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  1. add support for mailto links. E.g. Open Mail or Entourage

    If I click a mailto link within a web site, I would like the option to contact the link on a personal basis (using Mail) or for business purposes (using Entourage)

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    • extending support to various media types, not just browser

      It would be nice if Choosy could support something other than a browser. Maybe mail applications, Media Players or something else.

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      • Add support for Chrome Profiles

        They just hit the Beta Channel so this is an extremely early request!
        http://chrome.blogspot.com/2011/11/take-your-chrome-stuff-with-you-in-new.html

        ...but it'd be great if Choosy could somehow route link clicks to specific Chrome Profile windows.

        Thanks, and keep up the great work, George!

        81 votes
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        • Fix bug where Choosy is disabled on startup

          Choosy is installed and working beautifully, and set as standard browser in Safari. Until I restart... Almost every time I restart (I'd say 80-90 % of the time), Choosy has disabled itself in the System Preferences and Safari has taken the position of default browser.

          So the first thing I need to do when I restart the computer is to go to System Preferences, click OK in the "Choosy is disabled" dialogue box (that's a very annoying little box), and check "Enable Choosy for links" and Enable Choosy for HTML files".

          This was the case in the beta versions and…

          72 votes
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            29 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            I’m still looking into this, but it seems to have more to do with the OS than Choosy.

            This issues can sometimes be related to using File Vault. If you are using File Vault you could try disabling it. See this post on SuperUser for more information:
            http://superuser.com/questions/2735

            If you’re not using File Vault there are some suggestions about resetting your Launch Services settings in this Apple Forum thread: http://discussions.apple.com/message.jspa?messageID=8965818

            If none of that helps, please leave a comment letting me know.

            Sorry for the inconvenience.

          • Allow the browser selection to be Spaces aware

            I'd love to be able to select my default browser based on the current space. This means i can use separate browsers in separate spaces for programming/work vs. personal/leisure.

            It would be even better if I could set domains/regex patterns on a per space basis, allowing me to restrict the current space to certain domains and force me to focus on the job in hand!

            67 votes
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            • support Fluid 1.2 in ChoosyFluid

              ChoosyFluid has no trouble detecting Fluid SSB's version 0.9.6, but finds none at higher version numbers...

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              • add an option to specify behaviour based on network location

                it would be useful to have different behaviours for different network location, e.g., I would:
                - open in Safari when I'm at home
                - open in Firefox when I'm at office #1
                - etc.

                34 votes
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                • select in the prompt by typing the start of a browser's name

                  Add the ability to select a browser by typing the first letter or two of its name as well as by arrow keys

                  Requested by Tim via email

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                  • 24 votes
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                    • Add support for Windows

                      I use Mac a lot, but it would be nice to have windows support so I could use it everywhere.

                      23 votes
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                      • Temp freezing the computer or visual bug when clicking on a link

                        I'd love to have this figured out to narrow it down more, but at apparently random times when I click on a link, instead of choosy showing up, the computer will freeze for ~15 seconds. Background task will continue (itunes playing music, etc.) but user input does nothing (cursor won't move, can't alt-tab, can't switch spaces, etc.)
                        After the ~15 seconds is up, everything goes back to normal. If I click a 2nd time at that point, choosy will mostly likely behave normally.

                        Also, and possibly related is choosy will be visually bugged.
                        See screenshot:
                        http://img.skitch.com/20100709-tb151wemhqcqwgj27hkrbew4yq.png

                        21 votes
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                          This looks like it might be related to driver issues with the Nvidia Geforce 7300 graphics card.

                          Could those who are following this thread leave comments indicating which graphics card their Mac uses?

                          Thanks for your patience while I fix this.

                        • 21 votes
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                          • fix bug where active window loses focus

                            In NetNewsWire, for example, pressing return on an article brings up Choosy. Pressing return again chooses my preferred browser, which opens the link in the background, as I have set in NetNewsWire, but then the NNW window is no longer active, so I must click the mouse to bring it back to the foreground.

                            20 votes
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                            • 19 votes
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                              • Make the rules work with Dashboard.

                                Right now if you specify the app as Dashboard, it doesn't actually follow the rule. It would be nice to work with Dashboard. Or even individual widgets.

                                18 votes
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                                • Add eMail Choosy option - this is a bigger problem imho - Mail versus Entourage selection

                                  Same problem exists in OS X with email. I always want to send somthing as email from "sento" in the app like word or powerpoint or preview or while priniting or just plain clicking a mailto" tag. I use "Mail" for personal email and Entourage for my work email.
                                  I would like a similar popup of mail clients as options when ever a "send to" , "send page as", mailto tags are clicked.

                                  17 votes
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                                  • 16 votes
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                                    • Allow all apps (esp. Slack) to be considered a "source application"

                                      For some reason, Choosy lets you pick some apps as a "source application" for rules, but ignores them. Slack is one example (and the one I find most frustrating).

                                      You can create a rule that says "All of the following are true: Source application is "Slack.app". But even after deleting all other rules, a link clicked on inside Slack uses the default Choosy behaviour (in my case, popping up the list of browsers) instead of the rule behaviour.

                                      I would like to be able to select Slack as a source application and have it work. Thanks!

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                                      • Add payment options besides Paypal

                                        I don't have a Paypal account and have no desire to create one after hearing bad things about it. However, I would still like to buy Choosy. You could use something like Amazon Payments or Google Checkout.

                                        14 votes
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                                        • Implement URL rewriter

                                          It would be useful in some cases that a URL has to be rewritten based on search and replace (incl. RegExp) some strings in a URL and send it to a specific browser.

                                          E.g.: Click on the URL http://system.xy.com will be rewritten to http://system.ab.com and then will be opened with Camino

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