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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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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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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 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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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 afterwards....
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Import html favorites file into chrome from command line

I have a list of Favorites from Internet Explorer 11 (Windows 7 SP1 32-bit) which I saved into an .HTML file. I am trying to import the favorites into Chrome from a command line or some sort of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Google Chrome Bookmarks Gone

Google Chrome did an update or something and all of my bookmarks are gone. Hours and hours of research gone. I've tried restoring, but the restore file was "corrupted" and could not be retrieved. ...
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Blank favicon for redirecting bookmark on Google Chrome

I've bookmarked the Messenger website on chrome. When visiting this website, users are redirected to their most recent conversation. As a result, my bookmark's favicon is left blank. Is there a way to ...
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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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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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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 Firefox,...
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Is it possible to avoid using this terrible file browser in Windows 7?

When I'm saving or opening files in certain programs in Windows 7, such as when using Save for Web in Photoshop, or Open Animation in FCheck; I'm only able to use a ridiculously basic and inefficient ...
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Always show bookmark in homepage, not while browsing - Google Chrome

I need to see the bookmark bar while in a custom homepage (not default homepage), but want it hidden while browsing. I know it can be done and undone by pressing ctrl+shift+b repeatedly, but I would ...
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Using StyleRef to reference text contained in a document Header

I am attempting to reference text that is located in the header to be repeated throughout the body of the document in Microsoft Word 2010. I would like to avoid using Bookmarks, because others will ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 force browers to store favorites in C:\Users\John\Favorites

IE use C:\Users\Jhon\Favorites to store favorites of user named John. If other browsers use this folder in a similar manner, my favorites are sync across all installed browsers and there is no need ...
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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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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 ...