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I've been using Foobar2000 to listen audiobooks for some time now and I like it very much. The only thing that I miss using this program is bookmarking feature. The plugin recommended for it is foo uie bookmarks, but it doesn't work for me, and I wonder if I can add any other component to foobar which would enable me to simply press a keyboard key to bookmark a position within an audiboook so it is remembered and I can as easily get back to that part of the audibook whenever I wish.

I'm using Column UI component instead of the Default interface and I'd like bookmarking enabled with it, so I can keep the nice foobar skin I have installed.

Thank you for the help

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Please have a look at foo_skip. The developer case added a simple bookmarking feature in version 1.78. Currently I cannot test this feature, so this will be only a comment – nixda Nov 11 '13 at 16:20
Thank you very much for the answer nixda! I've tried this plugin with the Default UI and I can confirm that it does the basic function of bookmarking: I can assign a keyboard shortcut and bookmark a position in the book I listen to and it is remembered. The problem is that it is very basic bookmarking, which means that I can't bookmark more than one position so its use is limited to remembering where I stopped last time I opened the book. – tripleowl Nov 11 '13 at 18:34
What I need is a bookmarking option which would allow me an easy access to various parts of the book I can get back to any time, during the playback, after closing the application or changing the book. Another problem is that it doesn't work with Columns UI, and I use a beautiful Metro skin which I'd like to keep. – tripleowl Nov 11 '13 at 18:35
It doesn't work with columnsUI? Are you sure? I'm using the skipping functionality for years in my foobar with columnsUI – nixda Nov 11 '13 at 20:47
I've checked again and you are right, bookmarking works in both UI but only for songs (except for FLAC format), it doesn't work with audiobooks, although they are in mp3 or WMA format, BOOKMARKS field is missing in the metadata window I don't know what is the reason but I've found out that the workaround to this problem is to manually insert BOOKMARK field and copy it, then select all the files in the audiobook list, go to properties and choose Paste fields command in the drop down menu – tripleowl Nov 12 '13 at 1:22

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