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Is it possible to activate whichever mail client is connected by default to a mailto link in applescript?

So I have an apple script that sends an email via the mail app. I didn't make it myself though. tell application "Mail" set newMessage to make new outgoing message with properties ...
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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 ...
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Unix “ln -s” command not permitted in OSX El Capitan Beta3

I was installing nodejs for Symphony and I don't know why happend this but i need to solve it. Anyone knows why? MacBook-Pro-de-XXX:~ XXX$ sudo ln -s /usr/local/bin/node /usr/bin/node ...
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WhatsApp URL scheme

Can't get the Whatsapp url scheme to work. Something as simple as whatsapp://send?text={{Hello World!}} sends me to the last chats window where I can select a group/contact and I get a ...
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Script, Workflow, or shortcut to change URL

My work has a proxy service that I need to use to access certain websites. Basically it adds extra parts the website url (after I've logged in)- I need to add something like proxy.go.com right before ...
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URL for Omnifocus Context

I would like to use a URL in Launch Pad Pro to open the "Home" context in OmniFocus whenever I get home. I know to get to a perspective you use: omnifocus:///perspective/PerspectiveName But I've ...
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How Do I Fully Flush Cached Redirects From Safari?

I have a device with a web-based control panel, and accidentally set it to redirect all http pages to https, even though some don't work over https. Although I've since corrected this, Safari seems to ...
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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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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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How do you remove a hyperlink from a cell in Numbers '08 version 1.0.3?

I have an address in a cell which is hyperlinked. I've also searched other posts on the topic and the selecting text and "right-clicking" does not bring up a menu with how to remove the link. I'd ...
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Reformat URLs using Applescript or Automator

Currently I have a process that downloads image URL from a website. Then I filter out URLs I don't need and am left with a list of good image URLs. I want to reformat these URLs by adding [IMG] ...
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Display Photo from URL in iOS 8 Today View Widget

I've got a old web cam that takes an image every 5 minutes and uploads it to an FTP site (which I can access from an http url). I'm looking for a simple iOS 8 today view widget that I can point to ...
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Base64 strings in URL

I'm having a problem with Base64 strings in URLs in El Capitan. I'm sending notifications from a web platform to its users. Those emails are plain text and contain links to messages. I have tried ...
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Launch Center Pro URL-scheme syntax for launching an action

Recently I've been using the Workflow app to create home screen shortcuts that launch third party apps via their respective URL-schemes. This avoids the annoying initial time it takes LCP to load up ...
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Batch download URLs from a .txt file

I have a .txt file with URL's on a separate line. http://www.apple.com http://www.google.com http://www.reuters.com I would like to download these webpages as a page source (a .html file) so I can ...
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Get address from Safari url bar before automatic redirection

Step 1 I visit a web site. Eg: mysite.com Step 2 I click on a button on this website and it brings me to mysite.com?var=1 Step 3 The website redirects me automatically to mysite.com/test after 0.5s ...
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How is the tab chosen when opening a link from an external location?

I have Safari open with 111 tabs open. I clicked on a URL that a friend sent me on Skype. Safari opened the link in a random tab that wasn't selected, and was neither the first or the last one on the ...
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Safari handling of feed: URLs

When clicking on feed: links (e.g. feed://feeds.arstechnica.com/arstechnica/index/), newer versions of Safari (guess it's since version 8) keep asking me, whether I want to add the feed to my Safari ...
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Have URL scheme handled by shell (or other) script

I want to create a custom URL scheme, say x-camptown-races-sing-this-song-doo-dah-doo-dah, such that when I open a URL such as x-camptown-races-sing-this-song-doo-dah-doo-dah:foobar, it gets handled ...
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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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Safari: How do you get page titles back?

This is what the top of my Safari page looks like right now: I think I have around 90 tabs open. That's how I work, I multitask. What made Safari stand out as a browser used to be the fact that no ...
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Unset iTerm as the https:// handler

I made iTerm the default handler for a number of protocols that it doesn't know how to handle. How can I unset these protocols? And how can I set them to be handled by Chrome? So far I have tried ...
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How can I create a custom behavior for a URL scheme?

I would like a specific URL scheme, magnet:, to run a command in Terminal. For example: magnet:?xt=urn:bKKH Would execute: myCommand "magnet:?xt=urn:bKKH"
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How can I make Apple Mail show the URL (in mails) when I hover over a link?

There is a related question for Safari but I am interested in a solution for Mail. The ⌘/-shortcut trick does not work for me, as there is no statusbar entry in view-menu. I use OSX 10.10.5, and I ...
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How can I open an application URL?

How can I open application URLs in Terminal or Alfred? My Problem: I use Airmail2 as default mail client as well as OmniFocus 2 to organize my work. Airmail2 allows to copy application URLs via ...
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Opening Google/YouTube URLs in Chrome by default when Safari is default browser

Safari is my default browser, and I like it that way. But I want to open Google URLs (Google Docs, YouTube, etc.) in Chrome by default, e.g., when I click on a link in Mail. Is there a system-level ...
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Apache running on Yosemite not working as expected

I plan to use both /Library/Webserver/Documents and ~username/Sites/. I have phpmyadmin folder in /Sites directory. If I go to http://localhost/~username/phpmyadmin it works, but if I go to ...
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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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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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How to manually create a working .webloc file?

So I created a .webloc file using a .vncloc file as a template (standard xml/plist format), but instead of opening in a Safari window, it is downloading the html of the website into a file. My goal ...
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How can I edit a long URL in the Safari browser on my iPad 2?

I'd like to be able to edit a long url in the Safari browser on my iPad 2 running iOS 8.1.1. I can select it, but I can't scroll through it to add or delete something on the end. I generally ...
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How can I see a url link inside a PDF file opened in Safari or in Preview without open that link?

I've got a PDF file with an Image inside that has a url link to a page. I need to see that link without opening it. I expect to see this link when I move the mouse on the image, but I can't see it ...
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How can I open a Google Maps URL in Apple Maps?

Is there a way for me to convert a Google Maps URL to an Apple Maps-friendly format so it opens in the correct place? I might be in the minority, but where I am, Apple Maps offers vastly superior ...
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What's the easiest way to copy the URL of a traditional HTML frame in Safari?

As much as I hate HTML frames, a vendor uses a documentation platform that makes heavy use of them. Whenever I search for a documentation page, it displays in a frame, and I would like to be able to ...
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Apple Knowledgebase pages often blank

This seems to be rather hit & miss, but often a link posted on SE leading to support.apple.com/kb/[reference code] seems to just give a blank page, as though it neither loads nor times out. ...
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iOS 8 Safari in Iphone, appending to autocompleted url

In iOS 8 Safari, when it autocompletes a url one begins to type, it would be useful if we could move the cursor to the end of the autocompleted url so we can append more path and file info. Is it ...
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Get full url address on Safari

In Yosemite, the new Safari "hides" part of the URL, how could I show it without going to the address bar every time? e.g. ...
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Create PDF hyperlink on iPhone app

I am looking for a way to create a hyperlink in a PDF file that links to another page in the same PDF. Are there any apps that have his functionality? I use Goodreader but can't see how to ...
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Office Word 2011 for Mac scrambles hyperlinks with different schemes

I have a very urgent question. I made my dad buy a MacBook Air just 3 days ago, I configured it completely and installed Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac, so far so good. There is only one bad ...
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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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How to 'linkify' plain text URLs (locally) on the Mac?

I'm copying a slab of plain text that contains URLs into an RTF file in TextEdit, which I am hoping to automatically, (as there are a lot of them in the text), 'linkify' into rich text hyperlinks - ...
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My link is lost upon second pdf compression

I had a large 3 GB Pages document that was compressed twice into a final 7 MB PDF file in order to e-mail it without loss in resolution and color. Unfortunately, during the second compression, one of ...
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What URL does Facebook app use for data?

I want to block the Facebook app on my iPhone. I've blocked facebook.com in restrictions and every single Facebook URL for servers I can find - this works great in safari, but open the Facebook app ...
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iTunes link not working

So there's that app I found from my PC and should like to download: http://www.itunes.apple.com/jp/app/id666206963 When I click the link, my device asks me if I want to open it in the app store, ...
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Creating a URL that always opens in Chrome

If I want to ensure a URL, if clicked, will always open in Chrome (instead of the default browser) can I do that by modifying the header? For example, I can get URLs that always open in Evernote, ...
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Is there a way to get Mavericks to mount AFP URLs the old way, by mounting the share point, and not the enclosing folder?

Before Mavericks, if I clicked this URL or pasted it into the Finder's Connect to Server dialog: afp://server.example.com/Share/Path/To/Folder/File.txt The server's "Share" share point would mount ...
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Cross opening URLs between computer and mobile phone?

I am looking for a solution that would allow me to cross-open an URL between computer (OS X) and phone (iPhone). Here is the use case: using the iphone to barcode scan an QR code that opens an URL ...
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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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Automator list of urls - no results

I have a list of URLs as input, and I'm trying to get image on the pages in order to download them. I'm filtering the text and passing it to the 'Get Image URLs from Webpage' action, but it's not ...
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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 ...