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How to import bookmarks into Edge browser in Windows 10

I have just witnessed two non-techy users' first time in Windows 10. The first thing both of them said when opening the new Edge browser for the first time was "Where are my favourites (favorites for ...
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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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Mysterious folder icons briefly appear in Chrome bookmarks bar

When switching profiles in Google Chrome, there are two folder icons that sometimes briefly appear in the bookmarks bar. They are never there for very long. I managed to screencapture them, but it's ...
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How to make the firefox bookmarks button list recent bookmarks?

I've used firefox since version 1 and I've accumulated a lot of bookmarks. And now, thanks to buggy syncs over the years, I've got millions of 'em inc. duplicates! What's most useful to me is Recent ...
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If I delete Crossbrowse from my computer, will the bookmarks go with it?

Crossbrowse is a virus program that came with a file that I downloaded from the internet. It did not delete my Google Chrome, but it replaced its icon and it starts popping up automatically. It has ...
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Restore deleted bookmarks from Chrome

So...new Chrome (44) started to show this nice little icon top right, about switching person, even when I disabled it previously in about://flags. I then went to Settings, oh look, maybe I can remove ...
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How to restore deleted favorites in chrome on windows 8?

A friend of me has a windows 8 laptop and Google Chrome as browser. She has deleted its favorites. I know a file exists on Windows 7 in AppData : bookmarks.bak I looked on a Windows 8 laptop but i've ...
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Add a new favorite to Edge by URL

In Edge, is it possible to add a new favorite (aka bookmark) by its URL without having to visit the URL? The reason why you would want to do this is because a URL does not necessarily resolve to a ...
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Why is 'Share this Folder' disabled in Google Chrome Bookmark manager on OSX?

All my bookmark folders are marked as private in Google Chrome Mac Version 42.0.2311.135 (64-bit) on Yosemite. I want to share one of my bookmark folders with my brother. How can I do this without ...
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How do I show full names of folders that contain bookmarks in the Google Chrome Bookmark Bar?

I have Google Chrome installed on Ubuntu and I have made a number of folders of bookmarks placed within my bookmark bar. The problem is that some of the folder's names are abbreviated like "Ru---" ...
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How to edit Chrome web shortcuts to add 'Rating', 'Description' and 'Notes' in Windows File Explorer?

I add web shortcuts from chrome to Windows (8.1) File Explorer into different folders so that I can access not only the downloaded documents but also the ones I want/need to check online. But I'd ...
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Setting up Chrome bookmark to customizeable URL

I'd like to set up a Chrome bookmark that allows me to input a piece of the URL. For example, I have 3 pages on a website I visit - www.fakewebsite.com/1, www.fakewebsite.com/2, www.fakewebsite.com/3 ...
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How to recover old bookmarks of Google chrome?

Kindly help me out in the recovery of my old bookmarks of Google chrome as i lost my most important data of Bookmarks from chrome,even i have tried all possible ways to retrieve it, i tried via ...
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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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How to restore bookmarks before accidentally syncing Chrome

I accidentally lost all of my bookmarks by signing into Chrome. How do I restore my bookmarks? I do not have the path: /Users/[username]/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default/Bookmarks ...
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How to sync bookmarks (favourites) between Google Chrome and Chromium

I'm new to the world of Raspberry 2 and Linux and I have install Chromium on the Raspberry. I did this because I thought it would be a good way to access my Google Chrome Bookmarks (Favourites). ...
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I want to restore all my bookmarks after I have reinstalled

I was facing a lot of problems while using Google Chrome as in a lot of adds were coming up which was very annoying . I uninstalled my google chrome and then reinstalled it. I forgot I had so many ...
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Fixing a new target for cut/corrupt PDF index bookmark/links?

Consider a PDF, made with this Latex code, test.tex (compiles with calling pdflatex test.tex twice): \documentclass[12pt,twoside,openright,letterpaper]{book} \usepackage{xcolor} ...
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How to hide the bookmark bar?

I would like to completely disable the bookmark bar from Google Chrome and I don't find any information on the web. If I disable the bookmark bar, it still appears in an embedded bar to the Google ...
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Bookmarks folder on two machines not synchronizing

I have Chromium installed on a Ubuntu 12.04 machine and Chrome on a Windows 7 machine. Both are updated to newest stable release. I am logged in on both machines with the same Google account. I ...
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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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Save Microsoft Word 2010 document as PDF and preserving inter-document bookmarks

Using Microsoft Word 2010, on Windows 7 Enterprise Edition, without any PDF-generation COM add-ins/add-ons installed: Is it possible to save documents that have hyperlinks pointing to bookmarks in ...
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Lost All Bookmarks and my google account bookmarks restored to 1.5 Years back

I am currently using google chrome version: Version 33.0.1750.117 m. I daily sign in to my google chrome to my email account in office and delete when I left the office. I do same process since more ...
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Where did Chrome enhanced bookmark manager disappear?

As opposed to some people I really liked the new Chrome "Stars" bookmark manager. I had it on all my Chrome installations and it was working great... (I didn't install it as an extension - it was ...
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Google Chrome sync multiple versions of bookmarks across machines

Despite trying to clean up and even at one point deleting ALL bookmarks, they reappear on other machines and now in many multiple copies (some as identicallly-named but empty folders) I have tried ...
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How can I force my Google chrome account to update my bookmarks [duplicate]

I use three different computers and sign in to each one with the same Google Chrome account, but the bookmarks do not seem to be updating. For example I add a bookmark when signed in on one pc, then ...
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Firefox-Sync Data lost/not accessible

I just reset my Windows 8 and reinstalled Firefox 36. It logged in successfully but it has not synced any of my Old data. All my old bookmarks and passwords are lost. Firefox sync has logged me in ...
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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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Can I replace bookmark with bookmark,bak in Chrome

Today, suddenly I lost most of my bookmark bar bookmarks. I tried to import from an older xml file, but it only imports one bookmark??? (I looked in the file, there are thousands). I found a ...
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How to add bookmarks exactly at the location near a page's edge in Acrobat?

In a PDF file, sometimes a header is located near the line between two pages. In this condition, if I added a bookmark to mark this heading, Acrobat will automatically adjust it to the line instead of ...
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hotkey to switch focus to the list of sites in google chrome bookmark manager

Bookmark Manager can be opened with Ctrl+Shift+O hotkey The focus is automatically set in search window, which is good, because I can immediately type any search keyword to try to find a particular ...
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Is there a way to bookmark all tabs in Chrome?

I seem to remember this being out of the box in Firefox and I'd love to get the same functionality in Chrome. Perhaps it's an issue because each tab is a separate process?
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How to import only selected bookmarks from Firefox, to Chrome, and Internet Explorer?

I already know, and so ask NOT about, how to import ALL bookmarks from Firefox. Instead, how do I import only SELECTED bookmarks and their folders, from FIrefox, to Google Chrome and Microsoft IE? I ...
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Chrome Extension - Rename tabs based on bookmark name

I'm looking for an extension/plug in that will automatically rename tabs based on my bookmark names. Working on browsers with a lot of tabs for reporting and work - wanted to just sort the tabs out. ...
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Google Chrome Bookmarks synch keeps overwriting my bookmarks

So I've recently spent an afternoon re-organizing all my booksmarks, and then I accidentally deleted at important folder (which contained a lot of bookmarks). I managed to restore it, by copying the ...
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Chrome bookmarks

My personal computer crashed irreparably due to hardware issues, and as a consequence, I have lost access to all my chrome bookmarks. One of those bookmarks (the most important one, in fact), ...
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Create image as a internal link in word file (saved in pdf format) (using ms-word10)

I made a Word document, is which I created a link as text. In the same way, I created images as a link, which only work when I convert it into the PDF format. Does anyone know why my links do not ...
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How do I fix “Your profile could not be opened correctly” in Chrome on a Mac?

The full error message is: Your profile could not be opened correctly. Some features may be unavailable. Please check that the profile exists and you have permission to read and write its ...
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Delete duplicates from over 150,000 bookmarks on Google Chrome

I believe I tried all the bookmark management apps on the Chrome web store, deleted part of the bookmarks manually (yes, I even attempted that), organize them within folders and all, but they just ...
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Locate bookmarks folder after finding bookmarks in Firefox

When I search bookmarks I can't find a way to locate the folder of the result. I have many bookmarks folder and subfolders and most folders and subfolders contain some bookmarks. When I cannot ...
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How to search for bookmark folders in Firefox

The search box in the bookmarks bar only searches the bookmarks themselves, yet I have arranged the bookmarks into folders and subfolders. Sometimes I can't see the folder that I know I have, so I ...
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how to restrict address bar not to search in bookmarks of google chrome [duplicate]

I just wanted to know is there any way by which we can restrict Google Chrome address from searching in bookmark bar? I searched it on web but am unable to find it. For example if I save a bookmark ...
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How to restore Chrome “Person” bookmarks, settings, etc

I'm on Mac OS X 10.9 and somehow deleted one of the "People" profiles, and have lost my workflow terribly because it contained many settings and all bookmarks, etc. I don't think I was logged in to a ...
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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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Generic template for Mozilla Share (for raindrop.io)?

Mozilla recently intorduced a share button in Firefox, and several webapps were already integrated ("activations"). Where can I find an easy straightforward generic template I can follow to create my ...
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How to add Chrome bookmark to specified folder

Chrome has some new scheme for adding bookmarks. Now I hit Ctrl+D and instead of waiting for me to specify a folder, it adds it apparently to the current folder, or else says "Bookmarked". I guess I ...
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How can I manage my Delicious bookmarks in Firefox 28 and later?

I used to manage my bookmarks with the help of Delicious but recently I have encountered a problem. After a Firefox update, I noticed that my previous extension won't work anymore and when I checked ...
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How to use bookmarks as shorthand for URLs?

Suppose there's an URL which I've bookmarked. I can access it as a bookmark but I'd like to be able to simply type in the name of the bookmark on the URL like (you know, Altd) and have FF take me ...
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How to create “keyword shortcuts” for Firefox searches?

Back in the day, it was possible to define Keyword Shortcuts, also known as Custom keywords in Mozilla. These were similar to Smart keywords, except that they were defined from within the bookmark ...
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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 ...