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There are two ways: first, go to the 'View' menu, select 'show status bar', and a bottom-of-window bar will display a link when your cursor is positioned on one. Second, if you depress the [left] mouse button and hold it down, then drag just off the region of the link, a display will pop open at the cursor.


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Try clicking ⌘-Z (for undo).


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In case you are coming from Chrome and want to use cmd+[0-9] for switching tabs (instead of cycling through your preset top sites) take a look at: github.com/rs/SafariTabSwitching Safari Tab Switching is a Safari SIMBL plugin which allow switching between tabs using Cmd+1-9.


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Presumably, the Office installer can modify/update the Microsoft Silverlight.plugin (which is installed in /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/), which Safari and Chrome could potentially be using. It's primarily just a precaution against updating files which an application is actively using. [EDIT] After further investigation, it looks like it's actually the fact ...


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Go to the "Help" menu in Safari and select "Installed Plug-ins". This will open a new tab displaying information about all of the currently installed plug-ins. Find the entry for Adobe Acrobat. Below it will be a line that reads something like: Adobe® Acrobat® Plug-in for Web Browsers — from file “AdobePDFViewer.plugin”. Note the name of the file from ...


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Look under "More Gestures" the "Mouse" System Preferences pane: Set it to two fingers or disable it altogether.


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The difference is the rendering engines for the browser windows. We know Safari renders the character set differently than Chrome. But the Window UI elements (the tabs in Chrome) are okay. That's our biggest clue. The window UI elements are likely (emphasis on likely, I may not be correct here) all being rendered by the OS. So they get the full OS-level ...


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Easy! Ctrl+Tab and Ctrl+Shift+Tab


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I found the solution, right after posting... Go to Safari → Preferences → Advanced → Show Full Website URL


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I noticed that too, and did the following to "solve the problem" (it's not a problem for some people though :P ): In System Preferences, open Spotlight. In Search Results tab, disable Bookmarks & History. Then restart. After that, Safari Web Content process won't be active when Safari is not open.


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Option-command-A is just a shortcut for showing the resources tab of the web inspector. It still works, but you have to enable the develop menu first. Check Preferences > Advanced > Show Develop menu in menu bar. Open the resources tab of the web inspector. Look for a resource for the video under the other folder. It's named videoplayback in YouTube. If it ...


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The setting was called "Confirm before closing multiple tabs or windows", but it was removed in 10.7 when Resume was introduced. defaults write com.apple.Safari ConfirmClosingMultiplePages -bool true doesn't work anymore either. The part of Resume where application state is kept after quitting was disabled by default in 10.8, but you can reenable it from ...


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Safari 5 is available via Apple's KB here. But according to 9to5mac, it seems that have Apple decided to skip Safari 6 for Windows, so Safari 5 is all that is available right now.


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In the menu bar, go Safari -> Preferences. In the "General" tab, uncheck "Open 'safe' files after downloading". This will stop Safari from automatically unzipping the files.


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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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I believe this Safari extension does precicely what you are looking for. http://ultimatestatusbar.com


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Use Command-K (⌘+K) to clear Safari 6 Web Inspector console.


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Just noting that Safari 8 has an option to import directly from Chrome. In Safari, select File > Import From from menu bar.


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Open up a terminal window: ⌘space and type Terminal. Hit enter when its highlighted. When you get to the terminal prompt, type the following command: defaults write com.apple.Safari WebKitOmitPDFSupport -bool YES You won't get a response at the command line, but once you restart Safari it will no longer open them in the browser. To take it a step further ...


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Firefox Firefoxes is a shell scripts that will install all major versions of Firefox on OS X, and set up separate profiles so you can use them simultaneously. Currently it installs: Firefox 2.0.0.20 Firefox 3.0.19 Firefox 3.5.9 Firefox 3.6.28 Firefox 4.0.1 Firefox 5.0.1 Firefox 6.0.1 Firefox 7.0.1 Firefox 8.0.1 Firefox 9.0.1 Firefox 10.0.2 Firefox 11.0 ...


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As it turns out, you do this through the "View" menu, rather than through "Preferences": Close all tabs but one, so you only have one tab open In the "View" menu, click "Show Tab Bar" which will make the tab bar appear This preference will stick, even if you close and reopen Safari Simple, but not what I expected!


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According to this post from Apple's Safari Support discussion forum: 1) Create a file named defaultzoom.css (or any name you like, just make sure it has a css extension.) 2) Copy and paste in the following: body { zoom: 130%; } change 130 to whatever number suits you. >100 means zoom in, <100 means zoom out. Don't ...


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You can use the Chrome extension Chromoji. It's a workaround that will replace emoji with embedded images in web pages.


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I don't know if this is exactly what you want, but if you open Settings, then click on Safari, then scroll down and click on Advanced, then click on Website Data you will get a list of websites that have stored data. You can click Edit then remove the data from just the sites that you want to remove stored data from.


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It's important to make the distinction between Java and JavaScript. Java is a general purpose programming language and associated runtime originally developed by Sun. Java programs can run inside a browser plug-in. There have been some recent vulnerabilities uncovered, and Apple has taken the step of disabling Java by default. Javascript is a scripting ...


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On HTTPS pages Safari shows a small padlock. (screen made with Safari 6.0.2) You can see this a little easier in these larger snaps - one of a site where the SSL certificate was not trusted implicitly (signed or otherwise trusted by your Mac) and another where the certificate was valid and signed up the chain by the Mac and shown in green.


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HTTP Header: Content-Disposition Have the server include an additional Content-Disposition header when serving the PDFs: Content-Disposition: attachment; filename="<MyPDF.pdf>" This provides the browser with a strong suggestion for the desired filename and suffix. See How to encode the filename parameter of Content-Disposition header in HTTP? for a ...


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Right click in the empty area > "Customize Toolbar" > drag the address bar back up. You probably accidentally command-dragged it out.



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