Opening local files in Safari


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Opening local files in Safari

We know that Safari is a solid web browser, but you can use it to open more than web pages. You can also open some of the local files on your Mac. And some of this is possible because of the plug-ins installed by default with Safari, and you could see list of those by going to the Help menu and then choosing Installed Plug-ins. So you see a variety of things that allow you play media within Safari. So let's try a few of those things. I'll go to my Documents folder and I'll grab an image and I'll drag it into Safari.

So it's an image viewer. How about taking an audio file? How about a video file? So as you can see, Safari can open a variety of media files, but it won't always do it using the Open File command.

You can try, but as you can see, some of them are grayed out, meaning you can't open them up. I've already shown you that you can open up PDF files and in some cases you can open text files as well. If dragging to a page won't work, you can also try dr...

Opening local files in Safari
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Opening local files in Safari provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Christopher Breen as part of the Mac OS X Mountain Lion Essential Training

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