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  1.    20 Jul 2016 #1
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    Editing favorites in Edge


    So, one of the annoying things about Edge is that the Favorites are all stored in a database, and there is no UI feature to edit them (such as changing the url after the Favorite has been created).

    This can be a little annoying when the link you want to save as a favorite gets redirected right away, so you don't have a chance to store the root favorite.

    The easiest way to work around this is to create the favorite in IE, then import favorites into Edge. Yes, it's an extra step, but it works for me. Technically, this is not Editing the favorite, it's recreating it... but it gives you more control.
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  2.    20 Jul 2016 #2
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    Just wondering but can't you do that also with Chrome??
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  3.    20 Jul 2016 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by BunnyJ View Post
    Just wondering but can't you do that also with Chrome??
    No, there is no import from Chrome in Edge, only IE and Firefox. So you could do it in Firefox as well.
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  4.    21 Jul 2016 #4
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    I found this: System Programming with VB.Net/C#

    It looks like a nice third party tool to manage bookmarks in Edge.
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  5.    21 Jul 2016 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mystere View Post
    So, one of the annoying things about Edge is that the Favorites are all stored in a database, and there is no UI feature to edit them (such as changing the url after the Favorite has been created).

    This can be a little annoying when the link you want to save as a favorite gets redirected right away, so you don't have a chance to store the root favorite.

    The easiest way to work around this is to create the favorite in IE, then import favorites into Edge. Yes, it's an extra step, but it works for me. Technically, this is not Editing the favorite, it's recreating it... but it gives you more control.
    That's the thing about Apps; it's like borrowing someone else's car, can't do anything with them!
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  6.    21 Jul 2016 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mystere View Post
    No, there is no import from Chrome in Edge, only IE and Firefox. So you could do it in Firefox as well.
    I imported mine from Chrome in 1511 10586.494.. The option in 14393 is not present??
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  7.    21 Jul 2016 #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peggsie View Post
    I imported mine from Chrome in 1511 10586.494.. The option in 14393 is not present??
    It's there.

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  8.    21 Jul 2016 #8
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    Strange, it's not there on my version... oh well.
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  9.    21 Jul 2016 #9
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    Quote Originally Posted by BunnyJ View Post
    I found this: System Programming with VB.Net/C#

    It looks like a nice third party tool to manage bookmarks in Edge.
    That's a very nice little tool. Only problem is you can't edit them when Edge is open
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  10.    22 Jul 2016 #10
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    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    It's there.

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    You're right it's there. I had downloaded Chrome after a clean install but forgot to login so import chrome favorites didn't show up in
    Edge because there was nothing to import. Thanks
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