Questions tagged [bookmarks]

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Any updates on Exporting TAGS & Bookmarks from Firefox?

I switched to Brave and am really lamenting the loss of Firefox built-in Bookmarks Manager with Tags. Looking for a way to import the tags along with bookmarks into Brave if anyone has a solution or ...
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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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Why is Brave not exporting my bookmarks properly

I use Brave for a browser. I like to export my bookmarks on the bookmarks page to save them but usually Brave only exports part of my bookmarks. And it seems like every time I export it, a random part ...
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Recover deleted chrome bookmarks, saved passwords, etc on android smartphone [migrated]

My google account wasn't even logged into google chrome. I was looking to backup my saved bookmarks and passwords and dissociate any such linked data with my google account. I went on to "chrome ...
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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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Chome isn't importing all bookmarks

I have a Chrome HTML bookmark file with about 30,000 links and hundreds of folders. I exported it from my old PC and I'm now trying to import the bookmarks to my new PC with Chrome. The problem is ...
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Mimic tagged bookmarks in Brave browser

After online research, it appears Brave will not have tagged bookmarking ability in the near future. Is there a method to mimic tagged bookmarking in Brave?
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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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tabs & bookmarks fonts on chrome suddenly became insanely small

i watched a youtube video and suddenly the computer froze so i forced a power off. after couple hours i turned it on (after it updated itself) and suddenly only(!) the bookmarks and the tab fonts ...
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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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How to use previous explorer-style bookmarks interface in Chrome?

When adding bookmarks in Google Chrome previous versions had an explorer-style interface. For some time now there is only a far simpler interface for the name text, folder drop-down, [more...] [remove]...
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Brave bookmarks disappear after visiting a site

When I go to a website by entering address or clicking on a bookmark bookmarks disappear. When I open a new instance of the browser bookmarks are there, but then it goes like that again. I'm on Linux.
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Chrome Browser open bookmarks in a new tab [duplicate]

Is there a way to set Chrome to open bookmarks into new tabs instead of loading into the window I am working in? I just lost an assignment because I was typing, and I opened another bookmark to ...
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Syncronization of bookmarks in Chromium without Google or any big company?

Is there a way to make Chromium to syncronize bookmarks without Google or any big company such as Dropbox? The question isn't about how to syncronize bookmarks in a browser or what browser to use ...
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MS Word (Office 2016) Insert Hyperlink — Certain Letter Keys Not Working

I'm inserting hyperlinks to authors' names to link them to their respective entries in my References list. All entries have been bookmarked. When I open Insert Hyperlink I see the list of bookmarks, ...
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Chrome bookmark to execute a Windows program?

At work I rely on a Flash-based admin tool. Traditionally this tool was hosted on a web server, but since Flash died, the company that owns the tool packaged it with Adobe Air so it can be installed ...
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How do I use the dejsonlz4 tool?

Would somebody mind explaining how to use the dejsonlz4 tool in very basic laymans terms? https://github.com/avih/dejsonlz4 I recently formatted a drive and lost my Firefox bookmarks as I forgot to ...
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Firefox bookmarks sync - one way, merged, or compartmentalized?

As of 2021 January, how does Firefox sync behave? I'm in a predicament trying to not lose all my bookmarks I couldn't log into firefox on desktop, so I reset the password. When you reset the password, ...
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Can Google Chrome use bookmark tags?

For the fact that if there is a page about an Apple technology, I don't know whether to file in in my bookmark folder of "Investing", "Apple", or "Tech". So it seems ...
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Link docproperty field in word to bookmark

I have text Phoenixmoto marked with a bookmark named "wow" in word document. I created document property in advanced properties dialog box and linked the bookmark wow using link to content. ...
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Is it possible to recover Chrome bookmarks without synching option?

Firstly, I am NOT technical. My Macbook Air was just stolen and I realize I hadn't "synched" my Chrome bookmarks on old mac. I'm in process of restoring files from external hard drive to my ...
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Start Google Chrome showing bookmark search

Is there a way to start Google Chrome showing the bookmark search? I tried: chrome.exe chrome://bookmarks And it did not work. I'm using the keyboard driven launcher KeyLauncher and search for an ...
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Can Chrome open shortcuts in the same instance/tab?

I have a bookmark that executes javascript code, and I want to make a shortcut to it so that I can assign a hotkey to it, but when I do that, chrome launches a new tab with the bookmark/javascript ...
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Add New Chrome Bookmark Folders at the Top?

When I create a new bookmark folder in Chrome, it adds it to the bottom of my bookmarks list. I.e. if I have the following bookmark list folder1 folder2 someBookmark someOtherBookmark If I create ...
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How to use Windows environment variable in a Chrome bookmark?

At my place of work, I need to create a URL that my colleagues will bookmark in their Chrome browser. The required document is in a local Windows folder: %LOCALAPPDATA%\CompanyName\settings.html. This ...
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Browser bookmark to Batch file opens .bat in browser instead of running normally

I'm new to super user, please go easy on me. :) I created a batch file to search for a USB drive with a specific label and open an html file in the default browser (Edge) which works great. I had a ...
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Cyberduck sync bookmarks with Google Drive failing

I'm trying to overwrite the default folder from cyberduck to store my bookmarks in a google drive folder. I found this question on cyberduck self: https://trac.cyberduck.io/ticket/6377#comment:4 With ...
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Sync was off on machine 1, I hit sync and lost a bunch of old bookmarks

Sync was off on machine 1, I hit sync and lost a bunch of old bookmarks that I wanted to keep. They were replaced with all bookmarks from machine 2. How do I recover the ones that were on machine 1 ...
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How to have separate bookmark toolbars for personal/work purposes that can be hidden?

Is there an add-on for this? If not, what is the alternative for this purpose: to separate work and personal bookmarks? I already do something similar with the tab groups extension and I need this for ...
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How to select and export individual bookmarks and/or bookmark folders from Google Chrome?

There is not easy way to export particular bookmarks - folders or individual bookmarks - from Google Chrome. Is there are an easy way to do that without exporting everything to a text/html file and ...
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same bibliography numbering in two word documents

I have two word documents (Report and Appendix) and I need to match the numbering of references between the two documents. Lets say that I have a Bibliography in the Report which is automatically ...
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How to make bookmarked page show up in FireFox address bar search?

Normally, when I start typing in FireFox's address bar, it starts matching and gives me the closest match on top. For example, if I type "su", it will auto-match to superuser.com and also ...
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Chrome Bookmarks for multiple users

I am setting up a workstation for a client that doesn't have a specific end user tied to it, it will be used by multiple people. They want website shortcuts saved to the desktop, and I am trying to ...
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Moving bookmarks crashes Adobe Acrobat X Pro

Since a few weeks ago, every time I move a bookmark, Adobe Acrobat X Pro crashes. I have found no info on the web of a similar problem. Any ideas/suggestions to fix this?
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How to implement browser-aliases for complex URLs

I wrote a CLI tool that takes a config file containing url templates id url ------------------------------------------------------ hn https://hn.algolia.com/?q=$0 somesite https://...
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“wget” failing to retrieve input file because of name on my computer

I've been doing my very best to try a solution that works. I hope I can get my answer here. I'm trying to download a lot of images from my bookmarks folder, and I'm trying to extract them separately. ...
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Change Chrome Bookmark Location and Nothing Else

BLUF: I want to change the bookmark file location to a network folder without moving my entire profile (currently using --user-data-dir). My company does not allow logging into Chrome, so I can't sync ...
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Chrome, how to rearrange bookmarks on the fly up or down a bookmar folder without entering bookmark manager?

I have some folders with a lot of bookmarks in them, I sometimes like to rearrange them, but it won't let me go down or up past the current displayed list, it just freezes at top or bottom as I try to ...
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How to increase the number of folders shown in the quick bookmark list in Firefox?

I often use the quick bookmark folder list in Firefox to choose where to place a bookmark, but with the number of folders that I have, I quickly run into the 7 folder limit that they have on the drop ...
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How to open Firefox bookmarks html backup in Epiphany?

I have an .html file, which was created with "Export Bookmarks to HTML…" tool in Firefox. When I try to open it with Gnome Web Browser (Epiphany), the browser downloads the file instead of ...
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Auto-create bookmark by number of pages listed in Excel

I have a 2,000ish page PDF that I need to split into about 400 smaller PDFs each with various numbers of pages. I'm tracking the number of pages for each split, and the beginning page number and last ...
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Create browser bookmark to relative path within portable installation folder

I'm distributing a portable version of Firefox with some addons pre-installed, and it's meant to be used with some local HTML files I'm distributing along with it. Is there any way I can create ...
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Two Bookmark toolbars for Firefox

I work at home. I would like to set up firefox so that there is one Bookmark Toolbar for work and one for not work. I want to be able to select to display either one at will. Is this possible?
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Google Chrome: home screen shortcuts not working properly

After clearing my Google search history I can no longer get my home screen shortcuts to work properly. I prefer it so that it shows me a list of my most frequently visited websites. Instead, it is ...
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Sign in to Firefox Sync, but don't sync bookmarks?

I want to use Firefox Sync to enable the "Send to Device" feature, but I don't want my personal bookmarks on my work PC, or my work bookmarks on my private PC. When I sign in to Firefox Sync ...

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