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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Help me manage my bookmarks?

I find myself bookmarking webpages on my MacBook often, with the intent of reading them later. The problem is that my bookmarks end up in the bookmarks bar and then are lost as new ones are ...
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Safari is using too much RAM. How can I reduce its memory footprint?

I'm finding Safari (Latest - v5.0.2) to be even more of a memory hog than usual. (Currently using 465mb of RAM with only this tab open, but having been running for a while) Closing it and ...
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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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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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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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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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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 tool like Furigana that I can use on iOS Safari?

On my iPod (iOS 4.1), I'm often browsing Japanese webpages, and while I can usually understand the meaning, I often don't know the readings, especially in new contexts. For my desktop web browsers, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 (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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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 Safari remember my tabs from last time?

I want my previous browsing tabs to be restored when restarting Safari. I can do this in Firefox and Chrome. Is there a setting or an extension for this? EDIT: So it turns out I was killing (word ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Search tool for Safari

I'm using Keywurl now, but since Safari 5.0.1 there are also supported extensions for search. I'd like to add any search url format and assign it to a shortcut. e.g. g macbook air is google "macbook ...
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How do I use the “right-to-left override” in Safari for Mac?

I'd like to use the "right-to-left override" (unicode character 202E) in Safari. How do I make it work?
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What trackpad gestures does Safari support?

Which trackpad gestures does Safari support, and what do those gestures do?
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Why has Snow Leopard screwed up my Safari and my desktop's ability to stay organized

Ever since I installed snow leopard I get multiple safari crashes per day. And my desktop refuses to stay organized (by date modified)?
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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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Browsers performance in OS X [closed]

This is to collect the UI performance experiences we have with browsers in OS X. I don't care about the benchmarks I care about how fast the UI responds to the user's actions. I have come to the ...
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Italian language dictionary for Safari

Is there a way I can add the italian language to Safari's built in spelling support?
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How tell Safari to open new tab instead of a window

How do I tell Safari to always open links that want a new window in a new tab? I know I can use cmd-click to do this but that's not what I want. There has to be a setting somewhere?
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How can I disable “Top Sites” in Safari/Webkit completely?

First of all, I need to clarify: I do not mean turn off the viewing of top sites in the browser, or the switch for it. I've done that. However, even after the recent 5.0.3 update, Safari constantly ...
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Is it possible to restart an application using AppleScript?

I want to restart Safari and reopen it with some tabs that I specify.
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Change search Google in Safari to use Firefox

Cmd+Shift+L searches for the selected text in Google using Safari. Can I change this to use Firefox instead?
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Repairing broken file associations on the Mac

I installed a download manager (I think folx) on this mac book a few months ago, every time I would download a file folx would pick up and download it. Long story short, this got confusing, so I ...
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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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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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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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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 ...