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Is there a way Spotlight indexes my Skim bookmarks/notes ?

I find Skim is a great pdf file reader and want to spend a great deal of time adding notes and bookmarks to some of the pdf files I have. I know Spotlight indexes pdf files but it doesn't seem to ...
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Missing icons in Safari Favorites tab (OS X Yosemite)

Some of the bookmarks in my Favorites screen are consistently defaulting to an ugly gray icon even though they do have icons elsewhere. I don't know what to do about this. For example, here's what my ...
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Sync bookmarks between iOS8 and OS X 10.10 without iCloud

iCloud is not on option. Sync via Google solutions is not an option for the same reasons. Looking for a local sync solution. How can I locally sync bookmarks between iOS 8 and OS X 10.10? I cannot ...
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Chrome Bookmarks vanished after clearing history!

I recently cleared my history from Google Chrome because of stupid MacKeeper ads, whenever I try to click on any site the new window bars open which was MacKeeper or another ad. I was sick of it and ...
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How to remove Safari's bar that suggests using dedicated iOS app instead of mobile website

First of all ignore that below screenshot is in Polish. It doesn't matter - I assume that in other languages you have the same situation. Question is simple - in some cases I find using dedicated apps ...
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How to make iCloud 3.0 on Windows sync bookmarks with Safari

Since updating to iCloud 3.0 on Windows 7, I've noticed that my Windows installation of Safari is no longer syncing my iPad bookmarks. Looking at the settings in iCloud, Safari is no longer included: ...
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OS 10.9.5 & bookmarks

Yesterday I installed OS 10.9.5 on my desktop Mac. Today I cannot open any bookmarks with Safari? Very frustrating. Every time there is an upgrade - it comes with extra problems.
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Read PDF (book) partly on mac partly on iphone and ipad, tracking most recently read page

What I want to do is pretty simple: I have a PDF I'm reading on my mac and later on I want to pick up reading where I left off on an iPad or iPhone, then continue again on the mac. Nearest I can get ...
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No bookmark icon next to bookmark item in Safari 8.0.7 (Yosemite 10.10.4)

In Safari 8.0.7 (Yosemite 10.10.4) when I hit "⇧ ⌘ B" my Favorites Bar appears and I can see my bookmarks as well as all folders but one thing I'm really missing are favicon right before bookmarks. ...
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How can I reset the Safari bookmarks in iCloud?

iCloud has duplicated my bookmarks and bookmark folders many times. Now I cleaned all the bookmarks on my Mac but iCloud keeps syncing the old data and the deleted bookmarks reappear. On the ...
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Syncing Safari bookmarks across multiple Apple devices (iMac, Macbook pro and iPad)

I was a Microsoft Windows (98 to 8.1) user up until now , and I have recently made the switch to Mac OSX completely. While I have managed to familiarize myself with quite a few things so far, there is ...
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Is there an easy way to remove a URL from Safari's address bar history?

So, I love the new, awesomebar-style address bar in Safari 5 - with it's history search, I've gotten to the point where I no longer use bookmarks for most sites, I just remember the 2-4 letter strings ...
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Is there a quick way to delete Foldered bookmarks directly from Safari bookmark bar?

I like to group my bookmarks into Folders in the Bookmark Bar. But I cannot find an easy way to delete these bookmarks! The only way I know to do this is to go to Show All Bookmarks, then browse ...
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Bookmarks not adding to my books

Can you have too many bookmarks, I have never ever deleted my bookmarks and I have read a large number of books, now I cannot bookmark at all and I wonder wether I have set to many bookmarks, I have ...
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Some of my Safari bookmarks don't appear in Spotlight search results

When doing a spotlight search for my bookmarks, some of them appear in the search result but some don't. I was not able to find a pattern about which ones will show up and which ones won't. Newly ...
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Chrome Bookmarks disappear after being used

Only on my Mac Mini this is happening (OS X Yosemite 10.10.2) and it just started yesterday. Whenever I start Chrome it shows all my bookmarks and when I click one of them (doesn't matter which one) ...
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When running 10.7.5 and using Google Chrome I cannot change the name of new folders created using bookmark manager

Both my wife and I run 10.7.5 on MacBook Pros. On my wife's machine (2012 MB Pro) she cannot rename a bookmark folder she creates in Google Chrome. All her new bookmark folders are called new folder. ...
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Installing ChatJax bookmark on the iPad and iPhone

I have a 16 GB Apple Mini iPad using iOS 8.1.2 and am unable to install the bookmark found here that renders LaTeX in the Math Stack Exchange chat room. I can't find a browser with a bookmark bar to ...
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iPad PDF bookmarking across files

I'm looking for a PDF reader for iPad that will allow me to make bookmarks in multiple files and to see all of those bookmarks (across all the files) in a single list. My specific scenario is that I ...
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How can I transfer my Google Chrome bookmarks to my iPad?

I have been looking around for a method and haven't been able to find one, any suggestions?
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Is there a way to sync bookmarks between chrome and safari on an ongoing basis?

I have Chrome and Safari both installed on my Mac. My underlying need is wanting to use Chrome on my MacBook Pro and to have all bookmarks I create to sync to mobile Safari on my iOS devices. ...
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How to remove an entry from iOS Safari's URL bar?

On my iPad (iOS 8.3, but this also happened with earlier versions), when I start typing in the URL bar, one of the completions is a rather unsavory URL which I visited once. It appears in the ...
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Adding a bookmark to a new folder in Safari?

In Chrome, when adding a new bookmark, you can choose to add it to a new folder you create at that time, through "Choose Another Folder" > "New Folder". However, in Safari, I find if I need to do ...
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Bookmarks in Safari: Type bookmark name to go to it

I have a bunch of bookmarks named things like "CNC" "FB" and "HQ" and the like. I'm a bit of a keyboard junkie. I want to be able to access these quickly, by typing CMD-L, and then such initials into ...
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Shared GPS bookmarks/pins

I'm looking for a way to create a custom google maps-like map that I can share and update with a group of colleagues. Preferably with the ability to add a photo and notes in an app. Am I googling like ...
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is there an application to manage bookmarks?

I hate the in-built book mark managers of all browsers, it quickly becomes too messy and important links are hard to find Is there desktop application which deal with bookmarks? something that has ...
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Safari will not save bookmarks after I close out of the program

I am running OS 10.9.5 and Safari will not save bookmarks after I close out of the program. I tried the fixes listed earlier, but I cannot get the file ~/Library/Safari/Bookmarks.plist to open or let ...
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Import Safari Bookmarks from XML Export

Awhile back, I set up a cron job on my wife's MacBook to automatically backup her Safari bookmarks to Dropbox every morning using the following command that I found online (I forget where): ...
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How to make iCloud on Windows sync bookmarks with Safari, not Internet Explorer

I'm trying to get iCloud on my PC to sync its bookmarks with Safari, not Internet Explorer. According to Apple's documentation, it is possible to sync iCloud bookmarks to Safari on Windows: You ...
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Delete bookmark dysfunction in Safari

The delete button that comes up after pressing the red circle doesn't actually do anything. The app knows I pressed the button, because the bookmark looks just like the rest again. Anybody else seen ...
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Why does the Finder sometimes refuse to receive a drag-and-drop of a URL from a web browser?

For years I've been annoyed by how most of the time I can drag the favicon from a web browser's address bar to a window in the Finder to create a bookmark file but sometimes the Finder has a tantrum, ...
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Is there a way to edit bookmarks in Preview 7.0?

Since my "upgrade" to Mavericks, the ability to edit bookmarks in the "upgraded" Preview (version 7.0) app seems to have vanished. Now, when creating a bookmark, I get a "quote" from the bookmarked ...
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Import Chrome bookmarks in to Safari?

How do I import my Chrome (35.0.1916.153) bookmarks in to Safari (7.0.4)?
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My son's user account and my user account on my iMac are linked/synced through iCloud. How do I unlink them?

So, on my home iMac - I have separate user accounts for me, my wife, and my two kids (ages 5 & 7). This has worked great - my young children only have access to age-appropriate sites, and ...
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How to tell if a bookmark already exists in Safari (v6.0.5)

I find I often wrestle with the implementation of bookmarks in Safari. Since I care to have my bookmarks simply and cleanly synchronized by iCloud, I continue to use the (inadequate) bookmark ...
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Webpage bookmark on desktop

I'd like to have a bookmark for a webpage, shown on my desktop that, when clicked, opens that page. I know there are workarounds (applescript etc.) but is there a direct approach? I'm using Google ...
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File-Specific Bookmarks

Is there a feature in Preview that will let me maintain a collection of file-specific bookmarks? For example, I often place bookmarks at the beginning of various chapters in books. I might decide to ...
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OSX Safari Occasional Page hangs and slowdowns

I have an almost brand new retina MacBook Pro (not even a month old). I am running Mavericks and have updated Safari to the latest version, 7.0.6. There seems to be an issue with Safari loading ...
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Safari: Can I open all bookmarks in a bookmark folder in a new window?

Is it possible to open all bookmarks in a bookmark folder in Safari in a new Safari window? I know that I can do this with a single bookmark, but can I do the same with a bookmark folder?
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How to move iPad Safari bookmarks to Safari on my Mac?

I want to move my safari bookmarks from my iPad to my MacBook computer exactly as they are on my iPad. Not the other direction. Not merge. I would like exactly the same contents and order intact. ...
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How to backup bookmarks on Safari

Before reinstalling OS X, I want to know is it possible to use native capabilities to backup my bookmarks using iCloud, without install some plugins like a Xmarks? I know manual way to export ...
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Bookmarks syncing between 2 machines in Google Chrome after Time Machine Migration

I migrated from one Mac to another via Time Machine. So, I get a full copy of my system. Now I'm using both of this Mac's. In Chrome logged-in by Google account and set up bookmarks synchronisation. ...
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Recover iPad Safari bookmarks overwritten by iCloud

My wife had a lot of bookmarks on Safari for iPad. From my macbook I was using Safari, with other bookmarks and some day I tried iCloud, so my wife's iPad bookmarks were overwritten with my macbook's ...
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Safari bookmarks to CSV or excel

is there a way to import or convert the bookmarks.html generated by safari bookmark export menu into a CSV that can be imported to excel with 2 columns, URL and Description? The way it works actually ...
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Can't bookmark a page in Firefox

I haven't been able to bookmark a page using keyboard shortcut command + D or star icon in the address bar for about a month. At first, I assumed this shortcut might've been removed in upgrade to ...
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All user-related data gone

My Mac crashed yesterday, no idea why. Now in the morning Google Drive asked me to enter a login and pass and refused to use the already existing GD folder. Then I've noticed that CyberDuck's ...
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Safari bookmarks keep disappearing

MBP "13, 10.7 and Safari 5.1 I've noticed something weird: last week, I added a couple of bookmarks to my bookmarks-bar in Safari and the next day (or the next reboot) they weren't there anymore... ...
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What's the best way to sync Chrome bookmarks to iPhone?

I use Google Chrome on my Mac as my browser, and I'd like to be able to have access to my bookmarks on my iPhone. Safari provides bookmark syncing automatically, and Mozilla has an app that provides ...
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How to sync bookmarks across i-devices and the web?

I've never liked Evernote so much. Now (Mountain Lion) that Notes and ToDo lists are synched among devices via iCloud, I can finally leave it and just find a good application to manage my bookmarks. ...