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import chrome bookmark from previous installation to new installation (NO HTML File only earlier bookmark file)

My windows got corrupt and I had to reinstall. I had not synchronised Google Chrome, so I cannot get my previous bookmarks. I have the previous bookmark file (which is in JSON not HTML) but cannot ...
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Reload of Firefox bookmarks favicons

After updating my Firefox from version 12 to version 13, my bookmarks favicons have gone. I wonder whether it's possible to force the browser to only download/refresh the favicons for all my ...
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Can bookmarking a page test DNS change?

I tried the google DNS and I actually get faster speed however in their testing section they state: Navigate to google.come and bookmark it, if works both times you are set. Why isn't the first test ...
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How do I add bookmarks to a watermarked secured PDF eBook?

I have purchased a few PDF eBooks (RPG rulebooks) and they come with a set of bookmarks, but with such "technical" books, I would really like to be able to add new bookmarks for easy reference. ...
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Are Firefox sync bookmarks available via a web based interface?

I know Firefox has a built in way of syncing bookmark across multiple machines. The problem is: I'm not necessarily using my own PC or laptop. Therefore I'm not really supposed to change settings. ...
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Put browser bookmarks into version control system

I regularly use three different computers. I keep a lot of data between them in sync using git. This works very well for most purposes. My only problem is browser bookmarks. Firefox now keeps them in ...
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Is it possible to run a specific bookmarklet in Chrome with a keyboard shortcut?

It would make it much easier to share my JS script with folks if they didn't have to install a plugin. On safari it's possible to use Cmd+number (I think) to directly load the n-th bookmark from the ...
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How do I create default bookmarks in Firefox 17 ESR

I've started with an installation of Firefox 17.0.6 ESR on 64Bit Windows 7 and set the bookmarks bar the way I want. I've used the 'Export Bookmarks to HTML' option and stored the file as ...
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Firefox : Specifying location of bookmarks

When adding a new bookmark with Ctrl+D in Firefox, it used to ask me where to put it in terms of bookmark directory structure. However, recently it's not even bothering to ask me and put the bookmark ...
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Open bookmarks via hotkeys in Firefox?

Is it possible open/launch my bookmarks in Firefox via hotkeys? If so, how? I want something that will allow me to specify the hotkey(s). I don't want another speed dial clone.
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Is there a quick way to add a site to delicious, bookmark, save it to disk, and share it on facebook - all with a single click?

I would appreciate any combination of these as well. Most importantly, I know that many sites get deleted, so I would just want a single click that saves it to disk and shares it with at least one ...
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I use windows7 and am looking for a tool to help me tag/organize my bookmarks as well as my thoughts and projects

I've got my bookmarks in Chrome currently, and am prone to just bookmarking something if it contains any info I may need for the project I'm currently working on. I had found a way to tag them with ...
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Lost All Bookmarks and my google account bookmarks restored to 1.5 Years back

I am currently using google chrome version: Version 33.0.1750.117 m. I daily sign in to my google chrome to my email account in office and delete when I left the office. I do same process since more ...
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Method to restore just one folder from a CHROME Bookmarks backup?

I am familiar with Backup and Restore of all Bookmarks in CHROME. My issue is did not notice a very involved single folder is gone. And now months worth of additional cleanup and additions to current ...
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How to restore deleted favorites in chrome on windows 8?

A friend of me has a windows 8 laptop and Google Chrome as browser. She has deleted its favorites. I know a file exists on Windows 7 in AppData : bookmarks.bak I looked on a Windows 8 laptop but i've ...
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Google chrome session restore trouble

I recently copied the whole folder of user data (that contains default and the other files) from my old laptop (I sold it) and pasted it in the same folder on my new laptop, I opened chrome and it ...
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How to effectively manage 1341 saved links on pinboard?

I've 'recently' started using Pinboard + Shiori (OSX link searching app, syncs with your pinboard account) as link bookmarking and searching setup. Searching works incredibly well with Shiori. My ...
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Any way to save a spot on a webpage

If an article is a long read sometimes I want to save my spot on a webpage not the whole page itself. Are there any extensions/apps/plugins/addons to do this? Focus is on windows and google chrome
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How to restore bookmarks before accidentally syncing Chrome

I accidentally lost all of my bookmarks by signing into Chrome. How do I restore my bookmarks? I do not have the path: /Users/[username]/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default/Bookmarks ...
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Exporting Firefox bookmarks as separate .URLs while preserving TAGS

I realize this is a near duplicate of the question Exporting Firefox bookmarks as separate .URLs while preserving timestamps. But I would like to save the tag metadata, if this is possible as that is ...
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How to resync bookmarks?

I've already synced my bookmarks in waterfox(64bit version of firefox). I've uninstalled it recently and installed firefox. How to sync back my bookmarks to Mozilla?
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hyperlinking from pdf to word bookmarks

I have a word document(2007) that has links to bookmarked locations in a different word document. Call them document A and B respectively. As word docs the linking works fine. But when I PDF ...
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Possible to have a separate bookmarks bar in Firefox's navigation toolbar?

I have A LOT of bookmarks, and so I've opted to have the location bar only show bookmarks to decrease clutter/number of results. However, it's starting to get frustrating having to manually search ...
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How can I delete my bookmarks, “its not there”?

I want to tidy up... deleteting ALL bookmarks from IE10 and reimport my bookmarks. So in IE10 I've opened up the "Ogranized Favorites" and deleted everything except a empty folder. If I try to delete ...
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Bookmarks folder on two machines not synchronizing

I have Chromium installed on a Ubuntu 12.04 machine and Chrome on a Windows 7 machine. Both are updated to newest stable release. I am logged in on both machines with the same Google account. I ...
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How to add webpage shortcut icon in chrome extensions sidebar?

I'm interested if it's possible to add shortcut(icon) for webpage in Chrome's extensions sidebar. Or what it's called there, don't actually know, area next to address bar where other extensions icons ...
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Account-specific bookmarks in Chrome

Is it possible to have only my work-related bookmarks show up when I log in to my work Chrome account and only my personal bookmarks show up when I am logged in to my personal Chrome account? Now ...
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Syncing bookmarks in Firefox' own “Bookmarks” menu with bookmarks of Android (4.0) phone

Is it possible to make Firefox sync its own bookmarks (accessible from the "Bookmarks" menu) with the bookmarks on my phone (Galaxy S3 running Android 4.0), so that when I add a bookmark in Firefox on ...
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Pasting links as HTML makes Word slow

I have recentely started copying and pasting bookmarks from other documents, but pasting them as a HTML link so that they are inserted as OLE_LINK1, OLE_LINK2, etc. This has caused the Word files to ...
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Setting a bookmark (in Chrome) to activate a particular keyboard shortcut

I'm trying to hack together the ability to click on a bookmark (using Chrome) that essentially activates the keyboard shortcut "Shift + c", which I would use for Gmail to open a new window to compose ...
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Print each bookmark of a PDF separately

I have a very large (1000 page) PDF which contains about 100, ten page each documents one after the other. I would like to have them sent to my office printer as individual files so my office printer ...
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Importing bookmarks into firefox

I currently have my own bookmarks application (cakemarks) written in PHP running on my server. However, I am considering to just import all those bookmarks into Firefox. The cakemarks project was ...