Safari problem.

Discussion in 'General Mac Discussion' started by videonastie, Jun 2, 2003.

  1. videonastie macrumors member

    Jan 9, 2003
    I have been using Safari, since the start, but the lastest update, is causing me a major problem. When I visit a site the text goes all graffiti & unreadable. For example, I go onto eBay & type in a search & the font that displays my searches has gone this way. Has anyone else experienced this, if so can & how do you change it?

    P.S I've already been into the preferences, something is overriding it. I've also re-installed it???
  2. melchior macrumors 65816


    Nov 17, 2002
    you would want to be deleting the preference files in your /user/$myhomedirectory/Library/......

    you could also try in the 'Safari' drop-down menu of safari. 'Reset Safari'

    that might be enough. if you're having trouble looking for the preferences files, just do a search for 'safari' in your home directories Library folder and delete the .plist files...
  3. videonastie thread starter macrumors member

    Jan 9, 2003
  4. mangoman macrumors 6502a


    Nov 27, 2002
    Second Floor
    What exactly is 'reset Safari' ?


  5. benixau macrumors 65816


    Oct 9, 2002
    Sydney, Australia
    reset safari does the following (at least):

    wipes cookies
    wipes cache
    clears forms and all autofill
    clear history

    it may clear the preferences too but i am unsure - as uber power geek user i dont ever use such a function - i do it myself.

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