Inkdrop:// URLs not working from Safari or Chrome

Hi! I just discovered that you can right-click a note and get a link to it! That’s awesome!

On macOS Catalina (10.15.7), the links work from Firefox, but not from Safari or Chrome. In Safari, I get Safari can't open "inkdrop://note:XXXXXXX" because macOS doesn't recognise internet addresses starting with "inkdrop:".

Do you know if there is a way to make them work from Safari and/or Chrome?

Both Safari and Chrome works with zotero://.... URLs, and if I remember right, I didn’t have to do anything special for that to work.
Screenshot 2020-12-13 at 23.35.55

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Hi Dan,

Thank you for reporting it.
It was working fine but it looks like it stopped working since the recent update.
I found that macOS starts recognizing its URI scheme as inkdrop://note: instead of inkdrop: because it contains ‘:’ in the URI. That’s why it’s not working.
We need to change the URI format for notes something like inkdrop://note-XXXX.

In v5.2.0, now it generates URLs with a format like inkdrop://note/*** in order to avoid the issue on Big Sur.
Thanks for reporting this!