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On Windows, if I go to a web site that needs a file upload, I can paste a URL into the "Open" dialog box that pops up, and Windows will download the file and upload a temporary version of it to the web site.

Is there an equivalent on the Mac? If I hit ++G, and type in a URL, it says 'The folder can't be found'.

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The Go To Folder command you mention (command-shift-G) will only navigate your locally mounted volumes, it doesn't understand URLs. I've never seen anything on the Mac that has the function you specify..

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