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Signing in removed bookmarks

I haven't used Chrome's sign-in option yet, but my friend just came over and signed in on my computer to gain access to some bookmarks he wanted to show me. We signed him out, deleted his account and ...
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Why are bookmarks showing up in recently bookmarked when I did't bookmark them in Firefox?

Bookmarks are showing up in recently bookmarked that I have NOT bookmarked! Am I hacked? Firefox is my browser where I have my bookmarks.
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Why my bookmarks on Firefox for Android are not sync. to my desktop?

I have paired my desktop Firefox and Android Firefox. I found the bookmarks I added on my desktop can be sync. to my phone; but the bookmarks I added on my phone will not be sync. to my desktop. Any ...
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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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Is it possible to use a Windows environment variable in a Chrome bookmark?

I use a software library whom I often refer to the documentation pages. Those are html pages, therefore I created several bookmarks to quickly access to them. However, when the library version ...
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Exporting Firefox bookmarks as separate .URLs while preserving timestamps

I have a large number of Firefox bookmarks that I want to remove and archive as shortcut files (.URL). But I would also like to preserve the date they were added as the files' last modified dates. ...
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Turn Javascript into bookmark or bookmarklet?

I have Created One script that shows password on hover just like windows 8 on eye click. i have made this functionality through javascript with following code. function ...
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Storing Current Page for PDF eBooks

I am reading through several PDF eBooks on 2 different Windows PCs and 1 Android tablet. I would like to come up with an easy way to "bookmark" my current page that will work on all environments. So ...
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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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Open the ClearBrowserData bookmark in Chrome, in a new window

I am trying to create a bookmark that will open the ClearBrowserData in Chrome in a new window, so far I have managed to get 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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Firefox duplcate library entries

When I open my Firefox bookmarks library, I see two duplicates of the All bookmarks group, along with duplicates of the History,Downloads, and Tags items. The duplicates mirror the actual entries, and ...
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How to disable Firefox Live Bookmarks?

Before this, rss pages were displayed in the browser window with a nice formatting as a content. On an rss page, I accidentally checked Always use Live Bookmarks to subscribe to podcasts. and then ...
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Chrome Bookmarks without sign in

Is there a way in Windows 7 to retain bookmarks between Chrome sessions without signing in each time. I hate not being in charge of this behavior and being forced to sign in. I have switched from ...
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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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Link to Firefox bookmarks folder by hyperlink in Windows 7?

I often search for a certain term in the internet and then end up with a lot of open tabs in Firefox 17 (Windows 7) containing interesting information. For accessing this information later, I can ...
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Fuzzy find bookmarks (including folders) in Chrome?

Is there a way (built-in or through a third-party extension) to do a fuzzy find on my Chrome bookmarks and their folders? I've been able to come pretty close with just the bookmarks, but it is limited ...
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How to save or keep Firefox boomarks list as a separate file?

I want to keep Firefox bookmarks list as a separate file, on another partition, if it is possible. Or is there a way to create some kind of backup of the bookmarks list ? I want to prevent losing all ...
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Google Chrome bookmarks bar addition order

Ctrl+D lets me quickly add a bookmark to the end of the bookmarks bar, although I'd like to add it at the beginning, so that it's immediately visible. What's the solution?
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Firefox : Specifying location of bookmarks [duplicate]

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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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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Program for bookmarking long videos on my local hard drive? [closed]

I'd like to be able to open a video, watch it a bit, and then store a bookmark, continue watching maybe bookmark it again, close the video, come back a day or two later, and pick up where I left off ...
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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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Shortcut to open specific bookmark / URL in Chrome

How to enable keyboard shortcut to open specific bookmark / URL while using Chrome?
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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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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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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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De-duplicate Firefox bookmarks

What methods exist to de-duplicate Firefox bookmarks. As I search Google I find that there previously was a plugin called CheckPlaces, but that no longer seems to exist. Another popular suggestion ...
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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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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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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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How to delete duplicate recursively in Chrome browser's bookmarks?

How to delete duplicate recursively in Chrome browser's bookmarks? I'm guessing because of syncing glitches it end up getting duplicate entries in various places.
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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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How to sort bookmarks by date in Chrome web browser

Chrome is somehow missing one of the most basic features you would expect on a web browser: sorting bookmarks by date. Is there any way around this issue besides not using Chrome? I love Chrome but ...
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Creating Windows shortcuts from Chrome bookmarks

I have a very large number of bookmarks in Google Chrome. I want to transfer all of them to a windows folder, so that each bookmark will be a shortcut to a website (I want a list of shortcuts, just ...
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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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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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How do I save bookmarks to the Bookmarks Bar by default?

Whenever I go to bookmark a page a folder called References is always the default option. I save a majority of my bookmarks to the Bookmarks Bar though. How can I change it so that bookmarks are ...
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Add any webpage to Chrome “apps” tab

Can I add things that aren't apps to the "Apps" page of the "new tab" view? (Ie, when you start Chrome, you can have either the Most visited or Apps tab). Is there any workaround to make a random ...
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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 Sync repeatedly puts NSFW links on my work computer >:(

Firefox Sync continues to sync bookmarks and history from home computer to work computer even though I told it not to. In Firefox Sync options, I de-select "Bookmarks" and "History": I clear out ...
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how to count bookmarks in a pdf file using a batch file?

how to count bookmarks in a pdf file using a batch file? or any other easy way in user mode not in Admin mode. (wherein can't install or cant use Run Command). Somebody help...
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Edit This Bookmark box not appearing in Firefox 14

Yesterday I upgraded my firefox to firefox version 14.1. After using it for sometime I realized that when I press Ctrl + D or click the star icon, the bookmark is saved but I am not getting the 'Edit ...
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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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Import Google Chrome bookmarks from Windows into Mozilla Firefox in Ubuntu

I was a Windows user for last 5 years but wanted to switch into Ubuntu World. I saved too many (around 100) bookmarks into chrome while using Windows. Now I want to import those bookmarks into Ubuntu ...
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How to hide bookmarks from the new tab page in Chrome?

I don't have the show bookmarks option turned on but whenever I open a new tab, it lists some of the bookmarks at the top of the new tab page by default. Is there a way to get rid of this?
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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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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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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 ...