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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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 ...
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Teach Safari to ignore case if necessary when opening local html file

I'm using Safari to read the HTML documentation that came with something. Many of the .html files contain links to others amongst themselves where the case of the URL does not match the name of the ...
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Tell Safari to Download Certain File Types?

There are certain file types that Safari automatically opens natively. Various kinds of video files, for example. Is there a way to configure Safari to not open these files and instead default to ...
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How do I enable preview of URL in a popup?

I just noticed that when I hover with my cursor over a link, I don't get the url. I tried in maximized (full screen) and normal mode, and it doesn't show up in a popup or in a bottom bar as it does on ...
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Where are the bookmarks folders in Safari?

While organizing my bookmarks, I made several folders. Now when I click the Bookmarks menu, I don't see any sign of these folders. I need to do "Show All Bookmarks" to see them. Shouldn't the ...
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Minimizing process's memory usage

After upgrade to Lion OS X I've noticed new "Safari Web Content" process which is separate from the Safari.app itself. And after some time it starts using huge amounts of memory (so far, 1.2G real ...
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How can I hide google search field in safari?

When customizing safari toolbar I can't get rid of google's search field right next to address bar. Is there any secret preference tweak to achieve this?
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Lion seems to have made both Safari and Chrome pause when opening more tabs

I recently upgraded to Lion and am mostly very pleased. However I'm having some errant behaviour when CMD clicking on links in Safari and Chrome. Instead of opening the page in a new tab, often ...
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How Can I Clear the Website Loaded on Startup?

On Mac OS Lion, apps seem to persist their state across launches. Generally, this is a good thing. However, I seem to have run into a problem. In Safari, I must have typed quickly and hit enter ...
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Form autocomplete on iPhone/iPad

Generall Safari automatically prompts to save form data like Username, Password.. But on some pages, it never asks for the same. How can we force it to ask for saving form data on any website?
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Why isn't my auto proxy setting working for Safari 5.1 in Lion?

I have a SOCKS proxy listening on 7070 at localhost. Here is what my proxy.pac file looks like (to keep the test simple, I just return SOCKS proxy for all urls): function FindProxyForURL(url, host) ...
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How to add custom mouse-click actions to Safari with modifier keys?

In Safari, when you Ctrl-click on an image in any web page, a menu comes up with several options. I'd like to be able to do a single trackpad click with a modifier key (option or command, for ...
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Is there any way to stop the auto-reloading tabs in Safari 5.1

In Safari 5.1 older tabs will auto-reload after being flushed. This has to be the wonkiest, most unproductive "features". I can't imagine this being done for memory usage reasons as I have plenty to ...
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Is there any way to get the Multi-Safari version of Safari 2 working on Snow Leopard?

Michel Fortin’s Multi-Safari actually makes it possible to test websites i old versions of Safari, should you feel the need. Unfortunately, the Multi-Safari version of Safari 2 doesn’t quite work ...
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how to restore complete Safari sessions

I've been trying out Safari Restore and Sessions for a few days and I find they both remember the tabs from the previous session, but only the last page I looked at in each tab. There is no history ...
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Why do text on some websites appear scrambled in Safari?

Safari has started display scrambled text on some websites. This only happens on certain site and in Safari. I've also noticed that the problem may appear in certain spots on the website, like the ...
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Getting Safari to forget Keywurl

Having discovered the excellent SafariKeywordSearch thanks to an answer here, I'd now like to get rid of the warning which Safari pops up on launch about Keywurl not loading because it hasn't been ...
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How do I get Safari Mac's bookmarks to overwrite Safari iOS bookmarks?

I recently pruned and edited my Mac's Safari bookmarks. I was very dismayed the next time I synced to discover that the bookmarks from my iPhone had been merged with those on my Mac, even though ...
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Web Inspector in Safari 5.1 (Lion) not logging request when not open

Is there any way to revert Web Inspector in Safari 5.1 to the old behaviour that if I have developer tools enabled, all Ajax/XHR, image, css etc requests are logged and when I open Web Inspector, they ...
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How do I add Wikipedia as a search provider for the Safari search bar?

In Safari, when I click on the magnifying glass in the search bar I get a menu, the bottom of which lists Google, Yahoo!, and Bing. I'd like to see Wikipedia here too, and get results returned from ...
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Can not update to Safari 5.1 in Lion

I have updated from Snow Leopard to Lion with Safari Version 5.0.5. Now I can not update to Safari 5.1. There is no update in the Software Updater, and on the apple-download page, I only found a ...
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How to turn off animation while navigating browser's history

Is there is any way to turn off animation while navigating through pages in safari (using one finger swipe left/right gesture)? I know, that it is a subtle different thing comparing to what we've ...
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Is there a sexier alternative to the status bar in Safari?

I hate the status bar. However, I love hovering over URLs to find out where they will take me. Is there an alternative to having the status bar on at all times, or constantly toggling on/off? An ...
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Keywurl for Safari 5.1 / Lion

Has anyone made Keywurl work with Safari 5.1 after their Lion upgrade? I tried updating the MaxBundleVersion without luck: http://hacketal.com/making-keywurl-work-with-safari-5 I'm not interested ...
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Flash on OS X Lion

Flash is not supported in OS X Lion i.e. Safari, how can I browse webpages with flash content and actually view the flash content?
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Rubber band not working on Gmail using Safari

Is it just me or the rubber band scrolling is not working on Gmail (I'm on Safari)? It works on any other site.
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Which version of Safari is in Mac OS Lion?

As far as I know, Lion was to ship with the next version of Safari which would be Safari 6. However, I cannot find any information about a new version of Safari... So, does Lion ship with Safari 6 or ...
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How do I disable inline PDFs in Safari 5.1?

Today, Apple updated Safari to 5.1 (6534.50). In Safari 5.0 or below it's very easy to disable opening pdfs inline, you simply say defaults write com.apple.Safari WebKitOmitPDFSupport -bool YES and ...
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What workarounds are there for websites that block Safari Reader?

I just opened Ars Technica's review of Lion intending to read it with Safari 5.1's Reader but it appears to somehow block Reader. I tried the following with no success: changed the extension on the ...
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Disable opening PDFs inline in Safari 5.1 [closed]

In Safari 5.0 or below it's very easy to disable opening pdfs inline, you simply say defaults write com.apple.Safari WebKitOmitPDFSupport -bool YES and it never bothers you again. In Safari 5.1 ...
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CNET on Mac - page not found

I've been having this problem for some time now - first I thought it was some temporary thing with CNET servers, but it doesn't seem so. I can see the index pages of CNET sites (download.cnet.com, ...
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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 ...