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  1. How to get Choosy 1.1 to work after Migration Assistant?

    Choosy 1.1 worked fine in Yosemite 10.10.5 in my old machine. But Choosy is still not working after running Migration Assistant in my new i5 MacMini also running Yosemite even though I've now uninstalled Choosy in the old one. What's up? Why isn't it working?

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    • Add ability to open in a Firefox container tab

      Firefox now allows container tabs. It'd be cool to support these tabs as options in Choosy, so when clicking a link I could open it in a Firefox "Work" tab or a "Personal" tab.

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      • Opening non-incognito in Chrome

        Thanks for adding opening specifically to incognito on Chrome! It's really great.
        The current issue I have is that even when specify to open non-incognito, Chrome seems to open the url in the front most window, even if it's incognito.
        I understand that this is this has always been the existing behavior, and I'm not sure if this is possible, but the new feature made me want more :)

        Thanks for the great product.

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        • Add info on minimum system and browser versions to the site

          We're not all running the latest versions browsers or MacOS.

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          • New lines in predicate causes "Could not load Choosy preference pane."

            Somehow I ended up pasting a new line into what ends up in the predicate value in behaviors.plist. This causes the "Could not load Choosy preference pane." error and prevents any links from being routed. I removed the offending newline and all is well again.

            <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
            <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/PropertyList-1.0.dtd">
            <plist version="1.0">
            <array>
            <dict>
            <key>behaviour</key>
            <integer>6</integer>
            <key>behaviourArgument</key>
            <string>/Applications/Splunk.app</string>
            <key>enabled</key>
            <true/>
            <key>predicate</key>
            <string>URL CONTAINS "sv2splunk.business.local" OR URL CONTAINS "Seth Wessitsh [16:01]
            splunk.business.local"</string>
            <key>title</key>
            <string>Splunk</string>
            </dict>
            </array>
            </plist>

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            • Stop Choosy from running in AppTranslocation mode

              Choosy runs in AppTranslocation mode, even though the .prefPane file has been moved after downloading. This makes Little Snitch throw up a confirmation dialog after every restart.

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                I eventually intend to change Choosy’s architecture so that it’s just an app, and no longer has the preference pane. Once that’s done, Choosy would run from the /Applications folder and would no longer be subject to translocation. However, that’s a big change.

                In the meantime, Choosy itself continues to work correctly.

                Little Snitch could probably do something to support apps running under app translocation (e.g. allowing rules to be set for an application’s bundle identifier, so that the path it was executed from wouldn’t matter) but that is outside of my control.

              • Bug: Click on link, get Choosy, Chrome opens new window (wrong) but not page (blank/home instead).

                MacOS 10.13.1. Chrome 61.0.3163.100 64bit. Seems to have started in the last few weeks. Choos Safari or Firefox and those open correctly.

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                • [Issue] Chrome Launches Empty New Window, No URL Visited

                  Choosy v1.2.2
                  Chrome Version: 62.0.3202.62 (Official Build) beta (64-bit)
                  macOS 10.13

                  Steps to reproduce:
                  1. Several Chrome windows opened (chrome has a pending update)
                  2. Launched link with Chrome (via Slack > Choosy)
                  3. Tried removing and adding chrome back to choosy browser list but issue persists

                  Expected:
                  1. New tab opened in most recently active window, url is visited

                  Actual Result:
                  1. New empty window launched, url not visited

                  Reported System Error:
                  {subsystem: 'com.apple.launchservices', category: 'default', description: 'LSExceptions shared instance invalidated for timeout.'}

                  ps, love your app

                  p.p.s the ajax request event (triggered while trying to type a title)…

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                    • Switch to space with opened browser

                      Hey

                      I just started to use Choosy and I love the tool.

                      At the moment I have 2 browsers (FirefoxDev and Firefox) on 2 different workspaces and work-related urls configured to be opened in FirefoxDev, but when I am opening a link it does not switch to proper space. Could you please fix this?

                      Best,
                      Mateusz

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                      • report bug

                        extensions for Chrome crash my chrome everytime,

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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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                          • fix that Choosy doesn't work for links in other applications

                            I installed Choosy. I gave it one simple rule, which is to open all links with a particular URL in a particular browser. It doesn't work.

                            I read through all of the documentation and couldn't find anything I'm doing wrong.

                            I tested first with "use choosy for links" not checked. But clicking on links just opens in my default browser, as usual. I tested next with "use choosy for links," which asks me if I want choosy to be my default browser. I said yes. But clicking on links results in nothing happening at all.

                            I tested by clicking links…

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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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                                • 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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                                  • 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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                                    • 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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                                      • 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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