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Jun 4, 2012, 11:04 AM
 
Good day all, I have a question is there a way to under the Safari bookmarks to alphabetize them, I have created folders so that all of my bookmarks in neat and orderly, but I want the folders to be alphabetized.

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Jun 4, 2012, 02:09 PM
 
I used to rely on the trick below, not sure if it still holds true. I don't use Safari anymore.

Open the Bookmarks window (Bookmarks: Show All Bookmarks), put the you want to alphabetize into a folder, and then drag that folder into the Finder. The Finder alphabetizes the bookmarks; you can then just drag the folder back into the Bookmarks window. You probably have to set the Finder to arrange files by name before it will work.

Note: when you drag the folder back, you'll now have two folders, the original and the sorted one. Just delete the original, and you're set.
     
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Jun 4, 2012, 10:21 PM
 
Sounds like a request for a command - but it should read "Bookmarks, Organize!"

I use Firefox, which seems to be much more friendly for the organization-conscious than Safari is. I cannot get Safari Help to tell me anything except "you can put bookmarks into 'collections'".

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Jun 4, 2012, 11:29 PM
 
Actually I found a piece of software that did exactly what I wanted here it is if anyone is intreated.

SafariSort | Safari Bookmark Sorting App

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with best regards,
Abdulah A. Mohamed
     
   
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