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Populate Name field of bookmarks automatically

I have been stung by a bug in Firefox that hasn't been fixed in nearly 6 years, though I wasn't aware of it until now. The bug report is here: "Name field of bookmarks saved via "Bookmark All Tabs" ...
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Are Chrome bookmarks automatically backed up?

I finally arranged my bookmarks in Chrome 33, inside bookmarks toolbar etc. Do I need to create a backup to save this arrangement (and How) OR it is automatically saved on Google server, inside my ...
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How do I prevent Chrome Canary from updating -OR- How do I sync two Chrome profiles with the same account?

I might have a bit an unusual request, but my situation is as follows: I have a low-end pc, which means, I need to be careful about performance This is why I need to deactivate automatic updates in ...
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What is the sort key in IE's Favorites menu?

I have few hundreds of bookmarks in Internet Explorer (currently IE10). When I open Favorites menu on the menu bar I can see the bookmarks appearing not exactly in order I added them, but their order ...
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Opera 20 - bookmark importer option greyed out?

Does anyone know how to enable Opera 20's bookmark importer? It's in the main Opera dropdown, but it's greyed out. I have already enabled the bookmarks bar in Opera > Settings.
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Bookmarks Sync problems with chrome

Actually I'm signed-on in Google Chrome. I've trying to sync my bookmark on two PC but very often I need to sign-out and sign-in again to force the bookmark syncing. I've tried to signal the problem ...
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Is there a service to sync Chrome and FF bookmarks by syncing their respective server side backends?

As you know, both of Firefox and Chrome have server-side services for storing their bookmarks. Is there a service that can sync the back-end of Firefox with Chrome for bookmarks? I don't want to use ...
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Efficient bookmark sorting

I have about 3000 bookmarks which I would like to sort into 20 different folders and subfolders. Since it would take me too long to reopen each link and then move or tag each link by hand, I hope ...
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How to import Firefox bookmarks from Linux to Windows?

How to import Firefox bookmarks from Linux to Windows? Is there a way?
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Do common browsers update bookmarks when they receive 301?

301 redirects are permanent. They mean that the page has moved, and they request any search engine or user agent coming to the page to update the URL in their database. This is the most common ...
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Better bookmarking tools than Google Bookmarks?

I recently observed some very strange behavior of Google Bookmarks. I usually add a new bookmark by clicking on the "bookmarklet" that I put on my Google Chrome browser's bookmark bar, it then pops ...
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Switch to certain Browser/Document Mode for certain Bookmark

Is there any way to tell Internet Explorer 11 to use a certain Document/Browser mode for a certain Bookmark/URL? Alternatively, is it possible to make a shortcut that points to the website like so: ...
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Two sets of bookmarks for the same profile

Does either Chrome or Firefox have an extension allowing you to switch between two sets of bookmarks, without resorting to have two different profiles/users/accounts? Ideally there would be some kind ...
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Emacs can not be closed, because it cannot save customizations

Debugger entered--Lisp error: (error "Cannot save customizations; init file was not fully loaded") signal(error ("Cannot save customizations; init file was not fully loaded")) error("Cannot ...
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Re-importing Opera 12 Bookmarks into Opera 19, 20 etc

I'm setting up a new laptop and installed Opera 12 and Opera 20 (since Opera 20 doesn't properly support bookmarks yet, and I have several thousand in Opera 12). I installed both versions of Opera ...
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How to remove Firefox sidebar caption/title (e.g. Bookmarks)

How can I remove the caption/title of a "Bookmarks" sidebar in Firefox? http://i.stack.imgur.com/oPyiX.gif I have a Bookmarks sidebar shown on the right side of the browser window and it has a ...
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Select bookmarked lines in Notepad++

is there any option ( plugin?) in Notepad++ to select all bookmarked lines? I have enabled Multi-Editing settings this way: Settings -> Preferences -> Editing -> Multi-Editing Settings -> Enable ...
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Lost All Bookmarks and my google account bookmarks restored to 1.5 Years back

I am currently using google chrome version: Version 33.0.1750.117 m. I daily sign in to my google chrome to my email account in office and delete when I left the office. I do same process since more ...
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Is there a way to set the default bookmark location in Chrome?

I often bookmark pages on Chrome, and I have a generic folder for any bookmarks I don't feel like putting in it's proper place. Anyway, Chrome decided to put my bookmarks automatically in my least ...
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How can I edit a keyword search in Chrome?

I have several "keyword searches" set up in Chrome (added by right-clicking in a search box on a site, and selecting "add as search engine."). I'm fairly certain these used to be saved as bookmarks ...
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How can I merge mobile and desktop bookmarks across Firefox Sync?

I am using Firefox Sync to synchronise bookmarks between my (Ubuntu) desktop client and (Android) mobile client. The bookmarks are synched, but kept in separate folders, rather than together. On the ...
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Method to restore just one folder from a CHROME Bookmarks backup?

I am familiar with Backup and Restore of all Bookmarks in CHROME. My issue is did not notice a very involved single folder is gone. And now months worth of additional cleanup and additions to current ...
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Move all Google Bookmarks to Chrome Bookmarks

I'm trying to move all my bookmarks from Google Bookmarks directly into Chrome bookmarks. Is that possible? It just seems to be possible to move them the other way around. Any ideas?
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Chrome sync: Merge or Overwrite ('current' with 'cloud')

When you sign into chrome, your sync'd bookmarks (etc) are magically restored... I'm recovering from a small (micro) very soft system fallover (winblows) and am hunting for bookmarks and .bak, to ...
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Importing bookmarks into firefox

I currently have my own bookmarks application (cakemarks) written in PHP running on my server. However, I am considering to just import all those bookmarks into Firefox. The cakemarks project was ...
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How to import bookmarks from Chrome or Safari into Opera 19 for OS X?

I’ve just installed Opera 19 on OS X Mountain Lion and I don’t find how to import my Bookmarks from Safari or Chrome. On Windows menu the voice “Import Bookmarks” is deactivated
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google chrome/windows 7 where to find those addresses that have been bookmarked

after using bookmark favorite-the star-where do I find the address that I have bookmarked? I have bookmarked a jigsaw puzzle sight that I wish to go to, but am not able to find where the address went ...
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How to show the latest sites added to bookmarks?

How to show the latest sites added to bookmarks in Chrome? I want to know this because I am looking for one site that I recently added to the bookmarks but forgot where I put into (different ...
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Excel link in Word docx

I use a Word file to put it as a report in which I integrate tables and charts from an Excel file. More precisely, on a network drive I have many Excel and Word files. Each Word file has its Excel ...
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Is there a way to bookmark/favourite a form search? [duplicate]

Of course if the search is via GET it's easy to bookmark, but what if the search is via POST ? Can I bookmark it so I don't need to type in the search paramaters?
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What's the file format to move an html bookmark file into Firefox 26

Running Firefox 26.0 under XP, I exported my bookmarks to an Html file, to clean up and then import them to my new computer running Windows 7 64-bit professional. The file is down to about 2500 url ...
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How to restore deleted favorites in chrome on windows 8?

A friend of me has a windows 8 laptop and Google Chrome as browser. She has deleted its favorites. I know a file exists on Windows 7 in AppData : bookmarks.bak I looked on a Windows 8 laptop but i've ...
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Converting firefox bookmarks to a database [closed]

I have more than 100,000 bookmarks in firefox. I want to save them in a contacts database so that I do not lose them and also easier to manage. The size of the html file is 55meg. How would I do ...
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MS-Word MacroButtons are highlighted when clicked

I'm building a Word doc with collapsible bookmarks and using MacroButtons to collapse and expand the text defined by a given bookmark. For example, the code to toggle the bookmark named 'Alcohol' is: ...
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text-only bookmark bar in Chrome or Opera

The only reason why I'm still using the old Opera 12 is that it allows text-only bookmarks and folders on the bookmarks-bar: But there are already a bunch of websites out there, which are not ...
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Where did the “recently added” go in Google Chrome's bookmarks manager?

Where did the "recently added" go in Google Chrome's bookmarks manager? Although I see extensions that will display the recently added bookmarks on the Chrome Web Store and tried some, they wreak ...
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Bookmark manager for local (offline) video files

I have a directory with several video files and subdirectories with more video files. In this case, they are photoshop tutorials, but that's not entirely relevant. I need to bookmark several videos ...
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Google chrome session restore trouble

I recently copied the whole folder of user data (that contains default and the other files) from my old laptop (I sold it) and pasted it in the same folder on my new laptop, I opened chrome and it ...
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In Opera 18 how do you bookmark a page?

In Opera 18 how do you bookmark a page? I red here it used to be Ctr+D but that didn't work. I notice there's an "add to stash" icon but I have no clue what stash is. How can you remember a page so it ...
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Sharing bookmarks on Firefox and Chrome [duplicate]

I'm a Xmarks user. I'm sharing bookmarks between Chrome and Firefox and I'm also using Chrome and Firefox on portableapps. I have lots of problems with Xmarks like lots of empty folders keep on being ...
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Redundant folders in bookmarks

I'm using Chrome as my main web browser and added 'xmarks' and 'toomanytabs' to manage my bookmarks and tabs. In addition Google Chrome seems to syncronize and manage my bookmarks if I log into ...
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Sort Firefox Bookmarks by Domain

Is there a way to sort bookmarks by domain? I would like to be able to see all youtube vidoes in one section, all wikipedia in another, etc, but I haven't been able to find an add-on that does this. ...
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How to migrate Firefox bookmarks with tags to Chrome?

Firefox exports HTML without tags, or else as a JSON file. Since Chrome doesn't do tagging, a workaround would be to put the tags in the title so that text is still searchable once imported to Chrome. ...
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How to tag bookmarks in Chrome with xmarks

I am using Xmarks to store my Bookmarks & access them across all the devices I use. Lately I started using Google Chrome as my Default Browser, now there is Xmarks Addon available for Chrome but ...
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How to effectively manage 1341 saved links on pinboard?

I've 'recently' started using Pinboard + Shiori (OSX link searching app, syncs with your pinboard account) as link bookmarking and searching setup. Searching works incredibly well with Shiori. My ...
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Is there any way to synchronize a folder in 'My Documents' with bookmarks bar?

I often save web pages for offline viewing and every time i save a page in 'tutorials' folder, i have to open it up in browser and then save it on bookmarks bar. Is there any way to synchronize ...
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Firefox bookmark manager with multiple instances

When you "show all bookmarks" in Firefox a "library" window pops up. If you ever try to sort a huge amount of bookmarks you would appreciate having multiple "library" windows open. Are there any ...
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Why does Google Sync keeps on replicating this site in bookmark?

I keep my bookmarks and other things saved in Google Sync. Please see my settings below. I do not find anything out of ordinary. However, Google Chrome keeps on replicating two sites again and ...
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How can I properly link to a header that has a page break before it?

This is pretty frustrating. I've inserted a table of contents and am trying to link those contents to their appropriate headers. The top level headers, when linked, are linking to the last line of ...
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Any way to save a spot on a webpage

If an article is a long read sometimes I want to save my spot on a webpage not the whole page itself. Are there any extensions/apps/plugins/addons to do this? Focus is on windows and google chrome