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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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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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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Requesting the ability to star an answer, and just not the question [duplicate]

This is especially true for the IT-based stack exchanges, where the questions are all pertinent to an issue the searcher has. However, many times these popular questions have pages of answers, and the ...
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Wrong sort order in favorites tab on global profile

The global favorites list is by default sorted by votes. On my list, everything is sorted correctly except for a single question (which, coincidentally or not, is my own): It's not likely to be a ...
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How to manage my Favorites list, and delete old ones?

Is there a simple way to go into my Favorites list and delete old ones I no longer want? I have only tried random things, and don't know what else to try.
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Categories and Groups for the “Favorites” tab

Now that my list of "Favorite" questions has spilled onto a second page, I have run into a problem. I cannot see all my Favorites in a single glance. In addition, because of the large volume, I often ...
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Is there a way to quickly save helpful answers for users who are too low-rep to vote?

I spend considerable time finding helpful answers here on SE and wish I could somehow save helpful answers for later review. Upvoting and then reviewing my activity log would do the trick, but alas I'...
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Star in another's favorite list is not clickable

If you open any other (not yours) user profile and make a switch to favorite tab, the star on the left of each item looks clickable (according to the cursor style as "hand"), but actually it doesn't: ...
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Feature to mark a favorite answer [duplicate]

Just like we get to mark questions as favorites, is there any scope/relevance of being able to mark individual answers as favorites as well. Of course, there is an indirect way to do that by 'upvoting'...
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Why is not there a feature to follow questions? [duplicate]

On Quora, there is a feature to follow questions asked, either privately or publicly, so whenever one or more new answers are added, followers get notified. As far as I know, there is no feature like ...
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When are we going to get the ability to favourite answers? [duplicate]

Please don't mark this as a dupe until you've read the entire question. Once you have, see here for why it isn't a duplicate. This question was originally posted on superuser.stackexchange before ...
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infavorites:mine search query does not work

I'm trying to use "infavorites:mine" search query on ru.stackoverflow.com to display list of questions marked as favourite. It displays no results, despite i do have some questions marked as ...
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Notifications from favourite questions

Wouldn't it better if we get notifications from the questions which we favourite? It would help, by getting us notified about new answers to our favourite questions. Or, Is this feature already ...
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List of favourite questions to revisit it later in Stack Exchange App [duplicate]

I was able to mark questions as favourite in Stack Exchange app for android, but now could not find how to get list of it to revisit them.
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Data Explorer shows “This is a favorite query” for unfavorited queries

The hover text for the Favorite Query star on Stack Exchange Data Explorer displays the hover text "This is a favorite query (click again to undo)". This hover text shows the same message ...

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