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.
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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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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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