Safari is Apple's web browser. Please specify in your question if you are using it under Windows, since it is more popular under OS X.

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How can I set a default zoom level in Safari?

I've got a Mac Mini that I'm using as a Home Theatre PC, and my only real complaint is that I can't set a default zoom level in Safari. It's hard to read all that tiny text from 7 feet away from my TV ...
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Why are Firefox and Safari having problems with certain PDF files on the web?

I'm having fits with a certain web PDF document using both Firefox and Safari. Basically the document in question doesn't consist of one big pdf file; rather it consists of a bunch (20 or so) smaller ...
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Is there a way to disable web page auto refresh in Safari?

I'm new to Safari ... and would like to know if there is a way to cause Safari to inhibit the auto refresh function that a lot of pages seem to use these days. Fwiw, my rationale is to stop large ...
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Is it possible to sync Google Chrome bookmarks with Safari?

Is it possible to sync Google Chrome bookmarks with Safari?
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How to stop Safari from unzipping files after download

Safari unzips .zip and .gz files after downloading. How can I stop this behavior?
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Do all Safari 5 Extensions work on windows / mac?

I wold like to download some safari extensions, but I'm not sure if I should be looking for ones specifically written to run in Windows. Should I be looking for platform specific extensions?
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Safari - Top Sites disappears after another app went rogue

A few days ago an app went rogue and leaked memory taking up all 4gb of RAM and more than 8gb of page file space. The result was a machine which was unusable and took about 20 minutes to (eventually) ...
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How can I get rid of Safari 5's “awesome bar”?

Safari 5 came with a copycat of Firefox "awesome" bar, completing text as your type an url with history of previous title pages you've seen, and not just previous URLs. How to get rid of this ...
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Delete some remembered text from Browser TextBox

in Windows you can put the curser on text box (focus on it) and push down arrow key ( down ) and the list of all text that textbox was remembered was shown, then you can move on them by up and sown ...
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Can I control how frequently Safari refreshes when switching between pages?

Frequently when I'm using Safari on the iPad and loading multiple web sites at the same time and switching between them, Safari starts to reload a page when I switch back to it, even if it's been only ...
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Is there an easy way to remove a URL from Safari's address bar history?

So, I love the new, awesomebar-style address bar in Safari 5 - with it's history search, I've gotten to the point where I no longer use bookmarks for most sites, I just remember the 2-4 letter strings ...
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Stop Safari from loading webpages preview images

Everyday, the first time I start Safari, if I go to the history or bookmarks tab, I get the following message : How can I stop Safari prompting this message and completely disable the webpages ...
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How do I turn off multitouch zoom in Safari?

I'm using my wife's Macbook with the bigger multitouch track pad. Many times while in Safari, it thinks I want to zoom in and the page will zoom in. I want to just get rid of multitouch in Safari, or ...
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What does it mean when a %CPU exceeds (# of cores) x 100%?

Several responses to a question I asked earlier suggested I try Opera kiosk mode, so I decided to download it and give it a try. Once the download had completed and the disk image was being verified, ...
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Why does Safari always hang?

I use Safari as my browser, but I've found that it frequently hangs for 20, 30 seconds (sometimes longer), often times when I wake it up from sleep and/or when I open a new tab. Though I'm not sure ...