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  1. Make Choosy work in High Sierra

    I'm trying Choosy for the first time, but no matter which settings I use, it doesn't seem to be working. I see no behavior that's any different from not having it installed at all. Everything just opens in Safari, as usual.

    Has it been tested in High Sierra?

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    • Could not load preference pain on 1.2.2

      I've previously had Choosy installed and working fine but was having some issues with it still loading 1.1 after the recent update.

      I eventually got both instances to stop starting on reboot by removing from system preferences and deleting `Choosy` directory from `~/Library/Application Support`.

      However now when trying to re-install from 1.2.2 download I keep ending up with "Could not load Choosy preference pane". I note the `Choosy` directory is back under `~/Library/Application Support` as you'd expect.

      What else should I be looking for to get this back to a "clean" install so I get Choosy running again?

      n.b. I…

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        • Check modifier key works

          Hi. Great program, Have been using it for years and it makes managing multiple browsers (one for general browsing, one for web programming, etc) easy. Unfortunately there is either a bug or I misunderstand the modifier key option. I want to use a custom key combo to trigger the ask for browser option but I have 2 issues: first, it always enters command shift and I can't change it; and second, the choose option triggers even if I don't press any modifiers! Am I missing something here? Thanks. Again, apart from that, great program!

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          • Real Retina support for Choosy 1.1?

            The release notes for Choosy 1.1 say that it has Retina support, but when I click on a link that triggers the display of the browser prompt, the icons and text labels are still non-Retina.

            Running Choosy 1.1.1 in Sierra 10.12.2.

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            • Workaround for Safari dialog in Sierra 10.2.2?

              In Sierra 10.2.2, Safari (10.0.2) systematically displays a dialog whenever I invoke "Open in Choosy" in the contextual menu:

              "Do you want to allow this page to open Choosy?"

              Is there any way to avoid that extra step every time?

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              • Make choosing browsers with shortcuts 1,2,3,4(etc)

                Make choosing browsers keyboard friendly with shortcuts 1,2,3,4 (etc) default behavior and allow users to modify with their own definable keys when the modal window comes up to choose a browser. Example I could see someone using f for firefox, c or gc for chrome s for safari, and so on. Since we have to choose a browser often in the beginning anyways before we setup a ton of rules, best make it as painless as possible.

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                • osx 10.12.2 : The application “Choosy.app” can’t be opened.

                  works on 2014 mac pro, not on 2011 17", did the install the same way. Any ideas I really like this. I have 2 more macs, will try on them also and update.

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                  • Choosy to Chrome stopped working

                    Not sure what happened but after a Chrome restart, if I now try and select Chrome to open a URL, the choosy dialog graphic just moves down to where I clicked. I see the menu bar switch to "Google Chrome" however, so it seems like it's activating Chrome just not able to get the URL to it.

                    Is there a log file or something I might be able to look at to try and figure out what has happened? Is this a known issue at all?

                    I'm on Chrome 55.0.2883.95, OS X Yosemite (10.10.5).

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                    • route by availability of domain in keyring

                      I use different browsers by security domain: unauthenitcated, authenticated, sensitive. I have a separate keyring for sensitive domains. It is quite cumbersome to add many "webaddress contains" rules in the advanced tab. Improvments would be:
                      (a) pop up a window that will allow browser selection for the first time a domain is opened, and
                      (b) look up if a domain is listed in an unlocked keyring and select a default browser based on it.

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                      • Using Alfred to Open Different Browsers

                        Hi

                        I have just downloaded a trial of Choosy and would like to use it in conjunction with Alfred so that searches on Google Drive open up on Chrome. I use Chrome for my work activity on Google Drive and I use Safari for most of my other internet use. I have tried setting up a rule for the address drive.google.com in the preference pane but it still defaults to Safari.

                        Any help would be greatly appreciated.

                        Many thanks

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                          • Backup to Dropbox, Google Drive etc

                            Hi,

                            Would really love a backup to Dropbox, Google Drive etc as I'd hate to lose my rules!!!

                            Ash.

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                              Storing rules in iCloud might also be a good solution for this.

                              In the short term, there is a file you can back up manually for your advanced rules: ~/Library/Application Support/Choosy/behaviours.plist

                            • Mass Deployment

                              Does Choosy have a plist file which can be configured and packaged? We are looking at using Choosy in our enterprise but need to be able to deploy it. Any information you can provide on the location of configuration files/plists and under which profiles they are installed would be helpful

                              Thank you

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                              • I want all links to my domain to open in Opera. This doesn't work.

                                I want all links to my domain to open in Opera. This doesn't work.

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                                • add support for the TOR browser

                                  You're probably already considering this but just in case you aren't :)

                                  Please add support for the TOR browser...

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                                  • Different browser based on energy consumption

                                    One of the main differences between browsers on mobile platforms, in particular on OS X, is their energy consumption. Consistently using Safari for example can result in a difference in uptime of more than 2 hours, compared to Chrome. It would be great to have the option to choose a favorite / best browser based on the state of the battery or based on the fact if the laptop is currently charging or not.

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                                    • Add export/import of rules and setting

                                      Migrating from an old machine to a new machine, I have to manually set up all my rules again. It would be nice to be able to export/import rules and settings.

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                                      • If only one browser is running, use that browser

                                        If I have any single browser running, I want to open links in that browser

                                        If I have two or more browsers running, I want the Choosy prompt

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                                        • Ability to add a rules from command line (ideally Alfred App)

                                          Choosy is awesome but if you have a new rule, it's kind of a pain to add. I would love to see an easy way to add simple rule like: open this url in this browser from command line (which then can be wrap around an Alfred workflow)

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