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how to change firefox bookmark toolbar icons?

my Firefox bookmark toolbar items change icons every now and then for apparently no reason, specially if a site is down. I get the DNS site's icons all over, on another case I have the Facebook icon ...
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Change firefox bookmarks toolbar tooltips

Does anyone know if it is possible to control what FireFox puts in the tool-tip windows that are displayed when hovering the pointer over the icons in the bookmarks toolbar? The default content seems ...
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Firefox 29: Keep “Bookmark this page”, hide “Show your bookmarks” button

In Firefox 29, the two buttons, Bookmark this page and Show your bookmarks are customized together, whence I can't manage to hide one and keep the other one, as in the following picture: How can I ...
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What's the best way to use Filezilla's bookmarks / site manager?

I have several different sites on different servers at any given time. I'm currently using Filezilla as my ftp client, but I can't seem to figure out how the bookmarks are supposed to work. I've tried ...
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In Chrome, how can I reduce the empty space between bookmarks in the toolbar?

I have many bookmarks in the bookmarks toolbar in Chrome, most of them without any text (i.e. only showing the favicon). However, I find that there is too much blank space between the bookmarks/icons ...
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Firefox bookmarks that update as I surf

Is there an extension or other method to enable special bookmarks that behave more like real-world bookmarks? So, for example, I could bookmark the URL for section 1 of some multi-page online ...
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Sync Chrome Bookmarks to Safari (or iPhone) w/o XMarks

I'm trying to find a way to sync bookmarks (one way from Chrome to Safari) ultimately so I can sync them to the iPhone but continue to use Chrome as my fulltime desktop browser. Alternatively, I ...
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How to open Firefox's “organize bookmarks” from Vimperator?

Before using Vimperator, I used Xmarks for organizing and synchronizing bookmarks between computers. Now I installed Vimperator and I can only bookmark a page from command mode with :bmark. How can I ...
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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 ...
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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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Google Chrome 'ruined' after someone else logged in

Google Chrome was the default browser that came with my laptop. I have a Google account which I was logged into Chrome with. Someone else logged into my chrome using their account which has resulted ...
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Firefox 11 Bookmarks Toolbar too tall

After updating to Firefox 11, my Bookmarks Toolbar is unpleasantly tall. This link implies that it's due to the presence of separators in my toolbar. I tried adding the suggested CSS in post 5 to my ...
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Firefox- How to change font size of items in folder on bookmarks toolbar?

Using Firefox v8.0.1 on OS X Lion v10.7.2 Is there a way to adjust the size of the font of the items that appear IN A FOLDER of the bookmarks toolbar? I do NOT want to change the font size of the ...
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Is there a way to sort bookmarks by domain in Google Chrome?

Is there a way to do this? Only way I found in Google Chrome is by the bookmarks name, not domain.
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Utility to search pdf bookmarks

Is there a utility to search pdf bookmarks across many files?
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Adjusting the refresh rate of Firefox Live Bookmarks?

Does anyone know how to adjust how often Firefox Live Bookmarks (a.k.a. Live Titles) refresh in the toolbar?
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How to bookmark in Foobar2000

I've been using Foobar2000 to listen audiobooks for some time now and I like it very much. The only thing that I miss using this program is bookmarking feature. The plugin recommended for it is foo ...
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How can I retrieve Google Chrome bookmarks?

Here is what happened: At first, I upgraded Mozilla Firefox browser to it's latest version. Then, I realized that all my bookmarks in Google Chrome were gone. In my panic, I imported the ...
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How can I sync my Opera bookmarks with Chrome or Firefox? [duplicate]

Is there any way to get Opera to connect to a sync service that also works in Chrome or Firefox? Because it's annoying to have to manually export Firefox bookmarks and manually import them into Opera ...
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Bookmark always to toolbar by default in Firefox 16 [duplicate]

The question sounds easy but I could not find a solution using google search. Maybe you have an idea: I am searching for the Firefox setting to bookmark always to the toolbar. If I press Ctrl+D the ...
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Chrome bookmarks have totally disappeared from my system

I logged on to Chrome today, and my entire bookmarks, 1000's of entries, was gone. That was several years of detailed research and it's gone just like that. Is there any way to get the Chrome ...
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Share bookmarks to local files (file: protocol ones) between computers

I work with multiple computers and OS'es at work and regularly use a number of HTML reference documents. To save time and bandwidth, I saved those to disk. However, the bookmarks for these local ...
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Plugin for Notepad++ 5.8.6 to list bookmarks of current file

Is there a plug-in for Notepad++ 5.8.6 (the last version before the huge ugly Find dialog!) to list all bookmarks set for current tab in a dockable window? The user should be able to jump to any ...
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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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How to get a “recyle bin” for Firefox bookmarks?

Every once in a while I delete a bookmark in Firefox which turns out to be needed later. Or I simply click "Delete" by mistake. Is there a addon or built-in config/hack/whatever for Firefox which ...
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Firefox : 2 different URLs for bookmarks : keyword (for as search engine) and base

With a bookmark of IMDb http://www.imdb.com/find?q=%s and a keyword imdb, I can type imdb seven then enter, and it will send me at http://www.imdb.com/find?q=seven. With the same bookmark or another ...
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How to share Chrome's bookmarks between computers without a Google-Account?

How can I share/sync my bookmarks in Chrome between several other computers? I'm not a fan of synchronizing them via a google account, so I'm looking for a way to share/sync the bookmarks without a ...
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how can i sync firefox bookmarks. Can't find the code, instructions are incorrect

Instructions say go to existing pc with an account and "Click Tools and select set up sync and I have an account However the 'Tools - Sync' menu only has the option to 'sync now', nothing about ...
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Remove 'Google Chrome' folder on Google Docs

I used to sync my Chrome bookmark, and Chrome create a folder named Google Chrome in my Google Docs Now I want to delete it. Is there any way to do?
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How do you sort bookmarks in Safari alphabetically?

I have a lot of bookmarks in Safari and I would like to sort them alphabetically. It's a pain to do it manually, and I don't seem to find a "Sort alphabetically" menu option. Is this at all possible? ...
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How do I fix “Your profile could not be opened correctly” in Chrome on a Mac?

The full error message is: Your profile could not be opened correctly. Some features may be unavailable. Please check that the profile exists and you have permission to read and write its ...
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Is there a way to insert an internal anchor/bookmark into MS Word document and later reference it?

In HTML it is pretty easy to insert an anchor (or a bookmark) into a document and reference it from the same document. Can I do the same in MS Word doc? PS. Without importing HTML content into it.
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Mozilla Firefox - Recovering bookmarks from old Firefox when new version is installed

I have installed new version of Firefox and from then whenever I open Firefox it crashed. So I have uninstalled Firefox totally from my system and installed version 30 of Firefox but all my book marks ...
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Sync opened tabs across computers?

Say I was doing research on Black Friday shopping and I opened 30 tabs in 5 windows at office. I want to continue the research at home. I could use remote desktop, but it would be much better if I can ...
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Firefox: how to put bookmarks back on bookmarks toolbar?

I removed "Bookmarks Toolbar Items" (can be found in "View -> Toolbars -> Customize") from bookmarks toolbar. So it's empty now - no buttons, separators or any other toolbar objects. Before I removed ...
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Where did Chrome enhanced bookmark manager disappear?

As opposed to some people I really liked the new Chrome "Stars" bookmark manager. I had it on all my Chrome installations and it was working great... (I didn't install it as an extension - it was ...
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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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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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text-only bookmark bar in Chrome or Opera

The only reason why I'm still using the old Opera 12 is that it allows text-only bookmarks and folders on the bookmarks-bar: But there are already a bunch of websites out there, which are not ...
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Remove the “programs” bookmark from chrome

I suddenly got a new bookmark called "Programs" (or apps? "Programmer" in Norwegian either way). How do I remove this?
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Firefox- How to change font size of items in bookmarks sidebar

In Windows. (I know I can open Desktop > Properties > Appearance > Advanced > [and figure out which item determines it; probably Menu]. But, I don't want other things changed - just the ...
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Save and name the set of tabs in a single Firefox window

I bounce back and forth between three to ten projects on which I am doing research, and I often have 20 to 50 tabs open on each project. As a result I usually have 100 to 200 tabs open at a time. This ...
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Bookmark application that shows bookmarks in Google search

I have a lot of bookmarks, but do not look at them, because they are cluttered and hard to find. Is there any application/addon that shows results from my bookmarks at the top of the results page, ...
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How can I assign a keyboard shortcut to open a bookmark on FireFox? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to open a bookmark in the sidebar in Firefox without clicking on the bookmark in the bookmarks toolbar? For example, I would like to open my Google ...
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Adding Bookmarks in Firefox

So, today I noticed an odd behavior with bookmarks in my Firefox. If I hit Ctrl-D, or Choose Add Bookmarks from the Bookmarks menu, it automatically adds without asking which folder to put it in. Has ...
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Store multiple links in one Firefox bookmark

Is it possible to store multiple links under one bookmark and put it at my Bookmarks Toolbar, so the links under it will open simultaneously in their respective tabs each time I click it? Examples: ...
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Managing google chrome's bookmarks remotely?

I use Chrome on my home computers but use Firefox at work. Is it possible, via either a remote site or FF plugin, to manage (add, edit, remove, etc) my synced chrome bookmarks without having to be in ...
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Can I synchronize Bookmarks in Chrome using Firefox Sync?

I am on another PC and I need to access to bookmarks stored in Firefox Sync profile using Chrome. Is it possible? Can I access to Firefox Sync with tools other than Firefox?
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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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Opera 10 bookmark sync

Is anyone else having problems with Opera 10's Sync, particularly bookmarks? I Sync my bookmarks and speed dial, and speed dial seems to be fine. However, my bookmarks are empty. When I login to ...