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Beardedspice (2.2.3) no longer recognizes tabs of the latest stable version of Google Chrome (68.0.3440.75) #818
First of all I want to thank you guys for creating this awesome tool.
Sadly since updating today to the latest Chrome version BeardedSpice no longer works with it.
Is this caused by the update and can someone reproduce the problem?
VLC player gets recognized and is working.
Ran this AppleScript (hacked from some stackoverflow post):
Got this error:
Found this menu option:
Must be new for this generation of Safari/Chrome. Maybe some new Mac malware is exploiting this and these vendors have responded identically? Someone can probably dig up the issue in the Chromium tracker where they discuss this.
So, there's the workaround. But for now, it looks like there should be a feature in BeardedSpice to respond to the scripting error and suggest enabling this.
Actually, it turned out to be not a coincidence:
That page was made in January of 2017 for issue #402 .
Perhaps Chrome just finally implemented this as well.
They flipped the default here and put it behind some feature flags and probably landed it this stable: