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65 views

Chrome: Separate a <div>'s content to print

This is on Mac OS X, Chrome 35 (but probably should apply elsewhere, too): I need to print the contents of a webpage/webshop that is hidden behind/under a rather unlucky div construct.. Is there a ...
0
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0answers
60 views

Sonicwall Global VPN client kills Web connection

When using this Sonicwall Global VPN client. I can successfully access the network. But when connected, I cannot use the web. Here is a video of it in action. Why does this happen and how can I fix ...
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146 views

In a Web page, how can I tick all checkboxes in selection?

I am using a webmail (Outlook Web Access). I have a Web page : in my mailbox, I have many messages. I select 30 lines. Now, I want something that would tick the 30 checkboxes that are in my ...
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1answer
361 views

Userscript to bypass websites that disable right clicking in the browser?

I'm using a website that uses the following code in their html source (as discussed here on Stack Overflow), as a way to disable right-clicking on the web page: <body oncontextmenu="return ...
4
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1answer
309 views

Redirection sends me to the same page when I press “Back”

On some websites, when you hit the "Back" button, the browser attempts to go to the previous web page, but the current page opens up again. It happens even when the original page has finished loading. ...
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0answers
41 views

How can the Web server replace on the fly the image with a Web page?

When I try to access this image directly, some Web site “Photobucket” manages to display a Web page instead. However, when the image is embedded, my browser displays it normally. How can a Web ...
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6answers
3k views

Why can't old PCs view modern sites? [closed]

The reason for this question is that many times clients, friends and parents ask me why their perfectly working old PC cannot be used online anymore. I am looking for a good answer to those people ...
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1answer
58 views

What is this extra data in the language HTTP header field?

While sniffing the headers of my browser, I see that my "Accept-Language" header contains en-US,en;q=0.5. I understand the en-US, but what/where is the ,en; for/from? And the q=0.5? This header value ...
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1answer
165 views

Can VPN see web browser usage?

If I'm connected to a wireless network and then additionally connect to a private VPN, can all my web browsing activity be logged through the VPN? if I use Safari in "Private Browsing" mode, will each ...
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2answers
69 views

What is the reason for garbage texts in browsers?

I have often seen that web pages, also sometimes the application that I am currently working on display some garbage texts in some specific areas of the page only. Also this problem is sporadic and ...
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3answers
345 views

Anonymous web browser? [duplicate]

It appears that it's easy to uniquely identify a user through all the infos returned by their browser: https://panopticlick.eff.org/ Are there ways to "anonymify" a browser like Chrome or Firefox so ...
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0answers
23 views

Video in Google's Home Page [duplicate]

On Special Ocasions , like today being Mother's day , Google puts a video like animation in its webpage. The concept of the animation is intriguing. I wish to know more details about it. So far i am ...
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2answers
78 views

The quickest way to change text font when browsing web?

I often want to set the text on my screen to some of my favourite fonts (e.g. Candara, Century Gothic, ...). To do that I use inspect element in the browser to change the css font of the element as ...
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0answers
68 views

Convert responsive web page to PDF

Couldn't decide if this is a question better for Stack Overflow or Superuser, but I'll start here. I have Adobe Acrobat 9.0 Pro, and with that, the Convert Web Page to PDF button that displays in IE. ...
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2answers
742 views

Weird font displayed on websites

I am running Windows 7 on a Dell XPS M1640 I have downloaded and installed a lot of fonts recently and I think this is were my problem began. I started to notice that some (not all) websites would ...
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2answers
655 views

Why is web text distorted?

On various websites text is distorted, this is happening in both Chrome and IE, but only to certain parts of text - the same page can show both normal and distorted text. See the two screen grabs ...
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1answer
89 views

Are there any browser limits to the length of a line in HTML?

Do any browsers (Internet Explorer in particular) have bugs relating to the length of a line in HTML source code? Assuming the source code is being optimised for HTML parsers/renderers and not for ...
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5answers
2k views

How to invert web pages colour scheme in Firefox?

I use to browse web in a dark room and would prefer if the backgrounds would be dark and text would be light instead of the opposite which is much more common. I suppose this can be achieved with some ...
1
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2answers
588 views

Is there a browser based interface for running command line on your host?

I know I can manually run it through PHP's exec() command but I was hoping if there was a ready to download and deploy PHP-based system that could act as a bridge and terminal and you can run commands ...
1
vote
1answer
323 views

How to disable keyboard shortcut on web applications?

I'm a Vimium user. So I want to operate everything in vim's way. But some web application override keyboard shortcuts. For example, gmail, JIRA, most of rich text editors and so on. It is very ...
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0answers
60 views

Weird browser behavior when opening webpage

This happens quite often in both firefox and chrome and its quite annoying. Scenario: I middle click on a link, opening a webpage in a new tab, the tab opens. The pages loads, saying "waiting for ", ...
1
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2answers
917 views

How to disable right click on certain websites

I am not asking this question from a web developer but from an end-user. I am using several web sites (google drive, evernote and so on) that have context menu that activates upon a right click ...
1
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1answer
62 views

When does a cached website refresh?

If i go to example.com [placeholder for different website] it creates the numerous cache entries in the browser for different items on the page and two entries for example.com. One of which expires in ...
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5answers
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Make chrome webpages available offline

I'm travelling today and want to do some work on the plane/train etc. I won't have access to the internet but there's a few web pages I'd like to have available for reference. Is there anyway to ...
9
votes
5answers
8k views

Command line browser with js support

Does anybody know good command line browser with js support? Ideally I need following ability: some-browser http://example.com > ~/page.html It means that cli browser download html, execute js ...
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1answer
174 views

How can I get Opera speed-dial and password management features in other browsers?

I heavily rely on Opera's speed dial and password management features. Lack of these two features is really stopping me from switching to another web browser such as Chrome or Firefox. Opera's ...
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3answers
17k views

Lock/disable the zoom on Chrome Browser

Is there a way to disable/lock the mouse/touchpad zoom in the Chrome browser? I find myself accidentally triggering ctrl-wheel or touchpad-two-finger far more often than do intentionally. As an ...
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1answer
530 views

Which browser does not support Unicode in URLs? [closed]

One time, one guy has come to the office and showed me that Polish characters in a website URL's path part was percentage-encoded. Currently, I'm looking for browser with similar behaviour for ...
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3answers
452 views

Unicode support between different OS and browsers

I would like to develop a web application that uses Unicode. The problem is that I don't know if the user supports the full Unicode set or not. Is the Unicode support dependent on the browser or the ...
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4answers
297 views

Easy solution to monitoring & blocking connections to non-malicious services, IP's, and tracking companies

Our family lives in the middle of nowhere, so the only high-speed internet available is Verizon's 3G mobile broadband. We have the highest package available, yet continually go over the 10GB limit and ...
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2answers
45 views

Tabs and Url bar on same toolbar in web browser

Does anyone know of a web browser that puts the tabs, url bar, back/forward buttons, etc... on the same toolbar by default? I know this is possible in Firefox but it never looks very good. Something ...
0
votes
1answer
558 views

OSX 10.4.11 connected usb dongle to internet but no web access, wifi ok any browser

I have a macbook running 10.4.11 and can connect to the internet using a BT dongle (ZTEUSB Modem) but cannot access any websites through any browser. I have ditched preference files, in fact anything ...
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2answers
3k views

Do web browsers cache SSL certificates?

Do any web browsers cache SSL server certificates? For example, if I change the SSL certificate on a web server, will all of the web browsers pick up the new certificate when they connect via SSL, or ...
1
vote
1answer
112 views

How to do web searches in text-only web browsers

I usually use google but whenever I load it in a text browser I have to press down several times to go to the field where you enter the search string. This is redundant. How do people use text-only ...
1
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1answer
368 views

Firefox add-on to record all web browsing

I am looking for an add-on for Firefox that would record all my browsing online and create an index, perhaps only the text of the main body of the page, so that I can later go through everything I've ...
0
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2answers
1k views

How to succeed in submitting an application on a high-traffic website

I'm curious: Sometimes there are different events, when websites cannot handle their traffic. (usually starts at precise time until sold/booked/etc.) For example: Class registration at schools, Sale ...
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votes
4answers
2k views

Why do webpages sometimes appear as plain HTML before a refresh

this has started happening quite frequently since a week or so. It is far from a major problem, but more of a annoyance. Sometime, when I go on a webpage, the page seems to load as plain HTML. Then, ...
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votes
3answers
6k views

Text renders awfully in Chrome on a PC, yet fine in all other modern web browsers

A web project I'm currently writing has awful text rendering in Chrome 15.0 on Windows and below, despite text rendering perfectly on all other modern web browsers on both Mac/PC. Internet Explorer ...
2
votes
2answers
399 views

How can I disable arrow key hijacking on websites?

Sort of like preventing websites from disabling your ability to right click. Some websites hijack the up and down arrows on the keyboard and give them a different function than what they normally do ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Web fonts not displaying correctly in some browsers

When I view certain sites I get text that looks outlined like the image below: The first font in the font-family css for this is helvetica neue. I'm on a windows machine and don't have this font, ...
0
votes
1answer
154 views

How does “Same Origin Policy” protect us?

Someone can please explain to me how does the "Same Origin Policy" feature protect us from web attacks (XSS,CSRF, etc)?
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vote
1answer
312 views

Display invisible characters in Firefox

Is there a way to visualize hidden(invisible) characters in Firefox? (or other browser) like MS Word (or other text editors) does? Say, I want to see (count) spaces, newlines, other invisible ...
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votes
1answer
691 views

What is the best cross platform keyboard based web browser? [closed]

What is the best cross platform keyboard based web browser? I have tried Conkerer only so far, but would like to try others if there are any.
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Automatically save all pages from specific site in Firefox on load

I need to go through a list of pages on a specific site so that each page content I visit could be automatically saved with some filename in a specific directory. It's a survey site that only allows ...
0
votes
3answers
8k views

What happens when you enter a URL in your browser? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What exactly happens when you browse a website in your browser. 1 First URL stands for Uniform Resource Locator. It will be very difficult to remember an IP address. ...
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votes
4answers
2k views

Block all third party domains from web pages

When I'm browsing the web, I'd like to not be tracked by any third party services like Facebook or Google. For instance, if I visit somepage.com I don't want my browser requesting things from ...
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vote
0answers
57 views

Clone web browser instance

Is there a tool/service that would allow 2 developers to browse the web on separate machines and have dev 1 control dev 2s session and the opposite, without the need for a hardcore remote access like ...
2
votes
1answer
80 views

What web browsers support non-latin hostnames 'out of the box'?

With ICANN approving the first full Internationalised Domain Names for non-latin scripts such as Arabic, Cyrillic, Chinese, etc do all browsers support these character sets out of the box?
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votes
2answers
4k views

Utilities to view web page as text only?

I'd like to view web pages as text only on occasion, without images or fancy css backgrounds appearing. Are there any Mozilla or IE plugins that allow this? I've used Readability, and it's not bad ...
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vote
4answers
16k views

Need a better Internet browser for Windows CE netbook

I just got a Windows CE 5.0 netbook (shown below). Despite being cheap I thought I could get somewhere with it. Are there any Internet browsers I can download? I know regular Firefox and Internet ...