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Questions tagged [mac]

For questions about the use of Stack Exchange specific to a Mac computer, i.e. which don't happen on Windows.

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Which Stack Exchange site is for my Mac/Chrome issue?

Apparently I made a boo-boo by asking why "Text to speech won't work in Chrome anymore" on the web applications Stack Exchange site. So... which* Stack Exchange site is the right one for this ...
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Reading single lined code snippet becomes annoying often [duplicate]

I have posted the picture, and it becomes annoying reading a single lined code snippet. I am using Chrome version 57.0.2987.133 (64-bit) on macOS v10.12 (Sierra). Why didn't Stack Overflow do ...
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Zoom gestures break hover

On MacBook, I like to zoom using gestures on my trackpad, as described here: With a Multi-Touch trackpad or Magic Mouse, you can tap, swipe, pinch, or spread one or more fingers to perform useful ...
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Horizontal scroll bar occludes text

I've been running into this lately. The scroll-bar gets stuck and makes it difficult to read the text. I'm running Chrome Version 56.0.2924.87 (64-bit) on macos.
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Bug with display of uploaded screen shots from retina displays

I have a Mac with an internal retina display and an external regular-resolution display. If I do a screen shot on my external display and upload it to SO it looks great. But if I upload the screen ...
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Text boxes don't undo properly in Mac OS (10.10.4) and Safari (8.0.7)

If I type a sentence that has an autocorrect, the undo (Command-Z) removes the whole sentence instead of just undoing the last changes (including the autocorrect change). I have used the contact form ...
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What's the keyboard hotkey for Blockquote on Mac keyboard? [duplicate]

You can usecommand+Q on Mac to write codes. But you can't usecommand+Q or control+Q to quote something, is there a hotkey to quote something on Mac keyboard?
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Mac users can't move multiple non-consecutive lines of text between chat rooms

As a room owner, I occasionally find it necessary to get non-germane content1 out of a chat room quickly. Fortunately, there's an excellent Move Messages button that works quite well. I can even move ...
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# sign appended to SO question links in Chrome

I'm on StackOverflow and when I click on a question to view the page pulls up but with a # at the end of the link in the address bar. So I am scrolled to the "Post Your Answer" textfield instead of ...
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Mac's scrollbar too big to read one-liners [duplicate]

When reading code that is a one liner and is wide enough to scroll, the Mac's scrollbars that appear is too big makes it hard to read the code, that is behind it. For example: It's not impossible ...
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Infinite loop of 'Stay on page?' popups while typing a Stack Overflow question

In Firefox on Mac OS, the 2-finger-swipe gesture is a shortcut for forward and back. This is often handy, but sometimes I use the gesture by accident. When I accidentally do a "go back" swipe while ...
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Scroll bar overflows text on Mac Chrome

In Chrome for Mac OSX the scroll bar overflows the last line of text. Screenshot: Mac OSX 10.7.5, Google Chrome Version 23.0.1271.64. In Safari it works great!
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Login to Stack Overflow impossible on Firefox

I wanted to login to stackoverflow.com with my newly created Stack Exchange account. Unfortunately, it's not possible with Firefox on Mac OSX, because the four buttons on the login page below "Do ...
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Careers 2.0 import from Linkedin fails

It used to work, but when I now tried to update my Careers 2.0 data from LinkedIn I just got error note: Unable to access your LinkedIn profile. Same thing, when I first revoke and try to grant ...
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MathJaX rendering is incorrect on Mac OS X 10.7 Lion default configuration

When viewing a Stack Exchange site such as Math.SE which uses MathJax for LaTeX rendering, using Safari on Mac OS X 10.7, it produces an incorrect rendering which appears to make everything which ...
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On Mac browsers, Command-L should select the address bar

When I view any normal site on a Macintosh using Safari, Chrome or Firefox, Command-L selects all the text in the address bar, allowing me to navigate somewhere by URL. This is similar to Alt-D, the ...
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jQuery UI effects deactivated if too many ignored tags

Original question, shortened for clarity It's been a few days that jQuery is inactive on the Stack Overflow pages I load. First I thought it was because my network was blocking some servers hosting ...