moderated Re: Placing Bookmark File on Desktop for Browser Use

John Covici

This works with amy browser, hilight the URL by doing alt-d and ctrl-a
and then copy to the clipboard using ctrl-c. Now go to that favorites
folder and do alt-h-w-s and paste the URL into the edit box, hit next
and name the shortcut.

On Fri, 05 Jul 2019 15:13:57 -0400,
Barbara wrote:

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Hello David,

I like your idea below. I have been using both Firefox and Internet Explorer. I recently installed Chrome. I placed on my desktop a link to the Internet Explorer Favorites list folder. So now I can use this same list for both of the
browsers. However when I tried to use this with Chrome, it did not work. I got garbage for web results. Do I need to change the Favorites file format for Chrome? Is there a specific method I must use to access the desktop folder?
Some other ideas?

I am using a Windows 7 computer.



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From: on behalf of David Kingsbury


Sent: Wednesday, July 03, 2019 3:18 PM


Subject: Re: bookmarks chrome RE: best web browser to use with JAWS?


There is a nice and easy way to deal with bookmarks in Chrome, favorites in IE, etc. Personally,

I think that accessing and managing bookmarks in Chrome in Firefox is very clunky. By

contrast, it is extremely easy to access and manage favorites in IE.

If you create a desktop shortcut for your favorites folder, you can open the favorites in whatever

browser you have chosen as your default. I have Chrome as my default browser, maintain all my

favorites in IE, and open them from the desktop with Chrome. I make no effort to maintain

bookmarks in Chrome or Firefox, And in Windows 10, it is very easy to change your default

browser via the Control Panel.



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