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Chrome bookmark to switch to tab

I, like many people have a whole bunch of bookmarks on my toolbar in chrome to things like gmail, google music, google calendar etc.. Often these pages are already open in a tab, however I'm the kind ...
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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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Can Safari 5.1 for Mac OS display favicons for bookmarks in the Bookmarks Bar?

When bookmarking a web site, most contemporary browser will display the site's favicon next to the bookmark, both in the bookmark view and the bookmark toolbar. This is a useful feature. In the ...
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How to set up firefox to only look up address bar pop-down hint bookmarks in specific folders?

By default today Firefox versions use whole bookmarks and history databases to suggest items in a drop-down list when I write an URL manually. I'd like to limit the suggestions base with just some (...
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Windows 10 Edge bookmarks not used for Search

I recently upgraded to Windows 10 and imported my IE11 bookmarks into the Edge browser. They are all there. But when I start typing in the (Edge) address bar, or in the Windows search box, it does ...
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Edge browser does not sync bookmarks in real time

I'm using the latest available version of Edge (25.10586.0.0) in Windows 10 on my devices like the main work pc, my Win10 tablet and a Microsoft Lumia 950 phone. When I bookmark a website or add it to ...
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Can I delete old/unused bookmarks in Google Chrome?

I have bookmarks dating back to probably 2009 or so, from when I was using Firefox up until now. 6 years of bookmarks seems to slow down my address bar as Chrome seems to search through them every ...
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Word exports empty non-working Bookmarks additionally to the working ones I generated

Currently I am working on a bigger Word file with many chapters. I export this file to PDF with the following options: The export works fine but when I decide to display all exported Bookmarks in ...
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Chrome: How to view bookmarks, saved to Reading List folder

Chrome allows me to save bookmarks to a "Reading List" folder which, in my case, was selected by default. However, when I look in my bookmarks manager, there is no such folder. How do I view the ...
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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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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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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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Custom meta search engine (search aggregator, federation) for all my favorite tweets, pinboard bookmarks, google plus posts, etc

I have basically created a curated internet through all my bookmarks on pinboard (previously on delicious); my favorited, retweeted, and personal tweets on twitter; my posts on google plus and ...
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Checking bookmarks in pdfs in a mass quantity in Adobe Acrobat Pro

Say if I have 100 pdf's and I want to quickly check to see if they are all bookmarked without opening them individually, is there a tool to go about this efficiently?
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How to share a bookmark folder between two google chrome profiles

Use case: Google Chrome I have a work profile and a home profile, and both are synced with google's mothership. The problem is, sometimes I want to bookmark something while I am using the first ...
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How can I insert a link in Outlook to bookmark it when clicked?

I'm writing a newsletter in Outlook and I want a clickable 'bookmark it' link to our related staff intranet page. I can do normal links but want the bookmark action to come up. Is that possible?
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How do I merge several Opera ADR bookmark files to one single file?

I have several Opera ADR files with bookmarks that were created back in 2005 with Opera 7.54. I would like to merge these to one single ADR file. The goal is to convert them all and end up with one ...
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How to prevent or revert Chrome from randomly replacing the sites that show up in my new tab page?

Chrome shows the most visited sites on my new tab page which is great. But sometimes it replaces one of these with a page that's still on that site but not the main page. So if I am visiting ...
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Google Chrome Bookmark Synch overwrote my bookmarks--how can I get them back?

This is a strange one. I have had bookmark synching turned on for two OS X machines for some months now. Today, I noticed that my bookmarks have disappeared. It seems that an older version of the ...
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Add Bookmark to IE8 from Link (page not opened)

I can't seem to find a way to add a bookmark in IE8 from a link. I've generated links for an inhouse project that contain the username and password. Once the URL is called they are redirected to ...
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Firefox “Bookmark This Page” dialog disabled

For some weeks now, the "Bookmark This Page" dialog stopped appearing. When I try to add a new bookmark using Cmd+d It automatically adds it somewhere; usually the Bookmarks Toolbar or the Bookmarks ...
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Chrome - Is there a way to bookmark recent history?

I would like to bookmark all recently visited pages, is there a way to do this? Preferably a one click solution.
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Can't import bookmarks from my user favorites folder into firefox

I recently had a disk crash. have a backup. went out and bought a new computer with W10 on it. my favorites are in a folder (favorites) on the backup so I restored them and tried to import them into ...
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Bookmarks showing on chrome

Hi I have Google bookmarks turned off on my desktop computer but I just updated Chrome on my laptop not only did the update not load correctly now I have Google bookmarks across the top of the page, I ...
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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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How to open bookmarks in an unloaded state in Firefox?

I would like to be able to open bookmarked pages --- potentially a large number of them --- in an unloaded state. By "unloaded" I mean the state that pages are in at startup in Firefox if you choose ...
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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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Mysterious folder icons briefly appear in Chrome bookmarks bar

When switching profiles in Google Chrome, there are two folder icons that sometimes briefly appear in the bookmarks bar. They are never there for very long. I managed to screencapture them, but it's ...
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Save Microsoft Word 2010 document as PDF and preserving inter-document bookmarks

Using Microsoft Word 2010, on Windows 7 Enterprise Edition, without any PDF-generation COM add-ins/add-ons installed: Is it possible to save documents that have hyperlinks pointing to bookmarks in ...
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If I delete Crossbrowse from my computer, will the bookmarks go with it?

Crossbrowse is a virus program that came with a file that I downloaded from the internet. It did not delete my Google Chrome, but it replaced its icon and it starts popping up automatically. It has ...
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Create image as a internal link in word file (saved in pdf format) (using ms-word10)

I made a Word document, is which I created a link as text. In the same way, I created images as a link, which only work when I convert it into the PDF format. Does anyone know why my links do not ...
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Deleted Bookmarks (Chrome)

I have tried following the steps for restoring bookmarks but I can't seem to get them working. I have successfully recovered my bookmarks with the Recuva recovery tool. I have them on my desktop: ...
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Bookmarks for new account

I have decided to use Google chrome at work, through a new work-based address and login. Despite this, it has imported all of my personal bookmarks and I certainly do not want them on my work screen. ...
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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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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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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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What is the difference between the Firefox “Bookmarks Toolbar” and the “Bookmarks Menu”

I am trying to clean up my bookmarks and I want to know: What is the difference between the Firefox "Bookmarks Toolbar" and the "Bookmarks Menu" Where are each of these in Firefox What determines ...
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How can I check my bookmarks in Chrome for broken links?

For years I have been creating bookmarks in Google Chrome and now there are so many (around 2000) that I would spend days checking one by one to make sure that the URLs are still valid, and that the ...
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Copy Firefox bookmarks names not URL

Is there any way to copy bookmarks name in firefox? Regular copy just copy the URL alone, I want to be able to copy Names too
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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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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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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 ...