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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 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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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 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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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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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 ...
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Google Chrome bookmark star icon grayed isn't working

If a page is already bookmarked it looks yellow but I can't 'unbookmark' the page, if the page is not bookmarked the star is completely gray and pressing it does nothing at all. I have looked around ...
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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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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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Deleted Bookmarks (Chrome)

I have tried following the steps for restoring bookmarks but I can't seem to get them working. I have successfully recovered my bookmarks with the Recuva recovery tool. I have them on my desktop: ...
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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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What function in Bookmarks+ deals with multiple bookmarks with the same name?

The Title is pretty defining. Repeating here, it reads "What function in Bookmarks+ deals with multiple bookmarks with the same name?" Bookmarks+ is an improvement to bookmark functionality native ...
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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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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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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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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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Ask Firefox to export current Bookmarks to Json in CMD line

I can do this manually in Firefox when the browser is open (holding Alt key to show menu) and navigating to Bookmarks > Show All Bookmarks > Import And Backup > Backup This will generate a ...
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word Formula : combine bookmarks name with text

real problem - I work with word 2013, i want to make a formula that takes a text and combined it with the PageNum to link to a bookmark in the document example: the bookmark name : "PAGEREV2" = 5 i ...
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Chrome bookmark manager malfunction

Opening up the bookmark manager, loading seems to never end. I already restarted the chrome, resulting nothing. (haven't rebooted pc yet...) version: 42.0.2311.90 m (It seems related to recent ...
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Exporting Firefox bookmarks as separate .URLs while preserving timestamps

I have a large number of Firefox bookmarks that I want to remove and archive as shortcut files (.URL). But I would also like to preserve the date they were added as the files' last modified dates. ...
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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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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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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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Is there a way to bookmark AND close all tabs in Chrome with a single click?

I checked all the questions asked already about this subject - all of them are about bookmarking all open tabs (CTRL-SHIFT-D in Chrome...), but none are about automatically closing them all ...
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Chrome bookmark launch issue

My home and wok computer are recognised by chrome so all the settings, configurations and bookmarks display same no matter which computer logs in. One particular web site logs in on work machine but ...
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How can I merge multiple bookmark (html format) files?

I am looking for a way to merge a bunch of different bookmark files without importing duplicates (or creating empty folders ... im looking at you firefox+bookmarkdd!). I'm not looking to sync amongst ...
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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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Can Firefox display only certain bookmarks?

I have many bookmarks, but I don't want to always have them show up in the drop down menu of the omnibar (where you enter the url). Is it possible to select which ones to display and which ones not ...
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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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Set Firefox to autocomplete location using hostname only

Consider the following scenario: I visited two websites say, First, www.example.com, and/or I have added it to bookmarks as example Then, www.hostname.com, and/or I have added it to bookmarks as ...
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How do I merge multiple Chrome Bookmarks (JSON) files?

I have several Bookmarks files I'd like to merge into one. How do I merge the JSON-format bookmark files?
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Bookmarks for new account

I have decided to use Google chrome at work, through a new work-based address and login. Despite this, it has imported all of my personal bookmarks and I certainly do not want them on my work screen. ...
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Good way to bookmark/navigate relative directory paths?

I work on a linux system with bash 4.x where I frequently find myself navigating different copies of very deep (and large) file directory structures. However, in reality I only need to access a ...
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How to drag fill series in excel to adjust sequencing without removing the hyperlinks attached to cells?

I have a range of cells in a column in excel, that have some number in them along with text. For Example: TA_47 TA_48 TA_49 TA_50 TA_51 TA_52 TA_53 TA_54 TA_55 TA_56 TA_57 TA_58 TA_59 TA_60 Now I ...
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Lost all history, bookmarks and extensions after Google Chrome was automatically updated

Google Chrome (browser) was automatically updated to version 39.0.2171.99 when I was not at my desk and now I have lost all my history and bookmarks and extensions. Is this revertible? I truly dislike ...
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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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Is there a Firefox extension to bookmark a specific position on a webpage? [closed]

Sometimes when I am reading a long webpage in Firefox, I want to bookmark a specific position within the page (not just the page itself). Is there any way to accomplish this?
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How to hide bookmarks from the new tab page in Chrome?

I don't have the show bookmarks option turned on but whenever I open a new tab, it lists some of the bookmarks at the top of the new tab page by default. Is there a way to get rid of this?
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Chrome adds all bookmarks to Other Bookmarks folder

I have a problem with Chrome that started a couple days ago. I don't know if this issue came with an update, I just know that it started happening. I'm on Windows 8.1, Chrome version 40.0.2214.94 m. ...
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Chrome: How to view bookmarks, saved to Reading List folder

Chrome allows me to save bookmarks to a "Reading List" folder which, in my case, was selected by default. However, when I look in my bookmarks manager, there is no such folder. How do I view the ...
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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 can I make bookmarks automatically be saved to the bookmarks bar in Firefox

How would I go about making it so that my bookmarks are automatically saved to the bookmarks bar when I press the bookmarks button in Firefox like happens in Chrome?
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How do I import Firefox bookmarks, with tags, to Google Bookmarks?

There are many previous answers to this, but they all seem out-of-date, because of changes to Google's support for various interfaces, for example the dropping of google-toolbar-for-firefox. Going ...