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Obtain multiple URLs from all/any Safari tabs at once Web Browsers
Whole content of the Activity window (Window: Activity, or Command-Option-A) in Safari can be copied to clipboard with regular "select - copy-to-clipboard" sequence. This means you may copy multiple URLs from some or all Safari tabs at once, and paste them to bookmarks, preserving state of the tabs without any scripts.

If all tabs representations in the Activity window are collapsed, you may just select all (Command-A), copy (Command-c), create a new bookmark folder (Command-Shift-N) and paste (Command-V) the copied URLs to the new folder. This way you may always restore the state of your browser without any additional scripts! You may even select just some of opened tabs with regular Command-clicks, and copy only the selected items. Of course, you may paste all those URLs to any text document instead of bookmarks. Flexibility is unlimited!
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Obtain multiple URLs from all/any Safari tabs at once
Authored by: rwinchester on Aug 25, '06 07:57:43AM
Oh, that's nice! Thank you. All of the other approaches to preserving your tabs are too complicated, but just copy/pasting them somewhere? That I can deal with.

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Obtain multiple URLs from all/any Safari tabs at once
Authored by: adrianm on Aug 25, '06 12:09:02PM

Well done... I'm forever forgetting the utility of the Activity Window.
Must... remember... this... time...

:)



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Obtain multiple URLs from all/any Safari tabs at once
Authored by: S Barman on Aug 25, '06 01:44:13PM

Now that's cool... and it can be used to help re-order tabs.

BTW: If Apple is listening, the ability to drag and re-order tabs would be nice to have in the future version of Safari!!



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Obtain multiple URLs from all/any Safari tabs at once
Authored by: donquichote on Aug 26, '06 08:06:36AM
Nice idea. But don't forget the "Pick of the Week" SafariStand

http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20060104074227247

It offers you exactly the same thing in just one click: "Create Shelf from Current Workspace".

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Obtain multiple URLs from all/any Safari tabs at once
Authored by: arikahn on Aug 29, '06 08:44:06PM
This great hint has got me frustrated-- does anybody know how to wrestle this clipboard data into an applescript list?
I'm an applescript newbie, and am messing around with delimiters to no avail.

set old_delims to AppleScript's text item delimiters

set AppleScript's text item delimiters to space

set temp_clipboard to the clipboard

set open_tabs to (every text item of temp_clipboard)

set AppleScript's text item delimiters to old_delims


Any suggestions will be gratefully accepted and help me recoup the staggering amount of time becoming more productive takes.
-Ari

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