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How to automatically open files downloaded from Safari?

When I download mp4 files from Safari, I'd like them to open automatically once they have been downloaded. How can this be done? Safari Preferences->General->Open "safe" files after downloading is ...
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Default search language in Safari?

With OS X, how do I get Safrai's location-bar search to use a particular language? This problem arises because I live in Japan but I don't want Japanese results. The following URL will let me do ...
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Bookmarks and history always disappear in Safari 6.0.2/Mountain Lion

I can not save new Bookmarks in Safari 6.0.2. The History also disappears when I quit. Both will be there if minimized but disappear after shutting down or quitting Safari. Other suggestions have ...
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How do I close all tabs on Safari for iPad after the app crashes

My wife went to a site that tries to load a PDF that crashes Safari for iPad. After trying to load Safari again, it tries to open up all of the tabs again including the one that is crashing Safari. ...
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How to troubleshoot slow-as-molasses Safari 6?

When I upgraded to Lion, Safari 6 came along, and I find it so slow that it's almost unusable. The problem is most pronounced when first fetching pages, especially in the first few minutes after it ...
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Why does text appear blurry when zooming in Safari until you release your fingers from the trackpad?

This has been bothering me for a while. When you zoom in Safari (Mac) using the pinch gesture, the text is only anti-aliased after finishing the gesture, not in realtime. Why not?
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How to disable/bypass Safari outdating/blocking/disabling plugins? [duplicate]

Although I wrote the question in a general way, my example is pretty specific. Tonight, as soon as I got into a site that uses Java, Safari told me (nice alert window, though :-)) that Java should be ...
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Can't create a Fluid App due to “Invalid Certificate”

I am trying to create a Fluid App for a work intranet. It says the certificate is invalid, is there a way to get around that?
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How to prevent Safari 6.0.2 unexpected crashes in Mountain Lion?

A few users from a website I've designed are complaining about Safari 6.0.2 on their Macs (Mountain Lion, mostly) crashing unexpectedly. In a recent case, a user recorded this screencast using no ...
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Safari reader reads only one paragraph

How to enable Reader to read the next paragraph? Is it impossible to read the next one paragraph on the same web page with reader? The sample page I'm trying to read ...
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Apple 3rd gen iPad - website redirection

I live in France and can access website for Esprit.fr from my laptop (not an Apple product), but when I try to access the same website from my iPad, I get redirected to the UK site. The UK site won't ...
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Disable Flash in Safari for all but YouTube

I dislike Flash intensely (from a security standpoint, plus constantly nagging me to install security updates) and would love to uninstall it in its entirety but unfortunately YouTube requires it. Is ...
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Safari always asks me to install the newest version of Java

I need to run an applet that requires the latest version of Java. Whenever I try to run that applet, it asks me if I want to install Java. So it sends me to the Java site and I download it. Then I ...
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Safari wants to access my keychain doesn't offer “always deny”… How can I implement this?

The only choice Safari asks me w.r.t keychain access is "deny" or "allow" or "always allow". Why doesn't Safari offer me an "always deny" option in Safari? How can I make the system "always deny"? ...
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Can OS X automate creating a reminders from a page in a web browser?

I enjoy the feature of creating reminders from a web page with one click. similar to how Omnifocus does this. Can Apple's Reminders do the same by apple scripting or other addition/short cut?
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safari copy only plain link

I'm copying a link from Safari, via "Copy Image Link". When I'm pasting it to some places, like Messages.app, or some input fields on the Web (not every one, but many of them), I just get a file-name: ...
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What is the easiest (fastest) way to get direct link to MP4 video on YouTube?

My Mac is rather old and has issues (many dropped frames) with playing YouTube videos in HD on fullscreen, whether in Flash or HTML5. However, playing them in VLC makes no drops whatsoever, and what ...
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How can I convince Safari to be responsible for ttp:// URLs as well as http:// URLs?

When somebody sends me a URL in an email, it is opened by Safari. But often people make a mistake when copying the links (how I do not know) and the URL starts with ttp:// instead of http://. Is ...
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MP4 object: 10.8 webkit browsers “Missing Plug-in”, other browsers display video via QuickTime

My organization's web site uses object tags to display MP4 video files. Here's an example: <object width="494" height="388" codebase="http://www.apple.com/qtactivex/qtplugin.cab" ...
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Safari won't load on my G5; how can I get my bookmarks?

I have a Mac, a Power PC G5 desktop, running MAC OS X 10.5.8, the last release made for this machine. I've been having a lot of problems lately with Safari; when I launch it, I get a spinning disc, ...
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How does Safari get updated on OS X?

How is Safari updated in OS X? I know this seems like a simple question, but I cant find any good documentation on it. I know of a software update tool that would prompt you for updates on windows, ...
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How can I tell if I'm viewing a secure page in Safari (6.0.2)?

Safari hides the http: or https:, so how can I tell if I'm viewing a page over SSL? Some pages show issuer information in the URL bar, but not all of them. So the ones that show issuer info are ...
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Watch youtube moview on a Mac using QuickTime

Is it possible to watch youtube videos on a Mac using QuickTime as it is on iOS? How to force Safari to render youtube video stream in QT plugin.
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Way to select HTML tables by column and add them to the pasteboard?

Whenever you try to copy an HTML table to the pasteboard, it will select by row. Sometimes, I'd like to select by columns. Is there a way to do this? If not out of the box, any extensions that enable ...
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Are my frequent Safari beach balls caused by my extensions?

Every 2-10 minutes Safari pauses with a spinning beach ball for roughly 10-90 seconds, sometimes asking if I want to reload everything, making Safari almost unusable. I've installed several safari ...
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Why is the system dictionary not available from .pdf files containing text within Safari?

How can one use system dictionary ^+⌘+D in .pdf's opened in Safari 6 (using Acrobat Reader)? Is perhaps Adobe Reader at fault (i.e. does the dictionary work with Safari's default .pdf reader)?
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Safari Unexpectedly Quits on Launch

So I brought my 3.2 Ghz Intel Core i3 imac with 4 GB Ram in for a hard drive recall. They ended up replacing the 1TB HD with a new one, as well as the logic board (no explaination given for the board ...
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Safari extension for adding arbitrary Javascript to a page?

Is there a way to do this? I know I can use Stylish for adding arbitrary CSS to pages on a per-domain basis. Looking for something similar to add Javascript. For example, let's say I wanted to turn ...
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Information missing from Safari location bar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix Safari 6 on Mountain Lion that doesn’t show the full URL in the address bar unless I click it? The address bar of Safari all of a sudden has stopped ...
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Silverlight Crashes in Safari/Chrome but not Firefox

Silverlight crashes in Chrome with the error "Silverlight Plug-In has crashed." and in Safari/Webkit nightly build with "Plugin Failure" but works fine with Firefox. I've verified that both Chrome ...
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Why do two Chrome windows launch when I click an external link?

I've got the most recent version of Mountain Lion installed, as well as the most recent version of Chrome. When I've got Chrome set as the default browser, and if I close out all the tabs before I ...
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How to enable logged-in thumbnails for Safari Top Sites for Secure (HTTPS) Sites?

How do I allow Safari to generate logged-in thumbnails of HTTPS pages? Maybe there's a hidden setting for this? Right now thumbnails of secure (HTTPS) pages are rendered without login data. For ...
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How to set up Safari to always show status bar

I am using Safari 6.0.2 (8536.26.17) within Mac OS X 10.8.2. I would like to know how to set Safari so that, whenever a new window is opened, the status bar is always turned on. I think this used ...
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Safari auto correction jumps

For a pretty long time I have the problem that the auto correction in Safari doesn't always work as it should. So it often happens that I write a word, and on pressing the spacebar it replaces the ...
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Turn off address bar search

In Safari 6 - I know have a single search/address bar. I like it mostly, although as I'm developing sites locally, when I type in a local address such as site.local it searches Google for site.local, ...
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Safari 6's show/reveal in Finder stopped working

The other day Safari 6's "Show/Reveal in Finder" command in the downloads window suddenly stopped working. Whether right-clicking or clicking the magnifying glass/loupe button, I can't get the Finder ...
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iPad mobile safari printing

I need to print web pages from Safari to a mobile printer in the field using an iPad. I can't seem to figure this out - any ideas, suggestions? As I understand it, I cannot connect to a printer via ...
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Flickering in Safari after switching back to integrated graphics

I have a MacBook Pro which switches dynamically between discrete and integrated graphics. I get a notification about the switching using gfxCardStatus. If Safari is running while the system switches ...
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Is it still possible to run Safari 6 in 32bit on MacOS 10.8?

I tried the ways i know: Get Info - 32bit Mode - Start ==> runs in 64 bit arch -i386 /Applications/Safari.app/Contents/MacOs/Safari ==> results in error is it still somehow possible to run Safari ...
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Where do Safari or Chrome store the flash media data

Where do Safari and Chrome store the flash media files? For example, I use Safari/Chrome to listen Pandora during work time, and all my work is done through ssh to other computers. However, in such ...
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How to clear browser cache for just one specific site in Mobile Safari?

I'm doing some testing on a mobile site in development and there are many updates and changes happening to this site. In order to test afresh and clear any JavaScript or what-not that is held in the ...
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Unable to view secure web pages from one particular user account

My dad's computer is running OS X 10.5.8, and is almost always unable to open secure web pages from his account. It's not that he can't log in—it's that the servers never even send a reply. ...
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Is there any way to use Safari 5.1's rendering engine for browser testing on OSX 10.8 (Mountain Lion)?

I have OSX 10.8.2 (Mountain Lion) on both my Macs, which comes with Safari 6.1. A couple of my clients have been reporting minor CSS errors using Safari 5.1, which I obviously can't install. This ...
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Why does the main OS menu bar disappear when I am in Safari?

I am running iOS 10.8.2 on a MacBook Pro with a 27" Cinema Display. Just this week I noticed that when I switch over to Safari the Main Menu Bar (not the Safari menu bar) disappears. I have checked to ...
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Images centered on safari

Is there a way (preferably stable —doesn't matter if it's difficult to configure— but you forget about it once done) to make Safari displaying images centered? I mean, if you are viewing an image ...
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Safari 6 “Debug” menu: explain choices?

There are certain menu items in the Safari 6 Debug menu which I want to understand. First, I’ll list the menu items; then, the information I would like to know for each of the items; and finally, ...
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How do I download embedded media such as Flash video in Safari 6? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to mimic Safari 5 Activity window with Mountain Lion, to save FLV video files? It used to be in Safari 5 and such I could open the Activity Viewer with ⌘⌥A, but no ...
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Safari opens pdf in browser window, but doesn't auto rotate and there is no control bar

I just recently switched to a macbook pro with mountain lion from macbook with leopard. I had no problems with safari opening pdfs before, but now, what it does is that it opens the pdf, but it ...
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Command-W not working correctly on Safari

⌘W always worked in my Safari like this: it closes all tabs if there's no tab, it closes the window. Now, #2 is not working anymore. Any clues?
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Various applications are not redrawing areas of their screen (glitchy graphics)

There are a few applications that consistently show graphic glitches. I think it started happening on a recent Mac OS X update. I have: Mac OS X 10.8.2 (12C60) Intel HD Graphics 288 MB (can switch ...