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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. Anybody knows 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 ...
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What's the new URL for a Google Images “Quick Search” bookmark in Firefox?

The above bookmark used to let me search Google Images by typing goimg mysearchterms in the address bar, in Firefox. Now, I get this. Obviously, Google has changed something. But, I can't ...
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Full-Text Search Through My Bookmarks?

I would like to be able to search through pages which I have bookmarked. Like a Google search but limited to my bookmarks. Firefox allows you to search through your bookmarks but only the URL, Title ...
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How to create dynamic bookmark in Firefox?

Is it possible, or how to do it - to have bookmark (bookmarklet?) that, when clicking would open new page, that would have 2 parameters calculated based on current date? For example, today it would ...
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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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Bookmark syncing with Xmarks and iCloud

I use Google Chrome for browsing on my computer and I have been using Xmarks to sync my bookmarks across browsers and computers. I would like to keep my iPhone's bookmarks synced as well. So, the ...
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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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Can I assign preset bookmarks for a page in Adobe?

Is there a method - without merging several .pdf files into one .pdf file - to preset bookmarks for Adobe? After I am done scanning my pages, I would like to be able to assign a pre-named bookmark to ...
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importing favourites from a old computer

I have a bunch of favorites (bookmarks) from a old machine in folders. How can I import them in windows 7? I don't have a proper exported backup.
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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, ...