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Name sturner6
User since January 20, 2012
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X-MARKS SYNC Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Great Add-on; invaluable for highlighting information over a wide range of websites, and on a variety of different topics that can be categorized by the color of the highlight, and even more invaluable, being able to search for things by any keyword that pops into mind...that part I love!

By the way, the ability to search ALL data fields is great! The lack of this capability in Mozilla bookmarks drives me crazy! The fact that only the name filed is indexed in Mozilla bookmarks, but not the description field is really stupid. Usually the important keywords you use in a search are in the description field not the name field, yet Mozilla does not index that field!!!??? Maybe you guys could make an add-on that would do that!! Please??, Please?? :)

The one thing that is lacking in WIRED MARKER however is TRUE syncing. The syncing solution described on your website is not a true syncing solution since it really is just manually copying the data file from one computer to the other, with all the perils and inconveniences that make true syncing a much more desirable solution.

I think there is a simple way to make this work with X-Marks ... I use another add-on that also uses sqlite called QuickFox Notes, and it syncs with Xmarks simply by linking the local data file to a bookmark file/folder so that Xmarks can see it. I'm no programmer, but how hard could it be for you to do that? If it could TRULY sync, and do it with the simple click of the X-Marks button, this would be a 5-star add-on for sure!

Though not a big deal, the other thing I think could be improved is to make right-click functions easier & faster by doing away with the TWO submenus (Wired Marker>Marker>Markers). Maybe there already is a way to configure it but your preference GUI is a bit confusing to me. ALl I know is that it would be a lot quicker if there was just one submenu to navigate through instead of two, and on a small laptop, it's a real pain to carefully move the cursor through the two submenus without having it close out and having to know what I'm saying? When you are highlighting information, you want to be moving fast!

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (4.0.11120600.1-signed.1-signed). 

Advanced Bookmark Search

Show Parent Folder is the ANSWER! Rated 5 out of 5 stars

If you need to be able to search not only bookmark names but also data within the description, tags, or other data fields
in a bookmark,SHOW PARENT FOLDER does it perfectly!

After installation, just open bookmarks page (not just the sidebar) and right click on the column bar to add those columns (ie: Description, Tags, etc) you wish to be included in your searches. If you don't select a particular column, the data contained in it will NOT be searched.

Once the columns are selected, the contained data will be included in searches from either the main bookmark window or the sidebar.

I can't believe Mozilla does not make global searches of bookmark data possible but at least this add-on does.

The other add-on, Go Parent Folder is absolutely excellent! It allows you to find the parent folder for any line item in your
search simply by right-clicking on the item and selecting "Go Parent Folder". If you have hundreds of bookmark folders,
you will absolutely appreciate this little add-on!