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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 ...
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How to set default bookmarks for Firefox 10 on Mac

I'm trying to create a software image to deploy to Mac laptops. I want the bookmarks to be available when a new user account is created. From prior versions of Firefox, I tried putting it in: ...
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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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Xmarks makes bookmarks disappear

I've been using Xmarks to sync my bookmarks in Safari, Firefox and Google Chrome for some time. At first it seemed nice to hv all bookmarks sync among these browsers, but now my bookmarks are lost ...
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How to make the bookmark bar of Google Chrome bigger?

I have many bookmarks that I'd like to show in the bookmark bar. How to make the bookmark bar of Google Chrome bigger, for example, let it show two rows of bookmark icons? If impossible, is there ...
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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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Access bookmarks bar with keyboard shortcuts a la Safari

Pretty much the only reason I still choose to use Safari over Google Chrome is the ability to access your bookmarks with keyboard shortcuts. For the first 9 bookmarks in your bookmarks bar, you're ...
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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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Storing a HTTP POST request in a bookmark or something similar as you would with a GET request

You can store a bookmark with a GET request like this: http://url.com/service?variable=value Can you store a POST request in some way in Chrome? Maybe with a plugin? Or maybe in Firefox? The idea ...
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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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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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Where o where has my fav's bar gone? [closed]

Just spent 2+ hrs trying to discover where my top horizontal favorites bar went. I could drag/drop new favs to it and it had >> at the end to that dropped down to a older/larger fav's list
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Possibly hacked delicious account suddenly containing links to adult sites etc - is there an alternative for delicious [closed]

I was searching for some academic publications I saved earlier on delicious. To my astonishment, there are a lot of tags and links in my account, that point to adult material from a Brazillian site ...
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Find out in which folder particular bookmark is in Firefox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Locate bookmarks folder after finding bookmarks in Firefox In the Firefox Library (Ctrl-Shift-B), I search my bookmarks. I find some and want to organize them - put them ...
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How to save and share bookmarks on the web?

I'm finding myself more and more both afraid for the safety of my bookmarks and in need of sharing my bookmarks across many computers, I'm looking for a web solution to save and share (some publicly) ...
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Tool to sync bookmarks between devices in the local network

I'm looking for a tool to sync my bookmarks locally, without uploading them to any website (like xmarks does.) Example: i currently use 1Password to sync my logins/passwords. They are not uploaded to ...
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Faster two way Boomark/History Sync for Firefox?

I need a fast automatic two-way bookmark & history sync. Firefox sync seems too slow because I might bookmark/visit a URL then within a few mins put desktop to sleep and leave the house; if it ...
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How to Enable Multirow Bookmarks Toolbar?

I have tried using Multirow Bookmarks Toolbar Plus and Roomy Bookmarks Toolbar Firefox add-ons, but the problem is that they are constantly stressing my CPU (even when idling). It probably has ...
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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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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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Duplicating bookmarks in Google Chrome

I'm wondering about something - is there an option or a setting somewhere in Google Chrome that enables you to have duplicate bookmarks in your, well, bookmarks? In my bookmarks bar I have folders ...
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How to merge Bookmarks (Firefox) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I merge multiple bookmark (html format) files? How can I best compare merge bookmarks (Firefox)? (I can easily remove duplicates) I am using XMarks, but ...
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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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Recovering a bookmark folder

I cannot find an important folder from the chrome bookmarks. I did not make a backup. I already re-installed windows and chrome. I went from Windows 7 Ultimate to Windows 8 Is it possible for me ...
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How does Chrome choose which folder to put a new bookmark in?

This baffles and enrages me; I add a new bookmark in Chrome using Ctrl+D or clicking on the Star. And the folder it places the bookmark in is some random, nested folder I haven't touched in a year. ...
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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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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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How can I delete bookmarks when they are grouped according to tags?

It would be convenient to be able to delete bookmarks when viewing them grouped by tag. But if you choose "Delete" from the context menu, Firefox just removes the relevant tag from that bookmark. To ...
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IE9 plug-in to quickly update bookmarks

I have bookmarks that refer to what page I'm up to on a web site, rather than the web site itself, such as blogs that have five years worth of pages I want to catch up on. When I finish reading, I ...
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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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Listing all Firefox keywords at the same time?

This thread, Search keyword conflict in firefox, illustrates how it possible to see what keywords your bookmarks have in Firefox. However, when you select Bookmarks > Show all bookmarks and add the ...
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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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Collaborative bookmarking addon for firefox

I'm searching for a solution that allows me to share a bookmark folder of Firefox inside my company. I want that people are able to see, edit, organize, delete and add to the same bookmarks folder, ...
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Is there a way to hide single bookmarks or bookmark folders in Google Chrome (or Chromium)?

In Opera I can choose to hide bookmarks and bookmark folders from the bookmark bar, is this also possible with Google Chrome or Chromium? As a workaround I put all the bookmarks I don't want to see ...
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Where are URL-s stored on the Samfind bookmarks bar on OS X Snow Leopard?

Does anyone know where are URL-s stored on the "Samfind bookmarks bar" firefox extention on OS X Snow Leopard? I need to find the specific file, as I can no longer boot up the hard disk that samfind ...
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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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Where does Chrome save its bookmarks on Windows?

I'm trying to recover a Windows system from backups and can't seem to find where Chrome saves its bookmarks. Does anybody know where Chrome saves its bookmarks on Windows?
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How to refresh bookmark favicons in chrome

I updated favicons for a bunch of my websites. Refreshing the website does indeed show the updated favicon in the browser tab, however the bookmarks for those websites still have the old favicon. ...
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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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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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How to have new Chrome bookmarks appear at the top of the list

I'm using Chrome. When adding a new bookmark to a folder (or to bookmarks bar), it should appear at the top of the list, not the bottom (because, being newer, it is more likely to be more relevant to ...
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Sync iCloud bookmarks with Firefox in Windows 7

I have four devices that I want to sync my bookmarks across: a Mac Mini, a Macbook Air, an iPad2, and a Windows 7 PC. I use Safari on the three Apple products and Firefox 8 on the Windows 7 PC. I use ...
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How can I remove all bookmarks from Google Chrome?

I accidentally set up both delicious bookmark sync and chrome data sync, so now around 4000 bookmarks from delicious have been imported into my Google account that is synced with Google Chrome. I'd ...