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Questions tagged [google-chrome]

Google's web browser, for viewing web pages on the internet. Based on the WebKit rendering engine, currently available for Intel Macs.

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How do I list, read, and copy files out of the Firefox cache?

In Firefox on the Mac 63 is there a straightforward technique, tool, or browser extension for seeing the files my browser has saved in the cache and possibly moving them elsewhere? Ideally I'd like ...
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Google Images Acting Like It Is On Mobile? [on hold]

Why is google images like this on my google account? The preview shows like it is on mobile. Why is this happening and how do I fix this. I know this post is about Google but this is the site that ...
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Weird cursor bug in Chrome in fullscreen mode

Chrome in fullscreen mode shows a really weird cursor when hovering over links. Sometimes it is half a cursor, sometimes it is three cursors and sometimes it is all of that in rapid change. I am using ...
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Why is “Hide Others” keyboard shortcut missing on macOS Chrome?

I've noticed within the last week that the commandoptionh keyboard shortcut to Menubar / Chrome / Hide Others has disappeared from the latest version of Google Chrome (70.0.3538.77) on macOS (10.13.6) ...
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Use Option as Meta (Readline shortcuts in Chrome and other GUI Apps)

I swear that readline commands used to work previously in macOS. Now whenever I press Option + b, I get an integral symbol: ∫. In the Terminal, there is an option under keyboard preferences Use ...
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Can no longer drag photos to desktop

I used to be able to drag images to my desktop. This now seems broken. Here's a video of the problem. Basically, I'll drag an image (doesn't matter from where) to my desktop and it will not appear as ...
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Control+Shift+Tab in Chrome doesn't change to previous tab on Mojave

When I updated my macOS to Mojave, the Chrome shortcut of Control+Shift+Tab doesn't work as intended. Rather than changing the tab to the previous tab, it changes it to the next tab (exactly as ...
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Start Chrome in Application Mode

How do I do the following equivalent of Windows on a Mac? "path\to\chrome\chrome.exe" --app=http://facebook.com Link to Windows question. There used to be a lifehacker guide to do this but ...
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Chrome loading inconsistently after Mojave upgrade

After the Mojave upgrade my Google Chrome has consistently loaded slow and often will spin and not to connect to a website. The option is to switch to Safari (AS I Am doing now) I have reset chrome, ...
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Mac How to Hide the bar at the Top of Google Chrome?

I have an iMac Desktop using macOS High Sierra and recently while watching a movie in Chrome the task bar at the top wont hide in full screen. It annoyed me so much so here is how i fixed it ... ...
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“Hold Cmd-Q to Quit” from Chrome

Has anyone else noticed that Chrome refuses to quit instantly when using CmdQ? Happens with one or several tabs open... All the other apps I run can be ended by typing / tapping briefly CmdQ, but ...
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Running multiple versions of Chrome, how to open second Chrome directly?

I followed this guide to run multiple versions of Google Chrome. https://zhoukekestar.github.io/notes/2017/11/01/install-multi-chrome.html The guide says that i need to have a "chrome2START.app" to ...
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WebGL2 canvas causing screen flickering on macos chrome / firefox

While testing new webgl2 features I noticed that quite often screen flickers on MacOS Mojave 10.14. Flickering is more frequent in Chrome (69.0.3497.100), than in Firefox (62.0.3). Also on Opera ...
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iPad: Show website full-screen with hidden controls, address bar and iOS status bar

My iPad running iOS 12.0.1 is displaying a locked website to visitors. How can I let browser full-screen, without URL bar and status bar? I couldn't find related options in Safari or Chrome.
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Is it possible to open Chrome's databases.db in another MacBook?

This is in response to another question I found interesting. Is it possible for an attacker to copy Chrome passwords found in /Users/$USER/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default/databases/...
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Verdana always appears as bold in Safari

This started happening when I updated to Mojave. On many sites I've visited that use Verdana, only the bold font face shows up, even though it is not marked bold in inspect element, nor does it appear ...
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Is there a way to open separate instance of chrome where CMD Q doesn't close all chrome windows?

I'm using MacOS 10.13.6 (High Seirra) I was reading through some ways to launch new windows of Chrome on macOS and keep running into the same problem; How can I launch multiple instances of Chrome ...
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Auto Adding from Google Chrome to macOS Notes

How do I make it possible to add stuff (text, links, images) from Google Chrome to macOS Notes app? (It's available on right click or through extension to Evernote, Milanote, and so on, but not for ...
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keyboard shortcut is driving me crazy, how do I get rid of it?

I use the keyboard shortcut CommandOptionL to lock my machine. For the most part this works, but not if Chrome is in focus. In Chrome, when I use that combination, it opens the "Downloads" page in a ...
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Why do Mac OS application-specific keyboard shortcuts involving modifiers: ⌥, ⇧ not work with latest Chrome?

Mac OS configured per-application keyboard shortcuts including at least ⌥+⇧ (Option+Shift) are broken. Occurs with Google Chrome version: 69.0.3497.100 (Official Build) (64-bit) And Mac OS Mojave, ...
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Passing non-http URI to Google Chrome

I'm using Bwana to read manpages using Google Chrome 69.0.3497.100 (64Bit). Now I want to define a zsh command that opens a man page in Chrome. I think of something like % bwana ls that opens Google ...
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How to stop Finder window from disappearing during drag and drop from Chrome?

While downloading files, I want to drag them from the bottom download bar in Chrome, the Finder disappears behind the Chrome window when I try to drag and drop the file. Is there a way to lock the ...
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On High Sierra, cannot print a Medium blog post with code, without the code being cropped out

This question is intentionally very similar to https://superuser.com/questions/1262334/on-windows-cannot-print-a-medium-blog-post-without-code-being-cropped-out but since then I escaped to the safe ...
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Chrome: When menubar displays, webpage shifts down

All of a sudden, a couple weeks ago, I've noticed that whenever I hover my mouse at the top of my chrome browser while in fullscreen, when the top menu bar appears it shifts the whole webpage a couple ...
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macOS: How to open a local HTML file with URL parameters

I want to start a Kantu web macro from the command line on Mac. Essentially this is as simple as opening the Chrome or Firefox browser with a local HTML page (which contains the macro code). All works ...
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Viewing Google Chrome (v69+) Cache on Mac OSX

I recently viewed an image from Imgur on Google Chrome for Mac. The image is no longer available, and I would like to fish it out of my cache. chrome://cache no longer works. Looking through the files ...
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Chrome 69 on Mac fullscreen. Toolbar pushes page content down

After recent update, chrome started pushing page content down, when cursor pointer is triggering OS X's toolbar to show up. I'm pretty sure that wasn't happening before and this effect is quite ...
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YouTube video with custom start and end times not working on iPhone 7

The following YouTube URL is not working as expected in Safari and Chrome on my iPhone 7: https://www.youtube.com/embed/4NZycutQrUw?start=1523&end=2171&autoplay=1&controls=1 The video ...
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Apple Mail not Opening Chrome links in Background

Just upgraded to the latest Chrome for Mac (Version 69.0.3497.92 (Official Build) (64-bit), running the latest macOS High Sierra (10.13.6), and that combo seems to have lost the ability to open links ...
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How to disable auto-adjusting of mic input level in Chrome in Mac OS?

Although this question has been addressed at this link, none of the solutions worked for me and they are mostly from several years ago (I tried 3 or 4 of them and left comments too). The problem I'm ...
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Chrome address bar disappeared after update

I have a weird issue with Chrome (69.0.3497.92 (Official Build) (64-bit)). When I go into fullscreen mode with CMD + CTRL + F the addressbar disappears. It started after the update from the old ...
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How can I force Google Chrome to translate the current page without using the mouse?

When browsing the web with various inputs and other keyboard actions, traveling from the keyboard to the touchpad to right click is fairly obnoxious. Google Chrome offers a "Translate to English" ...
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Chrome Extentions Autoupdate

So I am wondering if it's possible that Google chrome extensions can be updated even if the computer/device turned off?
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Change keyboard shortcut for hard refresh in Google Chrome for macOS

I'm used to using F5 to refresh a webpage in browser. On Mac, I found a way to change the keyboard shortcut for refreshing. Under System Preferences → Keyboard → Shortcuts → App Shortcuts, I added ...
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Distinguish apps in OSX task switcher

I use Google Chrome for two things: manually browsing the web automatically control websites via Selenium So the Chrome App now runs in two windows and I have no way to distinguish them in the task ...
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Extract Chrome browser bookmarks in Mavericks, as Chrome is EOL

Model ID: MacBookPro6,1 Chrome browser is no longer supported running in Mavericks. see this article The report said one can use Firefox or Safari instead. However, I had html links saved within the ...
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Block unwanted/pop-up Ads on iOS browsers

So these gift-card Ads seem to be giving me trouble for some reason lately, and it seems like its okay on Safari on iOS but on Google Chrome on iOS, there seems to be no way to get rid of them. ...
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Clicking on a link in text no longer goes to my Chrome Incognito window, opens a new one instead

When I have one Chrome window open and it is in "Incognito" mode, and then click on a link in a text file in TextEdit, it has always resulted in the opening of a new tab in the Chrome incognito window....
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Enable Data Saver Lo-Fi mode in Chrome on macOS

Trying to reduce data usage on my MacBook. Connecting to Wi-Fi broadcast from a wireless dongle with 4G SIM. Data saved by 'Chrome Data Saver' seems to be minimal. Currently at 0.7%. I've adjusted ...
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How do I get F6 on a Mac to click into the address bar on Chrome?

On Windows I just tap F6 to do the same thing as clicking into the address bar on Chrome, on Mac it does nothing even after I make the F keys "standard function keys" in keyboard settings, but nothing ...
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Files stuck in Trash

So I recently had to reinstall my OS on my MBP. After the reinstall I attempted to open Chrome, but it would not open...I forget the error message. It was like there was a file missing or something. ...
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Applescript : Click at position not working

I'm trying to click on a Chrome extension ( Google Highlight : https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/multi-highlight/pfgfgjlejbbpfmcfjhdmikihihddeeji) then click on the text box and past my ...
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High Sierra freezing all the time

I have a Macbook Air 2014 that I updated from Yosemite to High Sierra 10.13.4 just recently, but now the laptop freezes multiple times per day :( Here are the things that I've tried: Upgrade ...
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Using Applescript to execute Javascript in Chrome and set a value to a variable

I'm building a service through Automator. So I'm trying to execute this bit of Javascript in Chrome and set the clipboard to the value of one of the variables. Essentially it is grabbing the contents ...
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reader mode on iOS Chrome?

I miss Safari’s Reader mode’s ability to cut down on website cruft, for example Medium’s banners. But I really don’t like Safari otherwise. Can I get Reader mode in Chrome? How? I tried chrome://...
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Web content is not displayed - just white screen

I faced an issue on High Sierra that seems to be similar to problems reported in other threads months or years ago such as White screen of death or Safari does not render pages, but it is slightly ...
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Browser connection breaks due to inactivity

I'm sorry if this is the wrong place to post this question but I really didn't know where to ask otherwise. My Mac isn't working properly with my new Internet router: if it turns to sleep mode, or ...
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How to change Google Chrome's address-bar-text font size (the 'https://…')?

How does one change the text for Chrome's address bar font size? I need to make it larger, more readable, especially for high-resolution monitor displays. This font size is NOT for the displayed web-...
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Import CA certificate into Chrome via command line

Is it possible to import a custom Certificate Authority (.crt) using Terminal or over SSH on macOS 10.13 High Sierra?
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How do I turn off or temporarily suspend keyboard shortcuts?

I'm using the site ShorcutFoo to drill keyboard shortcuts for Pro Tools on my Mac. My problem is that entering a shortcut such as Command+D in a practice session naturally conflicts with the ...