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Batch rename Chrome bookmarks

How do you batch rename lots of chrome bookmarks? For example, 1. "Introduction" is replaced with "Intro"? 2. "Google" is replaced with "G"?
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I want a command to erase all temp files of all users but i dont want to delete their bookmarks on chrome and firefox

This is the code i am using to erase all the temporary files in the user machines, but i want to make it NOT erase the bookmarks of Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, i already did some research and ...
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How to best store hyperlinks with comments and keywords [closed]

I read loads of stuff, mostly technical articles, on the internet. I would like to save them so I can easily look them up later on. Ideally with some keywords, or a short description. I might even ...
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How can I save Chrome bookmarks to prevent daily accidental deletion?

I accidentally deleted my folder of bookmarks that were exported from Internet Explorer to Google Chrome. How can i save chrome bookmarks to prevent daily accidental deletion, so that this does not ...
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Open just a part of the bookmarks from a bookmark folder in Chrome

I have a bookmark folder in the bookmark toolbar in Google Chrome. This folder has some hundreds of bookmarks and if I open them all in the same time, my computer crashes. I need an "Open first N ...
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How to increase number of characters in bookmark name visible when hover the bookmark placed in favorites menu in Chrome browser?

Bookmark name can have max 255 characters while hovered name show max 95 characters I would like to see entire name while hover bookmark (it's because I make long notes to bookmarks name) . Is ...
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How many bookmarks do I have total in Firefox?

I've just noticed that I have a lot of bookmarks and it's time to clean them up. However, I want to be able to record how many bookmarks I have before and after the cleanup, to judge how effective it ...
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Chrome bookmarks - can I always choose another folder?

Is there a way to have Chrome always show me the entire list of bookmark folders, instead of having to navigate through the shortlist and "Choose another folder"? I have multiple nested folders, ...
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Creating links from cell values in Excel, containing the (Exactly Formatted) names as they appear as bookmarks in an external PDF

I am making a PDF Study guide (300+) pages. The guide has 15 Chapters, each with custom bookmarks that anchors to a specific topic in the Chapter. I have created 30-45 study questions for each ...
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Can I switch from Firefox 32-bit to Firefox 64-bit without losing data?

I'm currently using Firefox 32-bit, but since the release of the version 43.0, Firefox is also available in 64-bit for Windows. I would be pleased to use this Firefox build, but I don't want to lose ...
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Mobile bookmarks on desktop chrome bookmark bar

I would like to have my Mobile bookmarks appear on the bookmark bar of my desktop chrome browser. I would like Mobile bookmarks to appear besides the Other bookmarks which appears at the right-end ...
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How do I export favorites from Firefox and Import them in IE11?

I am looking at guidance write a script to export favorites from Firefox and import them in IE. any thoughts?
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Export PDF Bookmarks, Edit Find Replace and Import to Replace?

I'd like to do the following: Export PDF Bookmarks & its structure as structured data - Tree, XML, XLS or CSV Do a bunch of edits, find, replace etc. Primarily Text label changes No major ...
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In Firefox, can I have the bookmarks bar only appear on my homepage?

In Google Chrome, there is an option to have the bookmarks bar only appear on the homepage. I like that option a lot... But cannot find the equivalent for Firefox. I have searched around, however, ...
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How to merge pdfs and create bookmarks for each input file in output file? (linux)

I'm using Linux and I would like to have software (or script, method) which merges some pdfs and creates an united output pdf, containing bookmarks. Bookmarks are named by filename of pdf files, ...
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Is it possible to avoid using this terrible file browser in Windows 7?

When I'm saving or opening files in certain programs in Windows 7, such as when using Save for Web in Photoshop, or Open Animation in FCheck; I'm only able to use a ridiculously basic and inefficient ...
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Microsoft Word field codes

I have reports I provide my clients that inputs their name address and other info in the report. I wrote this a few years ago and need to change it but I forgot the sequence. The Following field code ...
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How to open bookmarks in an unloaded state in Firefox?

I would like to be able to open bookmarked pages --- potentially a large number of them --- in an unloaded state. By "unloaded" I mean the state that pages are in at startup in Firefox if you choose ...
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Add Bookmarks to Microsoft Edge manually

I would like to add bookmarks to Microsoft Edge, not by importing from IE but simply by dumping the bookmarks in the Edge bookmark folder. This was possible in the Spartan builds and I think it was ...
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Win10 - Edge favorites folder location

Evidently MS moved away from a Favorites folder used in IE that was set to the %UserProfile% with Edge. I have found some information on this on the web i.e. it should be located here ...
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why is a created own Bookmarks file deleted by chrome

I use Google chrome in my Linux operation system, I enter into "~/.config/google-chrome/Default" which is the default chrome config directory. I move the original Bookmarks file into another place ...
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Make google chrome bookmark to a button on a page

There is a webpage that I frequently use at work, where I go to the page and then click on a button on the page. What I would like is to have a bookmark which takes me directly to the destination of ...
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bookmarklet that saves web page as-is and provides a link to it? [closed]

I recall there was a site that provided a java bookmarlet that would save the web page as-is (not just a .jpg screenshot), and instantly provide you a link where you could view it. It apparently ...
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Always show bookmark in homepage, not while browsing - Google Chrome

I need to see the bookmark bar while in a custom homepage (not default homepage), but want it hidden while browsing. I know it can be done and undone by pressing ctrl+shift+b repeatedly, but I would ...
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Firefox: How to recover deleted bookmarks?

When organizing the bookmarks in my Firefox browser I had a folder highlighted and hit Delete by mistake. How can I recover the folder? NOTE: It's too late to hit Control + Z, and the bookmarked ...
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Can I delete old/unused bookmarks in Google Chrome?

I have bookmarks dating back to probably 2009 or so, from when I was using Firefox up until now. 6 years of bookmarks seems to slow down my address bar as Chrome seems to search through them every ...
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Using StyleRef to reference text contained in a document Header

I am attempting to reference text that is located in the header to be repeated throughout the body of the document in Microsoft Word 2010. I would like to avoid using Bookmarks, because others will ...
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How to have mobile bookmarks appear on desktop chrome bookmarks bar?

When I use my smartphone chrome browser, I store my bookmarks at the mobile bookmarks. When I manage bookmarks on the desktop browser, I can see the mobile bookmarks. However, I am not able to move ...
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Understanding Chrome “Other Bookmarks” Folder

When I add a bookmark in Chrome, it gives me an "Other bookmarks" folder option to store it in. This is baffling. A folder called "other" begs the question "other than what?" Is there some special ...
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Create the shortcut of a bookmark folder in Google Chrome

As the shortcuts in Windows Explorer or the alias in Mac OS Finder, I want to create shortcuts of a bookmark folder in Google Chrome. For example : I have a folder "Shenmue" in my bookmarks, I want ...
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Sharing of bookmark folders between multiple users [closed]

I want to create a shared link collection, organized as folders and sub-folders, for a private Facebook group. I did some research, but nothing I found satisfied all my requirements. My Requirements ...
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How do I keep Chrome bookmarks in sync across accounts?

I use a couple of gmail accounts with Chrome: One for work and one for private use. Unfortunately, all my bookmarks in the bookmarks toolbar are tied to one of the accounts, so when I switch to ...
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Share microsoft word document location which takes right into a bookmark

I wanted to share a microsoft word document with my friends. The document is available in a network location. When they open this document, I want them to be taken right into a bookmarked location ...
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Word exports empty non-working Bookmarks additionally to the working ones I generated

Currently I am working on a bigger Word file with many chapters. I export this file to PDF with the following options: The export works fine but when I decide to display all exported Bookmarks in ...
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Is it possible to recall bookmarked pages in a PDF with hotkeys?

Say I'm reading a 400 page PDF, but flipping back and forth between certain section frequently. What I'd like to be able to do is bookmark a page to a specific shortcut, sort of like the quick ...
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to recover chrome bookmarks after upgrade from window 7 to windows 8.1

I have recently upgraded from windows 7 to windows 8.1. I want to restore all my previous chrome bookmarks to the freshly installed chrome in windows 8.1. The issues are: I did not take up backup ...
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Open a file from firefox bookmark

I am very often using bookmarks in Firefox I want to open a file/program, for example Microsoft outlook from Firefox bookmark So if I click the bookmark, the file/program will opened in PC Please ...
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Windows 8.1: IE can't add favorites

I saw that this question was raised but never really successfully addressed a number of years ago. After updating to 8.1, I cannot add new sites to the favorites menu by clicking on the star icon, ...
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Open docx in bookmark location, through a hyperlink

I'm using Word 2013 and when I try to open a docx file with a hyperlink (e.g., 'file://docx_file.docx#BOOKMARK'), it will always open the document at the beginning, instead of opening it at the ...
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In firefox, how do I create a bookmark and pin it to the taskbar as an icon, without it getting pinned to the firefox jump list

I have managed to successfully set this up by following a guide before, but that seems to have since disappeared from the internet. If I recall correctly, it involved something as silly as creating ...
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How to sychronize bookmarks with Microsoft Edge?

Currently I am using XMarks to sync all my bookmarks between work and home and also the browsers Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer. This works as intended. Now I want to start using Edge. I can ...
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firefox sync's bookmarks then ignores homepage setting

I have no idea what could have caused it, only thing I have recently installed is filezilla via source forge, however I dont believe the source forge installer can cause this, however for some ...
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How can I share a bookmark folder in my bookmark bar on Chrome?

I have tried xmarks (which shares ALL your bookmarks), and I have tried Bookmark Manager which doesn't allow you to share a bookmark bar folder that's on your bookmark bar (it doesn't allow you to set ...
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Mysterious folder icons briefly appear in Chrome bookmarks bar

When switching profiles in Google Chrome, there are two folder icons that sometimes briefly appear in the bookmarks bar. They are never there for very long. I managed to screencapture them, but it's ...
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How to make the firefox bookmarks button list recent bookmarks?

I've used firefox since version 1 and I've accumulated a lot of bookmarks. And now, thanks to buggy syncs over the years, I've got millions of 'em inc. duplicates! What's most useful to me is Recent ...
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How to import bookmarks into Edge browser in Windows 10

I have just witnessed two non-techy users' first time in Windows 10. The first thing both of them said when opening the new Edge browser for the first time was "Where are my favourites (favorites for ...
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Add a new favorite to Edge by URL

In Edge, is it possible to add a new favorite (aka bookmark) by its URL without having to visit the URL? The reason why you would want to do this is because a URL does not necessarily resolve to a ...
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Setting up Chrome bookmark to customizeable URL

I'd like to set up a Chrome bookmark that allows me to input a piece of the URL. For example, I have 3 pages on a website I visit - www.fakewebsite.com/1, www.fakewebsite.com/2, www.fakewebsite.com/3 ...
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How to sync bookmarks (favourites) between Google Chrome and Chromium

I'm new to the world of Raspberry 2 and Linux and I have install Chromium on the Raspberry. I did this because I thought it would be a good way to access my Google Chrome Bookmarks (Favourites). ...
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I want to restore all my bookmarks after I have reinstalled

I was facing a lot of problems while using Google Chrome as in a lot of adds were coming up which was very annoying . I uninstalled my google chrome and then reinstalled it. I forgot I had so many ...