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How can I force Safari to Save As webpage?

Sometimes, you can't save the page you want (actually I don't know why this happens). How can I force the Safari to Save As? URL:What features of Mavericks are beneficial to you?
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Can I disable Safari's pinch-to-zoom tab switcher?

When looking at a PDF document I often want to zoom-out to scroll quickly to its contents and get an overview. However, when I zoom-out past a certain threshold (it seems to differ per PDF) Safari ...
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Is there a way to generate random passwords in Safari, without iCloud?

I know that iCloud Keychain has a feature where it offers to generate strong, random passwords directly in Safari. Some third-party password managers allow it, but I'd prefer to store the password in ...
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itunes software update ignore isn't working

I have OSX 10.5.6 and iTunes 10.4.1 on my laptop. I turned off the software update for iTunes, but every time I click on a song, I get a notification that says iTunes requires Safari 4.0.3 or ...
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Right-clicking PDF in Safari shows “Open with Safari.app” not “Open with Preview.app”

Obligatory system info: I have a late-2013 retina MBP 15" running OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 and Safari 7.0.3, although I've had this bug for years (I think), even on my previous Mac, whose data was ...
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Prevent Safari from auto-completing a URL incorrectly?

Whenever I try to type plus.google.com into Safari, it starts auto-completing the URL to plus.url.google.com. I've tried removing all my of vists to this domain from my history hoping that ...
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Safari redirecting occasionally to sponsor.adverstitial.com

Recently Safari has been exhibiting an odd behavior - I'm in the middle of browsing something and suddenly the entire page is redirected to a sponsor.adverstitial.com URL. In searching online I see ...
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Safari AutoFill/Preferences

My question is: where does one find this option in the preferences for Safari Version 7.0.3 (9537.75.14)? I cannot find this option anywhere: not in Mac OS X System Preferences or in Safari’s own ...
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Will Safari 7.0 run on OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard?

I really like the new Safari in OS X 10.9, but otherwise don't like much else and want to downgrade back to 10.6 -- the last time I was happy using my computer. But, can I take the new Safari with ...
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Google Chrome vs my Keychain

Since I've left Chrome as my main browser, every time I use it as secondary browser, Chrome enters in an eternal loop requesting my password to access each keychain bundle of my system. No matter how ...
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XMLHttpRequest returns null when loading Malayalam XML file in iOS 7 Mobile Safari [migrated]

I want to load a xml file with Malayalam text to mobile safari running in iOS 7. I'm using the below mentioned code to load a "Malayalam" xml from the local filesystem. The same Malayalam xml loads in ...
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Safari video full screen in a multi-monitor setup

I'm trying to watch mlb.tv in Safari on an iMac with an extra thunderbolt display. I can full screen it on one monitor as I expect and see my apps on the other screen, but when I click on another ...
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Clip web page on iPad to Onenote

What is an effective workflow to clip a web page viewed on iPad to then save it to a notebook in Onenote?
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Safari Reader support for code

Is there a Safari extension that can better display code in reader view? Original on webpage: In reader view: Any way to better format code in reader view?
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Is there a keyboard shortcuts for switching tabs at Safari?

At Photoshop, you can use command+~ to switch tabs, is there a keyboard shortcuts for switching tabs at Safari?
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Safari WebInspector crashes

since yesterday, my Safari WebInspector hangs forever when inspecting some elements in the DOM of a site (Mavericks 10.9.2, Safari 7.0.2). It only shows the loading spinner, and nothing happens. Then, ...
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Open Image in New Window did not work at Safari's Web Inspector mode

I opened a website in Safari, opened Show Web Inspector, selected one of images from the Images folder, right-clicked and selected Open Image in New Window, and it did not open a new folder. I used ...
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Alternate between tabs on Safari

I'd like to have the same effect of command + tilde - that is, alternate between windows of the same application - but with tabs, in Safari. If possible, I'd like to use the same shortcut. Is there a ...
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How to have Safari restore form data?

I want to have Safari restore form data when restoring my session. This should be native, but Safari does not have this — yet. The extension Lazarus looks great. But it does not work. I have also ...
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Allow access to www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies, but not www.bbc.co.uk

I'm using OS X Parental Controls to limit what my son can do on our Mac. He has his own user account, managed by the Parental Controls. Under Website Restrictions, I've chosen "Allow access to only ...
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Broken Safari: Dom Exception 18

I've just tried everything and I cannot seem to fix this for the life of me. Basically, Safari has started reporting the following error in the JS console: "SecurityError: DOM Exception 18: An ...
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Is there an plugin for Safari that opens certain file extensions?

I have searched for quite awhile and I can't find anything that sounds similar to what I'm looking for. A lot of my files that I access from my schools website have Microsoft Office extensions like ...
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Open Safari Push Notifications in Chrome

I got used to Safari Push Notifications, because they will show up even when Safari itself is closed. In the last time, I changed to Chrome and now, when I click on a notification, Safari will always ...
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How to find out which Safari tab is using massive memory?

As described in my other question, Safari on OS X 10.6. is causing me massive problems (with my way of working like having many tabs in Safari open for a long time). I just realized that after ...
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Safari makes my MacBook incredibly slow - what to do?

System configuration I'm working with a MacBook 2,16 GHz (13" white with the max. 3 GB RAM from about 2007) and "Snowleopard" OS 10.6.8. The problem: performance After a while, the MacBook becomes ...
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Safari keeps losing my sessions / cookies

I'm a long-time Safari user, without any serious troubles. As of yesterday, Safari now loses my session data every half hour or so. Meaning - I get logged out of all of the sites I'm logged into - ...
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Kerberos ticket not sent to server

I encountered a bug in Safari, where an internal website that has NTLM Negotiate enabled keeps reloading. Confirming with Wireshark, I see a continuous loop of Safari trying to request the page, and ...
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FireFox version of Safari “text only”?

I find the "text only" option in Safari - you know, those lines to the left of the URL bar - extremely useful on my iPhone and iPad. However on my Windows laptop for work, I use FireFox and would ...
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Google Quick Scroll extension for Safari

There is a great Chrome extension Google Quick Scroll that scrolls to funded text on a page after googling it. I want it for Safari but cannot find any alternatives or so. Is there?
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Deleted Safari and now I cannot get it back. Mavericks

I deleted my Safari browser and now I would like to download it again but it seems that this option is not as easy to be done. I'm running OS X Mavericks at the moment, and there is no download for ...
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How to disable the Backspace key to take me to the previous page in Safari 7?

How to disable the Backspace key to take me to the previous page in Safari 7? I try to change back shortcut throw System preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts and set ...
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In Safari “Export to PDF” looks different then “Print as PDF” - Why is this?

In Safari (I'm using 7.0.2) if you browse to a website and select A) file>export to PDF you will get a different looking PDF then if you go to B) file>print>PDF>save as pdf B) Looks like its using ...
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Change Safari bookmark names to lowercase but skip Chinese characters

Is it possible to change Safari bookmark file and folder names to lowercase but skip Chinese characters?
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How to copy plain text from web pages in Safari?

When using Safari, I find no plug-in to force copied text from web pages to not include rich-text formatting and only copy the raw ascii characters. How can I, using Safari, only copy plain text into ...
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Preserve scroll position when navigating back/forward in Safari?

It seems we've been spoiled by other browsers, but sometimes you just can't use them (like for viewing Apple videos). When I hit back/forward in Safari, then immediately I lose my place on the page. ...
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How do I turn a Safari Webarchive file into a folder?

I understand a Safari webarchive is a single file with the source code and other resources from a web page concatenated into a single file. I found a Macworld article from 2006 describing a program ...
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Change plist and make it stick

I'm sure I can get into all sorts of trouble by doing this, but that's what this site is all about right? I found a key in ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.Safari.plist called TopSitesGridArrangement ...
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Safari remember password of all sites after upgrading to 7.0.2

I upgraded to Mavericks 9.0.2 the day it was released. I recently found that Safari now asks if I want it to remember passwords on all sites, including sites that I explicitly chose not to remember ...
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How do I permanently allow a website to access my location?

In iOS, I only need to be asked once whether I want to allow a website to share my location data. Is it possible to permanently do this in OS X version of Safari as well?
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Does clearing Safari's cookies actually help the iPhone's overall performance?

There's an iPhone 4 that has been getting pretty slow lately, so I figured I'd browse a bit about how to fix it. One particular tip several sites seem to suggest is clearing Safari's cookies. I am ...
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Every time I enter an url into safari it goes to a previously visited part of it

Like I'm trying to go to the homepage of tv-series.me, but it keeps going to tv-series.me/psych-episode-1-blabla even though I literally type "tv-series.me" and press GO. But it just keeps going back ...
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How do I navigate backwards forwards when there's no physical or screen buttons?

I went on a movie streaming site and a bunch of "popups" came up, like suddenly I was in the appstore or some completely different tab. The real tab I wanted to go to is probably somewhere opened too, ...
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How can I remove an autocomplete suggestion from Safari's address bar?

A site that I visit frequently used to be located at: http://www.site.com/sub/dir But now it's just located it: http://www.site.com/sub The problem is, I visited the original location so often ...
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Mac Camera Green Light Stays On

I Noticed after I Downloaded some torrents that my green light next to my webcam stayed on even after I restarted my mac. I Tried using Photo Booth and all i got was the busy circle and then a black ...
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Convert HTML to PDF with page margins and hyperlinks

Unfortunately, it would appear that Safari doesn't support CSS2 page margins from CSS2 recommendation circa 1998, whereas all other major browsers now do. However, when printing out an HTML page, it ...
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Can I limit the tab count in safari?

Can I limit the ios safari to open only one tab? The ios will work as a kiosk app and the user should not be able to open any other tabs. (the ios device is from the company and I don't want to piss ...
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Browse and Select unsupported files

A website is asking me to upload pdf documents but once I browse to upload all the files (pdf format) they are greyed out and not selectable. I have tried Chrome, Safari, Firefox but there is no ...
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How to download a webpage's all images at once?

For example, I love military decorations, and here's Wikipedia's Service Ribbon, how can I download all the ribbon images at once instead of clicking them one by one and then select "Save image as"?
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How can you mark every item in Safari's reading list as “read”?

I just want to mark every item in my Reading List as read. All 200+ of them. Is there a CLI solution, or a way to edit the ~/Library/Safari/Bookmarks.plist file to mark them as read?
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Why do my internet browsers stop working?

I have a 13″ mid 2009 MacBook Pro. For a long time now my browsers just decide to stop working. The 1st occasion Safari kept crashing every 10 minutes so I downloaded Firefox but after a while the ...