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Easy file uploading with Safari 3 Web Browsers
I don't know if you could do this in previous versions of Mac OS X, but it certainly works in Leopard (10.5) with Safari 3. If you're on a site that has a File Upload or Choose File button -- one that opens up a file browser to select a file -- you can simply drag a file from the Finder to the side of the button, and it will automatically be used as if you had navigated to it with the file browser and selected it.

This can save quite a lot of time if you have your files on your Desktop or the Finder window open in front of you.

[robg adds: This works in Safari 3 in 10.4, too. Note that this is not the old 'drag to open nav window' trick; just drag to the general area of the button, basically.]
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Easy file uploading with Safari 3
Authored by: aylwin on Nov 20, '07 08:11:04AM

This is great. I've always thought that it would be so sensical for Safari to let you do this.



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Easy file uploading with Safari 3
Authored by: Graeme_Smith on Nov 20, '07 08:51:09AM

That's really cool! Thanks for sharing.



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Easy file uploading with Safari 3
Authored by: Tabula Rasa on Nov 20, '07 01:06:20PM

Wow! It is a very useful hint. Thank you so much for sharing this.

I liked this hint so much that I created an account to thank you :)



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Easy file uploading with Safari 3
Authored by: sjmills on Nov 20, '07 06:08:41PM

Hmm, doesn't work at x-plane.org. Damn.



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OmniWeb, too
Authored by: Krioni on Nov 21, '07 12:33:00PM

This works in OmniWeb, too, at least in the Sneaky Peek of 5.7.

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