Questions tagged [web-browser]

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

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How to disable Safari top hit?

As of Safari 13.1 (perhaps earlier versions as well), Safari has changed the search bar behavior: where the first result used to always be "do a search on search engine with the text I entered", the ...
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How to prevent Continuity / Handoff app icons in Dock?

Sometimes I open my iPhone while working at my Mac. This often triggers a Continuity / Handoff app icon to suddenly appear in my Dock: Safari From iPhone I find it extremely irritating to ...
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How to make Safari display forms on web pages correctly

In Safari, it is often the case that web-form show up in such a way that the text doesn't fit. Safari then inserts "..." in the text box (or combo-box, as the case may be). This happens on many ...
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Can the Show/Hide timing of the menu bar be adjusted?

When using a browser with multiple opened tabs in full screen mode, the menu bar is constantly blocking my access to the tabs, because my gesture to the tabs area bounces off the top of the screen ...
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Change page up / page down speed or disable animation?

I do a lot of scrolling in Safari. I often end up hitting space bar to jump across just the right sized blocks. I just looked into it now and I wonder, is it the exact same action as page down? Anyhow....
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set default browser (all users) from CL?

Is it possible to set the default web browser for the computer (i.e. for all users) from the command line? If I understand correctly, individual users' browser preferences are stored in ~/Library/...
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Java won't work in Chrome/Safari/Firefox, but does in Terminal

I've updated to Oracle's 1.7 64-bit beta, and this is what my Java Preferences window looks like (you will note that the webapp checkbox is checked and I've restarted my machine since checking it): I'...
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Changing webpage encoding in iOS

Some webpages are encoded differently and not well-configured, so they may show up completely jumbled. One example is this page, originally in Japanese: http://immanuel.sakura.ne.jp/hoby/osakaben/...
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Rendering MathJax Codes In Chat Rooms With Some iPad Web Browsers

Introduction For rendering MathJax codes in chat rooms, a JavaScript code has been written in the installation page. This code works perfectly with well-known iPad web browsers such as Safari and ...
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Different event handlers for different apps?

Is it possible to have different applications open links in different browsers? For example, I would like to have all links in Thunderbird open in Firefox, while links in Mail should open in Safari. ...
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Safari opens new tab with rapidly changing URL

Potential virus Hi I recently went to a streaming website and after watching a movie I went on and did other things like surf the web But two hours later in a next safari tab I noticed that It had ...
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Stop Resize On Text Drag

Before upgrading to High Sierra, for many years prior, it was possible to highlight text (e.g. in Chrome), drag it over another application (e.g. Preview), and then hit escape without anything ...
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Browser Ghost Image Briefly Appears

I am regularly seeing the top edge of another Chrome browser window in the bottom right of my Macbook Air screen (OS 10.11.6). I can't see enough of the window to view the contents, but it only last ...
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Where to find “Up Next” on tv.apple.com?

I have a MacBook running High Sierra, so I don't have the Apple TV application. I use a web browser (Google Chrome in particular, but it doesn't seem to matter) to watch the shows on tv.apple.com. But ...
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Some iPad web browsers do not render some MathJax codes

As we know, well-known iPad web browsers such as Safari, Chrome, Firefox, ... support JavaScript, which is needed for rendering MathJax codes on many websites like Stack Exchange. However, I have been ...
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How to fix ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR for only one specific site

Working on a site for a client, and for some reason I keep getting the "can't provide a secure connection" error in ALL browsers. Everyone outside me seems to see it fine. If I log in to my work ...
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Cannot reset Chrome (Mac)

I've been getting a problem with Chrome where it keeps crashing when I try to refresh a web page. Bear in mind this only appears to happen on a local .html file that I'm building. So I tried to reset ...
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Some sites show illegible numbers after Catalina upgrade

After upgrading to Catalina I noticed that some sites were showing this weird text. It looks like the site is showing characters that are not supported by the font, but this is not just one site, it ...
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Chrome 76 text highlight bug

I am running Google Chrome 76+ on macOS Mojave 10.14.6. I have come across an issue where highlighting text in the browser will fail randomly. I ran into it enough times that I started trying to ...
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iPad Pencil touch triggers immediate screen movement instead of a click

On our new iPads using Pencil, whenever our users touch the browser window, the screen starts to scroll/move. But what we expect is that it triggers a click the same way as if you had used your finger....
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Opening specific URL in a not-default browser no matter from where it's called from (without using Choosy app)

I need a certain URL to be always opened in a browser that's not systems default browser. Problem is, that this should happen even if the URL is called automatically from within a hardcoded 3rd party ...
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View App Preview Video from App Store with web browser

There is a web preview out there, but that is different from the App Store app directly on an iPhone. E.g. I can't watch the video, which some app developer offer to show/explain an app. See App ...
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Broken link to iTunes keeps opening tabs on Firefox

What is wrong with this link? It keeps opening tabs as fast as it can. Warning, if you click on it do not blame me: itmss://itunes.apple.com/us/app/video-compressor-just-set/id825584875?mt=8&ign-...
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Websites displaying as mobile on all browsers in MacOS

For some reason, numerous websites started displaying as mobile on my MacOS machine today, in all browsers, even browsers I never use like Safari. The agent header I'm seeing in Chrome is: Mozilla/5....
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Spotlight internet search with non-google search engine

I would like to be able to search DuckDuckGo from spotlight. I am aware that pressing ⌘ + B in spotlight will search the web in your default browser (I use Firefox), however this always defaults to a ...
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Can i somehow check my iPhone safari browser history with exact time?

I'm in court and I need to confirm by law something and the only way I can do it, is to offer the exact time I checked for a particular web page on that day. Can someone give me a software or a trick ...
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Deep linking chrome though Safari

I am new to this so this maybe a trivial question but I have a private web app that would like to deep link the chrome into it so when users visit it on safari I could give them the option to open ...
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Clicking on a button in Safari using AppleScript

I know there are several topics with tutorials for clicking links/buttons on webpages with AppleScript, but unfortunately none of them worked for me on this specific website. The website contains ...
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How do items in the 'Applications' folder get on the path?

How does the 'Applications' folder get on the path? For example, I installed Chrome browser into the Applications folder on my Mac and I can type chrome at a bash shell prompt to start it. Now, if I ...
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Window-shadow causes weird bugs in Google Chrome

I'm coding a website, just with a text editor and my browser. I use Sublime Text 3 and Google Chrome. When I hover my text editor over my browser, the background color of my site gets a bit darker in ...
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How to have Safari restore form data?

I want to have Safari restore form data when restoring my session. This should be native, but Safari does not have this — yet. The extension Lazarus looks great. But it does not work. I have also ...
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browser extension recommendation for low speed high latency service

I'm on a satellite link. The minimum latency for a round trip packet is 700 ms. I've seen it take as much as 10,000 ms. If I have a single browser window open and type 1 character into a search ...
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Mouse pointer disappears in web browser

I have this issue and from what I discovered a lot other people do - my pointer disappears. I can see stuff beneath reacting to the movement, but the pointer is gone. It happens rarely, but is ...
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Browsers won't load pages other than Google and Gmail

I have a MacBook with OS X 10.6.8 and I am getting "no data received" on Google Chrome, "the connection was reset" on Firefox and "cant open the page" on Safari. Google search engine works on Chrome ...
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Can i set a different default browser for a specific dekstop application?

In relation to this question: How can I set the default browser depending on time of day? Is it possible to set a different default browser only for a specific desktop Application such as Slack or ...
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Why can no iOS app other than Safari play audio web content in background?

Firefox, Google Chrome, Telegram... Whenever I start playing web audio in an app that is not Safari and then lock the screen, playback invariably terminates after 20 seconds. This happens with various ...
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How to prevent text replacement from being triggered by alphanumeric characters?

I have some text replacement shortcuts configured in my keyboard settings, such as for example ur -> you are. They generally work fine, but in some cases they are not triggered only by spaces or ...
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how to recover an HTML file from cache?

Using Firefox on MacOS. I want to recover an HTML file I might still have on the browser somewhere, because I deleted it by mistake on the server. Is there a way to do that? I know the exact url, and ...
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Is There Any Means to Enable Use of Chrome Extensions (.crx and likes) on iOS?

I searched a while, on a Yandex and Google but to no avail so I'll ask: I'm trying to use Chrome Extensions on an iPhone, not an easy task. I wonder if there's some solution that's not so known? Like, ...
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MacBook Pro 2,2 OS X 10.7.5 and Java

Is it possible to get Java working inside a web browser? I have Chrome and Arctic Fox installed. The issue I have is that certain web pages wont load and/or work correctly... Mainly docker web GUIs ...
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Can I change the browser resolution on a mac with retina display?

I have to use a virtual desktop client for my job and the client sets the resolution of the stream to the resolution of the browser, which is substantially less than the number of pixels available (...
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3-finger link previews: are you “visiting” the link?

With the "Look up & data detectors" setting turned on, you can three-finger tap links in Safari to open a preview of the link. Many articles online announce this feature, but don't say ...
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Chrome: when opening Youtube links, the video pauses after 1 sec, have to click play to continue

When I click a Youtube link in Chrome, it opens a tab with that particular Youtube link and starts playing. However, for some strange reason, after playing for about 1 second it pauses the video. I ...
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How to get mailto links working properly with Outlook webapp in Fluid?

There is a handler for gmail in Fluid by default. I need one for the Outlook webmail client. I have set up Mail app to point to the Outlook Fluid app (how to here). I searched for similar questions ...
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Open iTunes links in Web Browser

On Google Chrome running on Windows 10, is it possible to open iTunes links in the browser rather than trying to open the iTunes desktop client? I don't want to start this heavyweight software for the ...
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Control data usage of Safari and other Web browsers on Mac

I find that Web browsers like Safari tend to consume data even after my Web pages are loaded sufficiently to be browsed/read. May I know why? As an example, I use TripMode to control the data usage ...
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Is there a way to select text squarely or vertically (not just in Preview)?

I want to select text in the browser that is grouped in columns, it would be useful to be able to just select text (or objects) in a certain column, but selection is done horizontally only. I know ...
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What is causing my browsers to require multiple clicks?

As of about a few weeks ago, I'm finding that I need to often (not always) click on links multiple times before they activate in my web browsers. The details: it happens in both Chrome and Safari ...
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Standalone app from url run in Chrome conflicts with Chrome itself

The standalone app from http://music.google.com made by this script conflicts with the Chrome browser: although the app uses a name „Music“ from info.plist in a dock, it continues to identify itself ...
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Why does Google Chrome fail to draw tabs correctly when the Discrete graphics adapter is in use?

Google Chrome fails to paint browser tabs correctly while the Discrete graphics adapter is in use. I have an Early 2011 15" MacBook Pro running OSX 10.10.5 (Yosemite) and am running Chrome Version 53....