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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is there a way / script / extension to bookmark and close all tabs in Chrome?

Is there a way (by script or an extension) to bookmark and immediately close all open tabs (bookmark them into a new folder with the date/time as folder name, for example)? I'm looking for something ...
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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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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 ...
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Importing Chrome bookmarks from HDD

My old laptop crashed and I removed the perfectly working hard drive from it and plugged it into a new machine to transfer files. However, I cannot seem to find any of my bookmarks from Chrome to ...
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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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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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How to make chrome bookmarks my home page?

I would like to make my chrome/linux bookmarks file my home page, but have been unable to find any way to do this. In firefox you can write your bookmarks to an html file (whenever you close firefox ...
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How to recover Chrome bookmarks in windows 8

I lost my Bookmarks when i accidentally synced another Google account in my Chrome. Is there a way for me to recover my bookmarks? I've already tried to re-sync, but the bookmarks were replaced. ...
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How to keep Chrome bookmarks up to date?

I have recently synced all my bookmarks from my Chrome in my personal laptop to Chrome at work. Now every time I add new bookmarks or edits them at work I want to be able to see them on my laptop at ...
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Google Chrome undoes my bookmark changes

I'm trying to do various edits in my bookmarks but each time I make a change, after 10 or 15 seconds all the changes are reversed. I tried to sort the bookmarks and add some bookmarks to certain ...
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How to move bookmarks across Google Chrome profiles

My Chrome browser just updated itslef over the network to version 40. This new version has a button on the right-hand-side of the title bar just to the left of the minimize/maximize/close buttons with ...
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Bookmark panel in Chrome/Chromium like in Firefox [closed]

I really would like to use Chrome/Chromium, but what I am missing hardly is a bookmark panel, which is shown all the time, like in Firefox and in most other browsers. By "bookmark panel" I mean the ...
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Force Chrome to sync bookmarks?

I've been using Chrome's built in bookmark sync which seems to work well. Is there a way to force Chrome to do the sync as opposed to waiting for the alloted 'sync time'? Update: Seems to sync ...
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How can I force my Google chrome account to update my bookmarks

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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Open Bookmark page from Bookmark Manager on Google Chrome in Mac OS

I'm trying to find a shortcut that opens a web page from Bookmark Manager on Chrome. I couldn't find a way that doesn't use the mouse. I tried command+down arrow, but this shortcut doesn't open the ...
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How to make duplicate bookmarks in Firefox?

In Firefox (Current latest version 35.0), if I save a bookmark at location X in my bookmarks tree with Ctrl-D, then do the same again for location Y, the bookmark at location X disappears. How can I ...
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Is there a way to make Safari open a bookmark in a new tab automatically without a keystroke?

The only way I can see to open the selected bookmark in a new tab is with a keystroke (control-click, or control-shift-click). I'd like to set Safari to automatically open a selected bookmark in a new ...
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How to delete chrome bookmarks in all devices?

I use chrome with my google account on several devices (Windows and Android), adding bookmarks works fine (I add it on one device and it shows up in all my devices), but deleting them, not so much. ...
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Deleted my google chrome account, how to recover bookmarks?

I have a problem. I removed my Google chrome account from my browser, now all my bookmarks are gone. Is there any possibility to get them back? I am running a OS X operating system.
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Control Content lacking bookmark functionality

I'm using Microsoft Word 2010 and I am using the Developer/Forms functions. As opposed to the newer Control Content functions, I am only using the Legacy Forms, because they have a bookmark function ...
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Add bookmarks by editing file directly?

I need to add a bunch of bookmarks, so it'd be a lot easier to just edit the file that Google Chrome uses directly instead of manually adding each and everyone of them through the UI. Does someone ...
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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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How to quickly migrate bookmarks toolbar and passwords from Firefox to Chrome?

As of lately, Firefox seems to have become much slower than Google Chrome, and this seems to be due to the presence of one or more memory leaks which slows it down considerably after it is left ...
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Permanently Deleted Chrome Bookmarks Recovery? or AppData full Recovery? Any Level of Solution Available in Win 7?

Win 7, I deleted during disk clean up and manually from AppData all files, which includes Chrome bookmarks as well! I tried to restore system to recover chrome bookmarks, but they are not showing up ...
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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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How do I share an individual Google Chrome Bookmarks folder with someone else?

How do I share an individual Google Chrome Bookmarks folder with someone else? I have a folder full of articles I wish to send to someone one, without opening them up individually and sending each ...
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Why is some styles/headings are excluded from bookmark when converting from word to pdf

I created custom styles/headings for my document One is called "Title Custom" and another is called "Subtitle Custom" But when I convert into pdf with the bookmark setting selected, the only thing ...
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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 ...