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How do I remove bookmarks from Terminal window?

With El Capitan, the Terminal app can automatically create marks, and bookmarks. However, there seems no obvious way to delete a bookmark that one's created (by accident). How can one delete a ...
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PDF reader for Mac that handles bookmarks well

I have a couple of PDFs that are composed of scanned images of books. So there is no table of contents for jumping directly to the chapters. As a workaround I bookmark the page where a chapter starts, ...
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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 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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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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keyboard shortcut customization doesn't work on firefox bookmark toolbar

I have set up a shortcut in keyboard setting for toggling the firefox bookmark toolbar. But the shortcut does't work, and nothing actually happens. How can I make it work?
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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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how to disable Safari import bookmarks and history from firefox

i have a third party bookmark sync app so i do not need safari to import bookmarks from firefox But it keeps prompting or even trying in the background then asking if i want to keep or don't keep ...
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How can I make ipad Safari bookmark list wider?

How can I make ipad Safari bookmark list wider ? I want to see as much text as possible for each bookmark, not have more than half the screen devoted to a dimmed-out web page. iPad Air 2, iOS 9.3.1 ...
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How to turn off the bookmarks sidebar in Safari 9.1

I just upgraded to Capitan and I think it updated my Safari as well. Now, whenever I move my mouse over to the left side of the screen, the bookmarks sidebar always pops up. I think it's really ...
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“Bookmarks are being synced…” message in Safari

What causes the iPad to show Bookmarks are being synced. Please add the bookmarks once syncing has completed when attempting to add a bookmark or favorite in Safari and how can it be prevented?
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Safari showing bookmarks from Google Chrome

I've only recently just started using Safari, mainly to separate my personal accounts from my work accounts. As such, I've logged into Gmail in safari for one of my email accounts. I spent a while ...
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Pinning Safari bookmarks with Pinterest

A recent commentator mentioned that Safari bookmarks can be pinned to Pinterest and easily retrieved. Anyone know how to do this?
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Safari Bookmarks not syncing via iCloud issue

I am frustrated by this issue that just appeared recently. No matter what I do, any modification (rearranging, deletion) to the bookmarks are soon reverted. the bookmarks are now totally out of sync ...
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Why can't Spotlight in El Capitan easily find the obvious?

Spotlight in El Capitan is supposed to be more inclusive and "smart" by helping the user find what s/he needs. However, since upgrading to El Capitan, I've found that the only way to get Spotlight to ...
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Ipod Shuffle: Loses Bookmark when Warning of “Low Battery”

I have the strangest problem with my new iPod Shuffle (4th Generation). Normally, the shuffle will automatically remember where you were last when you shutdown the device, and start it up at that ...
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What are the three different bookmark features in Safari used for?

I'm confused as to how to use Safari's Bookmark feature. There are three different options when you go into "Show all bookmarks" view: Bookmarks Bar Bookmarks Menu Bookmarks (Located on the left ...
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Safari 8.0 - 9.0 100% Cpu usage OSX 10.11.3 might be related to bookmarks / favorites

I'm experiencing very weird issue as far I remember from Yosemite up to latest El Capitan 10.11.3 (15D21) and Safari Version 9.0.3 (11601.4.4) Actually it's started to become more annoying with time. ...
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Hide bookmarks bar on iOS

I am using iPad and the bookmarks bar takes up too much space on screen. I want to remove but cannot figure out how.
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Bookmarks in Mac OS X top bar launched by an application?

I’m trying to find the best way to organize my workflow (I’m a web developer). The idea is to have a Projects dropdown menu in the Mac OS X top bar, with a list of folders (my projects). I’m using ...
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Shortcut to open bookmarks in Chrome Mac

I would like to use the same Safari shortcuts also in Chrome, for Mac. In particular, in Safari I usually use the shortcut Cmd1 … Cmd9 to open bookmarks in the menu bar, while in Chrome the same ...
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Bookmark and History

I have deleted all Bookmarks and Cleared History in my iPad. However, when I'm in the address bar of Safari and type www.p, a Bookmark/History shows up that I cannot delete. Can you help?
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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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Safari: spacing on Favorites Bar

Entries on my Favorites Bar seem to grow progressively farther apart. Originally, entries were each next to each other, now there is enough space to for one or two character glyphs separating them. ...
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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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Show Icon in Safari Pinned Tabs

As you can see above, some of my pinned tabs show official icons (circled in yellow), while others are pinned with the first letters of the respective website titles (circled in red). My personal ...
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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 do i remove favorites folders from my ipad on ios 9.1?

In my list of bookmarks, i have several empty folders labeled favorites. How do i get rid of these? The edit button doesnt allow it to be deleted.
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Applescript to open javascript bookmark

i have the following javascript that searches the current site (very handy) javascript:Qr=prompt('Search%20Site%20for','');if(Qr)location.href='http://www.google.com/search?&q=site:'+...
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Random “Top hits ” and “Bookmarks and history”

Recently, random junk has started appearing as Top Hits or Bookmarks and History on Safari on my iPad. I've tried cleraing history and website data and i have no bookmarks, items in the reading list, ...
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How can I get Launchbar to show matching web bookmarks and history without typing a period?

I'm 99% certain that I used to be able to type a few letters and match the URL of an indexed bookmark file or web history and have those be valid results in Launchbar. If I type a few letters and then ...
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How do I get back my bookmark folder?

I accidentally deleted a folder I need in my bookmarks in Safari. I back up my phone using iCloud. How do I get this folder back on my phone now?
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Adding Bookmarks for multiple tabs in Safari with a keyboard shortcut

In Safari, there is the Add Bookmarks for These N Tabs… function. Unfortunately, you cannot create a Keyboard shortcut for that because those need to match the name of the menu item.
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Disable 'open this page in [Application]' prompt (iOS)

I currently have an application called App Icon, which allows me to theme my iOS device without being jailbroken, by having web bookmarks on my homepage that open the other application that I want. ...
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Open a bookmark in Safari from Terminal

I do online tutorials one at a time and in a Safari bookmark called Current I always update the address to my current tutorial. I want some terminal command which I can call to start Safari and open ...
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Is anybody else having problems with the Bookmark sidebar in Safari 9.01?

My bookmarks sidebar will not display when I click on the sidebar button next to the fwd/back buttons in the menu bar. I can open my shortcuts from the bookmarks menu dropdown; sometimes the sidebar ...
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Organizing bookmarks in Safari for Windows

(Please tell me which site to post this on if this is the wrong one.) My internet safety software is failing spectacularly with Chrome at the moment, and I have to uninstall it. So I thought I'd try ...
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How to have Mobile Safari and Desktop Safari bookmarks be separate lists?

My mobile Safari bookmarks show up in my desktop browser and vice versa. Is there a way to separate the books without having to create "Desktop" and "Mobile" folders?
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Open page in new tab without closing menu

In my bookmarks bar in Chrome I have a folder with bookmarks. If I click the folder I see the links in this folder. I don't want to open all links in this folder, but a few. On Windows I can simply ...
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How do I open Apple Maps from a Google Maps link in Safari?

I would ideally like a bookmarklet since then I could use it on iOS as well. I tried this Safari extension but I would like an option in the toolbar to open Apple Maps when I'm already on a Google ...
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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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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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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 icloud....
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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 ...