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Chrome Page Monitor equivalent for ipad

Is there an equivalent to Page Monitor or an app for iOS? Using ipad 4
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Browser Custom Protocol unsafe

Using other helpful answers on the StackExchange community I have a custom URI protocol registered on a client's machine. It points to a simple AppleScript that we can then change as needed. In ...
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Identify the web site loaded in web view iOS application?

I have an iPhone application that just shows a web page when you use it. I don't know the URL of the site it loads. Is there any way I can get the URL of the page the application loads?
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Save the URL in Finder as a bookmark via Automator

Since the possibility to tag files in Mavericks, I save my bookmarks in Finder to be able to tag them and find them later more quickly. To do this I simply drag the URL in Safari to a my bookmarks ...
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What happens when someone in the US clicks on a GB itunes URL?

If I provide a GB url itunes link to an app, say https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/id586088546 what would happen if someone in outside the UK, say in the states clicks on that? would it work or would ...
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Print Excel sheet with hyperlinks to PDF format while retaining links

Hej, I'm trying to print Excel 2011 sheet with hyperlinks into pdf format, but the output file doesn't retain hyperlinks. Is there a way to preserve them in output format?
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Simple Script for URI Handling

Basically what I'd like to know is how can I setup a shell script (or an Applescript or Automator wrapper for a shell script) as a protocol handler for a custom URI (so clicking them will trigger my ...
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hyperlinked text in word cant be click once made into a pdf

Im using word 2011 to create a doc with hyper linked text using cmd K this text is fine when the document is viewed in word as you can click on the text and it opens a browser to view the web page. ...
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Simple app for URL bookmarking?

I'm looking for web service or an app (or whatever) for iphone 5 for bookmarking urls from google chrome or safari browser. I don't want to use bookmarks integrated into these browsers. Does anybody ...
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Drag email from mail.app to create a shortcut, not eml

Title is self-explaining. Once I succeeded, and there was .inetloc file including xml <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www....
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Auto switch input source to English when entering Spotlight, typing URL in Safari, etc

I don't have files with non-english names, and don't type non-latin URL's, so question is how to auto switch system input source in these occasions.
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Select all hyperlinks in Pages

Is it possible to select all of the hyperlinks in a document? I want to change the colours for every link in the document but it seems a bit odd that i have to go through all of them manually.
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How do I create a SSB for Outlook web mail using Fluid?

Has anyone successfully created a fluid app for outlook web mail (aka live mail)? I've tried but either the site opens in my web browser or (after white listing variations of the site url) I get an ...
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How to set Mail.app to always open URL's in the external browser in the background?

I'm on Mountain Lion and in Apple Mail whenever I click a link in an email it opens my browser in front of Mail. I'd like to keep reading the email and open all links behind Mail, then switch to my ...
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How do I re-associate HTTP links with my browser in OS X?

I installed iTerm2 the other day, and was playing around with it. In the process I seemed to have messed up the handling of HTTP hyperlinks on my system. Sometimes (annoyingly, not every time, which ...
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Source a script from a URL in bash

I gather this should work in bash: source <(curl -s https://example.com/script.sh) or bash <(curl -s https://example.com/script.sh) or curl -s https://example.com/script.sh | source /dev/...
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safari copy only plain link

I'm copying a link from Safari, via "Copy Image Link". When I'm pasting it to some places, like Messages.app, or some input fields on the Web (not every one, but many of them), I just get a file-name: ...
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What is the easiest (fastest) way to get direct link to MP4 video on YouTube?

My Mac is rather old and has issues (many dropped frames) with playing YouTube videos in HD on fullscreen, whether in Flash or HTML5. However, playing them in VLC makes no drops whatsoever, and what ...
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How can I convince Safari to be responsible for ttp:// URLs as well as http:// URLs?

When somebody sends me a URL in an email, it is opened by Safari. But often people make a mistake when copying the links (how I do not know) and the URL starts with ttp:// instead of http://. Is ...
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Information missing from Safari location bar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix Safari 6 on Mountain Lion that doesn’t show the full URL in the address bar unless I click it? The address bar of Safari all of a sudden has stopped displaying ...
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Is there a URL scheme for the Music app that allows me to link to a playlist?

I have started using Launch Center Pro and I'd like to create a shortcut for a playlist on Music. Is this possible using the URL scheme of the app? If so, how?
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URL-scheme details for Reminders application

The Reminders application understands the reminders: URL scheme, so that you can invoke it, for instance, from Terminal as open reminders: (use of // is optional). What I'm looking for is ...
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Can Safari copy both the URL and page title during a drag-and-drop?

I frequently want to paste a URL and page title into a document or email message. When I drag and drop a URL from Safari and other browsers (by dragging the URL icon) I see the page title being ...
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Is there any significance to the dimmed text in Safari 6?

Text in the address bar of Safari 6.0 is displayed differently than in previous versions. Prior to 6.0, all text was black but in 6.0, all text after the domain is grey: Is there any ...
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Fading of the URL in Safari 6's Unified Search and URL Field

With Safari 6, the omnibar fades the non-server part of the URL, so that the actual server name is more visible. Presumably, this is to reduce phishing attacks. However, I find that the remainder of ...
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Open a specifc URL in Fluid.app

I use Fluid.app for particular websites, such as a bug tracker, or a Wiki. However, when I receive notifications in an e-mail with that URL and click on it, I'll get the page opened in the default ...
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URL to individual email

Is it possible to have an url that links to an individual email message on my local machine? So that if I click on osxmail://759847982 my mail client will open that specific message. GMail can do ...
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Fluid: when I try to login, my Fluid App launches the default browser instead

I've created a Fluid App for my favorite website. But there's a problem when I try to login to the website in the Fluid App I created: my default web browser (in my case, Safari) launches instead. ...
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Copy text from mac to ipad

I'm often reading stuff on my Mac but then I want to switch to my iPad to read it there. Is there a simple way to copy text or an URL from my Mac to my iPad?
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Open Terminal.app with directory from a given URL?

With the URL <file:///Library/Fonts> (for example in a note in NV) I can open the finder with the given location. Can I do something similar for the terminal? That is, if I write for example (...
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Complete documentation of the iOS Settings app's URL scheme

The iOS Settings app provides an URL scheme (prefs:) which can be used to open the app directly on a particular page from other apps, in particular, shortcut apps such as Launch Center. There are ...
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iOS Remote.app URL Scheme

I've discovered that Apple's Remote.app on iOS has a URL scheme. Opening remote:// opens the app. Does anyone know of any other ways to, say, open a certain playlist/shared library via this URL scheme?...
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How to obtain the direct link to a specific podcast episode in iOS iTunes Store?

My friend, on her iPhone, wants to email me an iTunes Music Store link directly to a specific episode of a podcast. She wants to do this without downloading any 3rd party apps. Problem is....at ...
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How can I open Windows network links on Mac OS X?

I started using a Mac recently in a workplace where most people use Windows. We share with each other links to work files that exist on some server here. So I may get a URL via email that looks like ...
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How can I associate URL files with a specific browser in Snow Leopard?

Until Snow Leopard URL files (.webloc files that you get when you drag a URL onto the desktop) opened with OmniWeb on my computer and some URLs were configured to open with Safari. After upgrading to ...
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Is there any way to block certain sites, eg MacKeeper?

MacKeeper (and other sites) adverts pop up on some video sites which I find very irritating. Is there any way to block specific URLs in Safari? This occurs both on Mac and iPad. Ideally, I'd like a ...