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Missing the “add tab group to favorites ” option in IE8

I have internet options selected for quick tabs and tab groups in settings, IE8 WIndows XP. I can open a list of favorites from the menu using the blue arrow as a tab group. I can then use the quick ...
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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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Cross-browser bookmarks sync - offline [closed]

I'm looking for a way to sync bookmarks across 3 browsers: Chrome, Firefox, and IE. I need to work with all 3 browsers equally and don't like having inconsistent bookmarks between each. I'm not crazy ...
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Add Bookmarks to Microsoft Edge manually

I would like to add bookmarks to Microsoft Edge, not by importing from IE but simply by dumping the bookmarks in the Edge bookmark folder. This was possible in the Spartan builds and I think it was ...
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Win10 - Edge favorites folder location

Evidently MS moved away from a Favorites folder used in IE that was set to the %UserProfile% with Edge. I have found some information on this on the web i.e. it should be located here ...
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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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Edge browser does not sync bookmarks in real time

I'm using the latest available version of Edge (25.10586.0.0) in Windows 10 on my devices like the main work pc, my Win10 tablet and a Microsoft Lumia 950 phone. When I bookmark a website or add it to ...
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Windows 10 Edge bookmarks not used for Search

I recently upgraded to Windows 10 and imported my IE11 bookmarks into the Edge browser. They are all there. But when I start typing in the (Edge) address bar, or in the Windows search box, it does ...
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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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How do I share an entire bookmarks folder between two firefox sync users?

I am trying to share a folder of bookmarks I use at work in firefox, so that this specific folder is available at home. I am using Firefox Sync to synchronise among diferent instances of firefox in ...
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All bookmarks associated with my gmail account are gone

I had to uninstall google chrome and when I logged back in with the same email that chrome has always been under all of my bookmarks are gone. How do I get them back? I am not just missing one, ...
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Chrome on new Windows install will not sync

I just upgraded my Desktop to Windows 10. Chrome will not sync. I've logged out and back in a couple times and also installed the beta channel. It still will not sync. When I go to chrome://sync ...
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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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Windows Browser to Open Files Having Linux Path Names

I have several Linux machines and one Windows 7 machine. I sync my Firefox bookmarks between all machines by syncing the "places.sqlite" file among all platforms. On the Linux machines, I have a ...
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How to put “Tags” to Firefox's bookmark toolbar?

When I press CTRL+SHIFT+O there is a "Tags" object containing all of my tags on the left. I want to use this as a folder on my bookmarks toolbar, so I can easily browse all bookmarks with the specific ...
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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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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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Chrome: Extension to update a bookmarked link

I'm reading forums quite often were each page has its own URL. I always have the page bookmarked where I last left off. When I continue reading new posts, I always have to delete the old bookmark ...
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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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How can I tag the bookmarks in Chrome?

I try to edit a bookmark in chrome but there's no where to tag it. Is it possible in Chrome?
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Retrieving Chrome bookmarks from crashed Windows 7 for new Windows 8

I had a lot of bookmarks in a Chrome browser on a Windows 7 system. That computer crashed. We now have a new computer with Windows 8. How can I retrieve my bookmarks from the Windows 7 system. I ...
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How to Import Bookmarks Well in Firefox?

I would like to import bookmarks in Firefox, from Google Chrome. There is a tool for that in Google Chrome but not in Firefox. I cannot find any such a tool in Firefox, not even having a possibility ...
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How do I keep Chrome bookmarks in sync across accounts?

I use a couple of gmail accounts with Chrome: One for work and one for private use. Unfortunately, all my bookmarks in the bookmarks toolbar are tied to one of the accounts, so when I switch to ...
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Mass importing bookmarks into Adobe Acrobat PDF

I have a large scanned PDF file which I want to make easier to navigate via adding a list of bookmarks. I have created a simple list of bookmark titles and page numbers in notepad like so: Title ...
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In Microsoft Word, scroll to bookmark in new window

I searched superuser and Google before posting, but didn't find anything on the subject. For the next couple of weeks, I will be working on a Word (2013, on Windows) document in which every paragraph ...
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Javascript for dynamic bookmark

I tried to create a dynamic bookmark by cribbing from a variety of examples, but it doesn't work and I get no diagnostic messages. I'd be grateful for any help and/or info. Here is what I have:- ...
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Chrome: One click solution to toggle Flashplayer Activity?

I'm searching for a way to toggle the activation / deactivation of the flash player in Chrome. Maybe even with some sort of "Whitelist"... Right now, I have a bookmark in my bookmark-bar which ...
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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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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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Fast Bookmarking In Firefox

Making bookmarks in Firefox has become tedious. Can any one point me to a bookmarking extension that works as follows... Decide you want to bookmark a page Left click your way to the target ...
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Firefox - Import a Folder of Bookmarks (without erasing existing bookmarks)

On the Bookmarks-Bar (in Firefox), I have a folder that contains a hierarchy of bookmarks that I need to give to multiple users who already have their own existing collection of bookmarks. In ...
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Bookmarks showing on chrome

Hi I have Google bookmarks turned off on my desktop computer but I just updated Chrome on my laptop not only did the update not load correctly now I have Google bookmarks across the top of the page, I ...
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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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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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From Word to PDF including bookmarks

I created a Microsoft Word file with Office 2007 and exported it via Jaws PDF Creator. Now I want some bookmarks or any kind of "linking-action" that makes it easier to navigate through the document. ...
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Filter Chrome bookmarks while adding and editing

Is there some way or extension to do folders filter while adding or editing bookmark? A have over 5000 bookmarks organised by folders. Now it's hard to find proper folder with several included ...
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How to add Separator to Google Chrome Bookmarks Bar?

Google chrome is an Excellent browser but the Bookmarks interface is more difficult than Mozilla Firefox. There is no Separator. It maybe not a big problem for many users, but when they have too many ...
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Favourites not appearing in Internet explorer

I have reinstalled a machine and I copied the local user desktop and favourites as usual, when I tried to test see if the favourites were copied across properly, they didn't appear the favourites bar ...
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Linking bookmarks from one document to another with live updates

My question is similar to this one. However, it differs in that I am linking bookmarked text. So, I have for example 'Application Name' in Document A and I would like it to auto population a field ...
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How can I share/sync bookmarks/favorites between multiple Google Chrome/apps users?

I pretty much think everything is in the title. I'd like to know if I can easily share and sync my bookmarks/favorites with another Chrome user? I don't want to be sending emails with "Hey! Here's a ...
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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 open bookmarks in an unloaded state in Firefox?

I would like to be able to open bookmarked pages --- potentially a large number of them --- in an unloaded state. By "unloaded" I mean the state that pages are in at startup in Firefox if you choose ...
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How do I get PDF bookmarks working in all browsers?

I am wondering if anyone can help me with an issue I am having with Chrome and IE. I have a PDF document which has bookmarks on it. I have uploaded the PDF and I have linked a piece of text to this ...
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Batch rename Chrome bookmarks

How do you batch rename lots of chrome bookmarks? For example, 1. "Introduction" is replaced with "Intro"? 2. "Google" is replaced with "G"?
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I want a command to erase all temp files of all users but i dont want to delete their bookmarks on chrome and firefox

This is the code i am using to erase all the temporary files in the user machines, but i want to make it NOT erase the bookmarks of Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, i already did some research and ...
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How to migrate Firefox bookmarks with tags to Chrome?

Firefox exports HTML without tags, or else as a JSON file. Since Chrome doesn't do tagging, a workaround would be to put the tags in the title so that text is still searchable once imported to Chrome. ...
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How can I save Chrome bookmarks to prevent daily accidental deletion?

I accidentally deleted my folder of bookmarks that were exported from Internet Explorer to Google Chrome. How can i save chrome bookmarks to prevent daily accidental deletion, so that this does not ...
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Open just a part of the bookmarks from a bookmark folder in Chrome

I have a bookmark folder in the bookmark toolbar in Google Chrome. This folder has some hundreds of bookmarks and if I open them all in the same time, my computer crashes. I need an "Open first N ...
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Mobile bookmarks on desktop chrome bookmark bar

I would like to have my Mobile bookmarks appear on the bookmark bar of my desktop chrome browser. I would like Mobile bookmarks to appear besides the Other bookmarks which appears at the right-end ...
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How to increase number of characters in bookmark name visible when hover the bookmark placed in favorites menu in Chrome browser?

Bookmark name can have max 255 characters while hovered name show max 95 characters I would like to see entire name while hover bookmark (it's because I make long notes to bookmarks name) . Is ...