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Popular web browsers for OS X include Firefox, Google Chrome, and Safari.

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Web Browsers download html files instead of displaying them

Whenever I try to use browser it automatically downloads the file instead. It did not work worked in Safari and chrome as well. How can I get a browser to show the file instead of downloading it?
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Font Weights for System Fonts Messed Up in Multiple Web Browsers

I've noticed this effect in multiple web browsers and it seems to have come on suddenly. I've tried booting into safe mode, changing my display settings, and disabling all browser extensions. Here's ...
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How can I view this webpage

I have disabled all ad blockers for this page (to my knowledge!) as one can see in the settings window on top right, and yet I cannot see it: I am using Safari 13 on a 2013 iMac.
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Is there a quicker way to "Right click + Copy Image" on any browser on Mac?

I use Orion mainly since it adds a bit more screen area without going into fullscreen using their compact bar. Irrespective, a repetitive task I need during making notes is right clicking images and ...
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Why are links opening in a non-default browser?

I have two different installations of Firefox. This is done so that one installation can be automated using Marionette, while I use the other for regular web browsing. I created the second ...
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Creating a keyboard shortcut for Browser's AutoFill feature

I'd like to create a keyboard shortcut for the Edit > AutoFill > Passwords... or for almost the same path just with the right-click on an input field (in Sonoma). The problem is when I set it in ...
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iPad Pro 11-inch no audio on Quick, Draw! website with Google

When I open the website Quick, Draw! and start doodling, the speech audio doesn’t work. I can see the text typing on screen but no audio is heard. Are there any settings on my tablet that I should ...
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Save a webpage with many pictures as a pdf file

So far I have found the best way to save a webpage with many pictures as a PDF file is to use Safari, switch to reader mode then "export as pdf", much better than using Chrome and print to &...
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How can I connect my old iPad 2 to WiFi?

The back of my iPad says A1395 16 GB, which means it's the iPad 2 (Wi-Fi) from 2011 according to Apple. It's running iOS 9.1 (13B143). "About" says Model FC979LL/A. I can no longer connect ...
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Is there a web interface for iTunes?

I occasionally purchase songs from Apple via iTunes. I really like this because it gives me access to the physical .m4a files that I can manually back up to listen to anywhere, offline, even if my ...
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Set different default browser for different apps on macOS

My default browser is set to Edge but I would like that when I open links from apps like Outlook for example they, and only they, will open in Chrome. Is there a way to manage this setting per app?
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Change calling app to browser protocol - macOS?

Is there some way to make the default "Calling" app a browser? For example, I use Google Messages web app for calling + texting, through my Microsoft Edge browser. I've got it installed as ...
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How can I set "tel:" links to open Google Voice in Brave?

I want to be able to click tel: links and have them open https://voice.google.com/u/0/calls?a=nc. Here is what I have tried (based on this): Open a tab to https://voice.google.com/u/0/messages Then ...
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How do I convert a specific browser page name to just be "this page"?

With the amount of spam the Stack Exchange network has been seeing recently, I decided to reduce the number of clicks I need to flag these posts, by using a 'Watch Me Do' action in Automator. Click, ...
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Zoom In shortcut does not work in the dev tool interface of most browsers

On macOS Ventura, in the dev tools of most browsers, it’s not possible to zoom in with the Cmd++ shortcut unless you use the + of the numpad which most Macs don’t have. Curiously, the Cmd+- shortcut ...
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Can browser windows be assigned to specific Mission Control Spaces?

I usually run MacOS with three Mission Control Spaces and a distinct web browser window (Firefox) in each of them. My settings on Firefox are to open previous windows and tabs when restarting. However,...
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Smart quotes stopped working in Edge

I use Microsoft Edge (Version 114.0.1823.58 (Official build) (arm64)) on a Macintosh (Ventura 13.4.1 (22F82)) and all of a sudden, the realtime (as I’m typing in Gmail and Blogger) substitution of ...
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Browser and Mail windows get smaller just by themselves

On a new MacBook Pro M1 running Monterey. Quite often, when I move my mouse toward some windows on max size (not full screen) such as the browser (Firefox) or the Mail app, the window suddenly gets ...
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Ways for iPhone and iPad to save webpage as a single HTML file?

I’ve been using my MacBook to save the posts from a blog I’ve been reading, and I’ve been doing that by using a plug-in on Firefox that can save the entire webpage into a single HTML page with all the ...
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How to reorder the bookmarks on the home page, including the folders in Safari?

How to reorder the bookmarks on the home page, including the folders in Safari? The sort-by is not shown in the main list of bookmarks. I can reorder the bookmarks in a folder but not on the main page....
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Force Safari to enable autoplay

Since last update (Ventura 13.1), my Safari does not seem to autoplay videos anymore. I already tried to "allow all autoplay" or to disable all content blockers, but I still can't enable ...
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Enabling 120 fps on mobile Safari

I just recently discovered that you can enable 120 fps animation on macOS Safari by following these steps: In Safari, go to Preferences > Advanced and check Show Develop in menu bar Develop > ...
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How can I prevent Chrome from reopening when it quits?

When I quit the Google Chrome web browser, it automatically reopens –– it won't stay closed! I tried quitting with Chrome –> Quit Google Chrome and Command-Q. How can I prevent Chrome from ...
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Is it possible to run Chrome Browser in a virtual machine on macOS?

I have a new M1 Mac running Ventura. I personally prefer using Firefox, and I use Safari as a backup. However, I need to test a few things on Chrome. I am really reluctant to install Chrome, or any ...
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Can I select unselectable text in Safari?

I am trying to copy and paste the dimensions of this box on the USPS website in Safari. For some mysterious reason, I am unable to do so. Is there a way to select this text without changing browsers?
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Grey Bar In iPhone Chrome causing problem

I'm working on a web-app using ReactJS (using JS and material UI) that is intend to work on mobile screens. I'm facing a problem while opening it in iPhone's (iPhone 12, iPhone 13) chrome browser. ...
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iCloud Drive Favorites on iCloud.com?

With the new iCloud.com, is there a way to add a folder within iCloud Drive to the "Favorites" sidebar, so that it is accessible when one accesses iCloud Drive on an internet browser? ...
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iTerm can't steal focus from browser, but state tracks hotkey invocation

It seems that the keybinding is processed by iTerm, as soon as I click away from Brave, the hotkey window's presence is as-expected by odd-even parity of hotkey invocations, but iTerm is no longer ...
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Open link in a new window in current space

Say I have two spaces: Slack, VS Code, or some app Safari/Edge/Chrome/etc. If I click on a link in an app in 1 I want it to open a new browser window in 1. Right now it switches to 2 and opens the ...
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Apple Watch Web Browsing app

I'm finding the Apple Watch to be surprisingly capable for browsing the web! If I send myself an iMessage with a link to nytimes.com, I can log in to my New York Times account, scroll through the ...
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How to switch between browser windows with keyboard?

For other applications I use Cmd-Tab to switch between different application and Cmd-backquote to switch between windows of the same application. But not for browsers. How to switch between browser ...
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How do I debug (suspected) HDCP issues?

I have a 2021 14" MacBook Pro running macOS 12.4 (21F79) that won't display streaming video in Safari when connected (Thunderbolt) to a LG UltraFine 5K display. It does the classic thing of ...
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Stop iPhone sharing open tabs via bluetooth

If I open a tab on my iPhone using either Safari or Microsoft Edge then if Bluetooth is enabled the same tab opens on my iPad in Edge and an icon like this appears in the dock of the iPad - it's the ...
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Arrow keys not working as expected

The system is Monterey 12.5.1 and Mac Mini 2018 There are two occurance of the problem. One of them while using Finder. When I press space bar and preview files, I am supposed to switch between files ...
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What translator engine does Safari on Mac use?

Simple as that. What? (My guess is it's Deepl.com as it appears far superior to Google Translator. And to my knowledge, that is the only publicly available translator model that is better than Google'...
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Open all youtube links with different app

I'm looking for a solution on macOS to make all youtube.com or youtu.be links automatically open in another app, decided by me, like /Applications/Brave Browser.app for example. All while keeping ...
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MacOS cannot open external links with chrome but safari

I cannot open external links in Mail/Slack/Discord if I set the default browser to Chrome. I can open them with Safari though. I found the following thread explains the reason, but running every app ...
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How can I force macOS's "look up" feature to use my default browser to search?

In system preferences, I have my default browser set to Google Chrome. When I am using Chrome, if I select a word and force-click it, I get the usual dictionary pop-up, but if the word is not found in ...
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Block Incognito mode in any browser

Is there any way to close the Incognito window automatically as soon as it is opened on any browser? I am currently using the Arc browser by the Browser Company which is based on Chromium but I couldn'...
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open browser link in the same desktop

Is there a way to force opening a URL in the same desktop, when there is no browser window yet in the active desktop ? (like in linux) this solution https://discussions.apple.com/thread/4995042 does ...
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iOS 16 Safari - How do I hide the toolbar completely?

I'm on iOS 16 developer beta 3 (20A5312g), and I need to hide the toolbar in Safari completely for a specific purpose. Tapping Hide Toolbar won't hide it completely. Can I do it in Safari? If not, is ...
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How to make https://...zoom.us links open directly in Zoom app (not browser first) on Mac? [duplicate]

On mac OS Catalina, links I'm sent by calendar invites and Zoom, looking like https://...zoom.us/s/1234567, open first in a browser (Firefox) and then the Zoom app comes up. Can I somehow have the OS ...
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Make any application into a global drop down application (Quake terminal style)

I like to use a global hotkey to show/hide a terminal window. Many terminals have added support for this (originally popularized by terminal in Quake). I want to do this for other things, like a web ...
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How to change the color of the white across all applications?

With the advent of Dark Appearance (System Preferences, General) macOS became more pleasant to use on a dark room. Since Dark Appearance turns dark (or darker) many parts which used to be white (or ...
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Is Allowing Full Disk Access to Safari Dangerous?

I have created a front-end tool for work using only HTML, CSS and Js. I'm trying to have my coworkers simply open the html file in their own browsers, but the browser gives an error that requires ...
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How can I find files recently downloaded from the Internet?

I sometimes struggle to find the files I downloaded from the Internet. They don't show up in "Recent files" in Finder, and if I'm not aware of the name they are also difficult to find in the ...
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Drag / Drop email to web browser / web upload

When I move an email out of Apple Mail to Finder, the mail will be placed as eml in this directory. Thats nice and usable. But - I want to upload some emls to a web application. When I drag an email ...
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macOS web browser based on Chrome/Chromium that does not auto-update in background?

On my new M1 system I've decided to switch to the desktop Safari browser for battery, privacy, and security reasons. However, many websites are designed for Chrome/Chromium and it would be good to ...
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Limit web browser on iPad to a single web site (or a few specific sites)?

I know that iPadOS provides the Guided Access feature to limit access to a single app. Suppose that one single app is a web browser, either Safari or a third-party browser. Is there some way to limit ...
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How to make Safari open new tab as google.com

I have just started using Safari. In Google Chrome I can assign which the new tab opens. I am not sure how to make Safari open new tab as "google.com" when I click the "+" button ...
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