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Bookmark names ellipses on Chrome

Is there a way to show the full name of bookmarks that have really long names on the bookmark bar in Google Chrome? Currently they are being shortened by truncation with ellipses in a manner similar ...
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Text editor with numbered bookmark support?

I would like to know what text editor has the posibility to set numbered bookmarks per file. I manage to configure Eclipse and Visual Studio to have this functionallity using external plugins and i ...
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How can I recover firefox bookmarks and passwords from HD from broken laptop?

My laptop died (running on Vista). I have removed it's HDD, put it in a caddy and have got all my files. But I would like to access my passwords and if possible my bookmarks from Mozilla Firefox? I ...
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Open bookmark into unloaded tabs in Firefox

I use the UnloadTab extension for Firefox, which unloads tabs after they haven't been visited for a while. These days Firefox also has a builtin feature that offers a wimpier version of this, where ...
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What could have caused my Chrome and Google account to revert to it's original state a year ago?

About a year ago, in August 2013, I came home from work to find that my home copy of Chrome turned sour. I had tabs open which I didn't when I left home, my bookmarks were changed to my original ones ...
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How can I download the pages referenced by me bookmarks as html files?

I have lots of bookmarks (guitar chords of songs) , saved in Google Chrome, and also a nice program called XMarks It works great, but one problem is, some of the old webpages is getting deleted, so 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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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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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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Opera 20 - bookmark importer option greyed out?

Does anyone know how to enable Opera 20's bookmark importer? It's in the main Opera dropdown, but it's greyed out. I have already enabled the bookmarks bar in Opera > Settings.
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import chrome bookmark from previous installation to new installation (NO HTML File only earlier bookmark file)

My windows got corrupt and I had to reinstall. I had not synchronised Google Chrome, so I cannot get my previous bookmarks. I have the previous bookmark file (which is in JSON not HTML) but cannot ...
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Importing Bookmarks from a Text File (to any browser/website)

I have dozens of text files containing around 60 url's each, accumulated over years of browsing on multiple computers. I wish to import these into any browser, to allow me to then use cross-browser ...
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Saving Chrome bookmarks as separate .url files while preserving timestamps

I have multiple bookmarks in Chrome stored in different folders: fold1 - book1 fold2 - book2 fold2 - book3 I would like to create a structure of directories so that each directory contains the ...
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Is there a way of searching Firefox bookmarks by multiple tags without going into the bookmarks menu?

For bookmarks I know we have two options: Option 1: Bookmarks Menu → drop-down bookmarks menu listing Option 2: Bookmarks Toolbar → one click access to bookmarks Is there some add-on/extension for ...
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How do I increase the available bookmark folder limits in chrome

As another user asked about firefox: Increase limit of bookmark folders in Firefox? I would like to increase the number of folders that you are presented with when you press the add bookmark star in ...
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Firefox “Bookmark This Page” dialog disabled

For some weeks now, the "Bookmark This Page" dialog stopped appearing. When I try to add a new bookmark using Cmd+d It automatically adds it somewhere; usually the Bookmarks Toolbar or the Bookmarks ...
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How to sync bookmarks across Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox bookmarks?

How to sync bookmarks across Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox bookmarks? As I, currently, understand, Google Chrome puts bookmarks seperatly from Google Bookmarks, which is accessible in Firefox by ...
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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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What is the difference between the Firefox “Bookmarks Toolbar” and the “Bookmarks Menu”

I am trying to clean up my bookmarks and I want to know: What is the difference between the Firefox "Bookmarks Toolbar" and the "Bookmarks Menu" Where are each of these in Firefox What determines ...
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How can I check my bookmarks in Chrome for broken links?

For years I have been creating bookmarks in Google Chrome and now there are so many (around 2000) that I would spend days checking one by one to make sure that the URLs are still valid, and that the ...
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Copy Firefox bookmarks names not URL

Is there any way to copy bookmarks name in firefox? Regular copy just copy the URL alone, I want to be able to copy Names too
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How can i export a folder of Firefox Bookmarks into a text file

I want to clean up my bookmark folders by getting rid of duplicated/links. i have created a program which will import 2 text files which contains a URL like this File 1: http://www.google/com ...
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Used “%localappdata%\Google\Chrome\User Data” but my bookmarks and extensions disapeared

I was trying to solve an annoying problem with THIS WEB PAGE IS NOT AVAILABLE message showing up all the time in my CHROME browser. I followed indeed ALL the forums advises on the issue to no avail. ...
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Directory “Bookmarking” in Linux

Aside from aliasing and links, is there an easy way in Linux to tag commonly used directories and to navigate to a commonly used directory from the terminal. To be clear the disadvantages I see with ...
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How to sort bookmarks by date in Chrome web browser

Chrome is somehow missing one of the most basic features you would expect on a web browser: sorting bookmarks by date. Is there any way around this issue besides not using Chrome? I love Chrome but ...
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Bookmarks toolbar in Firefox 29?

I love to have my favorite bookmarks (bookmarklets, and so on) on my firefox toolbar, but, surprise, in firefox 29 the toolbar is empty. I tried to use classic look restorer toolbar, but still the ...
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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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Notepad++ - file bookmarks working like web page bookmarks in web browser?

There are line bookmarks in Notepad++ but I have a large number of files (100+) I need to visit from time to time, just like web pages. I can't have all of them open as this would create too many ...
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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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Bookmarking on different newly created websites are still benificial? [closed]

I am a blogger i want to promote my content. I studied about it on many website and come to know that social bookmarking is a great way to promote content. for example http://www.postzippy.com , ...
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Re-importing Opera 12 Bookmarks into Opera 19, 20 etc

I'm setting up a new laptop and installed Opera 12 and Opera 20 (since Opera 20 doesn't properly support bookmarks yet, and I have several thousand in Opera 12). I installed both versions of Opera ...
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How to export an individual bookmark folder in Google Chrome?

In my bookmarks window I have two to three folders like asp.net, jquery and sql server. How do I export the jquery folder only from Google Chrome?
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Search bookmarks in Google Chrome address bar

I simply want to search through the bookmarks in Google Chrome as I type in the address bar. I don't want to have to type the full URL just to hit a site already stored in my bookmarks. Google Chrome ...
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How to export an individual bookmark folder in Google Chrome?- any updates? [duplicate]

This! is an old question, I just wanted to check if there has been any recent changes to the newer versions of Chrome, can we export individual folders?
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Shortcut to open specific bookmark / URL in Chrome

How to enable keyboard shortcut to open specific bookmark / URL while using Chrome?
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How to import bookmarks from Firefox into Opera 20 in Windows?

This old question is too outdated to be of any significance - it involves the old version of Opera, and the browser is now very different. So please don't flag this as duplicate. Opera 20 has a ...
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Does Opera (Presto engine version) have a bookmarks toolbar?

I'm using Opera (Presto engine version), and I want a simple toolbar for often used bookmarks like how Firefox has it. I know that there's "Speed Dial", but that's not really what I'm looking for. ...
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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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Firefox 29: Keep “Bookmark this page”, hide “Show your bookmarks” button

In Firefox 29, the two buttons, Bookmark this page and Show your bookmarks are customized together, whence I can't manage to hide one and keep the other one, as in the following picture: How can I ...
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Chrome bookmark to switch to tab

I, like many people have a whole bunch of bookmarks on my toolbar in chrome to things like gmail, google music, google calendar etc.. Often these pages are already open in a tab, however I'm the kind ...
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Firefox 29: Set default folder for setting bookmark (Ctrl + D)

I have Firefox 29.0.1 and would like to change the default folder a bookmark is saved in when pressing Ctrl + D. Currently when pressing Ctrl + D the folder is always ""Bookmarks Menu" but I want it ...
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How to tag bookmarks in Chrome with xmarks

I am using Xmarks to store my Bookmarks & access them across all the devices I use. Lately I started using Google Chrome as my Default Browser, now there is Xmarks Addon available for Chrome but ...
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Save webbrowser bookmarks linked to their history? [closed]

UPDATE: I failed to describe my problem back, when I wrote the question, here it got answered: Is there a browser which saves history as a graph. When I look through my bookmarks that I stored in ...
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Custom meta search engine (search aggregator, federation) for all my favorite tweets, pinboard bookmarks, google plus posts, etc

I have basically created a curated internet through all my bookmarks on pinboard (previously on delicious); my favorited, retweeted, and personal tweets on twitter; my posts on google plus and ...
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intuitive way to structure favorites folder

For many years I didnt use the "favorites" feature of my web browsers because when I switched machines (I use a few between work and home) I could not access MY favorites. This was enough to deter me ...
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Is there a way to continuously show Firefox bookmark tags for the active tab?

Assume I have a Firefox window with many opened tabs (e.g. 50+). Some of the tabs show bookmarked URLs, of which some have bookmark tags assigned. As I change the active tab, I can see at a glance if ...
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What to do when there's over 150,000 bookmarks on Google Chrome

I believe I tried all the bookmark management apps on the Chrome web store, delete part of the bookmarks manually (yes, I even attempted that), organize them within folders and all, but they just came ...
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Is there a way to restore deleted Firefox bookmarks?

I recently had my computer serviced by Geek Squad (never again) and they deleted my firefox.exe and all my bookmarks. When I browsed to C:\%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox there was nothing there except a ...
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Select bookmarked lines in Notepad++

is there any option ( plugin?) in Notepad++ to select all bookmarked lines? I have enabled Multi-Editing settings this way: Settings -> Preferences -> Editing -> Multi-Editing Settings -> Enable ...
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Populate Name field of bookmarks automatically

I have been stung by a bug in Firefox that hasn't been fixed in nearly 6 years, though I wasn't aware of it until now. The bug report is here: "Name field of bookmarks saved via "Bookmark All Tabs" ...