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According to Apple's specifications, Start uses Apple's sandbox. As a result, Start's access to numerous areas of the system is restricted and only possible after the user has asked. When using Start, you have probably noticed messages from time to time where Start asks for permission to open a folder or file.

How does sandbox access work ...

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DEVONthink is a great software for managing and organizing all kinds of information. Opening DEVONthink with Start is very easy - but wouldn't it be handy if you could not only launch DEVONthink, but also switch directly to the desired database right away or display a specific information or file in ...

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In this blog post we want to dive a little deeper into the possibilities of URLs in Start. As you probably know, you can launch URLs from Start, in addition to applications, files and directories. HTTP and HTTPS URLs are opened via the standard browser. So, for example, you can easily launch the Amazon or IMDB website and search for an article or ...

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Start is a comprehensive tool for launching applications, files, directories and URLs. One click on the corresponding entry and it will be launched. Afterwards you can open a document in your just started application and continue working. However, you are often working in a file manager such as the Finder. So it would be handy if you could open the ...

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Start can manage and execute URLs in addition to applications, files and directories. If you think of URLs only as calls of web pages, you are not quite right with this: URLs can be used to control or call various programs and functions.

In the following example, we will look at how a macro of the software "Keyboard Maestro" can ...

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Start is normally displayed as a popup menu from the menu bar and closes automatically as soon as you have selected an entry. But you can also detach Start from the menu bar by dragging with the left mouse button and moving it as a separate window on the screen. Start will then remain open until you close the window with the x-button in the upper ...