MACRO: [SEARCH] OPEN URL or Search Using Google Chrome
~~~ VER: 2.1 2016-09-19 ~~~
[SEARCH] OPEN URL or Search Using Google Chrome.kmmacros (23 KB)
I have been using this macro (or earlier versions of it) many times a day for nearly a year now. I has been one of the greatest time-savers I use.
- Using Selection, or Remainder of Paragraph if No Selection
IF Web URL, Open the Web Page in Google Chrome
IF Non-Web URL, Open URL in Default Provider
IF NOT an URL, Search using Google Search in Chrome
TRIGGER: I suggest ^⇧G
HOW TO USE:
Choosing Text to Use. EITHER:
- Select text to search for, or URL to Open
- Place cursor at START of text (will be auto-selected from cursor to end of paragraph)
Run this Macro.
- Any Action in magenta color is designed to be changed by end-user
- This macro uses Google Search and Google Chrome, but can be easily changed
ACTION COLOR CODES
- To facilitate the reading, customizing, and maintenance of this macro,
key Actions are colored as follows:
- GREEN -- Key Comments designed to highlight main sections of macro
- MAGENTA -- Actions designed to be customized by user
- YELLOW -- Primary Actions (usually the main purpose of the macro)
- ORANGE -- Actions that permanently destroy Varibles or Clipboards
By downloading or installing this software, you agree to the terms of usage in the below Action labeled "License and Usage Agreement".
DO NOT INSTALL OR USE IF YOU DO NOT AGREE.