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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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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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Getting the ION Audio Video 2 PC MKII working on mac osx

I bought an ION Audio Video 2 PC MKII and want it to work on mac osx but I can't find any drivers and all the links are dead I had one a while ago and I had a driver but that driver I don't have any ...
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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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Get the url of the downloading file in ios

Is there a way to get the url of a file when it is downloading, in safari or other app on ios? For example, I download a file from https://example.com, but I can’t get the link by long pressing, how ...
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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 ...
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iPhone - Remove URL in current tab

I have an iPhone running iOS 11.1.2. How do I remove the URL in my screen at the top of Safari so that I can type in a new search? When I tap and hold, the only options I get are copy and paste and ...
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Someone keeps sending me a link via bluetooth - how to stop them without disabling bluetooth?

In my Macbook, I keep getting a popup about a website link sent from an iPhone: I didn't even know about that feature, but anyway - the link is some random chinese website every time. Whenever I open ...
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How to force MS SharePoint URLs to open in Safari when Chrome is set as default browser?

I like using Chrome on Mac and it is my default browser. However, Microsoft SharePoint and Chrome don't work well together. I am wondering if there is a place where I can specify domains to auto ...
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What application uses the rstf://scheduleState=1 URL scheme?

For some time now (perhaps since the 10.13.3 upgrade of MacOS) I have been waking my Mac up from sleep and seeing between 3 and 7 cascading dialogue boxes with the error message: "Unable to find an ...
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How to play .m3u playlist on iOS, given its URL?

When clicking on a URL for an M3U playlist on an iPhone, it opens in Safari as a blank, gray webpage, and no audio plays. How can I play an M3U playlist on an iPhone, given the URL to the playlist? ...
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How to change URL handler for firefox?

Basically I want firefox to open URLs starting with "ssh://whoever@wherever" using iterm2. Unfortunately I didn't pay attention - the first time I tried this, Mac Os suggested to use Terminal, and ...
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How to connect notes with links in Notes.app?

I have lots of notes and want to connect some of them to each other. We can add links with CMD + K and I know we can run other apps with links like reminders://. Is there any URL scheme to create a ...
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Replace Specific Variables In Selected Text Via Script

So for my work, I am constantly generating links that have to variables that need changed (Ex. http://www.thedomain.com/ajdkeial.html?keyword1={keyword1}&keyword2={keyword2} ) The link is ...
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Can I use AppleScript to paste a web text clip appended with source attribution and a timestamp, while maintaining embedded links?

Complete newbie here so please let me know if I need to clarify or otherwise improve my question. I have searched multiple times using different keywords and have not been able to find a solution to ...
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How do I open a generic URL from AppleScript?

I like to open custom URLs, such as "myscheme://a/b/c" from my AppleScript code. This is not about opening http URLs in a web browser. This is about getting the same result as when you create an ....
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How do I hyperlink 'text' within a note in the macOS Notes app?

If you copy and paste a link from Safari into the Notes app, it is pasted as text that is also hyperlinked. However, I haven't been able to find a way to do this in the Notes app directly. I've ...
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Change url on safari search

I'm trying to move from chrome to safari, but there is something which I'm not able to do so far. I work with Jira, and when I try to browse a ticket for a known project, I can't edit the url to ...
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Make urls in plain text files into clickable links [duplicate]

I have a large file of plain text on Mac OSX that contains many http(s) URLs. For example: blah blah https://www.stackexchange.com blah https://www.stackoverflow.com blah blah https://www.google.com ...