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Extension for Safari to enable Google Translation WITHOUT adding a button?

In the safari extensions there is a cool extension to use google translate on the current web page: "Translate". However I don't like the fact it is adding a button to the bar. I would like to make ...
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How do I watch Youtube videos without Flash on Safari?

Is there a way to watch Youtube videos without Flash installed on Safari? If not, are there any other solutions?
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In Safari, is there any keyboard shortcut to *hide* the Web Inspector?

In Safari, when the Develop menu is enabled, I can make the Web Inspector appear by hitting ⌘⌥I. However, when I hit that again, the Web Inspector stays where it is. Is there any way I can hide it ...
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Vimperator Style Extension for Safari 5?

Do we have a Vimperator style extension for Safari 5?
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Adding “Lookup in the dictionary” in the pop-up list in Firefox?

Is it possible to add the item "Look up in Dictionary" in the right-click popup menu when you have selected a word on a web page, in Firefox (just like it is available in safari) ?
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Safari makes weird noises, even when the sound is closed

My netbook is 1.5 years old and it only happens when Safari is opened. Why it happens? I think that the sounds are coming from my HDD. Should I remove Safari completely? Does it harm my netbook? ...
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Address bar in Safari gone!

The address bar in my safari broswer has disappeared... I have quit my safari browser and reopened it, but the problem persists. This is what it looks like I have no idea why this is happening, but i ...
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Untick the 'Open Safe Files' preference in Safari with Terminal

After all the fuss over Mac Defender, I thought it might be a good idea to disable the open safe files option in safari for the users in our network. I'd like to do this with the 'Send Unix Command' ...
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CNET on Mac - page not found

I've been having this problem for some time now - first I thought it was some temporary thing with CNET servers, but it doesn't seem so. I can see the index pages of CNET sites (download.cnet.com, ...
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How to disable Acrobat Reader in Safari?

In Safari, the default PDF-Viewer in Safari is "Preview". Unfortunately, since I installed the Acrobat Reader, this default changed to the Acrobat Reader, which is extremely annoying. How can I ...
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Block prompts when sites detect I'm using iOS

On many forum web sites, if you go to the site on an iPhone/iPod/iPad it prompts to install an app for the site. But 90% of the time when I visit a forum site, it's because I'm following a search ...
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Is there a Safari Extension that automatically tracks my daily time usage on Safari?

I am looking for an extension in Safari that automatically tracks my time in Safari. Specifically, I want: 1) When I start Safari, the timer automatically starts/resumes. 2) When I stop Safari, the ...
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Determine cpu usage in safari tab

Is it possible to somehow determine which of my safari tabs has the most cpu usage? NOTE: I haven't turned on any flash (i'm using a "plugin customs" extension) in my tabs so it's really hard to ...
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Safari Extension like ShowIP

For reasons that are unimportant, I really need an extension just like the ShowIP extension for firefox but for Safari. Tried google and the safari extensions gallery but got nowhere. On top of this, ...
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Safari is not showing style sheets

For some reason, starting yesterday, Safari will not show ANY style sheets for any webpage I visit. I updated today to Safari 5.0.5 thinking that might help, but it didn't. I restarted, and that ...
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Browsers won't load css/js files with https URL

Firefox, Safari and Chrome won't load any CSS or JS files when I open an HTTPS url, for example on Twitter, it will only load the HTML. When I look at firebug in Firefox I get the following errors: ...
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Disappearing error message and Safari windows

When I close my laptop I have it set to automatically log me off. I closed my laptop while I still had some Safari browser windows open along with my iTunes. When i opened it, I logged back on. I ...
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Can I make Safari under iPad save passwords?

Is there a way I can make Safari on my iPad 2 save passwords or auto-fill forms. for example, I want it to save the user/password for my wifi router so I can access it easily without typing the ...
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Smooth zoom in safari

You know the way you smoothly zoom-in in mobile safari? How do I do that on my Mac + magic trackpad in regular safari?
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FTP sites open in Finder instead of in Safari

I cannot log into FTP sites on my iMac (Intel Core i5, 2.8GHz, running OS X 10.6.7). I probably created the problem when I installed Firefox and it took over as the default browser. I changed the ...
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Access localhost on iPad

I want to access my web application on iPad for local testing (http://myMachine_Name). But here is the problem; I am having a local copy on my Windows machine with a Weblogic server running and the ...
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Date of Download

When I download an item, I would like the modified date to be the date the item was downloaded. Is this possible somehow?
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Scroll down in Safari on iPhone/iPad?

When using Safari from iPhone/iPad I can scroll back to the top of the page in one touch by touching the upper bar of the device. Is there any similar trick for scrolling to the bottom of the page? Is ...
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iPhone Safari: Clearing the cache does not seem to be enough

I'm developing a mobile website and am using an iPhone for testing it. One of the .jpgs used was faulty and displayed as a black rectangle in the iPhone's Safari browser. The code was then changed and ...
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Mac OS X Lion Safari Doesn't Display Tab Bar in Full Screen Mode [closed]

In the recent developer preview(2) of Mac OS X Lion, Safari no longer displays Tab Bar when put into the Full Screen mode. You have to move the pointer to the top to see the Tab Bar, which is very ...
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How to clear the cache or do a hard refresh in Safari?

I am used to doing this in Windows with FireFox or IE by pressing Ctrl + F5. Is there a way to do this for Safari on a Mac?
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can I run two versions of safari side by side

On a freshly intalled computer rather then importing my old safari bookmarks (ea wih migration assistant) I want to start anew with no bookmarks. However, from time to time I would like to browse ...
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Does Safari 2 support tabbed browsing?

Does Safari 2 support tabbed browsing? What is the first version that supports this feature?
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Using Automator to obtain content from multiple webpages?

I'd like to use Apple's Automator to obtain content from multiple webpages. The webpages each contain links, text, and photos. I would then like to place this information in a text document. ...
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how to restore complete Safari sessions

I've been trying out Safari Restore and Sessions for a few days and I find they both remember the tabs from the previous session, but only the last page I looked at in each tab. There is no history ...
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“Search in Google” always open Safari instead of default browser

I want to make the Search in Google context menu to open my default browser instead of Safari.
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Why does streaming audio in Mobile Safari sometimes not have a scrubber bar?

Usually, if I click a link to an mp3 in Safari on the iPhone, it will look something like this: But sometimes, it looks like this, with no scrubber bar: What does this indicate about the ...
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Where is the SafariStand menu/preferences?

Inspired by this answer I installed SafariStand (after installing SIMBAL) (following instrtuctions in the read me file How To Install - Install SIMBL 0.9.5 or later ...
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Stored password in Safari Versus Firefox

Is there a way to retrieve password stored in Safari as it is possible to do it in Firefox ?
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Why is Safari displaying scrambled graphics?

When I click on "new tab" in safari, I see this flicker often as a new tab is opening: Any idea why this is? It seems to be a scrambled cache of my graphics card... (In case you're wondering, the ...
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Copying web page content in Safari to HTML

Is there an easier way to copy and paste website content in HTML? What I want to copy looks like this: Product Information: Length: S / M / L Material: Polyester and Elasthane Brand: Roxana ...
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Disable Safari plugin without (re)moving the file

I've been Flash-free in Safari (5.0.3, my primary browser) for a while now, using Chrome with its bundled Flash Player whenever I have to. I'm also developing a little bit in Flash for school, and ...
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Can I combine the address bar and the Google search bar in Safari?

The only reason I am using Chrome over Safari is the cool feature Chrome has namely the address bar acts as the search bar as well. Is there a way I can enable this feature in safari as well?
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How to sync usernames/passwords between Mac Firefox & iPad Safari?

I use Firefox on my Mac and have hundreds of website passwords saved in its password store. I don't even remember my passwords half the time for the various sites that I use. How can I sync the ...
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Is there any way to auto-close Safari's download window upon download completion?

This is the only thing that bothers me with Safari, but it's a big deal. I've looked everywhere but can't seem to find any good suggestions. Is there any way to enable the Safari downloads window to ...
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How can I scroll down to the bottom of document (HTML) in Safari?

I normally can use Command-DownArrow, to go to the bottom of the document in text editor such as TextMate. How can I do the same thing in Safari? How can I scroll down to the bottom of the document ...
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Launch default browser spotlight shortcut?

I often switch my default browser between Safari and Chrome. I would like to create a shortcut that will launch the default browser, whatever that may be. This way I don't have to remember what my ...
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The browser doesn't show videos on Youtube

Today I noticed that Safari doesn't show anymore the videos shown on Youtube; I just see a black rectangle, and when I try to use the popup menu in that area, it doesn't appear. As far as I can ...
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How to (re)enable YouTube videos on Safari with Flash plugin 10.2? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The browser doesn't show videos on Youtube Youtube videos appear as a black box only in safari 5.0.3, since flash payer has been updated to 10.2. They work if I ...
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Finer grained control over the default browser?

My default browser is Chromium. I tend to use different browsers and nail them to a Space. So for example Chromium is space 1 along with item, Firefox space 2 with terminal, Safari 3 with ...
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The caret is moved in an expected place when I add/remove a space in text I before entered in a textarea field

I notice this behavior all times I move a sentence on a separate line: I delete a space character between two words with the backspace key, and the text cursor is moved to the next space; when I press ...
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How can I write a tab character in Safari?

I tried using the tab key with the modifier keys, but I didn't get Safari to write a tab character in a text field shown in an HTML page. Is it possible to do it? If it is possible, how can I do it?
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Safari 5.0.3 crashes

I just update my Mac to 10.6.6 and Safari to 5.0.3 now almost every page I load causes Safari to crash, it does well on simple pages like Google but anything with a bunch of images or flash and it ...
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Safari slowdown issues

Safari is quite slow when I open new tabs. I get a busy cursor, and I cannot interact with other tabs. Is there any way to make it faster? I have a 2010 MacBook Pro, MacOS 10.6.6, Safari 5.0.3.
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How can I figure out if a Safari extension is using unreasonable memory/cpu?

How can I figure out if a Safari extension is using unreasonable memory/cpu? I'm not really experiencing any unreasonable sluggishness, but I am starting to pile up on the extensions and was ...