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Chrome adds all bookmarks to Other Bookmarks folder

I have a problem with Chrome that started a couple days ago. I don't know if this issue came with an update, I just know that it started happening. I'm on Windows 8.1, Chrome version 40.0.2214.94 m. ...
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How to make chrome bookmarks my home page?

I would like to make my chrome/linux bookmarks file my home page, but have been unable to find any way to do this. In firefox you can write your bookmarks to an html file (whenever you close firefox ...
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How to recover Chrome bookmarks in windows 8

I lost my Bookmarks when i accidentally synced another Google account in my Chrome. Is there a way for me to recover my bookmarks? I've already tried to re-sync, but the bookmarks were replaced. ...
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Google Chrome undoes my bookmark changes

I'm trying to do various edits in my bookmarks but each time I make a change, after 10 or 15 seconds all the changes are reversed. I tried to sort the bookmarks and add some bookmarks to certain ...
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How to move bookmarks across Google Chrome profiles

My Chrome browser just updated itslef over the network to version 40. This new version has a button on the right-hand-side of the title bar just to the left of the minimize/maximize/close buttons with ...
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How can I force my Google chrome account to update my bookmarks [duplicate]

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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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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Lost all history, bookmarks and extensions after Google Chrome was automatically updated

Google Chrome (browser) was automatically updated to version 39.0.2171.99 when I was not at my desk and now I have lost all my history and bookmarks and extensions. Is this revertible? I truly dislike ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 watching,...
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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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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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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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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 re-...
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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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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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How to create “keyword shortcuts” for Firefox searches?

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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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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Good way to bookmark/navigate relative directory paths?

I work on a linux system with bash 4.x where I frequently find myself navigating different copies of very deep (and large) file directory structures. However, in reality I only need to access a ...
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Is there a simple way to sort bookmarks? [closed]

Let's say you have hundreds of bookmarks, and you'd like to sort them by subject so you can more easily find them. What would be the easiest way to go about doing this?
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Where does Chrome save its bookmarks on Windows 8.1? [duplicate]

I have two laptops and a desktop. When I travel I take, of course, one of the laptops. The thing is, I have some good bookmarks in all three of my computers, but they are all different. I would like ...
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How to convert the html book into a pdf (with bookmarks for toc)? [duplicate]

I downloaded a large HTML-formatted reference document, which contains a number of chapters in separate files. I would like to convert the entire document into a single PDF file, preferably with a ...
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How can I share/sync bookmarks/favorites between multiple Google Chrome/apps users?

I pretty much think everything is in the title. I'd like to know if I can easily share and sync my bookmarks/favorites with another Chrome user? I don't want to be sending emails with "Hey! Here's a ...
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Generating PDF bookmarks from hidden text in Microsoft Word TC fields

I have a long Word document with various sections. The section titles are shown only in the running headers, so in order to include these in the TOC (table of contents) I use a TC field at the start ...
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Google Chrome - Cannot switch off bookmark suggestions [duplicate]

I UNTICKED the prediction service box (in settings), and the browser still intrusively presents links I've bookmarked and suggests them below the address bar. How come this feature cannot be switched ...
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How to restore my bookmarks in windows 8? I deleted my user account

How to restore my chrome bookmarks in windows 8? I deleted my user account. Can anybody help me? I have very important data in my bookmarks which effects my job.
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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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Favourites not appearing in Internet explorer

I have reinstalled a machine and I copied the local user desktop and favourites as usual, when I tried to test see if the favourites were copied across properly, they didn't appear the favourites bar (...
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Bible on Acrobat PDF with a static/top/center navigation bar with drop down menus for Book, chapter/verse

I need to create a regular static navigation bar in all pages of my PDF Bible, so people can easily go to book/chapter/verse number. Here is an example of what it should look like: http://www....
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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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Opening local batch file from Chrome bookmark

I have a batch file located at C:/bat.bat on the C drive of my Windows 8 system. I created a Chrome bookmark that points to the URL file:\\\C:\bat.bat. When I click the bookmark, Chrome shows the ...
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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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Firefox: External 3rd party tool for cleaning unmanageable bookmark-collection? [closed]

I have an extremely large bookmark collection due to a past unfortunate habit of bookmarking all tabs. Much of this collection consists of bookmarked viral media pages, youtube, assorted funnies etc ...
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Does Firefox store bookmarks as individual files anywhere? [duplicate]

Many years ago in the time of Windows XP, I remember that Internet Explorer had a "Favourites" folder containing each bookmark as a standalone file. This enabled easy drag-and-drop operations on ...
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Sync only a single bookmarks folder [closed]

There seem to be a few options for syncing Firefox bookmarks, such as Firefox Sync and Xmarks. Are there any other services which might allow the user to sync only a single bookmark folder between ...
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Bookmarking web pages

I have some web pages which I'd like to take an eye on at home, not at work. The thing is my google chrome at work is not synchronized with my google chrome at home, so my bookmarks are not the same. ...
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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 ...