Questions tagged [bookmarks]

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I want my Bookmarks to stay unsorted [closed]

I have my bookmarks view (in Library > Bookmarks > Show all Bookmarks > Views > Sort) set to unsorted. Every time I left click and hold on a bookmark and move it to a different location in the folder ...
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Firefox keep some bookmarks on local machine only?

I want to bookmark some URLs on my filesystem that won't work on my other machines but I still want to use account synchronizing for the http(s) URLs. Is it possible to create local bookmarks in ...
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How to edit Chrome bookmarks programatically?

I want to write a script to edit Chrome Bookmarks (i.e. read, manipulate, write back). I see many solutions for reading, but none for writing back. I'm not even sure I can find any 3rd party ...
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Bookmark icon changes need them changed back

Why would we want to visit every bookmark we have just because Chrome decided to change the icons. I have 1000's, there has to be a way to change them back to normal without loading of every one in ...
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In Chrome, can I hide certain bookmarked links from appearing in autocomplete?

Let's say I have two folders with bookmarks: Current project www.somenewwiki.com Old project www.someoldwiki.com After I type in my URL bar: "wiki". I will get two auto-complete options: ...
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Chrome bookmark icons not displaying?

Suddenly my Chrome bookmark icons are not displaying, just the globe is displaying as an icon and not the company logo/image. Any ideas? See image here p.s Already tried a reinstall.
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How to show bookmarks toolbar only on new tabs in Firefox SINCE v72

You may look at the title and go "this question is answered here". Well, ever since v72, firefox did something (I think removed the title attribute for main window, as said here ). So that CSS, nor ...
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Is there a way to quickly bookmark files in W10?

I have to choose some 10 pics from a folder containing some 4000 pics. Is there a way I can quickly bookmark those I like, as to narrow the selection? I use W10.
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Loss of all chrome bookmarks after removing gmail account

I left my old job last fall and they turned off my gmail email account. I could no longer access the account from my personal laptop which was fine but today for some reason when trying to log into ...
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Chrome: Shortcut to Add current URL to specific bookmarks folder

How can i define a keyboard shortcut so that the current tab's URL will be added to a specific bookmarks folder?
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Is there a way to stop bookmarks from showing up on searches by switching to a new account?

So I've been looking for a way to not have bookmarked sites showing on the search bar and after looking around for a bit. I know now that you can't do that so I've been wondering if I can at least ...
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Any alternates for browser bookmarks or any way to properly arrane in browser itself?

I bookmark a lot of technical articles for future reference but with time the list is getting bigger and bigger. I've a bookmark folder in my browser and then all articles bookmarked inside it. Since ...
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Does Firefox sync browsing history?

In the preferences in Firefox there is an option to sync the browsing history (and bookmarks, addons, prefs and so on) but how does it work? I have three devices that are setup to sync and bookmarks ...
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Chrome - Is there a way in Chrome to set up a Bookmark that opens up a link in MS IE

For reasons still beyond me in 2019 (2020 by the time you read this most likely) three are sites that work well in one browser but not in others. I have a website that I can only use if I'm using MS ...
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finding out the best way to bookmark links and websites [closed]

good day fellows, finding out the best way to bookmark links and websites - which tool do you use!? Consider the following case-scenario: you sit in front of your notebook and you just stumbled ...
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Google Chrome Sync disaster…All bookmarks disappeared

I have lost years of bookmarking resources, project file references, articles and knowledge bases as well as links to purchased courses and paid memberships (I can restore a few from registration ...
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“blank” (no URL) bookmarks

Not sure if it happens now, but way back when the CIA first let people into their "public profile" website, you could bookmark the site, but the bookmark itself showed NO URL. And yet, if you clicked ...
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Edit the URL of a bookmark in Firefox

This page on the Mozilla site shows how edit the title, folder, and tags of a bookmark. But not the URL?! Is there a way to tweak the URL of a bookmark? I miss the easy spreadsheet-style of listing ...
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Change all the booksmarks settings of a pdf to “Fit Page” in batch

how can I change all the booksmarks settings of a pdf document to "Fit Page" in batch, instead of one by one? I am using Adobe Acrobat Pro DC on Windows 7.
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Select, categorize, and extract text in Microsoft Word

Goal: I am doing some qualitative research in Word and am trying to figure out a way to highlight (or otherwise select) passages of text, categorize them, and extract the text and categories to a new ...
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Transferring book marks from saved user folder

My staff is getting new machines, running Windows 10, that are replacing their old machines, which ran Windows 7. I have copied their old user files onto the new machines. These old files include ...
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How can I create bookmarks in VLC Player that persist between sessions?

Using VLC Player & pressing Ctrl + B allows me to save a bookmark for a video, but the problem is that it disappears when the video is unloaded. Would be great if some solution existed to this!
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Is it possible to have a bookmarks folder in Chrome that's synced across multiple user accounts?

I use different Chrome profiles (and user accounts) for work, but I often bookmark sites on my work profile that I'd really love to access on my personal profile without having to switch. Is it ...
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How can I open the bookmark icon of a picture instead of the piction itself?

I have a few important pictures which to me are currupt. When I open them I only see a grey appearance. However, when I am in the windows explorer and hit View->Large icons, just very briefly I do see ...
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Is there a way to bookmark a YouTube links with low quality setting in the url?

I want to bookmark podcasts that are 2 hours long. I don't care for it to play in 1080p is there a way to have in the url that this video plays in 144p? That way whenever I load it from bookmark it ...
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How do I define the TOC in multiple tables of content in a document which have been inserted using bookmarks?

I need to have tables of content for sections in a very long document. I have done this using bookmarks and the TOC\b fields. However, I can't see how I can define the TOC for the table doing it ...
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How to improve Chrome search bar/omnibox bookmarks matching

VsCode Go to File..., Quick Open (Ctrl+P) cleverly selects all files containing the typed letters. E.g. if I have a file named MickeyMouse.txt and I type mise, VsCode selects the file matching ...
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Enlarge Bookmark Bar Icons in Chrome

I would like to increase the size of the icons in Chrome's bookmark bar. Zooming in the page content does not affect the size of the icons. The answers to the most related question are all out of date:...
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Chrome Bookmarks Import Export Freeze

I used to be able to import/export Google Chrome bookmarks on my Windows 7 computer that's like several years old. But lately when I try to do that, Google Chrome freezes and I have to close it via ...
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pdf zoom changes to default when clicking bookmarks

I've set a 100% zoom both in preferences and in the Document properties, yet when opening the pdf it's default zoom is 42%, and after adjusting it when using the bookmarks the pdf returns to its ...
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How to show bookmark bar only on new tab?

Previously, in chrome, the booksmark bar was invisible when viewing actual web content, but present on the new tab page. This is extremely practical as realistically, the only time I actually would ...
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Edge: how to the put the bookmarks “Imported from Chrome/Bookmarks bar” into Edge bookmark bar (out of the folders)

I can import my bookmarks from Chrome to Edge, and then put the folder [Chrome] Bookmarks bar into Edge Bookmark bar, but that's not what I want. I don't want this: But something like this (for the ...
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How to save a browsers bookmarks indivdually to a PC folder?

I am Currently using Brave browser. I have a lot of bookmarks and would like to download them on to a folder on my PC BUT as individual links. How can I accomplish this? I have managed to export ...
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Cannot bookmark pages in Firefox

I have Firefox ESR 60.8 on Windows 10. In the bookmarks toolbar, I see some bookmarks that were synchronized from another computer through my Firefox web account. But, I cannot make any changes to my ...
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Search RSS Feeds using Firefox Awesome Bar

Subscribed RSS Feeds using FF Live Bookmarks won't show up in FF URL Bar (awesome bar). Is it because it's not stored locally? Is there any way to achieve this? In other words can I see RSS Feeds as ...
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I don't want my recently bookmarked site to be shown. How can I suppress the function?

I realized the list is shown in the pane when I clicked the bookshelf-like icon, and then the word 'bookmark' appeared at the top of menu. I was quite shocked to know the privacy might be breached. I ...
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Microsoft Word creating bookmarks when copying text

Ok, this is an odd one. A few days ago, I had to work with bookmarks in Microsoft Word 2019 for Mac to customise a table of content. I can't recall making any changes in the Preferences. Ever since, ...
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Windows 10 update and unable to open Chrome. Unable to find bookmarks

I am unable to open Chrome after a Windows 10 update. I am also unable to find a bookmarks file in appdata (have I lost my bookmarks too?) Is it possible that they were sync'd to my google account ...
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How to merge bookmark files?

Due to the death of my laptop, I've decided to extract its hard disc and turn it into an external drive. Since I had a metric ton of bookmarks there, I'm afraid that plugging the disc in another ...
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Firefox URL given preference over keyword bookmarklet

I have a bookmarklet saved in Firefox, with a keyword assigned. When I want to execute the bookmarklet on a page, I hit ctrl-L, type the keyword, and hit enter. Until recently, this worked as ...
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Firefox 67 Bookmarks Toolbar disappeared

I have a problem: my bookmarks toolbar disappeared in Firefox 67. I have the "bookmarks toolbar" option checked and I tried to drag "Bookmarks menu" from Customize on the dash, but it is just not ...
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Is there a maximum number of bookmarks or history for Firefox Sync?

This is a follow-up of this question. So there is no limit for saving bookmarks in Firefox, but is there actually a limit in Firefox Sync? I have heard something like this. And if so, does it mean I ...
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How do I undo Google Sync for bookmarks?

So I was borrowing a friend's laptop and signed into Chrome with my Google account and synced everything up on that laptop so I could use my saved bookmarks and other settings during the time I was ...
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How to add, edit, show and save bookmarks within a video?

I created some videos by using OBS and now I'm watching them. I want to bookmark some relevant parts to watch them later directly (without being forced to watch the entire video). I'm looking at the ...
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Missing Favicon's in bookmarks and web browser tabs

Recently many websites I regularly visit in Google Chrome have started to show a generic earth type favicon instead of the websites normal favicon. It appears totally random and has affected some ...
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Drag and drop a tab to the bookmarks in Chrome

I'm using Google Chrome on my work but at home I use Vivaldi. I really miss a feature there: you can drag a tab to the bookmarks in order to save it. However, Google Chrome only creates a new window ...
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Exclude URLs when searching Firefox bookmarks

I'm using Firefox 66. I have more than a thousand bookmarks, and I want to search them for the term "PHP". However, hundreds of those bookmarks contain the .php extension in their URL (due to being ...
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Many bookmark icons changed in Chrome; how to efficiently change them back? [closed]

Days ago, I had many bookmark icons changed in this way: Then I followed Synetech's advice at How to refresh bookmark favicons in chrome and that worked to correct the bookmark icons at the sites I ...
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Sync browsing history and bookmarks with Firefox and Brave

I just recently switched from Firefox to Brave. I managed to import all my bookmarks to Brave but still couldn't find a way to import all the histories. Also, brave sync is still in beta. So, I am ...
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Firefox new-bookmark dialogue: increase (or disable) the timeout after which it will auto-confirm

When I press control-D in Firefox on an un-bookmarked page, a dialogue opens, letting me pick a title and other options for the bookmark to be created. However, if it takes me longer than 3.5 seconds, ...

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