Questions tagged [bookmarks]

This tag is for questions about the now-obsolete bookmark question feature (once called "favorite" questions), replaced by the Saves feature in 2022. For questions about watched tags (once called "favorite tags"), use [tag-watching] instead. For questions about Saves, use [saves]. For questions about the post following feature, use [follow-post].

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Question merge log still mentions 'bookmarks' instead of 'saves'

When merging two questions, the log mentions 'bookmarks' in the next-to-last line, even though Bookmarks have evolved into Saves: Beginning merge of question.Id = 396316 into question.Id = 176961 ...
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Is there an RSS feed for a user's saves/favorites? [duplicate]

I think this is a duplicate of this question, but that was asked 13 years ago, and this answer from 300 weeks ago no longer works as far as I can tell (I get a 404 error when I try it). As I ...
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SE is showing 2 messages about bookmark/save in Russian (На потом and Все закладки) [duplicate]

SE is showing 2 messages in Russian. Example from Money SE (grey boxes added for privacy): Same issue without dark mode, on DS SE: I'm located in the US, so there's no reason to localize to Russian. ...
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Unable to fetch favorite/bookmarked questions [duplicate]

I'm not able to fetch the favorite questions using the stack exchange api (https://api.stackexchange.com/docs/me-favorites). This looks like a recent issue because it was working fine a couple of ...
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Merged list of all favourites from all Stack Exchange sites

Until recently I was accessing a list of all of my starred or favourited questions via the following URL: https://stackexchange.com/users/1309702/jimadine?tab=favorites This would list all favourites ...
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Drop Posts.FavoriteCount from SEDE

Related: What happened to FavoriteCount? - my educated guess is that a NULL value indicates a question has never been favorited or bookmarked, and 0 that it was. Since the values are so different from ...
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Possible to have a means to access my saves externally? [duplicate]

Recent changes have converted the Bookmarks section to Saves and made what we have bookmarked private. This is definitely a positive change! However, doing so makes it even more difficult to ...
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What happened to FavoriteCount?

On 10/22 I ran a query on the Data Science SEDE. In the Posts table I selected some columns, FavoriteCounts included. Looking at the results from the .csv I see a lot of different unique values for ...
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What does replacing bookmarks with Saves mean for SEDE?

So, relatively recently bookmarks were replaced by Saves: Bookmarks have evolved into Saves. In SEDE, bookmarks were stored in the votes table. They were stored with VoteTypeId=5 and the user was ...
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API request for "favorites" now returning an empty list – is there a way to get something equivalent for saves?

I have a script which I use, based on the StackExchange API, to regularly download a local backup of various questions relevant to me (the ones I've asked, answered, or favorited) across various SE ...
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All (or some) of my bookmarks or saved posts seem to have disappeared! What happened?

Something seems to have happened with my bookmarked questions or saved posts! I just loaded my list of bookmarked questions today, and saw that the list is empty! When I go to a question I know I've ...
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"favorite answer" badges and new descriptions for "favorite question" badges have already been deployed

As part of the bookmarks being turned into "saves" change, the badges associated with bookmarked questions are being updated to reflect the rename, as well as new badges being added for ...
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Bookmarks have evolved into Saves

Update Oct 6 Maintenance is complete: all bookmarks have been migrated to Saves across all network sites, including Stack Overflow. All saves, saved lists, private notes, and bookmarks are now ...
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Cannot unfollow a post that is also bookmarked from profile summary page without unbookmarking first

I have a post that I have both followed and bookmarked. (I was doing some unrelated testing). When attempting to unfollow the post from my profile summary page I was presented with the option to &...
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Can you make bookmarks private OR make it abundantly clear that they're not? [duplicate]

This is not a duplicate of Can there be an option to keep your list of bookmarks private? for the reasons mentioned below.* When I started using the favorites (now, bookmarks) feature years ago, I had ...
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Why do "bookmark" and "follow" behave differently for logged-out users when both are non-privileged features?

When a user is logged out, there are some elements that they can interact with: And this is how they behave: Upvote/downvote: show a "join the community" pop-up with the required ...
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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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Pluralization issue: "1 bookmarks" in the Following and Bookmarks tabs

There's a pluralization issue in the Following tab: And the Bookmarks tab:
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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: Bookmarks tab: Summary Page: Since I have more than 10k reputation on Stack Overflow, I have the ability to ...
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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, right at the top of the page, is updated with your user ID like so: Searching from this page (by entering text into the search box) means I can see all of ...
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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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