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Open Link In Program (OLIP) 188.8.131.52-signed.1-signed
by Ninad Mhatre
Open`s (current) Link In Configured Program (OLIP). OLIP allows user to open/pass current URL as a parameter to external application. It also provides shortcut to copy base URL to clipboard.
About this Add-on
Open Link In Program (OLIP) allows user to open/pass the current link to external application from Firefox. User can configure the external application. Any application can be configured as external application.
How To Use
You can access this functionality in following ways
I developed this Add-on with my requirement to open the connection to *NIX box via Putty. I later realized this can be used to pass current URL to any program.
Its working very well for my scenario.
1. Opening Current URLs to Configured external program
2. Copying Current URL(till domain part) to clipboard (Alt + c)
TODO : Supports on Http(s) sites (Need to update the regex to support (S)Ftp)
TODO : Add CSS
TODO : URL Filtering
TODO : Configurable Options to where user wants to see link
Still in Beta Phase. Please do the testing and report the issues on http://code.google.com/p/olip/ site