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Quicksilver: Arrow Into Web Pages

Just discovered (yet another) unlighted corner of Quicksilver. As with an earlier set of tricks, this one uses the mighty right arrow.

  1. Invoke Quicksilver (ctrl-spacebar by default)
  2. Type the first few letter of the title of a web page 
  3. When you’ve found the page you want, right-arrow into the page
    • Give it a second to think
    • Quicksilver will return a list of all the links in that web page
  4. Select one of the links and hit ENTER to visit the page.


Pretty neat. Uses the built-in HTML kit to fetch an updated version of the page on demand.

I think this requires the Safari Bookmarks module although it appears to work with the Safari History module too. I believe it also probably requires a recent version of the app (available from the QS site). Haven't tried it in a Firefox setup, but I suspect it works the same.

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Hey, Margaret. Are you in...

Hey, Margaret. Are you in beta mode? That's where a lot of the good stuff hides. :)




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