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Safari - is there a way to set a preferred screen size?

As the title says, I would like new windows to open in a set screen size. I believe that the default is that they open in the size of the last window. Sometimes, I want to make a window smaller for ...
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Automating Safari Reader

What is the best possible way to automate the following steps in Safari: On a given webpage where Reader is enabled - Click Reader - Print - Save as PDF
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Multiple IP addresses in Safari

Is it possible to choose which IP address will be used to browse the web? I am connected to a VPN which created tun interface with different IP addres so now I have two of them. I would also like to ...
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Disable Escape key in Safari for getting out of full screen mode

I use Safari in Full Screen mode on OS X Mavericks all the time. I also use the escape key in web pages fairly frequently for various things (depends on the webpage). One unfortunate side effect of ...
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Where is the 'Where from' meta data stored when downloaded via Chrome?

I'm running Mavericks with Chrome, and when I download an image/file it saves the 'Where from' when viewing via Get Info. This also happens in Safari. Now, I understand there is a separate download ...
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Can the Macbook's webcam be ON without LED indication?

Was reading some topics online about hackers accessing user's webcams (on Windows) to spy on them etc, and I am now interested to know if I'm at any risk. To make it simple, these are my questions : ...
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Running Java in “Unsafe mode”

Since the last Safari update (I'm on Lion, 10.7.5), I've been unable to connect to a client's VPN. Their VPN runs via a Java network client from Juniper Networks, and it appears to require ...
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Safari Top Sites auto-refresh

It seems that Safari 7.0 (for Mac) doesn't refresh the previews (anymore). Is there a way to turn this (back) on?
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Is there a shortcut to change tabs on safari?

I wonder if there is a keyboard-shortcut to change tabs on safari? It would be very helpful!
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Shoud I upgrade to Safari 6.1?

I have a Lion machine and a Mountain Lion machine. Software Update has offered to upgrade Safari from 6.0.5 to 6.1 on both machines. Is this upgrade worth it? Any issues or glitches? I didn't find any ...
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How do I view my cookies in Safari 7 Web Inspector?

I've got the developer menu enabled, and am looking at the Web Inspector, but the instructions I've been able to find for viewing cookies in Safari 6 don't seem to apply in Safari 7. How do I view my ...
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How to prevent Command-Shift-I from opening Mac Mail?

When in a browser (Chrome or Safari), the following keyboard shortcut will always bring up a window that says "Welcome To Mail": Command+Shift+I I would like to use this shortcut for another ...
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How can my website tell safari it's ok to save passwords?

When I logged into my website in safari, I got the following message: safari will not save your password because MyWebsite requested passwords not be saved What meta tag/value do I need on my ...
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OS X Mavericks: Disabling Smart Zoom In Safari?

“Smart Zoom” is a feature of the new version of Safari in OS X Mavericks and it’s triggered with a simple double-tap on the track pad. Whilst very useful for quickly zooming in and out of websites ...
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Cannot Find Browsing history in IOS7

On previous versions of iOS, I knew how to get a list of sites previously visited. I need to get URL of site i browsed about 3 weeks ago. Anybody know if this is missing form IOS7 or if it is ...
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Does Safari on OS X Mavericks Ignore Browsing History Preferences?

I have posted in greater detail about this on a blog post at https://browserprivacy.wordpress.com/2013/10/26/does-safari-on-os-x-mavericks-ignore-browsing-history-preferences/ but this excerpt is the ...
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How to disable “Fast Start” in Safari?

In Mavericks’ Safari, the “feature” named “Fast Start” begins to load the first result of the search typed in the search bar. How can I disable such folly ?
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How do I downgrade my Safari from version 6.1 down to version 6.0.2 on my Mac?

I need to downgrade my Safari version from 6.1 back down to 6.0.2. What are the steps?
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How to reverse the defaults write com.apple.Safari CustomUserAgent “\”My user agent string\“” command

Using the defaults write com.apple.Safari CustomUserAgent "\"My user agent string\"" command, you can set the default User Agent for Safari. This means that the CustomUserAgent key gets written in ...
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Flash not working on a specific site in Safari 7 Mavericks

I've tried the following site in Safari: http://www.2dayfm.com.au/listen/ which seems to activate plugin but stalls while loading: This site works fine in Chrome... It may well be a site specific ...
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release stuck hover label

When I use for example a browser like Safari there are websites where you can go over an area with your mouse and a hover label appears. When I switch to fast from safari into another application ...
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Safari and Chromium on Mac get input language from other apps

In my system, two 'input sources' (languages) are enabled, and I use different languages in different 'documents' (apps). I have Chromium or Safari open (a Webkit browser, that is to say) with ...
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Hide tab bar in Safari 7

I use Safari stab for vertical tabs. After update to Safari 7, the View > Hide tab bar becomes active only when one tab open. Is there any way to hide the tab bar permanently?
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Safari 7 User Agent is set to “Custom” by default

Ever since upgrading to Mavericks from Snow Leopard, Safari’s default User Agent is set to custom. Anybody has any idea why this happens? And how can I fix it?
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Safari 7.0 Very Slow since move to Mavericks?

Since Upgrading to Mavericks Safari 7.0 is extremely slow. Pages are slow to load, and there is a district Lag when typing into an internet page, you end up typing on the keyboard well ahead of whats ...
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Mavericks: Safari does not recognize PDFs and shows them inline

Since upgrading to Mavericks Safari does not recognize PDFs anymore and shows them inline (as text) %PDF-1.3 %âãÏÓ %RSTXPDF3 Parameters: D 2 0 obj << /Filter 3 0 R /Length 4 0 R /Length1 772192 ...
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Why does OS X Mavericks freeze while typing comments on StackExchange Pages in Safari?

For a couple of days i am using OS X Mavericks and Safari for browsing. Sometimes while writing questions or comments on StackExchange pages, the computer freezes, and on the screen appear suddenly ...
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Is it safe to kill a non-responsive QTKitServer instance?

After running Safari for a bit I've ended up with a bunch of child processes like 18860 QTKitServer-(18784) Safari (Not Responding) and was wondering if there would be any negative impact to killing ...
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AppleScript - “Close tabs to right of current tab” in Safari 7

I have been using the AppleScript below as an Automator service in order to get Safari to close all tabs to the right of the current tab. However I have updated to Mavericks (10.9) and find that this ...
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Safari going nuts in Mavericks - iMac totally unresponsive

Is anybody else experiencing Safari going crazy on Mavericks? I have just unlocked my iMac (Model 2012, 12GB RAM, 2TB HDD, Core i7 3.4GHz) and everything was slow motion. The hard disk was spinning ...
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Mavericks - Safari 7 - BROKEN Animated GIF

Animated GIF are things of the past (remember 90's web site) ... but some cool kids are still using it : 9gag Well they are seriously broken when display in Safari 7 ... has anyone an idea. Running ...
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Has anyone figured out how to identify the unique page of each separate Safari Web Content process with Safari 7/Mavericks?

I know I'm not the first one to wonder this. Something like the Chrome Task Manager. In short, when you have multiple tabs/pages open in the new Safari 7 (shipped with Mavericks), each one is ...
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Stop Safari from restoring default preferences after quitting

Every time that I quit Safari, it restores all default preferences. It also resets the homepage to the default apple.com site! (I cannot stand this.) This problem began after installing McAfee, and ...
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How can I reset the Safari bookmarks in iCloud? Safari 7.0

Do the solutions discussed in this AD question still work with Safari 7.0, or is there something new / better / easier? I have dozens of duplicate bookmarkMenu and bookmarkBar folders, maybe over ...
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How make Safari 7 open PDF files in Preview instead of opening them in-page?

Since Safari 7.0 which was introduced yesterday with OS X Mavericks the little terminal hack defaults write com.apple.Safari WebKitOmitPDFSupport -bool YES doesn't work anymore (at least not for ...
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Is there in AppleScript any way to use “X of every” to get multiple properties of each object to create a record?

It is possible to with the script: tell application "Safari" set urls to URL of every tab of every window end tell when execute, get all urls of every tab of every window (two dimensional list) ...
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Safari 7.0 cannot load localhost

After upgrading to 10.9 and Safari 7.0, I can no longer load http://localhost:4000 in Safari. Yes, my site still loads perfect when I load it in Chrome and Firefox, so this is something new in Safari. ...
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Is possible auto-refresh the Shared Links sidebar in Safari 7?

Is possible to set auto refresh for the Shared Links sidebar in the new Safari 7. There's in "View" menu > Refresh Shared Links, but this doesn't have a shortcut to refresh. So either a way to have ...
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How can I disable the notifications prompt in Safari?

Safari for Mavericks has a website notifications feature allowing sites to send push notifications. I never want to be prompted for this. How can I disable the prompt for all websites, forever?
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Stop Mavericks opening Safari in whichever screen I happen to be in?

I have a hotkey on my mouse that opens Safari, and since Mavericks, it'll open it in whichever monitor currently has focus (or the non-greyed-out menu bar). I want it to always open in the same spot ...
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Safari replaces some text with an A

I recently reinstalled my computer because I got a new hard drive. After the reinstallation my Safari started to act weird. It replaces some text with an A in a box, please see images below. I ...
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Is there a way to set the *default* monospace font in Safari?

I have a web application that uses the browser's default monospace font. It's a shell, and this allows users to pick their own font. In Chrome, this works well, as it's trivial to set the default ...
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Graphics Degrading in Safari 5.17 on Windows 7

Here : http://www.cambrianvacation.co.uk/safeside The Safeside Logo is fine everywhere I've seen thus far Chrome, Opera, Firefox, iPad, iPhone, however in Safari 5.17 in Windows 7 the Graphic starts ...
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Why is my site getting error reports from users with iOS7 on a MacBook?

I've asked this question already on Stackoverflow though got referred to this forum here. I got a list of Safari bugs that happened on a MacBook running iOS7. I am a bit confused now as afaik iOS7 is ...
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How to stop safari auto downloading two files when visiting oracle.com

When I visit oracle.com from Safari it downloads two files automatically called set and set-1. How do I prevent them from being downloaded?
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Website changes will not show on desktop mac, but everywhere else it is online and viewable?

I'm having issues displaying a website that was just recently created on my desktop mac while on every other computer the website is available. I've tried clearing browser cache from all major ...
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Safari logs me into someone else's home page

When I log onto my twitter account I should go straight to my home page 'abstractvibe' Instead I get logged on to one of my followers 'Truly Pawesom's" home page. I use OS X Mountain Lion and am not ...
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How do I get Safari to stop launching an app automatically?

I upgraded my iPhone to iOS 7. Previously, when I clicked on a link from an e-mail telling me about a group discussion in LinkedIn, it opened LinkedIn in Safari and took me right there. Now, Safari ...
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Move quickly between pages in Safari on iOS7?

I know you can swipe from the screen edges to move forward and back in your history. I am looking for a quick way to go between the open web pages on my iPhone (without all the tapping required to ...
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safari website requires a client certificate

I went to a site I regularly use and got this when logging in with Safari I seem to have 2 certificated of the same name both issued by Apple and both are not expired (found by searching in ...