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Question: Links activating above cursor in Safari

I have noticed this on both my Macs. Sometimes in Safari, the link on which the cursor is over is not where the action seems to be happening. It seems to always be above where the cursor is. It might be activating a link a few lines above, for example. Refreshing the page seems to help. Why might this be happening and can it be avoided?

MacBook, macOS High Sierra (10.13.3), null

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Mar 14, 2018 10:09 AM in response to Gareth In response to Gareth

Go step by step and test.


1. If Safari is slow, stops responding, quits unexpectedly, or has other issues

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT203353

Section: Manage Extensions

https://support.apple.com/guide/safari/use-safari-extensions-sfri32508/mac


2. Delete com.apple.Safari.plist file and test.

Empty the Trash.

Quit all applications.

Hold the option key down and click the "Go" menu in the Finder menu bar.


Select "Library" from the drop down.


Library > Preferences > com.apple.Safari.plist

Right click on it and select "Move it to Trash".

Restart and relaunch Safari holding the shift key down.


If this doesn’t help, “Put Back” the com.apple.Safari.plist


Right click on the Trash icon in the Dock and select “Open”.

Right click on the com.apple.Safari.plist and select “Put Back”.

Select ”Replace” from the dialog when it appears.

Mar 14, 2018 10:09 AM

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