If you’re at all like me, you get very annoyed at little things 🙂
Let’s imagine you love to browse with Chrome on your beloved Mac and you frequently visit Facebook. So you type the letters
fa in your browser’s address bar and *bam!* the URL auto-completes to read
It truly is a wonderful thing. But sometimes, it’s not so wonderful.
Some users are reporting that when you first startup Safari or Chrome on a Mac the browser may take a while to load those auto-complete gems from your history. That’s not good when you’re used to typing
fa and rapidly pressing
Oops! Now you’ve just asked your browser to visit
fa (which does not exist) and from this point on
facebook.com will show up as the second auto-complete option. Yikes! How do we remove that darn
fa entry now showing above the actual entry we want?
There is hope.
On a PC everyone seems to have the answer. You simply highlight the entry and press Shift + Delete. But us Mac users have an extra step that no one seems to be talking about.
On a Mac, you need to highlight the entry and then press Fn + Shift + Del. Now, you might need to wait a bit, or restart the browser to see it removed but I found it to work perfectly.
Did this work for you? Let me know in the comments.