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Make default browser whichever one is currently running?

I switch back and forth between Firefox, Safari, and WebKit all the time. When I click a link in Mail, for example, it will use the system's default browser, but I really want to make it use whatever I have running (whether it's Firefox, Safari, or WebKit).

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Guest [Entry]

An app actually exists to do this, called Choosy. It costs $12, but does more than just this. For your setup, you would set "When one or more browsers are running…" to "Use best running browser" in the Behavior tab, and add all your browsers to the Browsers tab.
Guest [Entry]

Something you could try is writing a shell script that sets the default browser and opens a specific browser, so instead of opening Firefox by using it's icon, you would use your "Start Firefox" shell script that sets the default browser to firefox and then opens firefox.