Save Screen Space By Hiding The Bookmarks Toolbar In Safari For Windows

These days there is a high craze for having a toolbar of your own (web site). Many web sites design their own toolbars without uninstall option. That gives the freedom for the users to get rid of the toolbars any time they want. Toolbars with the uninstall options are greeted well by the users in general.

It is good to have toolbars as they serve more purpose than one. It not only gives you an on-screen presence of the available options, but also makes it feasible for the user to interact with the software in question. These days, various browsers have their own toolbars to cater to the needs of their online users.

The Safari Web browser

The Safari Web browser, for example, comes with the Apple’s Mac computers. It is the default browser for the Mac. Safari is known for its simple and user-friendly interface.

Screen Space By Hiding The Bookmarks Toolbar In Safari

Photo Credit: Trogu.it/2009/02/27/come-installare-safari-4-su-linux-con-wine/

No doubt, the performance is lightning fast with Safari. The plus point of the Safari is that you can increase the space of the web page when you are surfing. A user can use the maximum space available on the screen and that augments the surfer’s experience.

How to Increase the Web Page Space

Let us now have a look at how you can increase screen space (web page) when you are surfing with the Safari. First of all, open the Safari browser window.

Save Screen Space By Hiding The Bookmarks Toolbar In Safari For Windows

Now, go to the “View” menu. You should find that in the vicinity of the top of the window. Here, you will find the “Hide Bookmarks Bar” in the “View” menu.

Save Screen Space By Hiding The Bookmarks Toolbar In Safari For Windows

First click on “Bookmarks” and then on “Hide All Bookmarks”. Once you hide the bookmarks, the command will hide whatever the bookmarks from your view. You can get more space to work with.

Save Screen Space By Hiding The Bookmarks Toolbar In Safari For Windows

Using the Shortcut

Instead of going through the above steps, you can use the shortcut keys to carry out the same process. First, hold down the “Control” “Shift” keys at the same time. Now, press the key “B”. Leaving the key will hide or show the Bookmarks bar. It is like on-off button. With “Control” “Shift” and “B” keys you can toggle to hide or display Bookmarks.

Manage the Bookmarks

If you are using lots of bookmarks classify them under various categories. You can do so by having folders. That will help to categorize bookmarks with similar content under one roof. Use folders for each category. In one folder you can then add a number of bookmarks and yet have them on the Bookmark bar.

Create a New Folder

To create a new folder click the “+” button which you can see to the bottom of the folder panel. When you click the plus button, you have created a new folder. If you want to name it, just click on it to highlight its name. Type a new name and you have named the new folder.

Clicking on the similar “+” button, next to the perpendicular line will allow you to create a sub-folder in the folder you are currently viewing.



Rekha Samavedula