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anyone know why my separator/flexiblespace/spacer aren't showing on safari 5? do you know if there is a away to add 'em back (maybe with the plist file)?

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It means that Apple decided (for some ridiculous reason) not to include them in the customization pane anymore! It's actually easy to add them manually, though:

  1. Open ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.Safari.plist.
  2. Find the key NSToolbar Configuration BrowserWindowToolbarIdentifier.
  3. Inside that key, find TB Item Identifiers. This is a list of the items in your toolbar.
  4. Change the strings as you wish. The names of the three missing items are, respectively, NSToolbarSeparatorItem, NSToolbarFlexibleSpaceItem, and NSToolbarSpaceItem.

Once you've added the items, you'll even be able to drag them around when customizing your toolbar in Safari!

(This process is made a bit easier by the "Property List Editor" app included with Apple's Developer Tools. And, as always, don't forget to backup the .plist file before making any changes.)

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hey man, it works perfectly!!! thanks a lot!!! –  Luke Aug 16 '10 at 7:18

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