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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 can I force my Google chrome account to update my bookmarks

I use three different computers and sign in to each one with the same Google Chrome account, but the bookmarks do not seem to be updating. For example I add a bookmark when signed in on one pc, then ...
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Open Bookmark page from Bookmark Manager on Google Chrome in Mac OS

I'm trying to find a shortcut that opens a web page from Bookmark Manager on Chrome. I couldn't find a way that doesn't use the mouse. I tried command+down arrow, but this shortcut doesn't open the ...
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How to make duplicate bookmarks in Firefox?

In Firefox (Current latest version 35.0), if I save a bookmark at location X in my bookmarks tree with Ctrl-D, then do the same again for location Y, the bookmark at location X disappears. How can I ...
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Is there a way to make Safari open a bookmark in a new tab automatically without a keystroke?

The only way I can see to open the selected bookmark in a new tab is with a keystroke (control-click, or control-shift-click). I'd like to set Safari to automatically open a selected bookmark in a new ...
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How to delete chrome bookmarks in all devices?

I use chrome with my google account on several devices (Windows and Android), adding bookmarks works fine (I add it on one device and it shows up in all my devices), but deleting them, not so much. ...
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Deleted my google chrome account, how to recover bookmarks?

I have a problem. I removed my Google chrome account from my browser, now all my bookmarks are gone. Is there any possibility to get them back? I am running a OS X operating system.
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Control Content lacking bookmark functionality

I'm using Microsoft Word 2010 and I am using the Developer/Forms functions. As opposed to the newer Control Content functions, I am only using the Legacy Forms, because they have a bookmark function ...
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Add bookmarks by editing file directly?

I need to add a bunch of bookmarks, so it'd be a lot easier to just edit the file that Google Chrome uses directly instead of manually adding each and everyone of them through the UI. Does someone ...
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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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How to quickly migrate bookmarks toolbar and passwords from Firefox to Chrome?

As of lately, Firefox seems to have become much slower than Google Chrome, and this seems to be due to the presence of one or more memory leaks which slows it down considerably after it is left ...
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Permanently Deleted Chrome Bookmarks Recovery? or AppData full Recovery? Any Level of Solution Available in Win 7?

Win 7, I deleted during disk clean up and manually from AppData all files, which includes Chrome bookmarks as well! I tried to restore system to recover chrome bookmarks, but they are not showing up ...
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How to hide the bookmark bar?

I would like to completely disable the bookmark bar from Google Chrome and I don't find any information on the web. If I disable the bookmark bar, it still appears in an embedded bar to the Google ...
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How do I share an individual Google Chrome Bookmarks folder with someone else?

How do I share an individual Google Chrome Bookmarks folder with someone else? I have a folder full of articles I wish to send to someone one, without opening them up individually and sending each ...
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Why is some styles/headings are excluded from bookmark when converting from word to pdf

I created custom styles/headings for my document One is called "Title Custom" and another is called "Subtitle Custom" But when I convert into pdf with the bookmark setting selected, the only thing ...
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How to create default bookmarks in Yosemite for new local account creations?

I need to be able to reproduce my preset bookmarks in Safari created from the local admin account onto newly created local accounts. I am working on getting a new Yosemite image for my company but I ...
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How to deimport bookmarks from Chrome

I recently imported the bookmarks from Safari to Chrome on my Mac and got some kind of mess. So now I regret about it... Is there any way to deimport those bookmarks (remove the imported bookmarks ...
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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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Firefox: Is it possible to change the number of recently used bookmark folders?

Is it possible to increase the number of recently used folders when creating/editing a bookmark (yellow highlighted area) in Firefox ~34? I've tried searching the internet searching the configs ...
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Tool allowing to resume and bookmark specific location of video/playlist

I am going insane trying to watch a course of videos on a bunch of different folders. I aggregated all the folders into one huge playlist (in different Windows players) but each time i resume ...
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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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Reset back to google chrome default user

I never had google users setup on my computer although I had all my bookmarks saved. I thought by logging into my google account, it would save all my bookmarks and merge it to my account but I was ...
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How to restore Chrome “Person” bookmarks, settings, etc

I'm on Mac OS X 10.9 and somehow deleted one of the "People" profiles, and have lost my workflow terribly because it contained many settings and all bookmarks, etc. I don't think I was logged in to a ...
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Full-Text Search Through My Bookmarks?

I would like to be able to search through pages which I have bookmarked. Like a Google search but limited to my bookmarks. Firefox allows you to search through your bookmarks but only the URL, Title ...
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Firefox : Import bookmarks from one firefox browser to another in different laptop [duplicate]

I have two laptops on which firefox is installed. I want to merge the bookmarks. How can I achieve this ? Thanks in advance.
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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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Adding a Bookmark Table in a Document

I've got many places I'd like to Bookmark in Word and I'd like to create a Table for all these bookmarks, like a Table Of Contents, but for Bookmarks. For instance : On page 5 in my Word Document : ...
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Generate PDF with bookmarks from Microsoft Word on Mac OS X

Is there a way to generate a PDF file from a Microsoft Word document on Mac OS X so that it generates PDF bookmarks based on the structure of the document? I've tried opening the .docx file ...
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Exporting Insane Amount of Google Chrome Bookmarks

I have every single bookmark that I've ever bookmarked since I was in second grade. In Google Chrome right now. And I'm trying to export them all to Diigo to see how well it would work as a bookmark ...
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Change bookmarks from left sidebar to top bar in Safari 7.0.6

A new safari update places the bookmarks on in a quarter screen left navigation. Does anyone know a way to move it back to the top. (I did not see anything in preference and it appeared that under ...
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Chrome bookmarks in folder - open all in new windows?

In chrome (chromium running on Ubuntu 10.04 specifically) is there a way to open all bookmarks in a bookmark folder, each in their own new window? I realize that I could just open them all in tabs, ...
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Firefox Live Bookmarks - how to manually create?

I need to manually create a Live Boomark in Firefox by specifying the URL myself. There are no options to do this inside the Bookmarks menu or the "Show all Bookmarks" / Library window. You can ...
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How to make Firefox sync reliable: new bookmarks are lost and old bookmarks reappear in unsorted

I am trying to synchronise my bookmarks between a PC and two Macs using Firefox sync. My bookmarks (2000+) are arranged into a heirachy of folders. After sync, old folders that have been deleted ...
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How to search within folders in Firefox Bookmarks?

Is there any way or addon that allows the user to search for bookmarks within certain folders. As of now if you use the search bark in bookmarks it will show results from all folders. This is quite ...
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Retrieving Chrome bookmarks from crashed Windows 7 for new Windows 8

I had a lot of bookmarks in a Chrome browser on a Windows 7 system. That computer crashed. We now have a new computer with Windows 8. How can I retrieve my bookmarks from the Windows 7 system. I ...
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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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one way bookmark syncing/syncing issues Chrome

I have two computers, a desktop computer that I use for nearly everything, as well as an old laptop that I only use when traveling. As a result of this the bookmarks on the laptop are outdated and ...
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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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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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How to create switchable bookmark toolbars in Firefox?

I'm using several computers (workplace, home, virtual machine) and I have them all synced using Firefox sync, as I need access to all my bookmarks on all of my browser instances. Sometimes I have a ...
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How to enable the bookmarks toolbar in Pentadactyl/Firefox?

I am using Pentadactyl Nightly (20 August 2013) with Firefox 23.0.1. After installing Pentadactyl, it removed all my toolbars. However, the bookmarks toolbar is actually useful for me so I want to ...
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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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How to display more folder options when creating bookmark in firefox?

When creating a bookmark in Firefox (say by pressing Ctrl + D) the default drop down list for the Folder to displays last five folders in which the bookmarks were last saved. How to customize the ...
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Why can't I see bookmarks in another word document when trying to create a bookmark based hyperlink?

So the document I have already has headings and a table of contents (TOC) and thus it has bookmarks However I need to link to this document from elsewhere but when I go to the other document and ...
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Do firefox “Keyword Shortcuts” still exist?

Back in the day, it was possible to define Keyword Shortcuts, also known as Custom keywords in Mozilla. These were similar to Smart keywords, except that they were defined from within the bookmark ...
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Creates PDF from Bookmarks

I have a large list of bookmarks in google chrome, firefox, and internet explorer. I have sites bookmarked from years ago that are no longer available. How can I archive the sites I have bookmarked ...
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Firefox bookmarks folder icon

Is there a way to assign a custom icon to a folder in Firefox bookmarks? That way not all folders would look the same, so I could delete the names and save some space in the bookmarks bar.
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Terminal emulator with bookmarks/history of commands/directories?

I work a lot with the command line (GNOME Terminal + Bash). I would love to have an easy/graphical way to use [bookmarks|history] of [commands|directories]. For example, I would like to have a list ...
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Show bookmarklets in Firefox location bar results?

I'm a heavy bookmarklet user and even heavier user of Firefox keywords. Combined, they're a real powerful weapon in dealing with different situations on the web. Sometimes it's hard to remember all ...
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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 ...