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Force Safari to save sites' autofill-blocked form data
Authored by: doggkruse on Oct 19, '04 12:22:34AM

Do you have a more detailed explanation on how you did this? I have run into the https:// problem on one of my bank sites. Pithhelm i think works like this, but i had problems setting it up.



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Force Safari to save sites' autofill-blocked form data
Authored by: atverd on Oct 19, '04 12:57:45PM

In brief. If you don't understand something than simply don't do it and ask someone who knows how to deal with a binary editor.

1. Quit Safari and you'll need HexEdit.
2. Find original (not link/alias) WebCore file in some subdirectory in /System/Library/ .
3. Make a backup of the file.
4. Open it in HexEdit, find words "autocomplete" and "AUTOCOMPLETE" (both should be surrounded by \0 !!!)
5. Replace first character of both words with some other character.
6. Save changes.

This is it - very simple hack, works fine for me with AmEx and Citi.



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Force Safari to save sites' autofill-blocked form data
Authored by: Puzo on Nov 11, '04 01:00:22PM

After recent update (10.3.6) this hack is not working anymore. Any suggestions?
Thanks.



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Force Safari to save sites' autofill-blocked form data
Authored by: Puzo on Nov 11, '04 01:23:29PM

Sorry for causing the panic! I needed to reboot the computer after I "hexed" the WebCore - all is well now :)



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Force Safari to save sites' autofill-blocked form data
Authored by: gepdog on May 15, '05 05:59:30PM

Brilliant -- and one of the best tips on this site. As far as I know, MacOSXHints is the only place this is documented. Worth noting is that it may need to be re-done after installing Mac OS X's periodic system or security updates. I applied this hack to Safari (v2.0) in Tiger, and it still works.



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