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Chrome for mobile "bookmark bar" is not in the same order as Chrome for desktop "bookmark bar"

my bookmarks on mobile and desktop for chrome are synced and in the same order when accessed through settings>bookmarks. However, the "bookmarks bar" (the star) that you click to bookmark ...
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How do I select or bookmark the line below of lines already bookmarked in Notepad++?

I would like to know if it is possible to select or bookmark lines below other ones already bookmarked, the line below the bookmarked is alphanumeric, such as a password structure. I have a file with ...
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How can I make bookmark bar folders not be tab group icons?

I like tab groups in Chrome desktop (Windows 10), hence I have chrome://flags/#tab-groups-save enabled. However this means that all top-level bookmark folders on my bookmark bar are now buttons that ...
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Where are UserChrome.css parameters like editBMPanel_locationRow documented? [closed]

I want to use UserChrome.css to remove the 'Keyword' and 'Tags' fields from the 'Edit Bookmark' menu. I imagine that I need a parameter like editBMPanel_locationRow. Where are these documented?
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Why are these two userChrome.css files incompatible?

This userChrome.css does what I want it to. In particular, it makes me able to edit bookmark URLs from the blue star menu. /* userChrome.css */ @namespace xul "http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/...
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My Ancestry bookmark icon just changed to a red ball f5. How do I change it back to the original default icon? [duplicate]

Somehow every bookmark associated with Ancestry has been changed to a red ball with f5 inside of it. I can't find this Favicon file/folder.
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Firefox bookmark icons won't show correct icon - only shows the default icon

Whenever I bookmark a site on Firefox, the bookmark always has an icon that looks like this. How do I change it to use the icon of the page that this link is attached to?
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Link a picture to a Word vector picture

I need to create a Word document with two or more same pictures. I need the Copies be updated once the Master is updated. I know the solution: Bookmark the Master Add the bookmark cross-reference (...
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How to disable `Fit Page` while navigating bookmarks in Foxit Reader?

I can't navigate PDF document with Foxit Reader because each time I click bookmark entry, it drops any my early set zoom to Fit Page instead. I need to re-zoom each time. If I open bookmark entry ...
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I don't see "Google" under "Application Support" in High Sierra MacOS

from my terminal, on my mac, I go to Application Support to search for the Google folder and I can not find it. I type the following: cd ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/ the reason that I'...
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Firefox Containers and the same bookmark in different folders to open in different containers

I hope I'm not missing something obvious here. I'm using Firefox 93 and the Multi-Account Containers add-on. I have several different accounts on the same social media platform, and I have containers ...
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Google Chrome Bookmarks File is NOT in the Default Folder Everyone Says It's In -- So Where Is It?

I have hundreds of bookmarks in Google Chrome, on my Windows 10 system, and they all work fine in Chrome, but I want to look at the place where they are on my computer, and I can't find them. I am ...
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I can no longer drag and drop my first Firefox tab - and only that tab - in to bookmarks toolbar folders. How to diagnose?

Ever since Firefox version 96.0, maybe 95.0 if we're wanting to play it safe, I've been unable to drag and drop my leftmost tab in to bookmarks folders that are on my toolbar. The dragging seems fine, ...
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a refresh script in a Chrome book mark. NOT refreshing bookmarks but refreshing a page the bookmark points to

At work I have two sites that hold my work orders. Right now I have to click the bookmark to worklist1 then hit refresh. When done if I just click the worklist2 bookmark it loads what I left, I have ...
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My Chrome's "Add to Reading List" button disappeared overnight - how can I get it back?

A few months ago, Google Chrome updated the "Add Bookmark" button (inside the right side of the address bar) so that clicking it will show a menu with two choices: Add as a normal bookmark, ...
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How to search only within bookmarks from the Microsoft Edge URL bar?

Question Is it possible to only search within the bookmarks from the URL bar? Example Firefox has this feature, where you can prepend a search with an asterisk and then the search is only applied to ...
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I have a whole bunch of bookmars in TXT file with the corresponding format, taked from google chrome browser, can i turn it back into bookmarks?

Some time ago - i lost a lot of bookmarks, and problem is, they are split into different bookmarks backups files in chrome. Well, i tooked all of missing bookmarks from all files and put them in one, ...
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Power BI bookmark conflicts with slicers

I ran into a bookmark/slicer issue in Power BI. When I try to set a bookmark with more than one filtering setting, I have to update the bookmark every month. My general bookmarks point to a certain ...
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How to clear some of the search cache in Google Chrome

When you bookmark or visit a specific site, Chrome will start suggesting it when you start typing letters that that site URL starts with e.g. I often visited, or bookmarked: https://coolsite.com/some-...
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ASK fields do not update bookmarks in Microsoft Word template

I am creating a template document for my office that uses a series of ASK fields to populate some bookmarks with pro-forma content. The only VBA in the template is used to update fields on a new ...
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FireFox auto-complete unknown url

Recently, when I type any url in Firefox's address bar, the url is auto-completed by an unknown url which I never visited and it is not in my bookmarks. The url is also shown as the first entry in the ...
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Windows 10, Google Chrome, syncing issue, suddenly replaced all bookmarks with old ones from old laptop

I turned on my laptop today and opened Google to find that all my bookmarks and history were replaced by the bookmarks and history on my old laptop (and, oddly, that the look of Google itself and of ...
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Chrome requires admin access to populate bookmarks on opening

After recently reinstalling windows, I've run into a problem when using Google Chrome. On normal startup it will open the browser as if for the first time without syncing tabs or bookmarks, but ...
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Google Chrome Sync Doesn't Persist Between Sessions

I had to reinstall windows after a BSOD loop on my current laptop. After restoring all my personal files from my backup, I installed Google Chrome as usual. I signed into my account and turned on sync ...
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Remove "add to favorites" from Firefox Omnibox

Is there anyway to remove the “Bookmark this page" icon from Firefox's omnibox? I've looked through about:config and I can't locate anything that works. Ultimately, I'd like to completely disable ...
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after signing out of all my chrome email. Upon opening chrome, and signing into gmails again, all my bookmarks, settings and history were gone

I signed out, closed me laptop. Came back that night and opened chrome and it asked me to sign into a profile... Okay so I logged in with one of my main gmail. Then all my bookmarks, settings and ...
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Chrome Tab Group Migration/Sync

Since Google rolled out the grouping of tabs feature, I have made heavy use of it. It has helped me reduce the number of Chrome windows I need open as I can shrink the group to reduce the number of ...
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Internet Bookmarks

My computer recently crashed and lost most of the files. I have the text file of bookmarks, and I tried converting it to HTML and importing it, but no web browser (Microsoft Edge, IE, Firefox, Chrome) ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to create a folder in Chrome Bookmarks?

I have about 9400 bookmarks on my computer and I like to organize them in folders. Right now I can only create a folder by right clicking and selecting Add a folder from the pop up menu. Is there a ...
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it is possible to auto sync chrome bookmarks with brave browser?

I am using two browsers on my laptop chrome and brave. when I installed brave browser I import all bookmarks from chrome and brave browser show all bookmarks from chrome. but after that, I added many ...
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Powershell Script to Backup Bookmarks / Favorite to a different drive for IE, Edge, & Chrome [closed]

I'm looking for a PowerShell script I can schedule that will automatically backup all my Favorites/Bookmarks from IE, Edge, and Chrome to a separate drive in case my laptop gets hosed. Can anyone help ...
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Firefox: modify bookmark dialog

When I want to add a bookmark in Firefox, I click on the star icon in the URL bar (bookmark this page), which brings up this pathetic bookmark window: The window is extremely small, which makes ...
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Firefox deleted recent bookmarks – how to prevent this?

When I was getting ready to close Firefox, I made bookmarks of some pages I intended to revisit by dragging them to the bookmarks bar. They appeared correctly, and in one instance I fixed up a link in ...
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Edit bookmark URL from the Edit bookmark menu?

In the menu that is opened by clicking on the blue star icon that appears near your URL bar when you have a page bookmarked, there is no option to edit the URL of said bookmark. This is annoying when ...
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Google Chrome Bookmarks restricted

I just started at a company troubleshooting tablets. Google Chrome has various restrictions, one of which is that bookmarks are disabled. I looked through the settings and found ways to toggle various ...
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Prevent Gmail login to change my Chrome profile

I have multiple gmail accounts. My issue is that when I login into a gmail account it switches my Chrome profile to match that gmail account. This makes me lose all my bookmarks, etc. This already ...
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How can I save Firefox bookmarks to a file the same way it is shown in the browser?

I have a massive amount of bookmarks in my browser (Firefox) and I want to store a list of bookmarks stored in each folder in my external drive. How can I save them in a similar way as they are ...
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Linking back to table of contents in word document

I am editing a word document (on Mac) which includes a table of contents. The TOC is linked to appropriate places in the document. Great! Links to return to the TOC have been inserted in headers. ...
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Why are favicons not showing up on Google?

When I type in a URL or bookmark name on Google Chrome, sometimes the favicon for the website doesn't show up. Instead what shows up and it shows a white star instead. It's not a big problem, but ...
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How to substitute already removed "dynamic location bookmark" firefox feature?

In the past firefox had ability to save bookmarks with dynamic url parts and initiate them with assigned shortcuts like described here (clickable, points to feature description): For example I could ...
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How to navigate through Chrome bookmark folders easily?

I have a bookmark folder with about 500 website bookmarks. Every time I want to find a certain bookmark, I have to scroll through the entire folder until I can finally get the bottom or find the ...
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Is there a way to create a windows shortcut to a pdf bookmark in Foxit reader?

I'm hoping to create a windows shortcut (.lnk) that goes directly to a PDF bookmark. I'm using Foxit Reader & Windows 10. I noticed someone from eTutorials bodged up a hacky add-in to do this ...
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How to open bookmarks in a new Tab Group on Google Chrome

Is there a way to open a site saved into my bookmarks, or even a folder of bookmarks, directly into a new Tab Group on Google Chrome? Also, if it's possible to do the same into an existing Tab Group ...
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Firefox: How to "bookmark" page contents (for long articles to be able to easily navigate through where one has ended reading for example) [closed]

This is difficult to search for because the term "bookmark" is widely used as a bookmark for the whole page. The functionality that I'm looking for is, like, a "traditional bookmark&...
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Firefox shows deleted bookmark in address bar as suggestion

I deleted a bookmark recently and also deleted the site from my history. That is, if I start typing the domain in the search box of either the bookmarks or history window, there are no results. Still, ...
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How to fix Chrome Portable settings

Once in a while my Chrome Portable v72 on a start pretend it forgot history, cookies, bookmarks, everything, and don't let to update itself. This is a known problem with 10+ years history with Chrome, ...
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How do I prevent Chrome bookmark dropdown lists from vanishing after I've used them?

I compile and organise a lot of bookmarks. My Chrome bookmarks menu bar has many folders and subfolders. Some organisation of their contents involves moving items from place to place, for example ...
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Open Google Chrome in a fresh Install Mode

I have a Google Chrome with all my bookmarks and extensions. But sometimes, I would like to Open Google Chrome in an absolutely fresh Install mode. I have tried different command line switches but it ...
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Is it possible to make a bookmark in google chrome that doesn't go to the page, just fills URL only?

I want to make something that functions exactly like a bookmark, but doesn't go to the page. Just fills in the URL only. Is anyone aware of a way to do this? The reason I want to do this is that the ...
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Chrome : bookmark that acts like a folder and a link

Is it possible to make a bookmark in Chrome that acts like a folder and a link ? Sometimes, you need a link about something in general and you want also crawl into more precise resources. That is you ...
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