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At 2017/05/09 11:27
Bob wrote:

What a great idea - been wanting to do something like this for a very long time. YEARS!!!

I then used this to create a service which allows a keyboard shortcut to be assigned to it and now anytime I need I just type in the shortcut and enter a string and get a list of Safari tabs that I can select from and bam - I'm where I wanted to be. So handy and so easy to use.

Thanks so much - you made my time in Safari so much more enjoyable.

At 2017/08/30 18:59

Thanks, this is great (for a tab sprawler like me)!

I combined it with Safari>Debug>Miscellaneous flags>Show web process IDs in page titles.

Now I can also easily remedy PIDs that Activity Monitor identifies as not responding.

OSX 10.11.6 (15G1611), Safari 11.0 (11604.

At 2017/09/26 10:05
Xiang wrote:

This is a very important feature that Safari has been missing. Vim-emulation plugins for other browsers all allow searching through tabs with just one single key, e.g. Vimperator or cVim. If there could be a shortcut set to invoke this, it would be even better. Seems that one can indeed assign a shortcut to launch Applescript as described at for example here: https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/175215/how-do-i-assign-a-keyboard-shortcut-to-an-applescript-i-wrote

At 2018/05/15 12:46
Don J J Carroll wrote:

Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 1:33 PM

I have a question about this script. What I am looking for is a way to search tabs in several open Safari (MacOS) windows, not just one window that has several tabs, but multiple window each with multiple tabs. Will this script do what I am looking for? If not, are there other alternatives for me to pursue?

I have tried to copy this script into my Mac OS 10.12.6 Sierra Utilities folder "Script Editor" and it won't allow me. When I open the Script Editor I get a blank dialog box and I can't even type anything into that space.

Here's hoping you knowledgeable folks can help a computer Mac novice!

Don J J Carroll

At 2018/05/15 15:50


Yes it should search all tabs on all open windows.

Try opening the Script Editor Application in /Applications/Utilities, create a new script, and paste the program into the new script window.

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