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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Scrolling PDF documents in Safari is too sensitive?

In Safari, I use two finger dragging with my trackpad (on a MacBook) to scroll through websites. I've noticed that whenever I try viewing a PDF document, (i.e. the URL in the address bar ends with ...
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Is it possible to change the gray color scheme of Lion?

Seems to be too much gray in Lion. Status bar, title bar, scroll bars, links bar, tabs, everything blends into itself. I am guessing that is part of the design. Any options to changes these?
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Foreign language entries appearing in Safari context menu

I am getting some foreign language (Portuguese?) items appearing in my Safari 5.1.5 context menu, when I right-click on an element in a page (see below). My OSX 10.7.3 language is set to English. I ...
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OS X Lion Safari, Chrome and Firefox crashing while trying to access caixa.gov.br account

For months I'm having problems accessing this link https://internetbanking.caixa.gov.br/SIIBC/index.processa from caixa.gov.br It only works when I use Opera, but it fails on Chrome, Safari and ...
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Restore Safari Java Applet Placeholders

By default Safari has Java disabled, but places a “plugin content” placeholder or something similar where the Java Applet would be. However, if you enabled Java and then disable it again Safari no ...
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Printing from Safari cuts lines on page breaks

When I print from safari on 10.6 and 10.7 sometimes the top half of the line is printed on one page and the bottom half is printed on the next. This seems to be independent of the printer as the pdf ...
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What does this Safari-related “system.log” message mean?

I keep seeing these log messages in my "system.log" on my OS X 10.5 machine. Within 1 to 12 minutes after connecting to my ISP I see these messages appear: Jan 1 11:20:11 206 Safari[105]: Safari ...
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How do I find hidden UIScrollView settings in Safari and Lion?

The question (and answer) Can you disable rubber-band scrolling in OS X Lion? is very useful, so I would like to learn how to find these settings. How can I find out what these variables are so I can ...
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Is there a way to select Safari's search (Google) bar (top right) with a keyboard shortcut?

I'm talking about the field accessible with command+L, then Tab. I search Google a lot. On Windows and Linux this is usually accessible with Ctrl+K.
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Safari acting weird. Not loading pages and showing some Chinese text

Occasionally my Safari hangs on loading a page, and after some time shows this text: ...
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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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Reload page in Safari without resending form?

Sometimes, I want to reload a page in Safari, but I submitted a form on the previous page. Is there any way, short of entering the URL bar (either with a mouse or with ⌘+L and pressing return), to ...
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Safari stopped remembering what is usually stored in cookies. What might have happened?

For the last few days Safari has simply stopped remembering thing, like my login id for several Web sites (but not all, not StackExchange for example) and form data that is stored in cookies (like my ...
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Safari on ipad, how to tell browser to ignore mobile stylesheet

How can I specify through the browser when to use the mobile stylesheet for a website, and when not to. This is a specific issue for me on the ipad running Safari. If this can't be done through the ...
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Preventing safari from opening Preview for images

Every time I download an image from a site, using Safari, as soon as the images finish download, it opens Preview to show me the image. Other browsers don't do that. Try this link. How do I prevent ...
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Can I cmd-F and click a highlighted link in Safari (or something similar) without a mouse?

I'm trying to make my Mac as mouseless and possible. My three last big hurdles: Moving the current window to a different space in Spaces. (I'm still on OS 10.6, until 10.8 comes out.) A more ...
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Flash Player Bug?

I was trying to listen to some music on MySpace, and it told me I refreshed the page, but it still came up with this. I restarted my browser, but the same thing happened. When I tried updating my ...
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Unvisited sites in Safari Top Sites view

I recently had to reboot my Mac as it was behaving very very slowly. The reboot took a long time as I had to force quit a lot of apps for some reason, and it kept timing out due to apps the would not ...
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Delete button doesn't take me back in Safari 5.2 on Lion

I am running the developer version of Safari 5.2 (7536.2.3) on Lion 10.7.3 on Alu unibody MacBook (early 2009). The problem is that the delete button does no longer work as a back button. The normal ...
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Reinstall Safari

How can I reinstall Safari if one got corrupted?
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How to delete all cookies in safari 5.1.3 on osx lion

I am trying to remove all cookies in safari 5.1.3. In firefox/chrome this is controlled by command+shift+delete In safari I have tried preferences->privacy->Remove all website data. But this is NOT ...
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How do I sync Safari's Reading List between multiple Macs and an iPhone?

I would like for Reading List to automatically sync between an iMac, MacBook Air, and an iPhone 4S. The Macs are both running Lion 10.7.2 and the iPhone is running iOS 5.0. All three devices are ...
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Themes in Safari

I have themes in almost every browser that I have installed on my PC. Most themes on the Internet are absolute crap - blurry, inappropriate, racist, or all three. However, I've always managed to get ...
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Where does Mac OS X or Safari remember which application to use for Gopher sites?

When I try to access a Gopher site in Safari it opens OmniWeb to open the site. Where does Mac OS X or Safari store which application to use for Gopher sites? (I assume Safari doesn't support Gopher ...
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Where can I download the versions of Safari that are newer than what Apple ships?

I'm a web developer that makes webapps that work in all modern browsers. Amazingly enough, I use 100% valid HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript. Occasionally, I have to release interesting fixes, to say the ...
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How to limit bandwidth of a specific app (iTunes)

I'm currently downloading another series of 24, and I'm also downloading photoshop cs6 beta in Safari. iTunes is steadily downloading 24, several episodes ahead of where I'm watching, but photoshop ...
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Why won't Google Reader load in Safari 5.1.4?

Ever since I updated Safari to v5.1.4 on my MacBook Pro (Lion) I've been unable to load Google Reader. I can load and view Google Reader in Chrome on my MBP, but not the latest version of Safari. ...
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Site-specific User-Agent Safari

Is there a way to set a site-specific user-agent for Safari? A website for school says it needs Firefox 3.x, but I have found that Safari 5 works fine. The problem is that every time I tried to log ...
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How to add new search engine options in Safari for Windows?

Without resorting to editing the host file (as shown in this Apple.SE thread), is there any way to add a new search engine option to Safari for Windows? Glims works great on OS X, but unfortunately is ...
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Are there any differences, feature-wise, between Safari for Mac and Safari for Windows?

I know that Chrome for Windows and Chrome for Mac are extremely similar. So similar that I only notice one difference for the Mac version: the green + button doesn't maximize. However, that can be ...
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How do I save flash videos from Safari?

A long time ago, I found this post online with some tips for finding files in the browser cache. Specifically, Flash videos. However, I'm currently running OS X 10.7.2 and Safari 5.1.2 and this ...
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stopping the expansion of the safari window after opening a new tab

When opening a new tab in safari while not browsing in full-screen mode, the safari window expands, in order to preserve the content of the webpage shown. I think this is quite annoying, is there a ...
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Is Private Browsing broken in Safari 5.1.4?

From the release notes for Safari 5.1.4: Allow cookies set during regular browsing to be available after using Private Browsing What? Doesn't that mean, to give an example, that if I go to Amazon ...
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Safari (5) or Mac OS X (10.6 Snow Leopard): Is past HTTP Post data stored?

In either Safari 5 (history intact) or Snow Leopard, is there a way to view a sent HTTP Post request? A session expired and I am looking for the data that was posted (and lost).
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Why is the shortcut to “select previous tab” not reliable in Safari?

Quite frequently the shortcut to "select previous tab" in Safari does not trigger. Unfortunately, I've not been able to see a pattern of when this happens. Restarting Safari usually (always?) helps. ...
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Safari: “JavaScript error detected! Error: TypeError: 'null' is not an object”

Whenever I connect to a WiFi at Starbucks, I'm prompted with this warning: After clicking OK everything is fine and I can login as usual. What's causing this error? How do I troubleshoot?
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Completely Disable Safari Only Mode in Lion

I'm wondering if there is a way to completely disable Safari Only mode so users cannot access it at all. I administer a network here at this business and we have internet filters on all/most of the ...
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Lion/other browsers than Safari: Are there QuickLook-plug-ins?

We all like Safari don't we? :-) But in case anyone would prefer to use Firefox/Opera/other browsers, is there a way to view files with QuickLook, perhaps via a plugin, or some other method? Any ...
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Lion: Safari brings me to the Googlesearch window when I want to go to next tab via keyboard, what can I do?

Safari (5.1.1-Lion) enervates me many times every day (= very often!): Every time when I want to go to the next tab via keyboard command (command+tab/or command+tab+alt when going to the left) the ...
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Closing Safari quickly — without Webpage Preview Fetcher?

For the past few months, attempting to close Safari normally (Command-Q) quickly closes open browser windows, but takes forever (~10+ min) to fully close, if it closes at all. A look at the Activity ...
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How to mark an item as Unread in Safari Reading List?

Sometimes I want to keep an item in the Unread section of the Safari 5.1.3 Reading List after I have read the item. The All section is too cluttered to use as a place to quickly find items. I realize ...
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Safari Web proxy

I have a question about setting proxies in Safari for the Mac. In Network preferences one can configure a Web proxy - HTTP, which has the field: "Bypass proxy settings for these Hosts&Domains". Is ...
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Missing email attachments

I have a Gmail account but access all my email through Apple Mail. I noticed in the last month or so that I'm not seeing the attachments that are being sent to me. In order to access the attachments, ...
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Why does Safari freeze on YouTube HTML5 videos?

I'm in YouTube HTML5 trial, and the experience is terrible with Safari. Every video is lagging severely, and the browser gets unresponsive constantly. I have zero problems with the Flash version, ...
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Disabling Schubert's PDF Browser plugin on Safari

I use Safari and Firefox. To be able to view PDFs on Firefox on the fly, I use the Schubert's PDF viewer. But, I would like to block it from loading my PDFs on Safari. I like Safari's way of handling ...
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Why can't Safari open RSS feeds?

I'm using Safari 5.1.3 on Lion. Each time I click the RSS icon in the address bar (or directly visit the feed), Safari will report can't open page, saying operation not permitted with the ...
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How do I get Safari to prompt me before allowing cookies

There is a feature in Internet Explorer's cookie handling preferences that causes Internet Explorer to prompt you for each new cookie that is being saved. The preferences in question let you allow or ...
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After Lion installation, Safari occasional unresponsive, won't take input

Since installing Lion, I've had Safari 5.1 become unresponsive to input several times on two different machines (both iMacs, in different locations). I don't see anything in the forums I quickly ...
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Why can I browse with Firefox but not with Safari or Chrome?

I had a problem a while back where Chrome was working fine but Safari and Firefox were not. This was fixed by unchecking the "auto-discover proxy" box in the network configuration. See my previous ...