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How do I alter this javascript to have it send an “enter” key press to the browser?

In another question on this site, someone recommended creating a bookmark with the following javascript in the URL box to automatically fill in your user name and password on a website in Chrome: ...
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How to group bookmarks in Emacs?

I would like to group my bookmarks like buffers with ibuffer or newsgroups with gnus by certain criterias like projects for example. I also tried Bookmark+ but couldn't get anything like this working. ...
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Is there a firefox add-on that will allow me to “hide” my bookmarks?

I'd like to essentially "hide" my bookmarks and reload them each time I start the browser. Is there any Firefox plugin that can do this? Essentially my use case would be: open firefox, see that ...
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Firefox 8.0beta - migrating profile from v4.0

I'm running Firefox 8.0beta2 on a Lenovo/Vista machine. Runs fine. I'd like to migrate my addons, cookies and bookmarks from my old Firefox to the v8.0beta. I also have v4.0.1 installed and it also ...
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Is there any simple way to bookmark directly into a folder?

I've been using Google Chrome for quite a while and I've got quite large amount of bookmark folders. The problem is, whenever I want to bookmark a site to a specific folder, I have to first click ...
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Is there a way to manually import bookmarks to xmarks?

I've had no luck finding a suitable xmarks alternative that works with proxy servers (see this question) so I'm willing to settle for manually updating bookmarks from my work computer. My proposed ...
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Safari bookmarks sidebar

Is it possible anyhow to have a bookmarks sidebar (like the one in Firefox) in Safari in OSX Lion? The way bookmarks work now in Safari is very clumsy when you have thousands of bookmarks. If not ...
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Exporting Mozilla Firefox Bookmarks Into Excel

I want to export all the bookmarks from my Firefox browser into CSV or Excel file. How can I do this?
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Show date for entries in Live Bookmark

I use Firefox's "Live Bookmark" to subscribe to an RSS feed. This works fine, however if I click the Bookmark, I just get a list of recents posts with their titles. I would like to see the post date ...
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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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Add a bookmark to chrome which opens the 'new tab' page

I'm setting up Chrome for my mum and she's a bit of a technophobe. I want her to be able to launch everything she uses from the bookmarks bar. This is fine for bookmarking sites like Facebook and ...
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Migrate bookmarks from Firefox to Safari

I have a Time Machine backup from a previous Snow Leopard installation where my Firefox bookmarks reside somewhere. I want to use them in Safari in my new Lion Installation. The problem is that I ...
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How can I archive web pages linked to in my Delicious bookmarks?

I'm looking for ways to quickly backup the web pages I have collected in my Delicious Bookmarks, to guard against linkrot, etc. The most efficient method I've come up with so far would be to export my ...
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How to recover Chromium bookmarks after reinstall?

I've had Windows with Chromium installed. Say it was on disk (A). My hardware crashed so I bought a brand new PC with a new disk (B). I've installed Chromium and I'd like to know if there's a way to ...
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online Bookmark with full text search? [closed]

Is there a free service to let me bookmark a page and be able to search the full text of my bookmarked pages, like the premium service of diigo?
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Most efficient method of storing URLs for later viewing? — e.g. Bookmark addon [closed]

I have 200 tabs open in Firefox (3 windows), 100 tabs open in Opera (1 window), 37 tabs open in Chrome (1 window) and 51 tabs open in Firefox Nightly (x64, v9; 2 windows). Obviously my efficiency has ...
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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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How to add bookmarks to PDF automatically? (using headings/Toc)

I have several PDFs which I want to have bookmarks in. I can't read them without those bookmarks. I simply want to use the headings/TOC as bookmarks, but I don't want to do it manually (there are ...
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Share bookmarks between Firefox and Opera

Is there any tool or service to share or sync bookmarks between Firefox and Opera? I'm currently using both browsers in the same computer and it'd be nice to have the same set of bookmarks available. ...
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Pasting links as HTML makes Word slow

I have recentely started copying and pasting bookmarks from other documents, but pasting them as a HTML link so that they are inserted as OLE_LINK1, OLE_LINK2, etc. This has caused the Word files to ...
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How can I sync bookmarks between Windows Safari and Google Chrome? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to sync bookmarks between Firefox, Chrome, and Safari on multiple computers? How can I sync bookmarks between Windows Safari and Google Chrome? I have tried Xmarks, ...
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How can I import Opera bookmarks into Chrome?

Not the same thing: How to synchronise bookmarks between Google Chrome and Opera? While I know that I can use a service like Xmarks to synchronize them between the two browsers, and while I know ...
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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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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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Is there a way to sync Chrome bookmarks with other browsers automatically? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to sync bookmarks between Firefox, Chrome, and Safari on multiple computers? I normally use Google Chrome as my default browser in two different PCs. And its sync ...
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Cannot delete bookmark to missing database in Lotus Notes 6.5

I was consolidating archives in Lotus Notes 6.5 and the shortcuts to my old archive files cannot be deleted now. The archive database still has the same name and is in the same location as before, ...
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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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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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Opera bookmarks wandering on page

How do I put the Opera bookmarks back where they belong? Somehow my bookmarks are stuck below my address bar - idiotic place to put them - and I can't get them back where they belong.
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How to get back the Bookmark Toolbar in Firefox 4?

Somehow I have lost the bookmark toolbar in Firefox 4. When I click on the menu bookmarks, bookmark toolbar, I see all my links there, but it's not showing up "as a bar" on the top menu. Also, when ...
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Add a bookmarklet in Google Chrome

I am currently running Chrome 11. I have been trying to figure out how to add a bookmarklet (which should be dead simple) and it's driving me crazy. This is the site I'm trying to drag the ...
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Globally accessible bookmarks: what are my options? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to sync bookmarks between Firefox, Chrome, and Safari on multiple computers? I have a lot of bookmarks on my work computer and personal laptop, which are not ...
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How to export opened tabs in Chrome?

Are there any extensions for Chrome that allow me to export all currently opened tabs as a text file, containing all the URLs of those tabs? I don't necessarily need it to be a text file if there is ...
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How can I index and launch Chrome bookmarks from a launcher?

I'm puzzled by the apparent lack of solutions for launching Chrome (or even Firefox) bookmarks from a launcher. The Windows 7 start menu only supports IE, which is no surprise from Microsoft. ...
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Which browsers allow to add multiple tags (keywords) to a bookmark?

I know that in Firefox I can assign multiple keywords to a bookmark. Though until now I knew of no tool to query for the bookmarks which have a combination of two or three keywords. Well I know that ...
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Take a screenshot of all bookmarks in google chrome?

I have a huge list of bookmarks in google chrome saved for design inspiration. I would like to take a screenshot of all sites and save them to my computer, that way i can still keep copies of the ...
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Setting a bookmark (in Chrome) to activate a particular keyboard shortcut

I'm trying to hack together the ability to click on a bookmark (using Chrome) that essentially activates the keyboard shortcut "Shift + c", which I would use for Gmail to open a new window to compose ...
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Google Chrome sync: limit for bookmarks & extensions?

Actually, Chrome is my favorite web-browser, and one of its most powerful features is synchronizing the actual data into a Google account. For the last years I gained a lot of bookmarks and from time ...
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Is there anyway to make it difficult to bookmark a page in Chrome?

I have a problem with seeing too many interesting pages and bookmarking them to look at later. I end up with way too many bookmarks to ever get through. Ideally I want to institute a 'one in, one out' ...
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Backing up Firefox 4 bookmarks

I'm going to move my Firefox 4 bookmarks to another computer. How should I move them without losing any custom folders and locations for the bookmarks?
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How to Mass Reload Bookmarks Icons?

Every time I resync my bookmarks they comeback to me icon-less. This also happens when I update my browser, so how could I go about mass re-loading these icons? Browsers are Chrome and Firefox. I ...
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How to backup and restore my bookmarks in firefox? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I backup my bookmarklets? My Firefox has some problem. So I wants to reinstall my firefox browser. But saved bookmarks in that firefox are needed in future. Can ...
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Is there a Firefox extension to bookmark a specific position on a webpage? [closed]

Sometimes when I am reading a long text in Mozilla Firefox 4 I think I could use bookmarking not the page itself but a specific position (line) of it. Is there an extension for this?
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How does Google Chrome find the Firefox bookmarks?

I was using Firefox for long time and recently moved to Chrome. And after installing Chrome, when I opened it for the first time, it asks that "You have bookmarks in another browser. Want to import ...
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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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Can you customize individual icons for folders on the bookmarks bar in Firefox 4?

I have a number of folders on my bookmarks bar in firefox. I'd like to be able to change the icons for a few them to match the category they represent. Is this possible? If so, how? My suspicion ...
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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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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 TextMate bundle that includes a pane to manage bookmarks across files? [closed]

The regular bookmark feature in Textmate does not include a pane that allows you to jump to any bookmark in any file. This feature exists in Eclipse as shown below. Are there any bookmark managers ...