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Bookmark names ellipses on Chrome

Is there a way to show the full name of bookmarks that have really long names on the bookmark bar in Google Chrome? Currently they are being shortened by truncation with ellipses in a manner similar ...
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How can I recover firefox bookmarks and passwords from HD from broken laptop?

My laptop died (running on Vista). I have removed it's HDD, put it in a caddy and have got all my files. But I would like to access my passwords and if possible my bookmarks from Mozilla Firefox? I ...
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Open bookmark into unloaded tabs in Firefox

I use the UnloadTab extension for Firefox, which unloads tabs after they haven't been visited for a while. These days Firefox also has a builtin feature that offers a wimpier version of this, where ...
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What could have caused my Chrome and Google account to revert to it's original state a year ago?

About a year ago, in August 2013, I came home from work to find that my home copy of Chrome turned sour. I had tabs open which I didn't when I left home, my bookmarks were changed to my original ones ...
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import chrome bookmark from previous installation to new installation (NO HTML File only earlier bookmark file)

My windows got corrupt and I had to reinstall. I had not synchronised Google Chrome, so I cannot get my previous bookmarks. I have the previous bookmark file (which is in JSON not HTML) but cannot ...
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Saving Chrome bookmarks as separate .url files while preserving timestamps

I have multiple bookmarks in Chrome stored in different folders: fold1 - book1 fold2 - book2 fold2 - book3 I would like to create a structure of directories so that each directory contains the ...
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Is there a way of searching Firefox bookmarks by multiple tags without going into the bookmarks menu?

For bookmarks I know we have two options: Option 1: Bookmarks Menu → drop-down bookmarks menu listing Option 2: Bookmarks Toolbar → one click access to bookmarks Is there some add-on/extension for ...
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What is the difference between the Firefox “Bookmarks Toolbar” and the “Bookmarks Menu”

I am trying to clean up my bookmarks and I want to know: What is the difference between the Firefox "Bookmarks Toolbar" and the "Bookmarks Menu" Where are each of these in Firefox What determines ...
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How can I check my bookmarks in Chrome for broken links?

For years I have been creating bookmarks in Google Chrome and now there are so many (around 2000) that I would spend days checking one by one to make sure that the URLs are still valid, and that the ...
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How can i export a folder of Firefox Bookmarks into a text file

I want to clean up my bookmark folders by getting rid of duplicated/links. i have created a program which will import 2 text files which contains a URL like this File 1: http://www.google/com ...
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Used “%localappdata%\Google\Chrome\User Data” but my bookmarks and extensions disapeared

I was trying to solve an annoying problem with THIS WEB PAGE IS NOT AVAILABLE message showing up all the time in my CHROME browser. I followed indeed ALL the forums advises on the issue to no avail. ...
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Bookmarking on different newly created websites are still benificial? [closed]

I am a blogger i want to promote my content. I studied about it on many website and come to know that social bookmarking is a great way to promote content. for example http://www.postzippy.com , ...
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How to export an individual bookmark folder in Google Chrome?- any updates? [duplicate]

This! is an old question, I just wanted to check if there has been any recent changes to the newer versions of Chrome, can we export individual folders?
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How to import bookmarks from Firefox into Opera 20 in Windows?

This old question is too outdated to be of any significance - it involves the old version of Opera, and the browser is now very different. So please don't flag this as duplicate. Opera 20 has a ...
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Copy Firefox bookmarks names not URL

Is there any way to copy bookmarks name in firefox? Regular copy just copy the URL alone, I want to be able to copy Names too
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Firefox 29: Set default folder for setting bookmark (Ctrl + D)

I have Firefox 29.0.1 and would like to change the default folder a bookmark is saved in when pressing Ctrl + D. Currently when pressing Ctrl + D the folder is always ""Bookmarks Menu" but I want it ...
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Bookmarks toolbar in Firefox 29?

I love to have my favorite bookmarks (bookmarklets, and so on) on my firefox toolbar, but, surprise, in firefox 29 the toolbar is empty. I tried to use classic look restorer toolbar, but still the ...
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Custom meta search engine (search aggregator, federation) for all my favorite tweets, pinboard bookmarks, google plus posts, etc

I have basically created a curated internet through all my bookmarks on pinboard (previously on delicious); my favorited, retweeted, and personal tweets on twitter; my posts on google plus and ...
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Is there a way to continuously show Firefox bookmark tags for the active tab?

Assume I have a Firefox window with many opened tabs (e.g. 50+). Some of the tabs show bookmarked URLs, of which some have bookmark tags assigned. As I change the active tab, I can see at a glance if ...
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Firefox 29: Keep “Bookmark this page”, hide “Show your bookmarks” button

In Firefox 29, the two buttons, Bookmark this page and Show your bookmarks are customized together, whence I can't manage to hide one and keep the other one, as in the following picture: How can I ...
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How can I manage my Delicious bookmarks in Firefox 28 and later?

I used to manage my bookmarks with the help of Delicious but recently I have encountered a problem. After a Firefox update, I noticed that my previous extension won't work anymore and when I checked ...
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What to do when there's over 150,000 bookmarks on Google Chrome

I believe I tried all the bookmark management apps on the Chrome web store, delete part of the bookmarks manually (yes, I even attempted that), organize them within folders and all, but they just came ...
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Is there a way to restore deleted Firefox bookmarks?

I recently had my computer serviced by Geek Squad (never again) and they deleted my firefox.exe and all my bookmarks. When I browsed to C:\%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox there was nothing there except a ...
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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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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 ...