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Uniform Resource Locator. The address of a resource on a network (Internet) that includes the protocol, the domain

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Clipboard does not copy URL properly

I am trying to copy this url: https://preview.themeforest.net/item/byron-construction-and-engineering-wordpress-theme/full_screen_preview/28520387?_ga=2.75926102.272258780.1641055757-495160342....
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Is it possible to create a link/URL to a particular mailbox folder in Mail?

I would like to link to a particular email folder so that when I click a URL file in Finder or URL link in another application (such as Notes), it opens the email folder in Mail for me. Is this ...
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mac OS/iOS FindMy URL scheme: Possible to open a specific person/device/item directly?

Using the URL schemes findmy://friend or friends findmy://devices findmy://items opens the FindMy.app with the respective tab. But has anyone figured out whether it's possible to also activate/mark ...
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Apple mail can't open links in Firefox because Classic environment is no longer supported

I use Firefox as my default browser on macOS Catalina version 10.15.7. Yesterday I used brew to upgrade Firefox to the latest version: brew update brew upgrade firefox After the upgrade, Firefox ...
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Move set of open Safari windows/tabs to another Mac

I have a bunch of windows & tabs open in Safari. I want to view all the same windows and tabs on another Mac. ☞ Is there a set of URLs or bookmarks somewhere used by Safari to remember open ...
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Email link to a local file (e.g. file://User/...)

This has been asked before, but the only solution I've seen requires the recipient to install some software (e.g. lincastor), which doesn't work for me. Any better ideas?
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Stop Apple Notes in iPad auto creating unnecessary hyperlink on handwritten text

This is happening sometimes when I start drawing on ipad notes
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Open a URL with parameterized query arguments (URL-encode)

I need to invoke a custom URL for a macOS GUI app from a terminal (shell) command. I also need to be able to pass arguments to the URL's query section. It might look like this: path=/Volumes/MyDisk ...
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How can I get an URL shortener in mail.app?

I want to add short URL in my email letterhead. Is there a way to do it in mail from Apple ? I know it's possible in Gmail but doesn't know in Mail. My version is 9.3 in El Capitan.
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Google Sheets link to cell in same sheet not working in iOS

I am working on a shopping list spreadsheet and I want to have links near the top of the spreadsheet to quickly jump the main category sections or store names (e.g. Frozen, Bread, Dairy or Walmart, ...
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Finder does not open URL to file path

in the past, I used to click an URL to a local file in any application (e.g., TextEdit) and the finder or Path Finder would open. An example for such an URL is file:///Users/username/Library/Mobile%...
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How to download a list of URLs saved in a text file on iOS?

I have a list of URLs saved in a text file separated by spaces, and I would like to download every single one to my iPad as a zip file. How can I do that?
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Has Safari stopped forwarding link URLs to system services when using the link's context menu?

I seem to recall being able to right-click a link in Safari and use a system service from the context menu in order to send the actual link target URL to the service in question. Nowadays when right-...
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Cannot save Chrome links to desktop / Finder

I'll often save links from Chrome to my desktop or Finder, simply by dragging the URL from the address bar to wherever I want to save the shortcut to. But all of a sudden it won't let me anymore. I ...
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iPhone Shortcuts open URL in background in Safari

How can I use iPhone Shortcuts to open the current page in a new background tab in Safari? (So I can continue navigating to other pages in the current tab) I see that I can use shortcuts to open the ...
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What are all of the URI Schemes Available on macOS

This question comes as an offshoot from this question Can MacOS Dictionary be invoked by a URI? I remembered that there are a number of URI schemes that can utilized in macOS, but I couldn't remember ...
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Hyperlink between Apple Notes pages [duplicate]

Is there a way to hyperlink within Notes, from one Note entry & back?
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How to add hyperlinks to local files in Numbers?

How do I add a hyperlink to a local file? I know how to add a hyperlink to a website, so I tried something like file:///Users/MyUser/Documents/Invoices/Some%20Stuff.pdf However, adding this path to ...
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Safari on iOS won't load a page on my WordPress, only toplevel domain

I'm trying to text someone a page on my website. When I tested it the url in the text message was changed from http://www.example.com/test to http://www.example.com/ , the end of the url being ...
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Launching .NET Core executable when Custom URL is opened

I have a .NET Core app that needs to be opened from a custom URL. It would be passed something like myapp:<base64 params> and this would need to open the app. Currently, I have a setup somewhat ...
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How to close specific URLs with Applescript

I'm trying to write a little applescript that closes tabs that have URLs that do not contain certain text, but I can't get it to work. Right now, my script closes every tab regardless of the URL. ...
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How to identify the originator of an URL call under iOS/iPadOS?

I am sometimes testing my apps on iPhone/iPad with Charles http PROXY to debug URL calls. I have noticed, that when I lock my iPhone and Charles is still running, I can see various URL connect calls ...
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How to select single word in URL in iOS 13?

Given a text with a link inside: Prior to iOS 13, i could long press a word that was not part of the URL to select the word, then drag the finger over a word in the URL to select only that word of ...
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Always show full URL in Safari address bar

From the screenshot: notice we only see "github.com": Yes it is possible to see full path by actually selecting the URL: But I would like to see the full URL always - without that extra step....
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Create System Preferences URL to Privacy Files and Folders in 10.15 Catalina

In macOS you can create a link to the Automation section of the Privacy Pane in System Preferences by the following URL x-apple.systempreferences:com.apple.preference.security?Privacy_Automation ...
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Safari search/url bar resets on change

I'm using the latest Safari but have noticed this in previous versions too. When I'm on some page, http://example.com/page/111 And I'm trying to type and go to another page http://example.com/page/...
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Click to Chat URL for WhatsApp not opening the WhatsApp app on iPhone

When SMS with shortened Click to Chat URL for WhatsApp is received on the iPhone, clicking it leads me to the App Store instead of opening chat in WhatsApp, despite WhatsApp being installed on the ...
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Whatsapp Click to Chat link openning in AppStore when URL shortener used

When SMS with shortened Click to Chat URL for WhatsApp is received on the iPhone, clicking it leads me to the App Store instead of opening chat in WhatsApp, despite WhatsApp being installed on the ...
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How to copy URL with page title from Safari to Pages

In earlier versions of Safari and Pages drag&drop of an URL from Safari to Pages resulted in a link with the page title as the text, and the URL as a link "behind" it. It still works that way in ...
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Open System Preferences/Privacy/Full Disk Access with url

I can open System Preferences/Privacy/Automation on Mojave with the URL x-apple.systempreferences:com.apple.preference.security?Privacy_Automation What is the equivalent to open Full Disk Access? ...
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Can I copy a URL from Safari address bar as percent-encoded string?

What Safari currently does is quite annoying, it copies the URLs as-is, for example: https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-cn/中國 While I understand why Safari does it (for human readability), many ...
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Why my machine, automatically goes to this IP/domains

Why my machine, automatically goes to this IP/domains. I have installed VM with windows 7 and I have wordpress site with xammp server and that is all. Is they are safe domains or not? Because I see ...
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Obtain a private URL to a file in iCloud Drive without making the file available to anyone with the link

I would like to get links to files in my iCloud Drive so that I can paste links to them in other apps (notes, email, etc) for quick access to these files in the future. I know that I can share the ...
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Create hyperlink on Mail.app/Notes.app on iOS

I am using an iPad with the Smart Keyboard, but my question applied to all devices running iOS. How do I create hyperlinked text in apps such as the Mail.app or Notes.app on iOS? I tried using the ...
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Make text into a link in OmniGraffle

If I have an object, such as a circle or rectangle, with a label (text inside), how can I make turn a word of that text into link, a hypertext web link with a backing URL? For example, within the ...
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In AppleScript, how to open a URL location that contains a hash (#)?

I have a workflow written in Alfred that when opening a URL location in AppleScript, the URL will be urlencoded() which effectively breaks: open location "https://example.com/#hello" & ...
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inetloc files broken in Mojave 10.14.2

I usually distribute inetloc files to people who need to occasionally access shared drives... they're super convenient, and, since their existence, it's been possible to include passwords (though in ...
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Unable to redirect Salesforce links to Salesforce App

I'm unable to open the Salesforce links in Salesforce App. The links are directly opening in Safari, but they need to open in the Salesforce App rather than the browser. Is there some settings ...
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How to remove green hyperlink box in preview?

Is it possible to disable the obnoxious green hyperlink bounding boxes in Preview (PDF)? I do not have access to the latex. The link to the paper is here: https://arxiv.org/pdf/1806.01261.pdf. ...
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iOS (12.1) google shows "title" in address bar, how?

Using HTML, JS, or anything that can be loaded into the iOS browser, Im trying to find a way to modifiy the URL bar to show something other than the URL (title, text, anything). From what I have read ...
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How do I export the URLs saved on an iPad homescreen?

Is there some way to export the URLs for all of the bookmarks added to my iPad's Home Screen (i.e. saved as icons on the home screen)? I want to export them as HTML/XML/CSV/text, not sync them to ...
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Is there a browser router tool? [duplicate]

I use many different browsers for different purposes - private, work, development and so on. And when I click on a link in some app I would like it to be opened in the specific browser depending on ...
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Safari keeps suggesting me top domain

I have a website in the following format: https://abc.def.com/subdomain1/subdomain2 But Safari keeps suggesting https://abc.def.com as a top hit, while the correct url is second. Now every time I ...
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macOS: How to open a local HTML file with URL parameters

I want to start a Kantu web macro from the command line on Mac. Essentially this is as simple as opening the Chrome or Firefox browser with a local HTML page (which contains the macro code). All works ...
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Broken link to iTunes keeps opening tabs on Firefox

What is wrong with this link? It keeps opening tabs as fast as it can. Warning, if you click on it do not blame me: itmss://itunes.apple.com/us/app/video-compressor-just-set/id825584875?mt=8&ign-...
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How to save a bookmarklet link when using safari?

How can I save the link of a bookmarklet in iPad’s safari? For example any of the bookmarklets in the following website? When I touch and hold, an option to save the link is not offered. http://...
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Strange Popup in Browser

Does anyone knows what is this, where it comes from and how to fix it? It shows up randomly and rare. URL: data:text/html;base64,...
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How to find the URLs accessed by iOS Apps?

Sometimes I need to find the URLs that are accessed by iOS apps to block their Internet connection. In a web browser, I can get the URLs directly from the address panel. But how can I get the URLs ...
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what is ?client&channel=mac_bm

Macbook Pro -Safari, preferences, general, new window opens with - Favorites. -File, new window. I see Favorites, right click on the google icon, click on edit address. What I see here is https:/www....
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Is there an easy way to add, modify, or remove what files or URLs are associated with Apps?

This is an attempt to write a canonical QA for this issue, as per the Meta post: Where is the list of canonical questions stored for Ask Different? I expect it to be periodically edited with the goal ...