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WebApps override my custom shortcuts

I am having some issues when trying to use my PC keyboard on my Mac. I decided to get back my keyboard because it is too uncomfortable to use the typical Cmd + C/X/V/Z/F commands. What I did is to map ...
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Why I can no longer create *separate* Gmail Desktop apps?

I used to have a few "Desktop Apps" for Gmail created as shortcuts, following these steps: ⠇(top right) > More tools > Create Shortcut > Open as Window I'd then have one app per ...
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Creating shortcuts to the same web app from 2 different chrome profiles override each other

In Chrome, I'm trying to create 2 shortcuts of the same app (mail.google.com) from 2 different profiles. The problem is that the last shortcut overrides the previous. In Ubuntu it worked OK - got 2 ...
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Mac File Upload Dialog Disables Allowed Files

So a few of my mac users are having an issue where when using Mac Safari or Chrome (latest versions) when they try to use our upload features then in some cases allowed files such as pdf, xls, png, ...
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Can a website access Apple Health data?

Apps on the phone can. Is it possible to use that health data on a website? Reading the docs (and I don't understand them well yet), it seems like there could be an option if it was a clinic record? ...
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Kiosk app for iPad that allows using a client side certificate

My web application is demanding a client side certificate to be installed. When opening the web app from a browser on my iPad, I'm prompted to allow using the certificate and all works well. Do you ...
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Glyphboard copy and paste not working on iPhone

Glyphboard is a fantastic website I've used for years to get quick access to characters that can't be typed from the standard iOS keyboard. Recently, when I tap a character in Glyphboard to copy it, ...
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Web app opens in browser on some devices

I have a few hardware-identical iPads with the same (latest) iOS version on them and on 2 out of around 10, a web app opens in the browser UI instead of the standalone UI. On all other iPads, it opens ...
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How to make Web Apps appear as First-Class Mac Desktop Citizens

I keep ending up with a myriad of open tabs in Chrome. It is a pain to switch between them compared to switching between regular mac apps. So I would like be able to pin them to the task bar ...
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macOS, launchctl and dnsmasq for localhost domain spoofing

I am usually a Linux user, but I would like to test my mojolicious webapp on a macOS system. thus, I would like *.test *.*.test and *.*.*.test all to resolve to 127.0.0.1, where my webapp is eagerly ...
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Safari browser support for offline web apps

I've been doing research into what solutions are out there for using iOS Safari browsers in terms of offline capabilities with web apps. Many articles and sources I've come across don't seem to ...
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How to have Single App mode for a web app on an iPad using Apple Configurator 2?

I would like to have a web app to be the only thing you can use with an iPad. I managed to make the website (a simple HTML file with lots of integrated JS) open full screen when added to the home ...
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Does HTML5 offline webapp still work in Safari / iPad / iPhone?

When I search Google about HTML5 offline features I can only find some answers dated 2010 / 2011. Nothing recent appears. Besides the web app behaves erratic on iOS: sometimes it will work, even when ...
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Unnable to start new WebApp with webappctl on OSX Server

Question Is there anything else needed other than creation of "mywebapp.plist" in the "/Library/Server/Web/Config/apache2/webapps" and starting it with "sudo webappctl start" command in order to ...
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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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Planning to test our web application in Safari/Windows 7 instead of Safari/OS X & iOS

We got a recommendation to test our web application in Safari for OS X and iOS (iPad). Instead of using a MacBook/iPad will it be the correct way to confirm the compatibility of Safari OS X and iOS if ...
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What is the Default Location of Photos in Photo application?

I see many photos in Photos application. However, I cannot add them to my mails without knowing their exact location. I am using El Capitan. Of course, I can take a screenshot of originals always but ...
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How to connect to my web app running on mac over WiFi?

I have very recently switched to mac, so i am a bit lost here... I am running a test web app (Spring Boot app) on my mac now and I need to connect to it over WiFi form another device. Now, when the ...
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WhatsApp Web in Fluid throws JavaScript exception

When I'm starting the WhatsApp web client in a Fluid app, this JavaScript exception is thrown: [Error] TypeError: undefined is not an object (evaluating 'e.getDatabaseNames') U (...
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Can I deploy my Django site to OS X Server?

I want to run my Django website on OS X Server 3.2.1 running on Mavericks. These more detailed considerations arise from my question. Can I deploy into OS X Server 3.2.1 without interfering with ...
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Auto-fill username and password in Fluid.app webapp

I'd like to have my Fluid.app webapps auto-login to various sites (Gmail, DropBox, etc.) using passwords stored in AgileBits 1Password.app. I'd appreciate directions or suggestions on how to go about ...
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Firefox keyboard conflict: Command key, Control key, and Contextual Menus

I am using OSX 10.8, Firefox 17, and ruTorrent, a front-end webapp that displays a list of files on a server. Clicking on files while holding down the command key only highlights the newly clicked ...
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Web development on PowerPC

I'm interested in LAMP stack and Nodejs stack for PowerPC (iMac g5). Do they exist for Mac OS X 10.5.6 PPC?
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Do people actually add webpages to their home screen?

Many web apps and even websites like to prompt users to add their page to their iPad's home screen. This is particularly useful for web apps since if the website is launched from the home screen, it ...
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How do I create a SSB for Outlook web mail using Fluid?

Has anyone successfully created a fluid app for outlook web mail (aka live mail)? I've tried but either the site opens in my web browser or (after white listing variations of the site url) I get an ...
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how to use ipad to access webserver on macbook air

my webserver software is nginx which runs very well on macbook air using mac os x 10.7.5 when i go to http://myapp.localhost on my macbook air, i can access my website perfectly which is running on ...
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How do I enable cache in iPad

I want to be able to use an HTML5 WebApp, but my iPad won't cache the manifest. The WebApp works on Android and BlackBerry devices, so I know it's not the code. And is it different for the various ...
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Is there a plug-and-play card swiper for iPad to get data from the card?

We are in the process of assembling iPad kiosks. We are not writing an iOS app, iPad will just have a bookmark to a web application that will be hosted on our server. As far as the user is concerned, ...
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How to fix "Webmail is turned off. You can turn it on by using the Server app on the server." on Lion Server?

I am trying to enable webmail for my Mac OS X Lion Server (10.7). I have enable both the Web and Mail services in the Server application, and have checked the box for WebMail under the Mail service. ...
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Run html+css+js application as a Mac OS X app

I'm completely new to development for Mac OS X but I want to have a Mac desktop app for my own small project. What I have in my mind is to have web application (will use the same app running on the ...
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Fluid: when I try to login, my Fluid App launches the default browser instead

I've created a Fluid App for my favorite website. But there's a problem when I try to login to the website in the Fluid App I created: my default web browser (in my case, Safari) launches instead. ...
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Is Apple throttling web apps on iPhone?

According to the Register Apple is throttling web apps: If a web app is run from the iOS 4.3 home screen – in other words, if it is saved to the screen alongside local apps downloaded from the ...
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Can a webpage appear in iOS Safari without any Safari UI even if someone visits the URL in the browser? [closed]

I have a web app added to the home screen of the iphone. is it possible to open this web apps added to the home screen if someone visits a URL in safari. i'm aware that the web app added to the home ...
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Multi-finger Capable iOS Web App

Some time ago, I had a bookmark on my iPhone for a WebApp I believe to be called "Sparkie". It was a web app that would display electric arcs for every finger that tapped the screen, and would draw ...
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