Safari 4: How to Remove CoverFlow from the Bookmarks View

Posted March 8, 2009 by Rob Rogers in Apple Mac

Safari 4 has incorporated CoverFlow into the Bookmarks view. If you find that this is a bit much for you, you can remove CoverFlow so that your bookmarks are simply listed like they used to be.

1. Open Terminal.

2. Execute the following command:

defaults write com.apple.Safari DebugSafari4IncludeFlowViewInBookmarksView -bool NO

Restart Safari. Your bookmarks will no longer be displayed in CoverFlow.

Your Bookmarks view will go from this:

to this:

To return to the CoverFlow display, execute the following command:

defaults write com.apple.Safari DebugSafari4IncludeFlowViewInBookmarksView -bool YES

 

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