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xpi3000

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Website Dock
« on: April 05, 2012, 12:54:42 PM »
Greetings, this is my first posting and i must say that i am very impressed about the LaunchBar Commander.
And i also like that donationcoder is using SMF as forum system.

My first question is what is the best way to create a dock with weblinks only.
I tried dropping bookmarks directly from my firefox bookmark sidebar, but that does not work.
Then i tried with dropping .url files from IE favorites, that produced 'Error building tree message'.
Do i have to add all my links by hand or is there a simple drag'n'drop solution?

Thanks!

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Re: Website Dock
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2012, 01:03:40 PM »
Welcome to the site xpi3000!

Your question is an excellent one, and i'm not sure it's an issue that's been raised before.

But it sure sounds like a case where LaunchBar commander could use a new feature.

Let me go investigate it and see if I can't:
  • make it easy to drag and drop url shortcuts onto LBC
  • fix any bug with dropping .url files
  • add something i've been meaning to add, a simple way to tell LBC to populate a menu with items from a simple .txt file

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Re: Website Dock
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2012, 01:11:11 PM »
Wow, such quick reply.
That possibly will be the answer to my browser dock question.
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Re: Website Dock
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2012, 10:16:11 PM »
I have now added the ability to drop urls (like from browser icon) and url shortcuts onto launchbar targets.  Will be in next release.

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Re: Website Dock
« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2012, 06:23:14 PM »
Please add options for url shortcuts like: use site title. for that internet functions would have to be used. only the area before <body> has to be loaded.

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Re: Website Dock
« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2012, 06:30:59 PM »
btw. i just dropped a bookmark folder from firefox to my Website Dock, the dock accepts the folder, but it is added as ?


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« Last Edit: August 21, 2012, 06:39:54 PM by xpi3000 »

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Re: Website Dock
« Reply #6 on: August 22, 2012, 06:46:48 AM »
you say you dropped a bookmark "folder" -- clearly from the screenshot it created one item with the combined text.. definitely not what you wanted.
i'll have a look at it but can you tell me more about what you mean when you say you dropped a "bokmark folder" -- what exactly did you drag and drop onto LBC?

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Re: Website Dock
« Reply #7 on: August 23, 2012, 11:03:27 AM »
i dragged a folder with bookmarks from the firefox bookmark sidebar directly onto LBC.

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Re: Website Dock
« Reply #8 on: September 20, 2012, 05:07:30 PM »
huhu?