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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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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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Is it possible to sync Google Chrome bookmarks with Safari?

Is it possible to sync Google Chrome bookmarks with Safari?
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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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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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Book and citation managers for OS X

I want to resolve two issues: keep track of my (e)books and be able to insert and manager citations or references with Scrivener. I would like to see what would you recommend for this. I found and ...
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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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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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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. ...
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Capturing text with a bookmarklet in IOS7

Is it possible to capture text from Safari using a bookmarklet on an iPod Touch/iPhone when running iOS7? In iOS6 I could select text, and then open a bookmarklet (like this one for example) which ...
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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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Add the bookmarks bar to internal browsers of iPad apps

Apps like Twitterific and Flipboard are great but I want to be able to use the "Offline Pages" app to save the text of a link so I can read it later. In Twitterific, when I touch a link it opens in an ...
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How can I sort Safari bookmarks in Lion?

I used Bookmarkdog in Snow Leopard and Lion but since I'm using iCloud that app no longer works and its successor BookMaster does not seem to be doing the sorting like Bookmarkdog used to do. What ...
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Is there a way to export my highlighted bookmarks in iBooks?

I don't see any native functionality to export highlighted notes made from within iBooks Is there a third-party tool that will allow this?
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How to change bookmarks in Firefox shortcuts with right mouse button?

If I right click on a bookmark in my shortcuts, there are no options to modify it. Usually in other operating systems, you can change a bookmark with the right mouse button. (The only way I found out ...
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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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Delete iCloud bookmark only from a specific computer

I have iCloud Safari bookmark syncing set up on two Macs and an iPhone. Is it possible to delete a bookmark (or set of bookmarks) from one machine only, so that they continue to exist on the other two ...
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Safari won't load on my G5; how can I get my bookmarks?

I have a Mac, a Power PC G5 desktop, running MAC OS X 10.5.8, the last release made for this machine. I've been having a lot of problems lately with Safari; when I launch it, I get a spinning disc, ...
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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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Google Maps syncing

Is there a way to transfer bookmarks from iPhone Map app to Google Maps online? I understand why I can't, but has anyone found a workaround?
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Quickly Access Safari 6 Bookmark & History Address Bar Suggestions with the Keyboard?

With the new combined address/search bar in Safari 6, I'm wondering if there's a way to quickly choose an option from the Bookmarks & History suggestions using the keyboard. Or some way to have ...
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Simple app for URL bookmarking?

I'm looking for web service or an app (or whatever) for iphone 5 for bookmarking urls from google chrome or safari browser. I don't want to use bookmarks integrated into these browsers. Does anybody ...
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Adding a bookmark or a web page to the reading list in Safari causes freeze

When I try to add a bookmark or a web page to the reading list in safari it freezes. How do I solve this problem and what is causing it? Systeminfo Mac OS 10.6.8
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How do I get Safari Mac's bookmarks to overwrite Safari iOS bookmarks?

I recently pruned and edited my Mac's Safari bookmarks. I was very dismayed the next time I synced to discover that the bookmarks from my iPhone had been merged with those on my Mac, even though ...
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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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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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Is bookmark sync biderectional in iCloud for Windows?

The new version of iCloud Control Panel for Windows (3.0) allows syncing bookmarks with Chrome, Firefox and IE. I was wondering, is this syncing bidirectional? As in, if I bookmark something on ...
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iBooks - is there a way to organize bookmarks by page number?

Over the last year, I've replaced (and expanded) my library of programming books from physical copies to ebooks. In each book, I have a host of bookmarks. Unfortunately, I didn't save them in one ...
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Export iPad home screen bookmarks/Safari bookmarks to PC/Mac

How do you copy or export bookmarks and home screen web apps/bookmarks from iPad to PC/Mac?
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How often does iCloud sync bookmarks, between iPhone 4 and iPad 2

I've just updated an iPhone 4 and an iPad 2 to iOS 5, and turned on iCloud, with syncing of Bookmarks enabled on both. And they are tied to the same Apple ID too. For both devices, iTunes says "Your ...
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Tips for using spotlight with webpages served via https

I've started using spotlight with webpages today. It will actually index the content of web pages in your history and bookmarks. It's great. But I can't find any documentation on how to use it. ...
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Where are the bookmarks folders in Safari?

While organizing my bookmarks, I made several folders. Now when I click the Bookmarks menu, I don't see any sign of these folders. I need to do "Show All Bookmarks" to see them. Shouldn't the ...
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Help me manage my bookmarks?

I find myself bookmarking webpages on my MacBook often, with the intent of reading them later. The problem is that my bookmarks end up in the bookmarks bar and then are lost as new ones are ...
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988 views

Create bookmark folders on iPhone or iPad?

Is it possible to create a new bookmark folder using iOS? I share my bookmarks between four devices (using MobileMe) and it would be useful to be able to structure them in a useful way.
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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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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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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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Preview: 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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Bookmarks and history always disappear in Safari 6.0.2/Mountain Lion

I can not save new Bookmarks in Safari 6.0.2. The History also disappears when I quit. Both will be there if minimized but disappear after shutting down or quitting Safari. Other suggestions have ...
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Can workplace IT settings interfere with iCloud bookmark settings?

If I set new bookmarks when I'm at work, the changes don't propagate to my iOS devices (which are also with me at work) or to my iMac at home. But if I set new bookmarks at home, they do propagate to ...
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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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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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App for offline bookmark reading on iPad

I'm currently using Diigo for saving my bookmarks and reading them later on the iPad offline. However, it allows only the 20 last for reading. Does anyone know an app that enables reading older ...
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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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Applescript to open javascript bookmark

i have the following javascript that searches the current site (very handy) ...
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Send 1 bookmark from IOS to Mac w/o iCloud or Email

I do NOT want to sync all my bookmarks across all my devices via iCloud, etc. Far too many bookmarks on my Mac that don't need to be on iPad, etc. But sometimes I find a site on my IOS device & I ...
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Finding Firefox bookmarks in Spotlight

Is there a program that will allow me to use Spotlight to search my Firefox bookmarks and open the browser window?
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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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Deleting a synced photo or bookmark

It appears when you sync pictures or bookmarks that it syncs in both directions, so if my iPhone (4s) has a bookmark that my PC doesn't have it will will be once synced, or if my PC has a bookmark ...