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I have bookmarks that refer to what page I'm up to on a web site, rather than the web site itself, such as blogs that have five years worth of pages I want to catch up on. When I finish reading, I copy the URL, open the bookmark's properties, and paste the URL so I can return to this page next time. I want to simplify this.

My first thought is a plug-in that lets me right-click a bookmark and select Update to current page. Is there a plug-in for IE9 that will do this?

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I wrote you an AutoHotkey script to effortlessly update your bookmark URLs.

Script:

SetTitleMatchMode, Regex

#IfWinActive, Internet Explorer
#LButton:: ;Win+LeftClick

originalClipboard := Clipboard

Clipboard = ;empty clipboard

Send, ^l ;Select address bar
Send, ^c ;copy
ClipWait ;wait for clipboard

Click Right
Send, p ;Properties

WinWaitActive, Properties
Send, ^v ;paste
Send, {Enter}

Clipboard := originalClipboard

#IfWinActive    
return

Instructions:

Hold down the Windows key and Click on the bookmark you want to update. You will see the Properties window flash as the URL is updated from the address bar. :)


Download: http://ahk.igalvez.net/IEUpdateBookmark.exe, 784 KB

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Beautiful! Thanks for that! I'll have to look into AutoHotkey. –  Hand-E-Food Feb 10 '12 at 1:59

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