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Is there an extension for safari like RightToClick or RightToCopy or some workaround with the same effect?

Looking for an extension that will block websites from disabling right click or text selection.
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How to get Torch browser to stop prompting me to update to new version?

I have the Torch browser (Version 29.0.0.7181 (7181)) installed on my Mac (10.11.4). It's no longer updated or supported on the Mac but I use it as a tester browser for some things so I like it. But ...
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Display formatting symbols (invisible characters) on webpages and text forms

I am using various online tools for translation and proofreading, and I find that it would be very interesting to be able to display the most common formatting symbols in a browser. (Spaces and non-...
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Safari caches old pages?

I have been having this problem probably ever since I bought my iMac. The Safari browser exhibits weird behaviour when I often navigate to a certain webpage. I do a lot of website development so ...
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Is there a way to customize the color of visited links?

I am an Apple user, and am currently using the Chrome and Vivaldi browsers. Not a computer programmer. Is there any easy way to make visited links stand out? The default color for those isn't defining ...
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Mirroring iPhone screen via browser

Is there a tool that could be used to mirror an iPhone screen via browser. What i need is to provide someone a URL and when that URL is opened in browser he could see a mirroring of my iPhone? ...
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How do items in the 'Applications' folder get on the path?

How does the 'Applications' folder get on the path? For example, I installed Chrome browser into the Applications folder on my Mac and I can type chrome at a bash shell prompt to start it. Now, if I ...
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Which device uses “Mobile Safari UIWebView” as the browser name?

In looking at the browser name from our internal web stats I see "Mobile Safari UIWebView". What device does that represent? We record "mobile safari" separately (and is used 5 or 6 times more).
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Can the Show/Hide timing of the menu bar be adjusted?

When using a browser with multiple opened tabs in full screen mode, the menu bar is constantly blocking my access to the tabs, because my gesture to the tabs area bounces off the top of the screen ...
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Open specific links in specific browsers

Is it possible to tell OS X to always open one site in Chrome, and always open another site in Safari? In a nutshell, I want to set a default browser per domain rather than globally for the entire ...
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Custom app not recognised as a browser anymore on El Capitan

I used to have a custom app I created based on this GitHub project, which I used to pick different Fluid apps when clicking a link anywhere, based on its URL. The app is a very simple script that ...
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Parallels Desktop to OS X brower actions

I have a customer with a Macbook Air running Windows with Parallels Desktop. When he clicks on a hyperlink in a Windows application he wants OS X Safari to respond. Is this possible somehow? To make ...
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How to get into the split screen mode in Maxthon?

How to get into the split screen mode in Maxthon? I have tried pressing F10. Also I google it but can't find another way to split it? Maxthon's version 4.1.3.5000
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Safari can't load Google services (other browsers work)

I have been experiencing an inconsistent issue in Safari 9.0.3 on Mac OSX 10.11.3 (and previous versions) where Safari is very slow at loading Google searches and services like YouTube, Analytics etc. ...
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Best browser for 10.6.8? [duplicate]

I have a 2006 MacBookPro laptop. The operating system is OS X 10.6.8. Safari version 5.1.10. I cannot get an upgrade for Safari as the newer versions need higher specs. I am always getting messages ...
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Standalone app from url run in Chrome conflicts with Chrome itself

The standalone app from http://music.google.com made by this script conflicts with the Chrome browser: although the app uses a name „Music“ from info.plist in a dock, it continues to identify ...
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How to open .gdoc / .gsheet / .gwhatever properly without Google Drive's interpretation?

I use Safari as my default browser and an Epichrome SSB dedicated app for working with Google Drive / Google Docs. This works generally very well, except that Google Drive wants to force you into ...
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Is it possible to set Firefox as the default browser in iOS? [duplicate]

Is it possible to search something using Firefox in Spotlight search? When I choose the option "search in the internet" it always open Safari. My question is then, is it possible somehow to set ...
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Website-specific default browser

Is it possible to have website-specific default browser? I use Firefox for the most part, but Chrome for Google sites (Inbox, Calendar, Keep, Music, etc), and I obviously open several links from my ...
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Why does =$0 appear in Safari web inspector?

I've been wondering about this for a while. Why does =$0 appears next to elements in the web inspector in Safari? I am using Safari 9.0.1 Here is a picture of what I'm talking about (larger): Or ...
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Browser partial autocomplete

I come from the Android world and I have a new iPhone. I am trying to find how to replicate a feature that I am used to, about the browser search autocomplete. Say I want to search Google for the ...
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Can I make Firefox the default browser in iOS [duplicate]

I really want to use Firefox as my main browser but can't find a way to make it the default browser on iOS: this make it's adoption much more complicated. Is it totally impossible? Edit - Example of ...
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Save web page as PDF and keep hyperlinks

I am having an issue with Safari. I want to be able to save web pages as PDFs and keep the hyperlinks in the PDF file, however Safari doesn't do this for some reason. It works on all my colleagues ...
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Change page up / page down speed or disable animation?

I do a lot of scrolling in Safari. I often end up hitting space bar to jump across just the right sized blocks. I just looked into it now and I wonder, is it the exact same action as page down? Anyhow....
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How to make a slow browser go fast?

I've had my MacBook Air for about six months. Now all the browsers are extremely sluggish — sometimes taking minutes to load a web page that would have used to take under one second to load back when ...
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Weird browser redraw error

I have experienced this problem on a MacBook Pro as well as on an iMac. Also, this is not specific to a single Mac OS X version; on the MacBook Pro, I am on the latest version of Mavericks and on the ...
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dragging browser tabs to new window moves old window

Happens periodically with chrome, not sure about other browsers. If I have a window with multiple tabs and drag one of them either to create a new window or place it in another, usually to my other ...
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Using Automator (or something) to open Safari

I think I almost have this solved, but I don't get quite what I would like. For most websites, I happily use my default browser (Chrome). However, there is one particular website that just won't ...
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Some files from Google products (preferably Chrome browser) appearing at random places

I have Google Chrome browser installed on My MacBook Air 13". I found few files from Google products in /Library and ~/Library. Found com.google.keystone.daemon.plist under /Library/LaunchDaemons/ ...
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Safari and Google Chrome not working, Mozilla Firefox is

Safari stopped working for me a couple of months ago, but I didn't worry about it too much because I primarily use Chrome. As of two nights ago, Chrome also stopped working. I used AppCleaner to ...
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Opening Google/YouTube URLs in Chrome by default when Safari is default browser

Safari is my default browser, and I like it that way. But I want to open Google URLs (Google Docs, YouTube, etc.) in Chrome by default, e.g., when I click on a link in Mail. Is there a system-level ...
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How could Chromium use the native H.264 decoder

This is actually a revisit of Is there any way to bring back H.264 support in Chromium. However, that was asked in 2011 and things may be different now. There's no H.264 support in Chromium anymore ...
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Open a file:/// url with #anchor from terminal

I've been trying to open a file:/// url e.g. open "file:///Users/me/index.html#my-anchor" Or open -a Safari "file:///Users/me/index.html#my-anchor" Or open -a Google\ Chrome "file:///Users/me/...
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What's the latest version of Safari for Windows 7, and where is the official download? [duplicate]

I want to install the latest version of Safari for Windows 7, but I can't seem to find an official download on Apple's website. Anyone have a clue?
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Browsers: What does Command+Click really do?

In Chrome, Safari & Firefox on OS X, you can open links in new tabs via holding ⌘ while clicking, however it is not strictly equivalent to right click -> Open in New Tab. Take the links in this ...
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osx trackpad gesture to switch between chrome tabs

Is there a trackpad gesture to switch between Chrome browser tabs? I understand there may be one for Safari.
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I have two Macs on the same Apple ID. Sharing issue

When I access the internet on Mac 1, the other Mac (Mac 2) has a extra icon pop up and can see what I access. Both Macs use the same Apple ID and are on the same domain. Two different users are signed ...
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Buy from the iOS AppStore via desktop browser and have app auto-install to my iOS device?

The question sums it: How can I buy from the iOS App Store and have it download to my iOS device, perhaps telling it? Anytime I attempt to go to the AppStore website, it keeps trying to push me ...
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Window-shadow causes weird bugs in Google Chrome

I'm coding a website, just with a text editor and my browser. I use Sublime Text 3 and Google Chrome. When I hover my text editor over my browser, the background color of my site gets a bit darker in ...
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OS X Yosemite shares browser tabs between two different Macs, although iCloud-Safari is turned off

Yesterday I got crazy with a very special behavior of two of our iMacs (running with the latest Yosemite). If you open a browser Tab in Safari or Chrome on the first iMac, it automatically opens in ...
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Sandbox browser for safely viewing malicious websites

I'm looking for a quick and safe way to browse potentially malicious / infected websites. So far all of the products I've found are PC only. I can run a Virtual PC environment but it's a pain and I'm ...
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Abnormal behavior of web browser in OS X

I am using OS X 10.9.5 When every I click in any browser, it creates a new tab with some site like "www.detoxmymac.com". It seems that the computer is full of processes running while I run any ...
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How to open link in a new tab via shortcut in Chrome on Mac?

On Windows, I would just hold control, and click the 30 links on the page I wanted to open. How do I do this in Mac?
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Java 8 is not working

I have updated to Yosemite and installed Java 8. But, it is not working. When I try to verify java version or run any java app on browsers (Chrome and Safari), I see blank field. If there is any ...
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Can't Clear “Form and Search History” in Firefox

I am attempting to clear the "form & search history" in Firefox, and the box is completely grayed out and will not allow me access. Any thoughts or suggestions about how to fix this?
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Swipe between pages doesn't work and unable two fingers scrolling up/down

Since this morning, the "swipe between pages" functionality doesn't work anymore on my computer! Web-browser specific description of the problem Google Chrome When I try to swipe between pages on ...
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iPhone: doesn't change views when tilted

When browsing web pages I like to tilt for landscape view. It seems that I can't get it to rotate the image anymore. Is there a setting for this?
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How to drag the last Safari tab to another window?

When I have five windows open and want to consolidate two windows into one I usually manually drag & drop all tabs from one window to the second one. The issue is that you can’t drop the last tab ...
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How do I disable “Enable Autofill using Contacts…”?

I get this notification on forms in Google Chrome. What is prompting it and how do I turn it off? I searched through Chrome's settings but the only part that appeared to be relevant was unchecked: ...
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Malware or not, and how to fix?

I have a problem where advertising popups randomly appear in new windows in Firefox or Safari. I have the newest Firefox/Safari versions, and Mac OS 10.9. I do not have this problem in Chrome. Is this ...