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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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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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Do bookmarks slow down a browser?

Possible Duplicate: Do Bookmarks slow-down firefox start-up? Firefox 3.6 (and other browsers too): Do bookmarks slow down a browser in general? Not necessarily talking about start-up alone, but more ...
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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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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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Is there a way to bookmark AND close all tabs in Chrome with a single click?

I checked all the questions asked already about this subject - all of them are about bookmarking all open tabs (CTRL-SHIFT-D in Chrome...), but none are about automatically closing them all ...
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Is there a way to bookmark all tabs in Chrome?

Is there a way to bookmark all tabs in Chrome? I seem to remember this being out of the box in Firefox and I'd love to get the same functionality in Chrome. Perhaps it's an issue because each tab is ...
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Chrome Extension - Rename tabs based on bookmark name

I'm looking for an extension/plug in that will automatically rename tabs based on my bookmark names. Working on browsers with a lot of tabs for reporting and work - wanted to just sort the tabs out. ...
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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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Problem with Favorites in Internet Explorer 8.0 on Windows 7

I go to a website. I click on "Favorites," then "Add to Favorites." Everyone knows that this should simply add the website to your Favorites list so you can access the website quicker in the future. ...
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Customizing Google Chrome's bookmarks bar

I just installed Google Chrome 7, and I am frustrated with the behavior of the bookmarks bar. I am wondering if there are any ways to get the following behaviors: I would like the bookmarks bar to ...
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What is Firefox favorites physical location?

I am looking to move my Firefox favorites from one machine to another. But for that I am unable to find the physical location of the favorites from where i can copy them. Does anyone know how to get ...
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How to move sites from Favorites bar to Favoritesvmenu?

Recently, I added many many sites to the favorites bar in Internet Explorer. Now I want to make that more organised and want to move some the favorites menu instead of the favorites bar? How can I do ...
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How to share favorites among different browsers?

I often use different browsers (IE7.0/8.0, Firefox 3.5, and Chrome) at work and home. My favorite browser is Firefox, but I am still forced to use the other two because some intranet sites don't ...
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Does IE have an equivalent of keyword bookmarks?

I use Firefox's keyword bookmarks, is there an equivalent in IE?
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Importing bookmarks from internet explorer to Firefox 3.5

This is a silly question, but the first Google result speaks of a 'bookmark manager' with an option to import favorites from IE, but I can only find 'organize bookmarks' with an option to import from ...
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Is there any way I can save my internet favorites where I can see them from any computer? [closed]

I have many favorites sites that I need to link to from different computers, is there any way other than save it to jump drive and carry it with me. Is there any public site site were I can save them ...
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Delete a favorites folder, but keep the favorites?

I just imported my favorites from Internet Explorer into Firefox, and it put it into a folder on the favorites bar, instead of just putting all of my favorites on the bar itself. Is there anyway to ...
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How to fix the IE8 favorites menu (little box icon)?

I'm using Windows XP and Internet Explorer 8, and occasionally one off my favorites (Link) folders will get a very small box in the upper right corner (on the favorites menu drop down itself) and not ...
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Favorites in Internet Explorer won't take me to location

Specs: Windows 7 x64 IE 9 (using x86 version) For some reason, whenever I click on a .url file, it will not take me to the destination. It doesn't even open a blank tab. It doesn't do anything. All ...
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Cannot find IE favorites in C:\Users\%USERNAME%\Favorites

Acording to this page, my IE favorites are supposed to be stored in C:\Users\%USERNAME%\Favorites. However, they are not there. When I tried to import them into Firefox, nothing got imported either. ...
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Sync IE favorites on Vista

How do I sync IE favorites (and preferably RSS feeds) between two computers running Windows 7 and Vista? I’d like to avoid companies with questionable privacy policies (like Google). The computers ...
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Can't find my Google Chrome favorites on my computer

I can't find my Chrome bookmarks on my computer. I have been on many websites and I got here: C:\Users\Admin\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default but I can't open the bookmark part, it's just ...
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How can I open favorites in chrome?

My favorites from my hard drive always automatically opened in Chrome, but after I downloaded Opera they opened there. I deleted Opera the same day but now they just open in Explorer, is there a way ...
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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. Does anybody know where Chrome saves its bookmarks on Windows?
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How does internet explorer gets its favorites?

Looks like there are two ways for Internet Explorer to keep its favorites list: in "Windows/Favorites" folder and in registry "HKCU/Software/Microsoft/Internet Explorer/Main/FavouritesEntries". The ...
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What are some ways to use my browser, Chrome, as a JavaScript interpreter?

I use an online interpreter. It's just right up there on my favorite's bar. Very convenient for me.... I'd like to see the error messages my browser will give me rather than the messages the ...
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Roaming Profile Favorites

Is there a way to have your favorites roam from machine to machine with web browsers like Firefox and Chrome for example? Now, I assume you can edit the application so it saves the favorites to a ...
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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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Internet Explorer 8 - Maximum number of links in the Favorites Bar

I have a user who used to use the Links Bar in previous versions of Internet Explorer. When he upgraded to IE8, he now has a ton of links in his Favorites Bar since they've done away with the Links ...
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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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IE8 - Can't add sites to favorites bar

I can't add new sites to IE8 Favorites Bar anymore. I can remove already existing sites from the Favorites bar without any problems. It was working before but I can't quite pinpoint the moment when it ...
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IE9 stick favourites panel to left side

IE8 used to have the favourites panel on the left side, now IE9 has moved it to the right side. There is a button that moves it to the left side, but the settings does not persist. After you close the ...
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Switching from MSN 6 to Chrome

Is there anyway to transfer data from MSN 6 to Google Chrome? As far as I can tell, MSN 6 will only save data like favorites as an XML file and Chrome will only import this kind of data as HTML? Any ...
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How to add chrome bookmarks to Windows 7 favorites folder (where IE favorites live)

I just switched to Windows 7 and love the taskbar and library features. If I make a desktop shortcut to a webpage, then it becomes searchable from the taskbar (i.e., press the Win/meta key and type ...
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can i take the internet explorer favorites folder in windows and convert that to a single favorites file?

i want to convert this folder of links into a single file that can be imported into another browser.
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IE Favorites backup tool?

Hi Every time I format my PC I forget to backup my IE favorites and lose them all from Internet Explorer. Is there a tool that automatically makes backup/restore of IE favorites in a chosen location ...
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Copy favourites on Chrome between my laptop and PC?

How do I copy all my favourites (Chrome) from my laptop to my other PC ?
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Can I edit IE Favorites from the command line?

I have several dozen Favorites in Internet Explorer that have the same root URL. That URL has now changed and I need to update all the Favorites. I want to write a script to go in and replace the old ...
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intuitive way to structure favorites folder

For many years I didnt use the "favorites" feature of my web browsers because when I switched machines (I use a few between work and home) I could not access MY favorites. This was enough to deter me ...
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How to force browers to store favorites in C:\Users\John\Favorites

IE use C:\Users\Jhon\Favorites to store favorites of user named John. If other browsers use this folder in a similar manner, my favorites are sync across all installed browsers and there is no need ...
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Import html favorites file into chrome from command line

I have a list of Favorites from Internet Explorer 11 (Windows 7 SP1 32-bit) which I saved into an .HTML file. I am trying to import the favorites into Chrome from a command line or some sort of ...
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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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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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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 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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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 do I convert Opera's bookmarks into Firefox' and preserve the bookmark nicknames / keywords?

Both Opera and Firefox have a function that allows you to type a nickname / keyword into the address bar, and then automatically load the bookmark URL associated with that nickname/keyword. More info: ...