No favicon in Safari, so how do you drag web address?

Discussion in 'OS X Yosemite (10.10)' started by matrix07, Aug 30, 2014.

  1. 53kyle macrumors 65816


    Mar 27, 2012
    Sebastopol, CA
    There is a toggle in the "View" menu that says "Show Favorites Bar," or you could:

    A) Press Shift-Command-B
    B) Just add a bookmark with Bookmarks>Add Bookmark... or by pressing Command-D.
  2. phrozend macrumors member

    May 14, 2014
    another solution is to click the adress-bar. a proxy icon will show up on the left side of the bar that you can interact with.
  3. tkermit macrumors 68040


    Feb 20, 2004
  4. matrix07 thread starter macrumors 601


    Jun 24, 2010
    Ah... Thanks.
    Another extra step but I guess won't waste time much.


    I guess you can do that, but you need to click until the address is selected, right?

    I don't mind losing title bar but I dragged a web to desktop often. Just don't like all this extra step. Apple should include favicon when you opt for showing long web address. It would be perfect.

    OSX is not iOS. I understand why in iOS we have short web address and it's centered. In OSX We actually drag things around. Little things like this make me think Apple had lost their magic a bit.
  5. ecschwarz macrumors 65816


    Jun 28, 2010
    Dragging the URL without selecting the text itself works just like the's a weird way to handle that, but it works the same way the favicon did in older versions. Clicking it will then let you select the text and figure out what to do with it...
  6. matrix07 thread starter macrumors 601


    Jun 24, 2010
    Really? Well, that's really weird but a happy surprise.

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