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How to edit Chrome web shortcuts to add 'Rating', 'Description' and 'Notes' in Windows File Explorer?

I add web shortcuts from chrome to Windows (8.1) File Explorer into different folders so that I can access not only the downloaded documents but also the ones I want/need to check online. But I'd ...
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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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Sort Firefox Bookmarks by Domain

Is there a way to sort bookmarks by domain? I would like to be able to see all youtube vidoes in one section, all wikipedia in another, etc, but I haven't been able to find an add-on that does this. ...
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Emacs: remembering last position of cursor

Is there a way to save a file so that when reopening it, it brings me to the last known position of my cursor?
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Opera 12 lost all my bookmarks

I updated to Opera 12 (Windows XP) some days ago, and since then Opera is crashing and running unstable. So today while browsing, an error message came up - something like "couldn't save ...
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Is it possible to permalink to a location within an MP3 file?

YouTube has a cool feature where you can link to locations within a video. e.g.: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WvDedo8r1Fk#t=41s Is there a way to do this with audio (e.g. MP3) files, preferably ...
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disable opera's builtin bookmark spam “redir.opera.com/bookmarks/”

Just noticed that I have a lot "spam-like" bookmarks in my Opera, just like "16000 games" or "Best booking service" Most links are redir.opera.com/bookmarks/* also there are some links with ...
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How to change default location of bookmarks in Firefox 4?

I just upgraded to Firefox 4.0 and I am wondering how do I make it so when I click the "Star" to bookmark that the bookmark ends up in the "Bookmarks" Menu instead of "Unsorted Bookmarks". I don't ...
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Is there a browser independet bookmarktool supporting tags, date and free comments?

I am looking for a tool, which helps me to organize my personal bookmarks. I want to be able to assign tags and free comments to a bookmark. I want to search my bookmarks by tags date of ...
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How do I arrange/sort the bookmarks in chrome

I am facing a wierd issue where I cannot arrange the bookmarks on my bookmarks bar. I have three items Old (Folder), Samles (Link), Firefox (Folder). I want to have folders first and then links, as ...
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Can I define Alt key menu keyboard shortcuts for bookmarks in Firefox 3.6?

Can I define Alt key menu keyboard shortcuts for bookmarks in Firefox 3.6? Example: Tropical Weather is in the Bookmarks menu. A keyboard-only way to use this bookmark is: Alt + B + <press down ...
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Recover a deleted webpage

Suppose, a blog or a nice article was hosted on a website and it got deleted or worse the website was brought down. How do you view that web page? I tried searching for the cached version in Google. ...
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Is there a way to edit an existing nautilus (file manager) bookmark?

Is there a way to edit an existing nautilus (fie manager) bookmark? Invoke from Linux command line: $ nautilus Activate connection editor: File>Connect To Server...> Complete entries in ...
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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 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 ...
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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 import (and possibly sync) Chrome bookmarks into Google Bookmarks?

This question has already been asked for Firefox (Can Firefox Bookmarks sync with Google Bookmarks?) and another questions that asked for Chrome/Firefox was marked as duplicate of the first question ...
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Chrome bookmarks are duplicating over and over after each sync … How to avoid?

facts: I use several pcs of Win7 and Ubuntu which Chrome-synced with my Google account. I am using Chrome since it's v.1. at that time it had not "sync"option. I used xbookmark or something like ...
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save word 2010 document as pdf with bookmarks

I am saving word-document (master- and subdocuments in MS Word 2010 on Windows 7) as a pdf with the bookmark option (create bookmarks using headings). Now the funny thing: It works for all ...
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Can I automatically map chrome's bookmarks bar to its jump list?

I would like the contents of my bookmarks bar to be present in my Google Chrome jump list, without the manual tedium of managing both the bar's organization and contents and those of the jump list. ...
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multiple users' firefox bookmarks to new laptops

Our workplace is getting new laptops in a month and they will need their bookmarks transferred to the new laptops. We don't do roaming profiles for them (they use one laptop on our domain). I am ...
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Automatic bookmark organizer?

Is there an automatic bookmark organizer for Chrome? I'm looking for something that can take a few hundred bookmarks, auto-magically find some tags for them (e.g. maybe "MSDN", "Youtube", etc.) and ...
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Unlink computer from an Xmarks group

I have Xmarks setup to synchronize bookmarks across several machines using Firefox exclusively. I decommissioned one machine, completely uninstalling Firefox. On the remaining machines in the Xmarks ...
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Is there a way to import my bookmarks from Google Chrome to Delicious?

My question is not how to sync chrome bookmarks to delicious, but just how to import my bookmarks to Delicious, so I can stop using Chrome bookmarks. Is there a way? Chromicious is not working, the ...
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Program to launch a set of browser tabs?

I often have 5-6 browsers (google chrome) open with well over a hundred tabs sometimes. I am looking for a way to bookmark a set of tabs and be able to launch that set of tabs into a window. For ...
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Export Firefox bookmarks WITH TAGS? [closed]

How can I create an export of my Firefox 6.01 bookmarks that includes tags? I have tried main menu Bookmarks / Show All Bookmarks / Import and Export and then both "Backup" (which creates JSON) and ...
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Chrome Bookmark Synchronisation Duplicating Bookmarks

I have chrome set up to synchronise bookmarks. I use chrome on two laptops. I've been trying to re-organise my growing collection of bookmarks. Synchronisation seems to be creating duplicates IF I ...
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How to sync Google Chrome Web Browser and Google Bookmarks

Google Chrome has its own bookmarks that are synced across browsers using Google Docs. And Google also have Google Bookmarks that works very well with google search in itself. It has been a long ...
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A Safari Bookmark Icon That Cannot Be Deleted

The icon image (.ico file) for a particular Safari 5 bookmark, for "accuweather.com", keeps appearing no matter what purging of Safari I try to do. I've tried everything, repeatedly. "Reset ...
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Share bookmarks between Firefox on Mac OS X and Firefox on Windows 7 Boot Camp

How do I share bookmarks between Firefox on Mac OS X and Firefox on Windows 7 Boot Camp?
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How can “lost” Firefox bookmarks be restored?

I just did a routine upgrade of my Firefox from 3.6.4 to 3.6.6 and lost most of my bookmarks. The bookmarks I have now are the ones I had about six months ago. Nothing that happened during the ...
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Why doesn't this Firefox bookmark keyword work?

I've defined a keyword bookmark in Firefox 3.6 (running on Windows Vista). It's the same location as another one with a different keyword which works fine: If I type google test it takes me to ...
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Organize Firefox bookmarks

I have over 100 bookmark URLs in a firefox bookmark folder. Is there any tool to organize them more easily than with the build-in Bookmark Organizer? I'm looking for a drag&drop editor.
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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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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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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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Delete duplicates from over 150,000 bookmarks on Google Chrome

I believe I tried all the bookmark management apps on the Chrome web store, deleted part of the bookmarks manually (yes, I even attempted that), organize them within folders and all, but they just ...
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Populate Name field of bookmarks automatically

I have been stung by a bug in Firefox that hasn't been fixed in nearly 6 years, though I wasn't aware of it until now. The bug report is here: "Name field of bookmarks saved via "Bookmark All Tabs" ...
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Opera 20 - bookmark importer option greyed out?

Does anyone know how to enable Opera 20's bookmark importer? It's in the main Opera dropdown, but it's greyed out. I have already enabled the bookmarks bar in Opera > Settings.
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Switch to certain Browser/Document Mode for certain Bookmark

Is there any way to tell Internet Explorer 11 to use a certain Document/Browser mode for a certain Bookmark/URL? Alternatively, is it possible to make a shortcut that points to the website like so: ...
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How can I merge mobile and desktop bookmarks across Firefox Sync?

I am using Firefox Sync to synchronise bookmarks between my (Ubuntu) desktop client and (Android) mobile client. The bookmarks are synched, but kept in separate folders, rather than together. On the ...
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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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How to force Chrome or Firefox to always show bookmarks bar, even on sites that seem to request it hidden

For instance, if I try to log in at ea.com, a window pops up to https://connect.origin.com/us/ea/login?returnUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ea.com%2F, but my bookmarks bar is not visible in this window, and ...
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Google Chrome freezing when I open Bookmark Manager

I have an issue with Google Chrome freezing whenever I open the Bookmark Manager. Only that particular tab freezes, and I can still use the other tabs. No bookmarks appear, and I cannot type in the ...
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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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How do I convert Opera's bookmarks into Firefox' and preserve the bookmark nicknames / keywords?

Both Opera and Firefox have a function that allows you to type a nickname / keyword into the address bar, and then automatically load the bookmark URL associated with that nickname/keyword. More info: ...
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Rockmelt Browser not logging in

I have IE, Chrome, and Rockmelt on my pc. I use Rockmelt consistently. Up until today, I had no problems at all. Today morning, my rockmelt was logged out (which is unusual because it is always logged ...
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How can I override certain display options in Adobe Reader?

Some PDF files can specify how they are to be displayed when first opened. I know that you can override the layout and zoom under preferences in Adobe Reader, but there are two more display options I ...
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Ubuntu Chromium bookmark icons blank

Ever so often I load Chromium and it refuses to load my profile. Now that doesn't happen any more but since then it refuses to load the icons for my bookmarks which, if you look at the attached pic, ...
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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 ...