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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, ...
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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 ...