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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Is there a Safari Extension for adding Mail-style Data Detectors to Web Pages?

I love the Data Detectors in Apple Mail. Open a message that has a date or time in the content, and creating a new Calendar event is a snap. But this feature is not in Safari, so I'm wondering if ...
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Disable warning message in Safari 5.1.2

I got a weird warning message in Safari 5.1.2 : Safari support is very limited and should be considered experimental. So there is no need to even submit bugreports on this early version. You can ...
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djvu plugins don't work on Safari 5.1.2

DjVu Browser Plug-in 6.1.1 for Mac OS X doesn't work on MacBook Pro running OS X Snow Leopard v10.6.8 / Safari 5.1.2: A historical map should be displayed on this site. But only one page of related ...
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How can I fix Youtube videos only displaying black with sound in iOS's Safari?

Frequently I encounter this problem in iOS's Safari: I want to watch a Youtube video, and it starts playing, but the display area is entirely in black, although I can still hear the audio. Is ...
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HTTP Live Streaming Not Working on OS X

I'm having trouble getting HTTP Live streaming to work on my desktop in any browser. Sample pages like the following work fine on the iPad and others' computers in Safari, but I get a black screen and ...
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Typing in safari all of a sudden moves to a new textbox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is this bar appearing in Safari? Sometimes when I'm typing in (Japanese) a text box in the safari browser, all of a sudden a new thin text window appears in the ...
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Downloading, rather than playing, flv files from Safari's Activity window

The usual way for downloading youtube's flv files used to be to double-click on the conspicuously largest file in Safari's activity window (cmd-option-a). For some reason doing so now triggers ...
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How to switch between mail and safari on iPad 2?

When reading email using mail, I always click on a link and it open in safari. But when I want to go back to mail, I need to press the button and then find email. Is there a better way to seamlessly ...
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Safari v5.1.2 crashes frequently

I've noticed an enormous number of Safari crashes since switching to Mac OS X Lion, especially the new "reload all windows" crashes that leave Safari slow and unstable. Any tips for handling those ...
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Websites stuck in infinite redirect loop after upgrading to iOS 5 (5.0.1)

Ever since upgrading my iPhone to iOS 5 (currently at 5.0.1), I've noticed that a few websites that I regularly visit get stuck in a constant redirect loop and never show up. It's only sites that ...
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Can I force Safari to always show bookmark names, not webpage titles?

I have several bookmarks for finance.yahoo.com. Each bookmark lists a series of stock tickers that I am watching. I gave the bookmark unique names that makes them easy to identify (e.g. ...
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How do I subscribe to RSS feeds in Safari on a page showing the Reader button?

Safari (the desktop variant) shows an RSS button in the address bar for any page with an associated RSS (or Atom) feed. Clicking that button opens the RSS feed in your chosen feed reader application ...
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Cannot drag links onto existing tabs in Safari 5.1

I have become very used to dragging links, from within the browser or other apps, onto existing tabs in order to have the link open in that tab. Safari 5.1 seems to eliminate this behavior and it is ...
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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 ...
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How can I reactivate the fn + arrow buttons that changed in Safari 5.1?

Safari 5.1 (Snow Leopard) seems to have disabled the combination of fn + arrow buttons for navigation (page up, page down, top, bottom). I know the same can be achieved with option + top, down and ...
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Change title given to Reading List article

I often use Safari's Reading List functionality to save links to pdf documents from the arXiv. The URL for the particular paper -- and hence the title given in the Reading List -- is not very ...
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Safari 5.1.1 SlowDown/Freeze

I am tired of how is working Safari on Lion. So the issue is : Safari can freeze at any moment , become unresponsive for some second then refresh page content. If i have more tabs opened , when ...
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iPad Safari Delete Website Data

Off late, the Safari on my iPad has become a bit slow. That is, the pages take a long time to load. Would deleting Website Data help in improving the speed ? Or any other options ? It would be great ...
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How can I keep a Java-based pop-up open even when its parent page is closed?

I'd like to run the Java client for Runescape but want to quit Safari while the Java pop-up is open. How can I do this? My idea was finding out the URL of the client and running it through the java ...
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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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“Save as PDF…” in Safari submenu

Is it possible to place the "Save as PDF…" button from the print menu underneath the "Print…" button in the "File/print…" menu in safari?
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Not able to view video in Safari

I am trying to view a video in safari and it says there is a plugin missing. The message I get is: This page has content that requires an Internet plug-in. This page contains content of ...
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Why isn't the “Open New Page” button working in Safari for iPad (iOS 4.3.5)?

In my recently acquired iPad2, the Safari "Open Page" button is not working. All the rest of the buttons work fine, except this one... The oddest thing is that when I "long-tap" a link and choose ...
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How can I enable a notification that a pop-up has been blocked in Safari?

QUESTION: Just wondering how to enable an alert message notifying me that a pop-up has been blocked? I know Firefox has that feature(and other related pop-up options), but I don't use Firefox... also ...
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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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How can I sync Reading List with Windows?

Is it possible to use Safari's Reading List on my Windows machine and have it synced with the one on my Mac/iOS devices?
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Sending link in Safari via IM

Does anyone know of a Safari mechanism (extension in Safari 5, perhaps), that will allow a person to send the current URL via instant message? Ideally, it would pop up a list of contacts.
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OS X Lion, Safari: could not turn off antialiasing

I had the antialiasing disabled in Safari (5.0?) in Snow Leopard, by setting defaults write com.apple.Safari AppleAntiAliasingThreshold -int 200 Now I have OS X Lion with Safari 5.1, and that ...
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Youtube videos do not resume after pause in Safari

One opens a youtube video in Safari. One clicks pause, waits a while, then clicks resume - nothing happens. One has to move the progressbar of the video a bit (the thing that shows at what point the ...
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Is there anywhere I can get a complete list of historical Safari release notes?

I’ve done a bit of searching for specific Safari version numbers in support.apple.com. Quite a few versions have specific change notes, but it seems like often the versions bundled with major OS X ...
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How can I fix broken font-rendering in Safari?

On some sites (especially this one) I cannot read certain parts, there are only A's displayed. How can I fix this?
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Is there any way to open a recently closed tab in Safari in iOS?

Is there a way to open a recently closed tab in the Safari browser in iOS? I am specifically looking for a solution that works on the iPad. For reference, here is this question for the Mac.
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Keep download window open in Safari 5.1 under OS X Lion

Under OS X Lion, when downloading a file with Safari, is there a way to keep the downloads window open? After clicking on the "Show downloads" icon, a dialog-like window appears. Unfortunately ...
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Auto Join networks on Os X Lion - auto fill password problem

When I connect to my Uni's networks (which require me to enter my username and password) Os X Lion displays an "auto-join" window looking like this: Unfortunately auto fill appears not to work in ...
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Documents to Go for iPad

Quick question that I just can not seem to find an answer for. I am wondering whether or not when using Documents to Go on my iOS device (iPad 2), if I open a file in safari, will this app help safari ...
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How to stop downloads from being organized by date?

Many moons ago I installed an application that moves downloads into a desktop folder with today's date as the title. I would like to stop this behavior. However, I cannot remember what I did to cause ...
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After add a page to my “read later” list, and go off-line, where's the page for me to read?

I can't find how to access the pages I added to "read later" with Safari in iOS5, any hint?
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After i downloaded the new iOS 5 for my iPhone 4 safari isn't any different? [closed]

i downloaded the new iOS 5 for my iPhone 4 and safari is the same as it was and i was under the assumption that it would be somewhat different?
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What is the location of background image set from Safari?

Safari allows you to set any image as desktop background right from the browser. Desktop & Screen Saver preference pane will then display it as Safari Desktop Picture. No filename, no ...
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Apple screen gets scrambled randomly

Recently I upgraded to Lion, since doing this upgrade I am now getting a bug with Safari where the browser window "scrambles". By this, I mean that the entire window breaks up into rectangular blocks ...
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What gesture causes the page to zoom in?

Sometimes, when I am moving the mouse cursor on my Mac Mini, Safari zooms in the page. I checked the mouse settings, and the only gesture that would cause that should be the double-tap, which is not ...
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Can spyware affect the iPad?

I tried to login to my gmail, hotmail, and facebook accounts today. I could not login to those three because they said that my password is incorrect. So I tried to think what I did yesterday. I only ...
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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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Did the recent Safari 5.1 upgrade break my Vienna display styles?

I recently installed the latest round of system updates to my Snow-Leopard MacBook Pro (10.6.8), and my Vienna reader is afflicted with ugly. Example: And also For reference, these are ...
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In Safari 5.1, how do I disable Top Sites and the caching of thumbnail images of Web pages?

There were methods for doing this in earlier versions of Safari but I don't know of one that works with 5.1. The reason I want to do this is that it takes up a great deal of disk space, and I suspect ...
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Is there a way to force US keyboard layout in Safari address bar?

I keep typing in Russian keyboard layout into Safari address bar by accident. This drives me mad because I usually end up loading domain-for-sale pages. Is there an extension or program to switch ...
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What's the easiest way to automate logging into a website?

There's this website I need to access about every ten minutes. And apparently it was designed in 1993, by sadists. There is no "remember me on this computer" checkbox. And if you don't interact with ...
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Reverse Resume Functionality for Safari

I would like to reverse the resume keys for Safari. i.e.; Command-Q should quit and not save any tabs (since that is what I normally want to do). Cmd-Opt-Q should save windows. I know I can disable ...
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Is having 2 GB of memory not enough with the new Mac Mini?

I have the new Mac Mini with Mac OS X, with a 2.3 GHz Intel Core i5, with 2 GB of DDR3 memory at 1333 MHz, and a graphic card (Intel HD Graphics 3000 288 MB) that uses shared memory; the screen I am ...
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Can I install OSX Safari 5.1 for one user and Safari 5.05 for another user - same CPU?

I'm running OSX 10.6.8 with Safari 5.01 with my main user account, which is an admin account. I would like to do some testing with Safari 5.1 before I fully commit to it. Can I install Safari 5.1 in ...