URL shortcuts are components within a project or the Toolbox that are used to store frequently used URL addresses. These URL shortcuts can be opened in an external browser (as specified in the Web and Browser preference) or displayed in a new tab within Komodo.
Refer to Adding, Removing and Managing Tools for instructions on adding components a Toolbox. In addition, URL shortcuts can be created by dragging a URL from a browser address bar or from a Komodo tab onto a project or Toolbox. URLs must be preceded by "http://".
To open a URL, double-click the URL name (which opens the URL in an external browser), use the assigned key binding, or right-click the URL and select Open URL in browser or Open URL in tab.
To access options for the URL shortcut, right-click on it's icon in the Toolbox to bring up the context menu. The following options are available:
URL shortcut properties are used to alter the address of the URL or to change the URL shortcut's name. The Properties dialog box is also used to assign a custom icon to a URL shortcut or to assign a custom key binding. To access the Properties dialog box, right-click the URL shortcut and select Properties.
The default URL shortcut icon can be replaced with custom icons. Komodo includes more than 600 icons; alternatively, select a custom image stored on a local or network drive (use 16x16-pixel images for best results).
To assign a custom icon to a URL shortcut:
To revert to the default icon for a selected URL shortcut:
Custom key bindings can be assigned to URL shortcuts stored in the Toolbox. Use the Key Binding tab in the URL shortcut's Properties to specify the keystrokes that invoke the URL shortcut. See Key Bindings for Custom Components for more information.
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