, Ubuntu) ...
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How to enable Chrome's “continue where you left off” for OS X El Capitan?

I need Chrome to restore last session tabs after closing its whole window. Simple "continue where you left off" does not work when I close Chrome's window. I was looking for the resolution but all I ...
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Reasons to Stay with Safari Browser [closed]

I know many Mac OS X users would prefer to use Google Chrome, I so hope that I could do so but here are my reasons why I stick with Safari: I could play Facebook video using HTML5 player with a ...
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How to control the right browser based on used workspace?

My default browser is Chromium. I tend to use different browsers and assign them to a Space. So for example Chromium is space 1 along with an item, Firefox in space 2 with terminal, Safari 3 with ...
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Problems with chrome remote desktop and bettertouchtool when connecting from android

Problem is that when connected from android chrome remote desktop to my Mac with bettertouchtools runing, all control events (click, doubleclick...) act strange. 4 taps (on android device) = ...
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Now that “Activity” is gone from Safari, how do I find and download a streaming flv file on a Mac?

Is there a plugin (for any browser) anyone can recommend? An app? It seems like all browsers got rid of this easy resource tracking feature (Chrome too).
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Create a Mac Service to send an item to Pocket Read later service

I am trying to create a right-click Service on Mac (using Automator) that will take a URL and add it to Pocket. I am using the official Pocket Bookmarklet javascript code as a starting point ...
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AppleScript to find currently open Gmail tab and Compose new email

I'm trying to modify the following script to compose a new email in an open Gmail tab: https://github.com/mobjack/MacChromeCalendarFocus This simple script finds the Chrome tab with Google ...
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How Google puts unwanted apps on our Macs?

I cannot find in my memory a situation when I was installing anything from Google except from Google Chrome (that is my main browser). Recently I saw on my Mac an app titled Google Search.app. ...
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14k views

Chromium builds for Mac OS X

What is the proper way to install Chromium (not chrome!) on Mac OS X? Stable builds are a must, beta builds or nightlies are nice to have.
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Can't copy and paste from “popup lightboxes” in Chrome Version 40.0.2214.94 (64-bit)

In recent days I've slowly been losing my mind trying to copy and paste URL's, code snippets and other bits of information. Assuming when I paste and see "old" pasteboard content that I hadn't pressed ...
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Chrome constantly shows download “circle”

Can I reset the Chrome in-download state in some way? The issue was intermittent and now it is constant: every download is shown as incomplete, although all the downloads are complete -
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How to disable Incognito mode in Chrome?

For Mac OS X, how do you disable Incognito mode in Chrome? The desired result simply being that the user cannot browse in Incognito mode, even if they know the keyboard shortcut or something similar.
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How to Auto-Hide the Address Bar in Google Chrome?

How can I hide the address bar in google chrome? I found this article but I am unable to find a solutions for Mac OS. Ideally I would like all tool bars to disappear similar to how they do in ...
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How to create desktop shortcut for Chrome profile and run two or more profiles simultaneously?

I am new to Mac, and I have my rough time (missing keys, wrong shortcuts and etc). But I don't give up. I am a JS developer with more than 10 years of Windows and Linux (Debian, Ubuntu) experience and ...
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1answer
246 views

How can I switch Chrome to display web pages with the San Francisco font in El Capitan?

I'd like for Chrome's default sans-serif font for websites to be San Francisco. However it's not showing up in the font list. Any ideas for how to change this setting?
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If Chrome uses the same engine as Safari on iOS - will the adblockers work there too? [closed]

iOS9 enabled add-blocking APIs - and there has been a slew of app-blocking applications released. This all appear to target Safari. My understanding was that Chrome (on iOS) used the same engine as ...
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Cleaning Chromium based browser (Citrio)

I'm currently trying to "clean" the Citrio browser of the extensions that are visible (maybe more that are hidden, but I'll investgate later). These extensions cannot be deleted by simply clicking on ...
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Apple Keynote doesnt play in most of my browsers

I made a presentation with a simple transition effects and tried to export that presentation to HTML format. But when I tried to open it on my MacBook, I found, that it doesnt work in Chrome, but ...
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Quicktime won't play videos in Chrome

So, I was just trying to watch some video online in Chrome, and when I get to the page I'm told I "need to install Quicktime to play the video". This is odd because I clearly have Quicktime in my ...
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Chrome on OS X Yosemite Producing Garbled Graphics

A couple of weeks ago Chrome started producing unusably garbled graphics for me, under OS X Yosemite 10.10.5. It's perhaps easier to show than to tell. For instance, Gmail looks like this: ...
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How can I download plain .txt files in Safari/Chrome?

Some data formats will not be automatically downloaded by Safari/Chrome. Usually there are other options: .jpg → right-click will show a dialog with an option download .pdf → when you ...
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How to remove “Google Search” icon in Launchpad permanently?

Recently, I find this icon "Google Search" appears in my launchpad, I searched online and located this app in this "Chrome Apps" folder, deleted it. However, it appeared again the second day. This is ...
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After upgrading to Mavericks, two-finger right-clicking in Chrome doesn't work

I upgraded my rMBP to Mavericks recently and since then, I'm not able to right-click in Chrome using the trackpad. I can click on menu bars and things like that but not within the actual webpage ...
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Google chrome app redirects

When i try to download the google chrome app on my iphone or ipad, it redirects me to a page that says it will download the app...but jus keeps redirecting and wont load. How do i get it to load?
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How to remove chrome app icons from launchpad?

I uninstalled Google chrome by deleting it from the Applications folder and I also deleted the associated profile data from ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome But I have failed to remove all ...
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Macbook Pro Mid 2010 NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M random glitch showing when scrolling, writing or watching videos

I have have a MacBook pro late 2010 (now 4 years old), I use it everyday and there's a graphical issue where letters in the browser become blurry and broken, some kind of weird glitch happens all the ...
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Keyboard Shortcut :: Remove Google Chrome Bookmark

I keep accidentally typing Command + D in Google Chrome, because I'm used to that taking me to the Address Bar on Windows systems. This results in a bookmark being created. My question is: How do I ...
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Scrolling on Opera/Chrome response time slow on Snow Leopard

I start scrolling (on the trackpad) and it takes a bit for the scroll bar to move and scroll. An input lag. It also is not smooth. It does not change if I use a mouse. For some reason, it only lags on ...
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dragging browser tabs to new window moves old window

Happens periodically with chrome, not sure about other browsers. If I have a window with multiple tabs and drag one of them either to create a new window or place it in another, usually to my other ...