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How to read text from clipboard with waiting list?

I ask you, please, if you could tell me how to read text from the clipboard with a waiting list? I want to select text (which copies itself to the clipboard with the Auto Copy extension of the Chrome ...
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How can I only show unread items in the reading list on the start page of Safari on macOS?

The Safari start page can show contents of the reading list as shown below (image from How-To Geek). Is it possible to only show unread items on the start page akin to the filtering options in the ...
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How can I delete thousands of Reading List items on iOS Safari at once?

I added a bunch of URLs to my reading list from my Mac and there is apparently some kind of bug as I now have thousands upon thousands of duplicate entries in my iPhone's (iOS 14.8) reading list. How ...
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Can I "Add to Reading List" from a link context menu in Safari?

I'm using Safari 13.0.1 on macOS Mojave 10.14.6. I can add the current web site to the reading list by pushing the sharing button and then selecting Add to Reading List. Now I want to that without ...
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safari can't reload off-line saved reading list items

I am on safari 12.0.1 and macOS 10.14.1. Safari simply cannot reload whatever I saved offline in the reading list -- the console get full of the same error message Thanks for the support.
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Safari Reading List not syncing

I am a mobile app dev, so asking something as basic as this is a tad embarrassing, but I just don't seem to understand what I need to do to have my Reading List sync between my Apple devices. I have ...
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iOS reading list doesn't work offline

When I add some webpage to my reading list (like Medium articles, I'm not able to read them if I'm offline: I have a error telling my phone is not connected to Internet. According to the ...
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iMac Safari web browser [closed]

Just updated iMac 2011 model to High Sierra, when I search website it automatically goes into reading. I then have to click that site on reading list to open page as it doesn't open in the normal ...
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Add a link to Reading List from Terminal

Is it possible to add the links to the Reading List from terminal or Alfred without opening Safari? Maybe some AppleScript snippet would do?
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Why does the website I'm putting into the reading list in Safari disappear shortly after?

When I put a website through "command/shift/D" into my reading list, that site disappears after a couple of seconds. It happens to every site I'm putting into that list and also tried to restart ...
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Remove all items from Safari 10.10.1 reading list

I wish to remove all sites from the reading list. Under the spectacles is a list of sites previously visited. I now wish to remove all sites on this list.
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Safari in macOS 10.12.2 is blinking

Not sure why some sites in my reading list is blinking/flickering. Notice those site that blinks has a blank icon. Anyone having this problem too? Happening in private mode too. Safari 10.0.2 (12602....
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How do I delete sites from Safari reading list?

How do I delete sites from my Safari reading list? There is no delete button.
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Removing items from Reading List in OS X/Safari

How do I delete items from the Reading List in OS X/Safari? Little grey X does not show up, which is what it says to click on?
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Why do I keep jumping between items when scrolling in reading list?

Why do I keep jumping between items when scrolling when reading an item in reading list on iOS?
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ios offline reading list not working

Safari has a built in feature called reading list, for a few years I used it as an alternative to bookmarks for articles. When I was looking at storage usage I saw that safari has 200mb+ for offline ...
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How to sync reading list from iPhone to mac without iCloud

I have lots of links in safari reading list on my iPhone and I want to sync it all with safari on my mac but without using iCloud. How can i do that?
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Is there a way to access my Reading List without opening Safari?

I am reading on iPad and saving to reading list. I don't like Safari on OS X and don't want to open it every time. Is there a way to access the links in my Reading List without opening Safari?
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Safari keeps deleting items from my reading list

My safari's reading list is "one shot", in the sense that if I open a URL it gets deleted, so I can just read it once. But some articles are long and I read them in 3-4 times. I’d like manual ...
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Reading List items not being marked read

I use Reading List to mark items to read later. I don't like deleting read items because I do sometimes refer back. In any case, items added to Reading List sync properly across my iCloud devices. ...
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How to adjust the margin of Safari Reading List?

iPhone Safari is wasting a lot of screen space in Reading List mode: Is it possible to adjust the width of left and right margin?
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How to backup and access iOS Safari's reading list?

I have an iPhone, with iOS 7. In Safari, I have a lot of pages saved in the reading list. How can I backup the reading list to a computer and then access it ? On a PC, I have a backup of my iPhone. ...
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Removing Items from Reading List

How do I remove items (individual or all) from Reading List on my iMac (OS X 10.6.8)?
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Add to Reading List from Mac OS X Mail

Is there a keyboard shortcut / key modifier for adding links to the Reading List from Mail? You can hold ⌘ to open the link in the background, but that seems to be about it. In Safari, you can ⇧-...
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Download reading list as csv

I'm looking to download the reading list I've been populating from iOS (I think this is stored in iCloud), preferably in CSV format. Is this possible? I don't mind getting it in another format, but I'...
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How can you mark every item in Safari's reading list as "read"?

I just want to mark every item in my Reading List as read. All 200+ of them. Is there a CLI solution, or a way to edit the ~/Library/Safari/Bookmarks.plist file to mark them as read?
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Reading pdfs on iPad without storing them permanently

I'm a software developer and my software is generating a lot of PDF reports which I know will consume a lot of space if downloaded. My clients use iPads. Is there a way they can view PDFs without ...
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How to clear ALL items from Safari's reading list?

How to clear ALL items from Safari's reading list? I have 100's of items in the list so do not want do do them individually. I tried removing Bookmarks.plist in ~/Library/Safari/ which deletes the ...
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How to get Reading List items as links

I just have a billion items in Safari's reading list and I would like the links to all of them. Is there a way to get all of the items in your reading list as links (maybe in a text document)?
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Solution/Script to automatically sync Safari's Reading List to Read-it-Later services like Pocket or Evernote?

MacOSX contextual menus allow me use Pocket [Formerly Read it later] to archive all, and also read, some of the enormous amounts of content that I come across daily on my browser of choice - Safari. ...
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How long does Mobile Safari keep read items of Reading List in cache?

In iOS 6 the Reading List features has the ability to cache pages for offline viewing. I'd like to know how long these pages stay in the ever-growing cache of articles. Since I use this feature quite ...
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Reading List in other browsers?

Is there a Reading List extension for Chrome? I have a deep, dark hatred of Safari, but Reading List seems more convenient than Pocket of Readability. Or, is there a way to access it by any non-safari ...
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Possible to search Safari's "Reading List"?

Anyone know if there is a way to search Reading List? Not necessarily the full text of the pages — but at least the titles/descriptions that you see when looking at the Reading List pane within ...
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How to mark an item as Unread in Safari Reading List?

Sometimes I want to keep an item in the Unread section of the Safari 5.1.3 Reading List after I have read the item. The All section is too cluttered to use as a place to quickly find items. I realize ...
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Adding a bookmark or a web page to the reading list in Safari causes freeze

When I try to add a bookmark or a web page to the reading list in safari it freezes. How do I solve this problem and what is causing it? Systeminfo Mac OS 10.6.8
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How do I sync Safari's Reading List between multiple Macs and an iPhone?

I would like for Reading List to automatically sync between an iMac, MacBook Air, and an iPhone 4S. The Macs are both running Lion 10.7.2 and the iPhone is running iOS 5.0. All three devices are ...
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Change title given to Reading List article

I often use Safari's Reading List functionality to save links to pdf documents from the arXiv. The URL for the particular paper -- and hence the title given in the Reading List -- is not very ...
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How can I remove a site from the reading list in Safari on my iPhone?

How do I edit the items in my "reading list" in Safari? Unlike bookmarks, there doesn't seem to be an "edit" option.
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Devs, can 3rd party apps access Safari's Reading List?

Any chance iOS 5 lets devs access Reading List in Safari? A potential Read Later option for Twitter clients, etc. I've been asking devs through Twitter for a while, but am yet to hear anything back.
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How can I sync Reading List with Windows?

Is it possible to use Safari's Reading List on my Windows machine and have it synced with the one on my Mac/iOS devices?
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