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  1. Add an icon at the end (optionally) that would copy the URL to the clipboard

    Sometimes I would just like to copy the URL (like, when using Skitch, clicking the "Share" button tries to open the page in a browser, when I would rather just copy that URL and paste it in to an IM window.)

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  2. 13 votes
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  3. Choosy keeps getting disabled

    Like once a day, it just stops working, and I need to enable it in preferences...

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  4. ChoosyFluid not detecting any fluid instances?

    Choosy looks great and the idea behind it is exactly what I want to achieve. But it's just not working for me.

    It seems to be functioning, but nothing happens when I click a link that should be trapped. They just open in Chrome as usual. I don't even get the popup to choose a browser.

    I'm trying to get links in Gmail to my SSB apps like basecamp to open in the SSB. I installed ChoosyFluid, but when it runs it doesn't detect any SSBs to work with (i have 5 in my apps folder and on the dock)…

    12 votes
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  5. report bug

    extensions for Chrome crash my chrome everytime,

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  6. Opening files from hard drive fails

    With Choosy 0.9.1 beta there seems to be a problem when you try to open files (I tried with an HTML page) on your hard drive. Opening links (e.g. from Mail) works as expected but a file does not. Here is the console output (when Choosy starts):

    10/02/09 21:01:40 Choosy[514] Failed to get an int preference for runningMode (value was (null))
    10/02/09 21:01:40 Choosy[514] Failed to get an int preference for generalMode (value was (null))
    10/02/09 21:01:40 Choosy[514] Failed to get an int preference for displayMode (value was (null))
    10/02/09 21:01:40 Choosy[514] Failed to get an int preference for iconSize…

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    There are several improvements to this in the 0.9.3 release:
    1) Choosy properly registers itself with the OS as a viewer app for HTML files
    2) There are separate settings for using Choosy as the default app for HTML files and the default app for HTTP URLs
    3) The advanced behaviour rules system allows you to set up specific rules for local files (e.g. I have them set to open in TextMate by default but if I hold shift while opening the file I get a TextMate/Firefox/Validator prompt)

    I’m hoping updates should solve the problems you’ve been having, let me know in the comments if there are any more issues. If not I’ll close this issue.


    There was another issue that’s just been fixed: There was a problem opening local files that had special characters (e.g. spaces) in the file names.

  7. search google in not just Safari

    I'd love to have the option to search google in whatever browser is currently running. For some reason, searching Google from a cocoa-app always opens Safari, which isn't always the best choice.

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  8. support firefox profiles best as possible

    Profile support for ffox on the mac is a bit opaque, but I use it to keep a completely separate environment for e.g. online banking.

    From the shell ".../Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox-bin -ProfileManager" lets you create new profiles, and then ".../Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox-bin -ProfileManager -P ProfileName" will launch firefox with a particular profile.

    When you launch ffox this way, you can have multiple copies of it running at the same time. I don't really expect choosy to know what to do here automatically (prompt maybe?).

    However, when you quit any ffox instance Choosy loses track of the other running ffox processes and no longer shows…

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  9. 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.

    9 votes
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  10. 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.

    8 votes
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  11. Allow skinning of the browser selection dialog

    It would be neat if we could really tweak the UI of the browser selection dialog. I'm thinking similar to the way QuickSilver allows different skins for their interface. This way, Choosy can really fit into the overall aesthetic the user has set up.

    7 votes
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  12. 7 votes
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  13. When I click on a link with Choosy activated on my Intel Mac

    When I click on a link with Choosy activated on my Intel Mac Pro with
    OS X 10.5.5 nothing happens. I do not get a choice of browsers no menu
    or bar is visible no browser is chosen.

    7 votes
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  14. Add an option to remember your selection

    Like if you visit a domain semi frequently, but not enough that you want to create a new rule, have a setting so it will automatically create the rule if you want it to.

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  15. Fix spawning of windows from Fluid

    I am using Choosy at work, where I use Firefox for work stuff, Safari for personal stuff, and Fluid for Gmail. I have Choosy set to launch links from Entourage in Firefox and links from the Fluid/Gmail application in Safari. Works great -- except that it's spawning an extra window when I click on a link in Fluid. Can you fix?

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  16. Open links clicked in Entourage in background instead of bringing browser to foreground

    When I click a link from an email in Entourage, it brings the browser called by Choosy to the foreground. Would love to tell Choosy to always open links in the background

    6 votes
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  17. 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).

    6 votes
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  18. [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)…

    6 votes
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  19. 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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  20. GMail and Chrome extension bug

    GMail page becomes blank after doing "Open with Choosy" on a link

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