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#31653 - 10/26/14 08:19 AM Safari 8.0, Status Bar always dormant
Pendragon Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Georgetown, Texas, USA
Even though I have the View Status Bar enabled, I no longer see the status progressing (as I once had). Is that because the page loads before the status can be displayed, or what? Or, perish the thought, can it be moi at fault?
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#31654 - 10/26/14 12:30 PM Re: Safari 8.0, Status Bar always dormant [Re: Pendragon]
joemikeb Online
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Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Fort Worth, Texas
The little blue progress bar at the bottom of the address and search bar are working just fine on my Safari 8.0, but if the page is already cached there isn't time for it to display.
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#31655 - 10/26/14 12:56 PM Re: Safari 8.0, Status Bar always dormant [Re: joemikeb]
Pendragon Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Georgetown, Texas, USA
Originally Posted By: joemikeb
The little blue progress bar at the bottom of the address and search bar are working just fine on my Safari 8.0, but if the page is already cached there isn't time for it to display.


The progress bars work as you describe. It's the Status Bar (View > Show Status Bar) at the bottom of the window that seems to no longer work.

Clearly, I am missing something, but what?
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#31657 - 10/26/14 01:11 PM Re: Safari 8.0, Status Bar always dormant [Re: Pendragon]
ganbustein Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
It has been ages since progress was shown in the status bar. I even fired up my OS X 10.4 Tiger machine, running Safari 4.1.3, and even back then Safari had already made the switch to showing progress in the location field instead.

The change in OS X 10.10 Yosemite (Safari 8.0) is that now the progress bar is a thin line at the bottom of the location field, where previously the entire background of the location field was used as a progress bar.

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#31659 - 10/26/14 02:18 PM Re: Safari 8.0, Status Bar always dormant [Re: ganbustein]
Pendragon Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Georgetown, Texas, USA
In time, Ganbustein, I will recover from my embarrassment (asking such a dopey question), though now I wonder just what is the benefit from having enabled the "Show Status Bar". Or, why that feature (even) exists...

Sadly, confusion in Pendragonland is not unheard of.

Still, I appreciate all the help I get at FTM.
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#31662 - 10/27/14 10:17 AM Re: Safari 8.0, Status Bar always dormant [Re: Pendragon]
Ira L Offline


Registered: 08/13/09
Loc: California
Originally Posted By: Pendragon
though now I wonder just what is the benefit from having enabled the "Show Status Bar". Or, why that feature (even) exists...


If you hover your cursor over a link, the status bar will show the address of that link, and whether or not it will open in a new tab/window.
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#31663 - 10/27/14 01:20 PM Re: Safari 8.0, Status Bar always dormant [Re: Ira L]
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Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Georgetown, Texas, USA
Thanks, Ira. Finally this boy understands.

And of course, it accommodates a space in which one may drag/move windows.
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#31665 - 10/28/14 08:57 AM Re: Safari 8.0, Status Bar always dormant [Re: Pendragon]
Ira L Offline


Registered: 08/13/09
Loc: California
You are welcome.

To add to or enhance your options, there is a free Safari extension— Ultimate Status Bar—that gives you more options about where, how and what are displayed in the status bar.
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#31666 - 10/28/14 10:13 AM Re: Safari 8.0, Status Bar always dormant [Re: Ira L]
Pendragon Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Georgetown, Texas, USA
Originally Posted By: Ira L
You are welcome.

To add to or enhance your options, there is a free Safari extension— Ultimate Status Bar—that gives you more options about where, how and what are displayed in the status bar.


Do you use Ultimate Status Bar, Ira, and if so, what are your thoughts?
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#31671 - 10/28/14 05:06 PM Re: Safari 8.0, Status Bar always dormant [Re: Pendragon]
alternaut Offline

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Registered: 08/04/09
FWIW (it's been over a year and a half), Ultimate Status Bar comes up in the thread Progress Bar Mt. Lion.
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#31673 - 10/29/14 09:17 AM Re: Safari 8.0, Status Bar always dormant [Re: Pendragon]
Ira L Offline


Registered: 08/13/09
Loc: California
Yes, I use the extension. I like it because it gives me options as to how to display the information.
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#31675 - 10/30/14 03:43 AM Re: Safari 8.0, Status Bar always dormant [Re: alternaut]
Pendragon Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Georgetown, Texas, USA
Originally Posted By: alternaut
FWIW (it's been over a year and a half), Ultimate Status Bar comes up in the thread Progress Bar Mt. Lion.


Some good info there. Perhaps there's a lesson there re those who don't search first... blush

And Ira, thanks for the feedback. While I am not interested in many of Ultimate's capabilities/features, I'll still give it a go. The least I can do is give it a check ride. And if it's not for me, uninstalling should be a non-issue.
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#31677 - 10/30/14 08:56 AM Re: Safari 8.0, Status Bar always dormant [Re: Pendragon]
Ira L Offline


Registered: 08/13/09
Loc: California
Like any extension in Safari, you can enable it or not (via a checkbox) in Safari>Preferences>Extensions.
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