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After starting Safari, you can go to History -> Reopen All Windows from Last Session to have Safari reopen the windows and tabs that were open when you last used it. There's some additional info in this question: Is it possible to restart an application using AppleScript?, including a script (Chealion's answer) that can be modified to start Safari and call ...


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Canisbos has released another extension called gDirectLinks, which is a more efficient subset of LinkThing focused solely on the task of removing the hidden redirects from Google's links. It handles both regular Google search and the more modern Google Instant search (AJAX; most people are using that version these days without knowing it, as it's on by ...


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Yes, There is an extension for this called ZoomBySite. Here is a description of the software from it's website: ZoomBySite is a Safari Extension that will automatically zoom each site to the zoom level of your last visit to the site. A site is defined by a unique domain name (so www.apple.com is considered different from store.apple.com and each ...


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There are many extensions not listed on Apple's page. However, if they're not on the main page, they're not on Apple's site at all. Your cmd-f solutions is the best option if you want to search just the extensions that Apple has listed. If you want to broaden your search to more of the extensions available, turn to third-party sites: ...


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Maybe give http://awesomescreenshot.com/ a try. It's a browser plugin that can capture the full site the visible part or a selection of the site. It also allows for basic annotation of the screenshot as well as downloading it or saving it on the web for access by URL. Available as extension to Safari, Firefox and Chrome.


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Here's the extension you're looking for: http://pedrocc.com/safari It's called Disable ClickTracker by Pedro Campelo Cavalcanti. "Disable ClickTracker" removes click tracking on the initial page load. It will not work for people using Google Instant Search. The only extension that handles both regular and Google Instant results is the new gDirectLinks.


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There is now a Safari extension for Safari 5.1 called Safari Keyword Search by Arne Martin Auerlie. It uses new API calls in 5.1 to reproduce all the functionality of Keywurl without the need for a SIMBL hack! It is still an early version, so the interface is still a little rough, but it works wonderfully. Get it here: ...


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It's not something you can do out-of-the-box, but there are ways to hack around that. This article will give details: http://www.andrewsavory.com/blog/2012/2423 Essentially, the trick is to create a series of scripts and use something like FastScripts (or something like Alfred or LaunchBar) to run the scripts.


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It's primarily a matter of parsing the output of defaults read ~/Library/Safari/Extensions/extensions and formatting it in a user-friendly way. The result actually answers both of your questions: defaults read ~/Library/Safari/Extensions/extensions | awk ' /Bundle Directory/ { split($0, t, /\"/); sub(".safariextension", "", t[4]); sub("-1", "", ...


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Open in Chrome Service You can make a Service in 10.6 or 10.7 using Automator that will open a selected URL in Chrome. Here's how: Open Automator When Automator asks you to Choose a type for your document window, select Service Change the "Service receives selected" drop-down to "URLs" Add a Run AppleScript action (found under the Automator Library, ...


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As far as I know, there's no way to do that in Safari or Chrome, but in Firefox you can select ranges of cells by holding option and command. You could also copy the whole table and paste it to a spreadsheet application or use something like pbpaste | cut -d $'\t' -f3. But it might not work if there are cells that contain br elements or rows that start ...


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Safari will use the language(s) that you have installed when you installed you operating system and it will try to automatically determine the language you’re typing in (provided a dictionary exists). Since you’ve mentioned Safari, I assume you are having a lot of red underlines when typing in forms in Italian. Make sure you have Italian in your system (do ...


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bmike's comment prodded me into actually, y'know, reading the manual, which led me to find that the whitelists are in fact substring matches. Therefore these settings work: I had to find the /v/ URL by looking at the source of a page with a YouTube embedding.


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One solution is to use Google docs — unless you hate Google :) Install the NinjaKit extension so that Safari will be able to use GreaseMonley scripts Install the Google Docs Viewer script from userscripts.org Now Safari will show a small icon next to Office documents that redirects to Google for online viewing Incidentally, NinjaKit is a great extension ...


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Try SafariKeywordSearch. It allows you to set up custom searches triggered by keywords preceding searches. For example, I have it set so that goto Ask Different uses Google's "I'm Feeling Lucky" to send me to the first Google result for "Ask Different". There's a good set of built-in defaults, and it's pretty easy to add almost any site-specific search out ...


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There are a few Safari Extensions that will enable this: http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/35036/popsearch-safari-extension http://safariextensions.org/detail/Search_All/ http://safariextensions.org/detail/CustomSearch/ http://safariextensions.org/detail/OpenSearch_for_Safari/


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Just reopening after quitting Safari doesn't seem to restore the windows for me. (Or anymore?) So to summarize: History — Reopen All Windows from Last Session or History — Reopen Last Closed Window SafariRestore, Sessions or SaveTabs Glims or Saft Bookmarks — Add Bookmark for These ␣ Tabs... In Lion there's Safari — Quit and Keep Windows (⌥⌘Q)


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I know what you want because I had that in Opera a long time ago, but then I switched to Mac full time and dropped Opera. Safari lacks in that aspect. I don’t know if there’s a specific extension for that, but you might want to take a look at tools like LaunchBar ($$) or Quicksilver (Free). I use Launchbar and I type ‘goo’ and then whatever I want to ...


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Is there such a thing as Greasemonkey for Safari? You can use SIMBL and GreaseKit to run most Greasemonkey scripts in Safari, unmodified. Detailed installation instructions are found at this link, repeated here: Download and install SIMBL Quit Safari Download GreaseKit Drag the GreaseKit.bundle file to ~/Library/Application Support/SIMBL/Plugins. You ...


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I've tried to figure this out myself, and haven't yet come up with a way to load safari-resource:/Reader.html programmatically. If necessary, I fall back to Readability, the 3rd-party Safari add-on Apple used as their basis for Reader. Combined with Safari Stand, I can modify the appearance of pages when they load.


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this is a common problem, due to possible copyright infringement issues. you can add the following proxy-url to your bookmarks and use it in combination with copy/paste. sure that is not exactly what you have asked for, but it works and the amount of time is the same! 01 and here is a list of other possible proxy-hosts


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Paparazzi! is great for full page screenshots. It is not a Safari Extension, yet it has a very nice feature that enables you to launch it from Safari. Type paparazzi: in the address bar before the URL, it will launch the application with specified URL. Here is the list of URL format that Paparazzi! uses: http://derailer.org/paparazzi/urlformat


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The dotjs Safari extension sounds like it will do what you want. It injects the JavaScript (from your ~/.js directory) that is served up by a small, local Ruby web server from the original dotjs Chrome extension.


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NoScript ...can block plugins which you enable once via click-to-play or permanently by white-listing domains that they load content from. While its primary aim is preventing malicious JavaScript from running, NoScript effectively blocks Java™, Silverlight™, Flash®, and other plugins and embeddings (such HTML video/audio elements and downloadable fonts) ...


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There is the HTML <address>-Tag and hCard, which are supported by Safari and are used for semantic data. Unfortunately, there is no data detector in Safari for those standards. There is a workaround, until those detectors are implemented, by using "Mail Contents of This Page" from the File menu.


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Sorry to bump this old item, but I was looking for a solution and came up with this one that is working great for me. Want to open the active webpage in a browser other than Safari on your Mac? It's simple if you have the developer mode enabled. Go to Settings - Keyboard - Keyboard Shortcuts tab Click the + to add a shortcut. Select Safari on the ...


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The Quickstyle Safari Extension has served this purpose well for me. In particular it allows changing only the font size or virtually any other very detailed change. Click the toolbar icon (or use the keyboard shortcut) and select the element on the page that you'd like to apply changes to (or any element) to bring up the editor pre-filled with a rule that ...


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I have heard that readitlater works to assemble the full article whether you have paid for it or not. I just went to the Introduction page in Safari 5.1 and reader is already to page 15. I'm not going to let it finish, but it doesn't look like it's blocked to me. I haven't paid yet - so something might be up in terms of server overload if reader isn't ...


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If you do have your drive formatted as case sensitive, use Disk Utility (Applications->Disk Utility) to create a non-case sensitive disk image. Copy all the files over to said disk image and you should be good to go. It's a little bit of a pain to mount the disk image when you need to look at the files, but probably far easier than attempting to normalize ...


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You could also add a custom search like http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=auto&tl=auto&u={query} to Alfred, or assign a shortcut to a script like this: tell application "Safari" to URL of document 1 do shell script "open 'http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=auto&tl=auto&u='$(ruby -rcgi -e 'print CGI.escape ARGV[0]' " & quoted ...



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