Questions tagged [bookmarks]

This tag is for questions about the bookmark question feature - indicated by the bookmark icon under the voting arrows on a question. Previously known as "favorite" questions. For questions about favorite tags (now called 'watched tags'), use [tag-watching] instead.

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SEDE favorite button fails silently when not logged in

I was trying to bookmark/favorite this interesting Proof of Concept on the Stack Exchange Data Explorer, but clicking the favorite button did not do anything. Of course, I should have realized SEDE ...
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Distinguish between deleted and non-deleted posts in bookmarks and followed posts

Here is a screenshot of what I see of the first few bookmarks I have on Stack Overflow: Since I have more than 10k reputation on Stack Overflow, I have the ability to see deleted posts including ...
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Allow me to search through my bookmarks from my user page, like you can for posts

When you view your user page, the search box is updated with your user ID like so: Searching from this page means I can see all of my posts (i.e. questions and answers). But there's no equivalent for ...
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Add a feature that allows the user to divide their bookmarks into different groups [duplicate]

Whenever I find an interesting question that contains useful information I like to bookmark it. Right now I have bookmarked 567 Stack Overflow questions that cover a wide range of different subjects ...
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Extra period on bookmarked questions section

The period symbol should be removed from the sentence in the Bookmarks section on the Summary tab of the profile page to be consistent with other sections. You can see that on almost any low ...
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Is there a way to see the date/time I bookmarked a question?

Is there a way to see the date/time I bookmarked a question? I looked at How do question bookmarks work?, but my question was not addressed. I know that on my profile page I can go to the “Votes” tab ...
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Searching Bookmarks [duplicate]

I have a moderate number of bookmarked questions (around 30-40), and like the idea of adding more. This will let me "pin" items of interest. However, I noticed that bookmarked are listed and ...
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Why can I bookmark my own question?

Why can I bookmark my own question? Don't I already get a notification when something happens on my question anyway (I don't mean the actions on answers)?
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How do I view all my bookmarks across all communities?

How do I view all my bookmarks across all communities? I.e., see all bookmarks between Stack Overflow and Software Engineering and so on without needing to search through each one individually. I know ...
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Bookmarking Others Questions in any Stack Exchange [duplicate]

If I bookmark a question posted by userA, will I receive, in the future notifications of userA's new posts?
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Pluralization issue for bookmark tooltip: "bookmarked by 1 users"

There's pluralization issue for bookmarked question tooltip, e.g.: Such notice can be viable from profile questions tab or bounties tab. Worth noting that that string have correctly pluralized ...
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Is it possible to be notified about new answers to and comments on bookmarked questions? [duplicate]

I get notified by email about new answers to and comments on questions posted by me, as well as about comments on my answers. Is it possible for me to be notified by email about new answers to and ...
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Are there any easier ways to organize my favorites? [duplicate]

May I ask are there any ways for users to categorize their favorites by self-written tags (not the official tags provided)? E.g. in Biology Stack Exchange, a user is asking a question with the tag '...
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Backup answers to favorites

Here are many methods to backup questions that I asked / answered / commented. Does one of these methods backup the text (not just ID) of questions and answers I marked as favorites (bookmarks, star ...
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Find users who bookmarked a question? [duplicate]

Is there any data explorer query that allows to find the users who bookmarked a specific question? EDIT: I tried searching for a direct hit on data-explorer but didn't find any post having a ...
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Add a keyboard shortcut to bookmark a post

Is there a keyboard shortcut to bookmark a post? And if there isn't, could we add one? I bookmark posts very frequently (on Stack Exchange, not in my browser), enough so that I would really ...
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Reconsider adding the ability to bookmark answers

Often, when looking through a certain question, I find an answer that captivates my attention more than the question itself. I would like to find it again, which I can do by following the answer, but ...
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Double booked - User bookmarking question recorded twice

In this user's profile (bookmarks) one user is shown as having bookmarked this question twice: This doesn't appear to be the same question as: Was there a brief system glitch which caused some ...
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Do bookmarks count as votes, in the timeline of a question?

In the "Show vote summaries" tab, in the timeline of Please revert the line-height change!, I noticed that the daily vote summary included bookmarks: Why are they there? Do they count as ...
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Question bookmarks are not removed if my account is deleted

I can add an indefinite number of bookmarks to a question by bookmarking the question, deleting my account, and repeating. Bookmarks are not removed on account deletion. Is this behavior intentional? ...
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Could we allow suspended users to bookmark questions?

Could we allow suspended users to bookmark questions? I'm aware that I can't but I would like to have this feature changed.
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What does the blue number on the Bookmarks tab show? [duplicate]

Here is a screenshot on Meta StackOverflow showing 46 new bookmarks although I have only 2 bookmarks: Not sure what this number is. Perhaps the total number of "new bookmarks" across all ...
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How do I see all my bookmarks without looking through every community? [duplicate]

Here's my scenario: about a year ago, I remember bookmarking a question that I would want to return to if I ever formatted my hard drive. That day came, but it took me a lot of time to find the ...
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Favorites are now known as Bookmarks

As mentioned previously, we are renaming the Favorites feature to Bookmarks. This allows us to both match how it's currently used more closely and communicate what to expect from it better. Some more ...
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Introducing the possibility of creating folders in favorites section [duplicate]

I tried to see if it is possible to create folders in the section of favorites, to organise the related question in different topics. Personally I have saved different questions because I still can't ...
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What's the difference between "bookmarking" and "following" a post?

Now that following posts (see also the prior announcement) is possible, I feel like this needs a canonical answer: Question: What's the difference between "bookmarking" (formerly "...
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Dump my Stack Exchange Favorites

I'm trying to morph this wonderful query to get all of one's posts so that it retrieves all the posts I have favorited. Full code here but here is the key piece I have modified, but does not work. ...
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Search for answers of some user to questions in my favorites

On Physics Stack Exchange I searched for infavorites:73067 user:dddd where dddd is the numerical user ID of some user, and got one result. It is the one question by the user that I marked as a ...
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Don’t show self-starred questions in the counter

A lot of the time, when a new user asks their first question, they star it (I did this myself). This leads to many questions that nobody actually was particularly interested saying that they were ...
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Can I see a list of questions that I have favourited? [duplicate]

I have been favouring questions using my phone for a few weeks thinking that I would look at them later, but I don't think there is any way I can see questions that I favourite. Or is there? If it ...
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Searches are missing posts when using favorites quick buttons and manual searches

Not sure where to ask this question, if it belongs some where else comment so and I'll move this. But why is this post: Python Pyglet Using External Fonts For Labels not showing up on this filter: ...
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Favourite a Stack Overflow Blog Article

How do I favourite/star an article from the Stack Overflow blog? (Similar to how it is done for Stack Overflow questions.) I want to add the below article to my Stack Overflow favourites: https://...
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No way to unfavourite a question in the Android app [duplicate]

When I press the "favourite" button beneath a question in the Android app, there is no way to unfavourite it (from the app). I receive a success message, but when I click the button again, it just ...
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List of favorite questions in the Stack Exchange Android app [duplicate]

I have just installed the Stack Exchange app for Android. It looks pretty good so far. But what would be really great is possibility to bookmark questions for a later review. I noticed a "favorite" ...
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Question I didn't favorite shows up in my network profile list of favorite questions (but not in site account's list)

I have this Stack Overflow question as top-voted among my favorite questions on my network profile: But I didn't ever see this question until today, and I never marked it as favorite. And in my site ...
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Why do some questions have a favorite count of 0 while others have none?

I was playing around on SEDE when I noticed some questions have a favourite count of 0, while the majority have a favourite count of NULL. What's the reason behind this? For the questions with a count ...
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Is there a way to group favorited questions or search among them per topic? [duplicate]

On Stack Overflow, after you star (or favorite) many questions, it becomes difficult to search among them to find an old question you starred. Is there a way to search among them per topic? Would not ...
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Possible to favorite questions to a particular section? [duplicate]

I want to mark a question as favorite so I can save it and see it later, but I'm wondering if I can organize my favorite questions and keep them under different headings. For example, I want a "...
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Proposal for an "answerable by me" button

I'm mainly a TeX.SE user. Since I have not much time to answer, I usually mark the answerable (by me) questions as favorite and when I have time, if nobody else already answered, I do it. But with ...
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Where is the star button at the left of a question title? [duplicate]

On Stack Exchange websites there happens to be a ☆ button for mark a question as favourite. But I couldn't find it in the app. Where is it located. My app is of the latest version. It is a useful ...
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When do I star a question? [duplicate]

When do I star and question? Is starring the same as leaving a like? I have seen one other person star one of my questions, and I do not know why. Note that this is not a duplicate because I am ...
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I am unable to find all my favorites that I have done in the individual question [duplicate]

After searching favorited question everywhere I am unable to find FAVOURITE section in the app. Please do something for this.
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Search all my favorites of all my accounts

Seems to be a rather simple thing, but I was unable to find it: I know that months ago, I did favorite a post about rsnapshot/rsync, yet I am unable to find it easily. I am aware of infavorites:mine, ...
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Add ability to perform simple functions (e.g.: flag abusive and favorite questions) without registering if you are logged in

We block desirable actions when a user isn't registered for a particular Stack Exchange site. For example if a user wants to "favorite a question" or raise a "rude or abusive" or &...
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Why did the favorite button become little different and smaller?

So now currently the favorite button looks like: But previously, it looks little bigger, and contains a border for the star, did stack exchange update it? I think it looks better before, would we ...
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What do you use to mark questions that need editing when you want to avoid excessive bumping?

As far as I can tell, on many sites there is a consensus that it is better to avoid bumping too many questions at the same time. (At least on the sites I visit frequently I have seen some discussions ...
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The list of my favorites shows questions that are favorite by 0 users (and therefore they should not even be in my favorites list)

Looking at the favorites Stack Exchange lists for my global account, I noticed the following questions. For the first two questions, the number of users who added them to their favorites is 0. I ...
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Cross-site inbookmarks:mine search

inbookmarks:mine was fixed for searching within a particular Stack Exchange site, but often I find myself wanting to search for a question I favorited/bookmarked, but not remembering which site it was ...
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Favorites list still shows questions I un-marked as favorite

I had a long list of favorite questions. I un-marked many of them. A few of the questions still show up in the "favorites" list. Why? Am I doing something wrong? Is it a bug? or a feature...? I haven'...
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Show added date when sorting Favourites list by "added"

Here is a particular use case: I've started to use the favourites, as suggested by this comment, to save questions/posts as a reminder that they need editing: On the smaller sites you should rate ...
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