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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FTP sites open in Finder instead of in Safari

I cannot log into FTP sites on my iMac (Intel Core i5, 2.8GHz, running OS X 10.6.7). I probably created the problem when I installed Firefox and it took over as the default browser. I changed the ...
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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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Scroll down in Safari on iPhone/iPad?

When using Safari from iPhone/iPad I can scroll back to the top of the page in one touch by touching the upper bar of the device. Is there any similar trick for scrolling to the bottom of the page? Is ...
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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 clear the cache or do a hard refresh in Safari?

I am used to doing this in Windows with FireFox or IE by pressing Ctrl + F5. Is there a way to do this for Safari on a Mac?
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can I run two versions of safari side by side

On a freshly intalled computer rather then importing my old safari bookmarks (ea wih migration assistant) I want to start anew with no bookmarks. However, from time to time I would like to browse ...
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Does Safari 2 support tabbed browsing?

Does Safari 2 support tabbed browsing? What is the first version that supports this feature?
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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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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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“Search in Google” always open Safari instead of default browser

I want to make the Search in Google context menu to open my default browser instead of Safari.
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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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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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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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Why is Safari displaying scrambled graphics?

When I click on "new tab" in safari, I see this flicker often as a new tab is opening: Any idea why this is? It seems to be a scrambled cache of my graphics card... (In case you're wondering, the ...
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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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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 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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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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Is there any way to auto-close Safari's download window upon download completion?

This is the only thing that bothers me with Safari, but it's a big deal. I've looked everywhere but can't seem to find any good suggestions. Is there any way to enable the Safari downloads window to ...
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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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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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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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How to control the right browser based on used workspace?

My default browser is Chromium. I tend to use different browsers and assign them to a Space. So for example Chromium is space 1 along with an item, Firefox in space 2 with terminal, Safari 3 with ...
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The caret is moved in an expected place when I add/remove a space in text I before entered in a textarea field

I notice this behavior all times I move a sentence on a separate line: I delete a space character between two words with the backspace key, and the text cursor is moved to the next space; when I press ...
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How can I write a tab character in Safari?

I tried using the tab key with the modifier keys, but I didn't get Safari to write a tab character in a text field shown in an HTML page. Is it possible to do it? If it is possible, how can I do it?
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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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Safari slowdown issues

Safari is quite slow when I open new tabs. I get a busy cursor, and I cannot interact with other tabs. Is there any way to make it faster? I have a 2010 MacBook Pro, MacOS 10.6.6, Safari 5.0.3.
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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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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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Are there Greasemonkey scripts for Safari?

There's the wonderful Greasemonkey to run user-defined JavaScript on web pages. Is there such a thing as Greasemonkey for Safari? Or would one instead write a Safari Extension to customize behavior ...
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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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Safari keywords?

I'm looking to imitate the functionality of Firefox's keywords in Safari. That is, I want to be able to type wp Apple in the address bar, and Safari should go to the Wikipedia article on Apple. I ...
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How can I automatically start the Safari Reader?

Is there a way to tell Safari to automatically use Reader when it recognizes an article which it is able to display with Reader? Right now I have to manually click the Reader button at the right side ...
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How to make safari tab bar display all tabs

How can I make the Safari tab bar display all of the tabs? Right now it displays only n tabs and the remaining are only accessible through a >> button.
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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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Custom Application Keyboard shortcut for Safari not always working

I uninstalled Flash a little while back, and installed Chrome as a back-up for when I hit something in Safari and want to see the Flash. I have the "Show Develop in Menu Bar" preference set, 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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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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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 do I “copy image address” in iOS?

On desktops, when web browsing you typically right click on an image and choose an item from a contextual menu to display/copy the image URL. In iOS, when you tap and hold down an image, an action ...
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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 upload files to a website from Safari on iPhone?

I'm trying to upload a photo from my iPhone 4 to a website. However, the browse button to display the select file dialog is disabled. Normally this works fine on my Windows PC. Should I be able to ...
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Safari has some strange colors now

Safari has suddenly started showing some strange GUI colors on the bookmarks screen. They seem to have started shortly after applying the latest iTunes update, although not IMMEDIATELY after (a few ...
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Is it possible to save http-hosted MP3 files directly onto an iPad?

Is there a way to save an MP3 from a web server directly onto an iPad? I can stream it through the browser, but there is no obvious "save" capability. Would it make a difference if the MP3 were an ...
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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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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 ...