Safari is Apple's web browser. This tag is for Safari in OS X. For Safari on iOS, use the mobile-safari tag, and for Safari in Windows, use the safari-windows tag.

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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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How can I filter http requests by type in Safari 6 Developer Tools?

In older versions of Safari and Chrome you can filter http requests to only show xhr requests for example. This seems to have been removed in the Safari 6 developer tools. Am I missing something, an ...
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What determines a local file's MIME type?

When a local file is opened in Safari or -- more important to my situation -- a custom application that uses a WebView for display, what decides on the MIME type to associate with the resulting file ...
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Safari 6 refreshes when I go back

I have this annoying problem with Safari 6, each time I go back or forward (both the toolbar buttons or two singer swipe) the tab refreshes. Here is a quick video to illustrate the problem: ...
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How to troubleshoot web errors on the Apple developer forum?

I have an AppleID and paid $99 dollars to enroll in the iOS Developer program. I tried creating new thread in iOS Developer Forum but end up in blank white screen. I couldn't see anything on the ...
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How can I remove the Reading List column in Safari?

How can I get rid of the Reading List column in Safari when I read a webpage? It takes up too much space on the page.
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Can the Safari 6 omnibar search be changed from google.com to google.co.uk?

How can I change it so when I search using the omnibar it searches google.co.uk and not google.com. For example when I want to look at prices for a product, I use the omnibar to search google but it ...
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Can the default font size for “Email this Page” text be changed in Mountain Lion?

In Mountain Lion, Safari has a new method of "Email this Page" which opens up a new mail message where the web content can be shown as a page, pdf, or a link. If one chooses "Link", the font type and ...
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How do I maximize the Safari window all the way? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you maximize windows? The green maximise window button in Safari.app is doing a "smart" maximise instead of using the full area available. So in most cases, it ...
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Is there a way to sync bookmarks between chrome and safari on an ongoing basis?

I have Chrome and Safari both installed on my Mac. My underlying need is wanting to use Chrome on my MacBook Pro and to have all bookmarks I create to sync to mobile Safari on my iOS devices. ...
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Is there a way to temporarily allow popups in Safari 6 without going into Preferences?

If I know I'm about to click on a link that will pop up a window that I want, is there a modifier key or anything I can do to temporarily allow the popup to appear, without going into Safari's ...
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Can Safari be configured to not hide the full URL path in the omnibar? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Fading of the URL in Safari 6's Unified Search and URL Field How to fix Safari 6 on Mountain Lion that doesn't show the full URL in the address bar unless I click ...
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How to completely disable password saving in Safari?

Safari keeps asking if I want to save passwords whenever I submit a login form. Is there any way to disable this password saving feature completely?
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How do I prevent TGZ archives from being automatically un-gzipped upon download?

I use Safari on Mac OS Lion, and one behavior I find rather annoying is that it insists on automatically un-gzipping TGZ archives when I download them. It doesn't untar them; it just uncompresses ...
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Safari 6.0 Rendering problems

I have a 2011 MacBook Pro with OS X 10.8 I have noticed a lot of rendering issues in Gmail, and Google instant. It seems related to JavaScript. Has anyone had this problem and is there a solution?
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How to fix Safari 6 on Mountain Lion that doesn't show the full URL in the address bar unless I click it?

For instance, Ask Question page URL on this site is shown as apple.stackexchange.com, but when I focus on address bar, it becomes apple.stackexchange.com/questions/ask. I tried resetting and ...
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How to fix Safari print preview crash after upgrade to Mountain Lion?

After upgrading to Mountain Lion, opening the print dialog in Safari. Printing was fine before the upgrade. Also printing still works in my VMs under Parallels. How to fix Safari print preview crash ...
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Safari: stop hiding tabs

I can't use safari and continue using chrome only because of 1 reason: chrome doesn't hides tabs (when there are too many of them) I just want to act safari like this And not like this Is there ...
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How do I get the white star back in top site in Safari 6.0 in Mountain Lion?

The white does not appear in top sites in safari 6.0 in Mountain Lion.
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Is there a way to disable “Top Hits” in the Safari 6 address bar?

The Top Hits section of the suggested results list that appears when I type in the Safari address bar proposes sites that are way off base. Is there a way to remove Top Hits from the address bar's ...
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Is there a Safari 5 download still on apple.com somewhere?

My friend's mother-in-law upgraded to Safari 6 and is now panicking because she doesn't have separate address and search fields. Is there somewhere on apple.com where she can download a Safari 5 ...
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Possible to disable custom Javascript keybindings in Safari?

I have a couple of decades experience using Emacs, so the Emacs-like keybindings for text editing on Mac OS X are very nice. Unfortunately, some websites (ahem) choose to override these with ...
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How to change Safari 6 Reader font?

In Safari 5 you could just change the Reader.html file inside of the Safari.app to use a sans-serif font. This Reader.html does not exist in Safari 6. How do I manage to change the font of Safari ...
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How do I disable images in Safari 6.0?

In Safari 6.0 the 'Appearance' tab from 'Preferences' was omitted. How can I now switch “Display images when the page opens” on/off ?
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Preview auto-open of PNG files after being downloaded from Safari

How can I make PNG files be automatically opened after being downloaded from Safari?
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Understand “Open in browser” vs “Open in Preview” for PDF files

When I click on a link to a PDF file, sometimes the PDF document opens in the Safari browser window, and sometimes it opens a new window and opens the PDF document in the Preview application. Is ...
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Safari won't open after Lion?

I just finished upgrading to Lion from SL and Safari won't open. When I click it, the app bounces in the dock for a moment then a box pops up and says Safari quit unexpectedly. Click Reopen to open ...
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In iOS Safari, why aren't the Facebook social plugin cookies blocked, in spite of the “from visited” option?

In my iPad, the cookie setting for Safari is set to "from visited", which should block all third party cookies. But if I am not logged out of Facebook, then from any third party webpage that uses the ...
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Mac OS X 10.7.4 Mail Client triggers Opera for external links in email

I would like to have Safari open any links in email messages. However it seems that Opera has hijacked this and I can't see any property that can change this. Any ideas?
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Safari 6: Replaces all instances of font X with font Y

A certain website that I sometimes frequent for Oracle information uses a lot of Courier New. This looks horrible in Safari. Is there a way I can always force Safari to substitute Andale Mono or ...
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How to make Safari remember my password for sites where autocomplete=off?

Safari will remember my password on most sites, if I ask it to. However, some "high-security" sites disable this functionality. I want to override their override, and have Safari remember my ...
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Quickly Access Safari 6 Bookmark & History Address Bar Suggestions with the Keyboard?

With the new combined address/search bar in Safari 6, I'm wondering if there's a way to quickly choose an option from the Bookmarks & History suggestions using the keyboard. Or some way to have ...
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Keyboard shortcut stopped working in Safari 6.0

I've created a custom keyboard shortcut for entering and exiting fullscreen in the keyboard preferences menu. This stopped working for Safari 6.0 after I upgraded to Mountain Lion. I had the beta ...
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How can I copy a Google search URL from Safari?

When I google for images of "apple sauce" (without the quotes), Safari's location bar just displays "apple sauce" (without the quotes) rather than the URL leading to Google searching for apple sauce ...
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How to mimic Safari 5 Activity window with Mountain Lion, to save FLV video files?

With Safari 5 in Lion, I used the Activity window to save video files. Safari 6 has no Activity window. With Mountain Lion, what is the best way to replicate what I could do before?
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How do I jump to a line number in Safari 6 Web Inspector?

So I'm working on some javascript and I want to set a breakpoint on the line that I'm working on. It seems reasonable that I should be able to go into the Javascript debugger and jump to that line ...
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How to make the Backspace key to take me to the previous page in Safari 6?

Backspace/Delete ⌫ no longer works as a back button in Safari 6. How to make the Backspace key to take me to the previous page in Safari 6?
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Is there any significance to the dimmed text in Safari 6?

Text in the address bar of Safari 6.0 is displayed differently than in previous versions. Prior to 6.0, all text was black but in 6.0, all text after the domain is grey: Is there any ...
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Where are Safari 6.0 passwords saved?

Prior to version 6.0 Safari had no features for managing passwords distinct from the system wide support provided by Keychain: but Safari 6.0 adds a new tab in its Preferences dialog for saving and ...
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Safari 6 keeps suddenly crashing on Lion

I upgraded Safari to version 6 on OS X Lion 10.7.4 The browser is really fast but with one problem, it keeps suddenly crashing and closing. Relaunching it wont prompt with the usual suspects: ...
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How to fix missing Dock icon when Safari is active and minimized?

After recently upgrading to Mountain Lion, I had no problems with my settings or personalization of my environment. However, all of a sudden (yesterday) and for no reason I've been able to discern, ...
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How do I open the javascript console in Safari 6?

I just got a new Mac and it comes with Safari 6 installed. I've opened up the Safari 6 web inspector tools and now I can't find some of the tools I used before in Safari 5. In Safari 5 you can press ...
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How to regain features from Safari 5 that are not found in Safari 6?

I upgraded to Mountain Lion, there are a lot of differences in Safari 6. Have the four features below been relocated? If not relocated, are there fixes? Activity window (previously: Window -> ...
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Can iPad/Safari Pretend to be a Different Browser to Avoid Nag Screens?

I'm doing more and more of my web browsing on my iPad these days. One of the downsides is that many of the sites I frequent force me to click through a "please install our iPad app" nag screen before ...
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How can I disable search suggestions for Safari 6?

I have a lot of bookmarks, and I'm used to navigating by typing in the first few letters of each bookmark and using the arrow keys to select the correct one. In Safari 6, however, only the first two ...
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How to fix the single page scroll option using Magic Mouse when viewing a PDF in Safari on Mountain Lion?

I don't know if this is just happening to me - I upgraded to Mountain Lion. when I open PDF documents in Safari, I use the single page scroll option, so that with a short scroll down the Magic Mouse, ...
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How to revert Safari 6 Web Inspector?

The new Safari 6 Web Inspector UI is a usability nightmare for me due to loads of tabs/panes with small icons and no labels. It also seems to complicate common tasks like showing a list of XHR ...
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How do I transfer my RSS feeds from Safari, now that it no longer supports RSS?

I have hundreds of RSS feeds saved as bookmarks in Safari, but the latest version (6.0) has disabled RSS feeds, and suggests getting a dedicated RSS reader from the App Store: Is there a simple ...
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Is there an option to show the real url when you do search on Safari 6?

Safari 6 integrated an address bar and a search box together. So when you want to search a keyword, you just type into the address box. That's maybe good. Before, when you type something in the old ...
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How can I downgrade Safari 6 to 5 in Mountain Lion?

Is it possible to downgrade Safari 6 to 5 in Mountain Lion? I tried to install 5.1.7 but it says it only works with OS X 10.7. Is there any workaround I can try?