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Topic # 123142 26-Jun-2013 09:40
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I generally use chrome, but decided to give IE10 a chance. But, why do they make it so difficult to manage bookmarks in IE10??

eg, under organise favourites, you cannot even select multiple bookmarks -- holding ctrl or shift + click does not work . 

Such basic functionality, missing. Back to chrome , but i did give it a try.


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  Reply # 845431 26-Jun-2013 09:54
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I would use Chrome a lot more than I do at the moment except for one thing; the download manager. Why, when I right-click on an image and select "Save image as" does it insist on using the download manager and adding it to the list of downloaded files? I'm not aware of any other browser that does that, they usually just save the image where you want it and that's it!

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I share your opinion about IE10.  Back in the days of IE7 or 8 it was so easy to organise Favourites.  You could drag them to the toolbar and dock them, easy peasy.  Now after the "improvements" introduced with IE9, it seems you can no longer do that.  Microsoft -- what were you thinking?

For myself, I use Firefox but have to dabble with IE occasionally on my wife's laptop 'coz it's what she knows.  I have no idea why Microsoft had to ruin something which worked just fine.  Same story with Outlook Express, so now I use Thunderbird.







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  Reply # 845463 26-Jun-2013 10:44
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It gets worse...   saved favorites open in windows explorer, not IE10.  And, you lose the saved tab order. 

I did try to give ie10 a chance though. MS have 100,000 employees, why can't one of them get the basic bookmark functionality working well?  I'm wondering if windows 8 is to blame. 

But, I guess if you don't need strong bookmark management then IE10 is OK. 


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  Reply # 845548 26-Jun-2013 12:48
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surfisup1000: It gets worse...   saved favorites open in windows explorer, not IE10.  And, you lose the saved tab order. 

I did try to give ie10 a chance though. MS have 100,000 employees, why can't one of them get the basic bookmark functionality working well?  I'm wondering if windows 8 is to blame. 

But, I guess if you don't need strong bookmark management then IE10 is OK. 



Tab order is what drove me mad using the Windows Account in Win 8.  On two devices it was syncing the bookmarks across the devices but was forgetting the order of things.  You'd think that the feature developer might be aware that people have a tendency to organise things.  Eventually I had to turn off syncing favourites and I just enter them manually now.

I suspect it is because the bookmarks and stuff might be stored as unsorted XML data.

Dear Microsoft:  A little attention to detail when creating features please :)




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