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Testing web pages in multiple browers with appleScript v.2

This is a follow up to a post from a few years ago: Using applescript to open a url in several browsers.
I’ve made some updates to the script since then and a few them were today so I thought I’d share.

The old script opened a URL in several browsers (failing to load the web page in parallels VM browsers). The updated script now plays nice with Parallels and captures any URL in your clipboard if applicable.
The key to playing nice with Parallels is to manually drag the application icon into the script so that the address of the browser in the remote VM is accessible to the script.
Here’s the updated script: (more…)

Adding a button for toggling nested items in activecollab

This is a follow up to Bookmarklets for expanding, collapsing items in activeCollab.

I hacked the activeCollab Checklist module last night. Specifically the ChecklistsController.class.php file, adding the links to toggle the nested items.

Here’s the new button:

Here it is expanded:

I briefly looked at creating a module to override the checklist controller module but wasn’t able to make any headway there so I created a patch: ChecklistsController.class.php_toggle_nested_items_5-5-11_v0.2.patch.
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Bookmarklets for expanding, collapsing items in activeCollab

There’s a follow up post here: Adding a button for toggling nested items in activecollab.

I just put together a couple of bookmarklets that I thought I’d share.

They allow you to open/close/toggle nested menu items like checklists. (more…)