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How to sync bookmarks between Firefox, Chrome, and Safari on multiple computers?

There are some similar question on bookmark syncing, but most answers point to Delicious or Google bookmarks. However, as Chrome doesn't have the Google toolbar, how would those sync? I use several ...
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Where does Firefox store bookmarks?

Does anyone know where Firefox is keeping the details about the bookmarks? For example, when I'm browsing the net and I see an interesting page but I don't have time to read it in that moment, I ...
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How to sync bookmarks across Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox bookmarks?

How to sync bookmarks across Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox bookmarks? As I, currently, understand, Google Chrome puts bookmarks seperatly from Google Bookmarks, which is accessible in Firefox by ...
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How to export an individual bookmark folder in Google Chrome?

In my bookmarks window I have two to three folders like asp.net, jquery and sql server. How do I export the jquery folder only from Google Chrome?
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Save open tabs in Chrome

Is there a way to save all open tabs into a temporary (or non temporary) bookmark folder? Sometimes I have a bunch of tabs open on one topic in one windows and the same in another windows. I'd like ...
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Locate bookmarks folder after finding bookmarks in Firefox

When I search bookmarks I can't find a way to locate the folder of the result. I have many bookmarks folder and subfolders and most folders and subfolders contain some bookmarks. When I cannot ...
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How to save a bookmark in Firefox with POST data?

I would like to save as a Firefox bookmark a page which is not accessible using GET. The only way to retrieve the page is to send some POST data. For example, I would like to bookmark a Chronopost ...
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Where does Chrome save its bookmarks on Windows?

I'm trying to recover a Windows system from backups and can't seem to find where Chrome saves its bookmarks. Anybody knows where Chrome saves its bookmarks on Windows?
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From Word to PDF including bookmarks

I created a Microsoft Word file with Office 2007 and exported it via Jaws PDF Creator. Now I want some bookmarks or any kind of "linking-action" that makes it easier to navigate through the document. ...
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How to synchronise bookmarks between Google Chrome and Opera?

I use both Google Chrome as well as Opera. Is there any way by which I can "auto synchronise" the bookmarks between Chrome and Opera? By "auto synchronise", I mean whenever I bookmark a page in ...
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Exporting Firefox bookmarks as separate .URLs while preserving timestamps

I have a large number of Firefox bookmarks that I want to remove and archive as shortcut files (.URL). But I would also like to preserve the date they were added as the files' last modified dates. ...
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Firefox- How to change font size of items in folder on bookmarks toolbar?

Using Firefox v8.0.1 on OS X Lion v10.7.2 Is there a way to adjust the size of the font of the items that appear IN A FOLDER of the bookmarks toolbar? I do NOT want to change the font size of the ...
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Adjusting the refresh rate of Firefox Live Bookmarks?

Does anyone know how to adjust how often Firefox Live Bookmarks (a.k.a. Live Titles) refresh in the toolbar?
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Increase limit of bookmark folders in Firefox?

In Firefox 3, when you click the bookmark star to choose a Folder, you only get a list of the top 5 used folders. Is there a way to increase this limit to 10 or 15?, since I have lots of bookmark ...
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Search bookmarks in Google Chrome address bar

I simply want to search through the bookmarks in Google Chrome as I type in the address bar. I don't want to have to type the full URL just to hit a site already stored in my bookmarks. Google Chrome ...
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Force Chrome to sync bookmarks?

I've been using Chrome's built in bookmark sync which seems to work well. Is there a way to force Chrome to do the sync as opposed to waiting for the alloted 'sync time'? Update: Seems to sync ...
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How to make the bookmark bar of Google Chrome bigger?

I have many bookmarks that I'd like to show in the bookmark bar. How to make the bookmark bar of Google Chrome bigger, for example, let it show two rows of bookmark icons? If impossible, is there ...
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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 can I sync two firefox's that run on different Operating Systems?

I have a machine that I dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 9.04. I have Firefox 3.5 installed on both. I'm always switching back and forth and have one bookmark in one but not the other. How can I sync ...
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How does Chrome choose which folder to put a new bookmark in?

This baffles and enrages me; I add a new bookmark in Chrome using Ctrl+D or clicking on the Star. And the folder it places the bookmark in is some random, nested folder I haven't touched in a year. ...
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Google Chrome bookmarks to Google bookmarks

Is there a way to move your bookmarks in chrome to Google's online bookmarks feature?
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Listing all Firefox keywords at the same time?

This thread, Search keyword conflict in firefox, illustrates how it possible to see what keywords your bookmarks have in Firefox. However, when you select Bookmarks > Show all bookmarks and add the ...
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Is there a way to insert an internal anchor/bookmark into MS Word document and later reference it?

In HTML it is pretty easy to insert an anchor (or a bookmark) into a document and reference it from the same document. Can I do the same in MS Word doc? PS. Without importing HTML content into it.
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Shortcut key for bookmark toolbar in Firefox

I'd like to have a shortcut key that shows/hides the bookmark toolbar (not the sidebar). (Yes, I've got the idea from Chrome). I've been searching for a solution to this particular itch, but found ...
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Set default folder for saving bookmarks in Firefox

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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What is the difference between Firefox search engine keywords and bookmark keywords?

I know the obvious answer is: One is for search engines and the other is for all kinds of bookmarks. But I'm referring to the "Add a keyword for this search" functionality when right-clicking input ...
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How do I backup my bookmarklets?

Any ideas how to backup bookmarklets so I can install them on a new machine? I'm thinking specifically of Chrome -- but I'd like to know how to do the same with Firefox too.
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How can I merge multiple bookmark (html format) files?

I am looking for a way to merge a bunch of different bookmark files without importing duplicates (or creating empty folders ... im looking at you firefox+bookmarkdd!). I'm not looking to sync amongst ...
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Is there a way to open a bookmark in the sidebar in Firefox without clicking on the bookmark in the bookmarks toolbar?

I currently use Remember The Milk and have a bookmark for my task list set to open in the sidebar (as described here). I don't typically have my bookmarks toolbar displayed in Firefox (same with the ...
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Where does Google Chrome for Linux store user specific data?

Where does Google Chrome for Linux store user specific data such as bookmarks ? I can't find a .chrome or .google directory under my home directory, any other directory I should look at ?
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How to sort bookmarks by date in Chrome web browser

Chrome is somehow missing one of the most basic features you would expect on a web browser: sorting bookmarks by date. Is there any way around this issue besides not using Chrome? I love Chrome but ...
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Sync Chrome bookmarks to Delicious

I use Google Chrome. I love the snappy and fast feeling. I thought I will miss the add ons of Firefox. But, not really. However, I used to use delicious actively and want to continue to do the same. ...
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How to search for bookmark folders in Firefox

The search box in the bookmarks bar only searches the bookmarks themselves, yet I have arranged the bookmarks into folders and subfolders. Sometimes I can't see the folder that I know I have, so I ...
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Storing a HTTP POST request in a bookmark or something similar as you would with a GET request

You can store a bookmark with a GET request like this: http://url.com/service?variable=value Can you store a POST request in some way in Chrome? Maybe with a plugin? Or maybe in Firefox? The idea ...
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Plugin for Notepad++ 5.8.6 to list bookmarks of current file

Is there a plug-in for Notepad++ 5.8.6 (the last version before the huge ugly Find dialog!) to list all bookmarks set for current tab in a dockable window? The user should be able to jump to any ...
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How can I assign a keyboard shortcut to open a bookmark on FireFox? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to open a bookmark in the sidebar in Firefox without clicking on the bookmark in the bookmarks toolbar? For example, I would like to open my Google ...
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Is it possible to add your own bookmarks/tabs to a PDF file?

I've purchases a few e-books and love it. Some come with a massive list of bookmarks (kewl!) and some not. Regardless, is there a way i can create my OWN bookmarks so i can jump to specific pages? I ...
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Is there a Google Bookmarks plugin for Chrome?

I currently use Google Bookmarks via the Google toolbar plug-in for Firefox. I find this extremely useful as it allows me to have roaming bookmarks rather than having to maintain bookmarks on ...
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How can I sync my Opera bookmarks with Chrome or Firefox? [duplicate]

Is there any way to get Opera to connect to a sync service that also works in Chrome or Firefox? Because it's annoying to have to manually export Firefox bookmarks and manually import them into Opera ...
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How to sync Google Chrome Web Browser and Google Bookmarks

Google Chrome has its own bookmarks that are synced across browsers using Google Docs. And Google also have Google Bookmarks that works very well with google search in itself. It has been a long ...
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Do browsers change URLs of saved bookmarks in response to 301 redirection?

HTTP status code 301 is used to indicate that content has moved permanently, and that the returned URL should be used to access the requested content in future. RFC 2616 says Clients with link ...
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Google Chrome doesn't have a bookmark auto-sync when a user presses CTRL-D?

It seems that Google Chrome can easily make use of its online bookmark storage when a user presses CTRL-D to store the bookmark on the local machine, but choose not to do that? When a user is signed ...
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How to keep Chrome bookmarks up to date?

I have recently synced all my bookmarks from my Chrome in my personal laptop to Chrome at work. Now every time I add new bookmarks or edits them at work I want to be able to see them on my laptop at ...
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Does Opera (Presto engine version) have a bookmarks toolbar?

I'm using Opera (Presto engine version), and I want a simple toolbar for often used bookmarks like how Firefox has it. I know that there's "Speed Dial", but that's not really what I'm looking for. ...
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Firefox : 2 different URLs for bookmarks : keyword (for as search engine) and base

With a bookmark of IMDb http://www.imdb.com/find?q=%s and a keyword imdb, I can type imdb seven then enter, and it will send me at http://www.imdb.com/find?q=seven. With the same bookmark or another ...
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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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Program for bookmarking long videos on my local hard drive? [closed]

I'd like to be able to open a video, watch it a bit, and then store a bookmark, continue watching maybe bookmark it again, close the video, come back a day or two later, and pick up where I left off ...
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Do Bookmarks slow-down firefox start-up?

I have observed many people suggesting to delete unused bookmarks, as tips to overcome slow start-up of firefox, is there any technical reason behind it?
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Open bookmarks in new tab

Is there a way to always open bookmarks in a new tab in Opera?
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How do I show full names of folders that contain bookmarks in the Google Chrome Bookmark Bar?

I have Google Chrome installed on Ubuntu and I have made a number of folders of bookmarks placed within my bookmark bar. The problem is that some of the folder's names are abbreviated like "Ru---" ...