moderated Re: Placing Bookmark File on Desktop for Browser Use


Richard Turner
 

So is this folder of shortcuts on your hard drive?
You probably could copy and paste the folder on to your desktop.
Or, create a shortcut to the folder and put it on the desktop.
I didn't catch the beginning of this thread.
Later,


Richard

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On Jul 5, 2019, at 1:43 PM, Barbara <batterseye@sbcglobal.net> wrote:

OK. I am not sure I was clear enough with my first inquiry. I am not
copying a specific web site, but an entire folder of them. Smile.

Barbara


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From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of John
Covici
Sent: Friday, July 05, 2019 3:29 PM
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Subject: Re: Placing Bookmark File on Desktop for Browser Use

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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[2 <text/html; us-ascii (quoted-printable)>] 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.



Thanks.



Barbara

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From: main@jfw.groups.io on behalf of David Kingsbury

<davidkingsbury77@gmail.com>

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

To: main@jfw.groups.io

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



Hello,

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.



Regards,

David





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