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IE favorites also work for iCab
Authored by: JazzDude on Dec 15, '01 03:23:57PM
I aliased the IE favorites file to the iCab preferences folder (renaming the alias to "Hotlist.html") - now I can access and update the bookmarks in both browsers. In fact, I also aliased the file to the prefs folder on my OS 9 partition, effectively using the same bookmarks file with four different browsers. Sadly, this doesn't work with OmniWeb or Opera.

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IE favorites also work for iCab
Authored by: Peganthyrus on Dec 15, '01 04:06:13PM

Be careful when attempting to alias your favorites. Some time ago, I tried making IE/X's favorites an an alias to my favorites for IE/9; when I started up IE/X it failed to acknowledge the alias' existance, so wrote out its default favorites file. Which <i>did</i> deal with the alias properly, so it over-wrote my original favorites file!

Luckily I'd been playing with OmniWeb and had copied off my favorites to it, so I had a backup.

It works if your IE favorites under 9 is an alias to your IE/X favorites, but <i>not</i> the other way around.



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