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Close tab by double-click in Safari

How can I close a selected tab by double-clicking on the tab header in Safari?
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Safari iOS soft wrap text on zoom in

Is there a way to get Safari/other browsers on iOS device to soft wrap text on zoom in with gestures ? On iOS devices, I tried Safari, Opera Mini, Mercury Browser, but none soft wraps the page on ...
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Where can I find a good free password protected app/service which prevents access to any adult material through the browsers?

Where can I find a good free password protected App/service which prevents access to any adult material through the browsers? I need to block all adult sites and adult content from Firefox, Chrome ...
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No Safari Developer Certificate, Windows 7

I've added safari developer certificate to 'Personal' and 'Trusted Root Certification Authority' but extension builder still shows: No Safari Developer Certificate I'm using windows 7. Any ...
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OS X Lion Safari Flash plugin issues

I'm using OS X fully updated and patched, along with Safari. A few weeks back I started noticing a Flash problem: Every time I load a youtube video, the CPU consumption goes up to 100% on one core and ...
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How to change TAB font size in ANY BROWSER

I just can't work near PCs anymore my eyes hurt - I am developer. I use browser a lot. I tried all of them: IE, Safari, FF, Chrome - they all are bad at the most simplest thing - large font size for ...
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When I download a text file in safari the results are displayed in the browser not sent to a file

When I download a text file in safari the results show up in the browser. In Chrome and FireFox the results are sent directly to a file on my computer. Is there a way to make Safari do that same ...
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Can Safari 5.1 for Mac OS display favicons for bookmarks in the Bookmarks Bar?

When bookmarking a web site, most contemporary browser will display the site's favicon next to the bookmark, both in the bookmark view and the bookmark toolbar. This is a useful feature. In the ...
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How to configure MIME type associations for Safari 5.1?

I want to edit the MIME type settings for Safari so I could use MediaWiki's method to automatically edit text in an external editor, or more specifically, so I can change the associated application ...
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How to get rid of Community Toolbar in Safari?

Every time I start Safari or Finder an error appears: We're sorry, but the Safari browser version you are currently using does not support the community toolbar. How do I delete this toolbar? ...
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Chrome won't find Gmail on Lion 10.7.3; Safari won't launch at all

Recently did a clean install of 10.7.3. Use Chrome, Firefox, and occasionally Safari. Things are fairly OK on all applications (previous upgrade without clean reinstall ended me up with all kinds of ...
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MacKeeper has hijacked my Safari Browser

MacKeeper (http:// mackeeperapp.zeobit.com) has hijacked my Safari browser. I have had to open Firefox, in order to get to the internet. I would rather use Safari, since that is where my bookmarks ...
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Camino or Safari Cache Location

I'd like to know where the default Java applet cache location is for either Safari or Camino on a Mac, because I'm trying to replace the minecraft.jar for classic with a survival test jar I got off ...
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Safari Top Sites thumbnails are not logged in

The thumbnails on Top Sites page in Safari are generated as if I'm not logged in on these sites. For instance, I'm logged in on Facebook but the thumbnail displays the Facebook login page. Is there a ...
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Is there any way to force Safari to use a different UserAgent on a per site basis?

Background: I use Safari 5.1.3 on Lion 10.7.3 on my 13" MacBook Air. I don't have Flash installed and have no intention of installing it. I frequently visit the BBC News site, which has a lot of video ...
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Get safari's search bar to use https?

In Safari, I have set my homepage to: https://www.google.com So, when I search from the homepage, my search results route over HTTPS and I also see my +1s However, if I use the Safari's right-side ...
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Google Search Results Hijacking in OS X

I'm noticing an occasional browser hijack for search results when I first click on a session in Google Search. I'm taken to a website not intended that's only in an ip address format that's another ...
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How to pause TTS in Mac Safari when not using full VoiceOver mode?

I normally use OS X in visual mode, with just the cursor and fonts a bit bigger. But when reading long web pages I do like the Text-To-Speech feature. You highlight some text and then a hot-key ...
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How can I enable touch pad scrolling on a Sony Vaio?

I mostly use Chrome or Safari to navigate and would like to enable touchpad scrolling.
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How can I limit Safari's RAM use?

Safari uses a lot of RAM. Especially when you add Safari's use to WebProcess's use: it comes to about 1.5 GB of memory (for me, anyway). How can I limit the amount of RAM Safari and WebProcess use? I ...
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How can I set Safari to clear cache and cookies on startup?

Is there a way I can set Safari to clear cache and cookies on startup? Maybe a flag I could use when launching the application, or perhaps even a bash or applescript that would delete files on the ...
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Increase Safari cache size

My ~/Library/Caches/com.apple.Safari/Cache.db is currently about 150MB. Is there some way the maximum size (or the maximum time files are kept in the cache) could be increased?
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PDFs in Safari - Can they be annotated (setting Preview as the default viewer)?

Is it possible to annotate PDFs displayed in Safari browser (setting Preview as the default viewer)?
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.mp4 video plays in Safari desktop but NOT Safari iPad

I'm redoing my website with HTML5 video and have it working fine on the desktop already. However, on the iPad, it loads, but does not play. For the video I'm using the iPad defaults in Adobe Media ...
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Is it possible set Private Browsing or Incognito as default, and log in to access history/stored logins?

I love private browsing and I always set up a private or incognito browser when I am letting others use my computer for a few minutes. I think it would be fantastic if private browsing was enabled ...
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Set SOCKS proxy for Safari

Is it possible to specify the SOCKS proxy for Safari in OS X Lion? I've got an address and port number I have to fill in there but I can't find the settings in the browser...
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How do I block access to my local storage

How do I Block access to my local storage (no cookies/ no storage/ no databases). Mac OS X 10.7.2 Safari 5.1.1
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How do I fix this missing font?

At some point (years ago?) my safari starting not having some fonts. Example is this page: http://flask.pocoo.org/docs/deploying/others/ How can I fix this?
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Safari Bug? » Double sound track when launching a YouTube video in Safari 5.1

I am desperate... Please help me with this problem Every time I launch a YouTube video in Safari [5.1 (7534.48.3) / Lion OS X 10.7.1] the YouTube page is served and the video starts (sound included). ...
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How do I make Safari automatically use a particular client certificate for an entire site?

Using client certificates with Safari present a number of problems: Safari asks to select a client certificate on each page of the site (annoying) Safari might even re-ask you to choose a ...
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Safari bookmarks sidebar

Is it possible anyhow to have a bookmarks sidebar (like the one in Firefox) in Safari in OSX Lion? The way bookmarks work now in Safari is very clumsy when you have thousands of bookmarks. If not ...
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Safari 4.1.3 is using the internet while idle

My Safari browser is using the internet connection while idle. I can see this in the Activity Monitor. When I shut down Safari, the Network usage goes to nearly 0_KB/sec. This interferes with my Skype ...
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How can I make Flash Player work with Safari?

I have had Flash installed for sometime but it no longer works in Safari. At least not for me. Other accounts on this (shared) Mac can still use Flash in Safari. Furthermore, Flash still works for ...
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Is it possible in Safari (OSX) to open multiple/selected hyperlinks at once?

I'm looking for an extension capable of opening multiple hyperlinks at once in tabs. I don't want to configure Safari to open in tabs any hyperlink clicked. I wan't to select one or multiple ...
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How do you Open a “Task Manager” (as in Chrome) in Safari?

I assumed that since both browsers are based on WebKit, that this feature would crossover, or whatnot... I guess I'm wondering if any of the Google Chrome "nerd" stuff, especially the "task manager" ...
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Migrate bookmarks from Firefox to Safari

I have a Time Machine backup from a previous Snow Leopard installation where my Firefox bookmarks reside somewhere. I want to use them in Safari in my new Lion Installation. The problem is that I ...
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Re-open previously opened tabs in Safari?

I've recently converted to Safari 5 on Mac OS X SL from Chrome 13 and was wondering whether Safari has a similar option to Google Chrome's "reopen previously closed tabs" on startup. I.e., every time ...
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Can I group tabs from the same site into one parent tab in Safari?

I'd like to have all tabs of a single website grouped into a parent tab, so that they have a hierarchical structure. Graphically, just a drop down would be good. Does it exist? I use Safari on OS X ...
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Is there a way to turn off safari's overscroll?

Alright, so safari's showing-linen-when-overscrolled thing is old and really ugly. Is there a way to disable it with an options command?
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Problems rendering images in Chrome/Firefox/Safari

I noticed recently that some web images look pixelated and gradients look dithered. PNG images seem to have "JPEG artifacts." I never had this problem before and I don't remember making any big ...
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Clear Safari HTML5 local storage on Windows

I am trying to the clear the HTML5 local storage for Safari on a Windows system. I had a look at this post but I can only find answers tailored to macs. Does anyone know how?
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Safari causes our Active Directory accounts to be locked?

I work for a giant corporation who, as typical with giant corporations, has rather lackluster desktop IT support. We run Windows XP on our machines. Our small dev group requires that we have Safari ...
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Pixelated fonts in Safari when using tap to zoom

In OS X Lion 10.7, when using Safari, I double tap content and it is zoomed. Everything works well, but some of the fonts seem jaggy. There is no anti-aliasing when zoomed. Pulling back to actual ...
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How to prevent/close duplicate tabs in Safari?

I have an extension for Firefox, "Close Repeated Tabs", and one for Chrome called "Tab Dupectomy"... but I really use Safari the most, and often have HUNDREDS of tabs open. I am desperate for a way ...
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How do I enable Smart Zoom in OSX Lion only for Safari?

In OSX Lion, there are two trackpad system preferences I like: tap with two fingers to right click, and double tap with two fingers to zoom into content ("Smart Zoom"). The problem is that when both ...
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Does the latest version of Safari automatically refresh a page when returning to a tab?

Since I got the latest update of Safari there seems to be a change in behavior. If I have several tabs open and I return to a tab after being on another one for a while, it refreshes the page. The ...
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Safari 5.1 overrides Cmd-arrows for history even when I have them set otherwise

For years, I have had custom Application keyboard Shortcuts set up for Safari, using Cmd plus the left and right arrows to navigate through tabs. I just upgraded to Safari 5.1, and for some reason ...
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Mac OS X (Lion) Safari: shortcut to focus on search input

Whenever I need to search in Safari, I have to focus on the search bar with the mouse and then type, which I find inconvenient. What is the shortcut for Mac OS X (Lion) Safari to focus on the search ...
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Turn off safari “smart cut and paste”

I'm trying to cut and paste text into a Google document while using Safari (on 10.7). When I paste the text in, a new table is created surrounding the text. This happens regardless of how the text ...
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Don't exit full screen when pressing escape in apps like Safari on Lion

In OS X Lion, pressing the ESC key exits full screen mode. Unfortunately, and especially when using Safari, ESC is used for other functions, such as in Javascript keystroke event handling. I don't ...