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If you don't use OmniWeb's "Check for updated bookmarks" feature, you can use OmniWeb's dock icon contextual menu for quick access for your favorite bookmarks.

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Here's how to make this trick work:
  1. Disable bookmark update checking in OmniWeb's preferences. Choose 'Preferences...' in the 'OmniWeb' menu, then select pane 'Bookmarks', then set 'By default, check bookmarks every' to 'never'.

  2. Take your favorite cgi-executing webserver, in our example the Apache installed on Mac OS X. Create an executable CGI-script named "redirect.cgi". Take the following lines and copy and paste them into your Terminal window; this will create the script:
        ( echo '#!''/usr/bin/perl' ;\
    echo 'use CGI;' ;\
    echo 'print CGI->redirect($ENV{QUERY_STRING});' ) \
    > /Library/WebServer/CGI-Executables/redirect.cgi
    Now set the file to executable with:
     % chmod 755 /Library/WebServer/CGI-Executables/redirect.cgi
  3. Add "http://your.favorite.url/" to OmniWeb's bookmarks, then open the bookmark inspector, and change they entry. Change the URL from "http://your.favorite.url/" to "http://localhost/cgi-bin/redirect.cgi?http://your.favorite.url/". Don't forget to enable 'Has unviewed changes' ...
Voila, the dock icon of OmniWeb shows the number of updated bookmarks, and the context menu offers a selection of your favorites, which can now be selected without prior activation of OmniWeb :^).

ps: This trick works because the redirection makes OmniWeb think these URLs are continuously 'changing', and puts them into the dock icon's contextual menu. One little quirk, though. Every selection of a redirect URL lets the web server write to /var/log/httpd/access_log.
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