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How to bookmark in Foobar2000

I've been using Foobar2000 to listen audiobooks for some time now and I like it very much. The only thing that I miss using this program is bookmarking feature. The plugin recommended for it is foo ...
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Bookmark syncing with Xmarks and iCloud

I use Google Chrome for browsing on my computer and I have been using Xmarks to sync my bookmarks across browsers and computers. I would like to keep my iPhone's bookmarks synced as well. So, the ...
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Share bookmarks to local files (file: protocol ones) between computers

I work with multiple computers and OS'es at work and regularly use a number of HTML reference documents. To save time and bandwidth, I saved those to disk. However, the bookmarks for these local ...
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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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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" ...
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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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Switch to certain Browser/Document Mode for certain Bookmark

Is there any way to tell Internet Explorer 11 to use a certain Document/Browser mode for a certain Bookmark/URL? Alternatively, is it possible to make a shortcut that points to the website like so: ...
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How can I merge mobile and desktop bookmarks across Firefox Sync?

I am using Firefox Sync to synchronise bookmarks between my (Ubuntu) desktop client and (Android) mobile client. The bookmarks are synched, but kept in separate folders, rather than together. On the ...
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share (offline!) bookmarks between browsers

In light of all the NSA snooping I have begun using the TOR browser bundle (i.e. Firefox). However for some tasks I still need to use Chrome. So now I can create bookmarks in two places and it's ...
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Google Chrome freezing when I open Bookmark Manager

I have an issue with Google Chrome freezing whenever I open the Bookmark Manager. Only that particular tab freezes, and I can still use the other tabs. No bookmarks appear, and I cannot type in the ...
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How do I convert Opera's bookmarks into Firefox' and preserve the bookmark nicknames / keywords?

Both Opera and Firefox have a function that allows you to type a nickname / keyword into the address bar, and then automatically load the bookmark URL associated with that nickname/keyword. More info: ...
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Rockmelt Browser not logging in

I have IE, Chrome, and Rockmelt on my pc. I use Rockmelt consistently. Up until today, I had no problems at all. Today morning, my rockmelt was logged out (which is unusual because it is always logged ...
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How can I override certain display options in Adobe Reader?

Some PDF files can specify how they are to be displayed when first opened. I know that you can override the layout and zoom under preferences in Adobe Reader, but there are two more display options I ...
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Open docx in bookmark location, through a hyperlink

I'm using Word 2013 and when I try to open a docx file with a hyperlink (e.g., 'file://docx_file.docx#BOOKMARK'), it will always open the document at the beginning, instead of opening it at the ...
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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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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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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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How to search within folders in Firefox Bookmarks?

Is there any way or addon that allows the user to search for bookmarks within certain folders. As of now if you use the search bark in bookmarks it will show results from all folders. This is quite ...
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Why can't I see bookmarks in another word document when trying to create a bookmark based hyperlink?

So the document I have already has headings and a table of contents (TOC) and thus it has bookmarks However I need to link to this document from elsewhere but when I go to the other document and ...
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Show bookmarklets in Firefox location bar results?

I'm a heavy bookmarklet user and even heavier user of Firefox keywords. Combined, they're a real powerful weapon in dealing with different situations on the web. Sometimes it's hard to remember all ...
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Generating PDF bookmarks from hidden text in Microsoft Word TC fields

I have a long Word document with various sections. The section titles are shown only in the running headers, so in order to include these in the TOC (table of contents) I use a TC field at the start ...
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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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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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What's the file format to move an html bookmark file into Firefox 26

Running Firefox 26.0 under XP, I exported my bookmarks to an Html file, to clean up and then import them to my new computer running Windows 7 64-bit professional. The file is down to about 2500 url ...
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Bookmark manager for local (offline) video files

I have a directory with several video files and subdirectories with more video files. In this case, they are photoshop tutorials, but that's not entirely relevant. I need to bookmark several videos ...
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How to remove that extra text from URL titles in Firefox browser?

I am using Firefox with Vimperator. On Mac I use Shiori to bookmark. I also use Pinboard's default add-on (on both Mac and Windows, but mainly on Windows as there's no Shiori). When I used to ...
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Show all Chrome bookmarks on one computer and only some on another computer

I don't think this is possible, but am hoping! I have a google account my Chrome browser at home is logged into, with all my favourites, which are in different folders and on the favourites bar. When ...
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Can't add some URLs to Google Bookmark

For some unknown and strange reason, I can't add http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russell%27s_paradox into Google Bookmark. I use the Google Chrome in OSX and Google Bookmark's "bookmarklet." I can ...
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Creating navigatable bookmark list in Word

How can I create such navigable bookmarks in Microsoft Word (I didnt prepared this doc; I just got this .doc and wondered how we can create those)? Edit Ohkay I realize that this can be done by ...
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Automatically import bookmarks from Chrome to Internet Explorer once a week

Is there any way to set up a batch file or something to import bookmarks from Chrome to Internet Explorer once every so often, removing all bookmarks from IE? I've tried using Xmarks to sync between ...
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No folder icons in Firefox bookmarks manager

Since updating Mozilla Firefox 21 to 22 the Bookmarks Manager doesn't show folder icons anymore. This makes managing bookmarks an inconvient process. What can be the reason that I lost my folder ...
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Opera Bookmarks to Chrome Malfunction

I am attempting to move my Opera bookmarks to Chrome. I created an HTML file for the bookmarks while I was in Opera. I looked at the new file, and saw that the bookmarks are there, but they are not ...
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Signing in removed bookmarks

I haven't used Chrome's sign-in option yet, but my friend just came over and signed in on my computer to gain access to some bookmarks he wanted to show me. We signed him out, deleted his account and ...
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Link to Firefox bookmarks folder by hyperlink in Windows 7?

I often search for a certain term in the internet and then end up with a lot of open tabs in Firefox 17 (Windows 7) containing interesting information. For accessing this information later, I can ...
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How do I save bookmarks to the Bookmarks Bar by default?

Whenever I go to bookmark a page a folder called References is always the default option. I save a majority of my bookmarks to the Bookmarks Bar though. How can I change it so that bookmarks are ...
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how to count bookmarks in a pdf file using a batch file?

how to count bookmarks in a pdf file using a batch file? or any other easy way in user mode not in Admin mode. (wherein can't install or cant use Run Command). Somebody help...
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Can I assign preset bookmarks for a page in Adobe?

Is there a method - without merging several .pdf files into one .pdf file - to preset bookmarks for Adobe? After I am done scanning my pages, I would like to be able to assign a pre-named bookmark to ...
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Is there a way to manually import bookmarks to xmarks?

I've had no luck finding a suitable xmarks alternative that works with proxy servers (see this question) so I'm willing to settle for manually updating bookmarks from my work computer. My proposed ...
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I have 400+ bookmarks without titles (have 'untitled' for a title.) Is there an easy fix?

For a while I've used Opera's custom search as a tool to save urls Google Bookmarks. But my custom search never saved titles. Now, I've imported these to Diigo and they all have (untitled) for a ...
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to recover chrome bookmarks after upgrade from window 7 to windows 8.1

I have recently upgraded from windows 7 to windows 8.1. I want to restore all my previous chrome bookmarks to the freshly installed chrome in windows 8.1. The issues are: I did not take up backup ...
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Open a file from firefox bookmark

I am very often using bookmarks in firefox I want open a file/program, for example Microsoft outlook, from firefox bookmark so if I click the bookmark, the file/program will opened in pc please help ...
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How to sychronize bookmarks with Microsoft Edge?

Currently I am using XMarks to sync all my bookmarks between work and home and also the browsers Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer. This works as intended. Now I want to start using Edge. I can ...
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How can I share a bookmark folder in my bookmark bar on Chrome?

I have tried xmarks (which shares ALL your bookmarks), and I have tried Bookmark Manager which doesn't allow you to share a bookmark bar folder that's on your bookmark bar (it doesn't allow you to set ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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 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 ...