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  1. 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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  2. URL's with spaces (either " " or "%20") stopped working at some point:

    x-choosy://prompt.all/https://www.azimuthproject.org/azimuth/show/Experiments%20in%20Differential%20Logic

    I'm pretty sure the logjam is at the macosx prefpane app, but I haven't proven that yet.

    If it's not obvious what the problem is, tell me what more I need to do?

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  3. Attempting to set a custom modifier key and am unable to set it. This is using 2.1 on Catalina. Looks like it is keeping a default of ⌘-shift but you cannot change it.

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  4. When I define/edit a rule, for example "Web address" "matches this regular expression", input field for that URL expression is very narrow (from https?://gitlab.com/timbercode(/.*)? I see only https?://git).

    Even if I make window wider, input field is still narrow.

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  5. I'm trying to get my ms teams links (I click these several times a day) I can point to the app and open the meeting. currently this opens the app but does not deep link to the meeting I just have to go via a browser which then leaves a window open.

    I found this on a different product but I'm not about to switch just for this feature.. be nice if it worked though :)

    https://github.com/johnste/finicky/issues/137

    love the product btw

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  6. 5 votes
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  7. When you set a rule to open links in a given browser, it'd be great to have an option to open them in a new window or in an existing one.

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  8. 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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  9. When opening a page in Firefox, Firefox will spawn an additional new window (set to whatever is the preference of "Firefox Home" or blank page). This happens when Firefox isn't running aka is a cold start. The Firefox preference "open links in tabs" solves this problem, but only if Firefox is running.

    This is seen on macOS Big Sur running the latest version of all the apps.

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  10. Would like to be able to create a rule based off my current active Desktop on mac. I utilize multiple Desktops for a personal screen and a work screen with different browser requirements.

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  11. 4 votes
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  12. The Choosy browser set appears though, but disappears immediately without action.

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    I can’t duplicate this bug – I’ve had no problems with a couple of recent versions of Twitterific. Could you let me know more details? (Twitterific version and any Twitterific settings that might be relevant to how it opens links)
    Thanks!

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  14. When you click on a link Choosy deermines which of it's browsers was last the front application and selects that one without user's further input.

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  15. Choosy is such a godsend for keeping ME in control of what browser launches what file/link!

    After wrestiling with OSX today to stop it from launching an app for a filetype of which I prefer another application to launch by default instead, I found myself thinking "damn, I wish there was a version of Choosy that worked with Application launching".

    Yes, I know you can right-click on a flie and tell it to open with another app (or option click and set it as a default), but Finder context menus can be VERY sluggish, depending on what other Finder extensions…

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  16. "Prioritise your browsers, with your favourite first." Very en-GB of you :)

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  17. I haven't pegged it down, but in Snow Lep Choosy just stops working. Seems to be after a sleep. Example: normally click a link in Tweetie, get the Choosy pop-up. After sleep, a click just opens default browser. Haven't nailed it down to just sleep -- could be after a period of time, I'm trying to find the pattern. I have to logout to get Choosy working again, either way. (Noteworthy that I'm seeing similar behavior from Google Quick Search Box?)

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  18. Mac OSX services are useful and available system-wide. Sometimes we want to launch URLs from various apps and the context menu usually provides quick access to services as does quicksilver so this is a universal protocol for macs now.

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  19. I often get URLs in Adium and other places that were pasted from Firefox which leaves them incorrect by html-encoding the URL. This results in "http://foo.com/?bar&baz" rather than "http://foo.com/?bar&baz"

    A simple regexp substitution could fix this; allowing a generic external rewrite API would be even better.

    As a workaround, I'll see if I can write an app that accepts such URLs, and sends the corrected ones back to Choosy; then I can have Choosy send them to it rather than a 'real' browser…

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  20. I'm looking for a tool that will route URLs by domain. e.g., things in my internal corporate domain go to one browser, Facebook goes to fluid, everything else goes to my "preferred" browser. Awesomely, Choosy's advanced rules support this, but, it's actually pretty cumbersome.

    The web address part is matching the whole URL, starting with the protocol, and ending with the path. So if I want to match all hosts in a given domain, without making a hole for malicious things like mallory.com/targetURL/1234, I need to use something like the following regexp:

    ^https?://([a-zA-Z0-9]+.)?facebook.com($|/.*)

    It works, but it's really unwieldy. I'd…

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