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Bookmark Plus: Correct bookmark file after directory/file rename

The location (file) of a bookmark is in literal (string) form in the bookmark data, which is in variable bookmark-list and which is saved in your bookmark file. You have these options, to change the ...
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Quickly jump to favorite folders

It's unclear to me why you want/need to add such symlinks. Why not just use Emacs bookmarks? If you use Bookmark+ then you can have: Bookmarks to Dired buffers (which record lots of stuff, including ...
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Bookmarking / Highlighting lines in a file

There are several ways to do this. One of my preferred methods is the bm package. The package provides visual bookmarks: The setup is dead simple: (require 'bm) (global-set-key (kbd "<C-f2>")...
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eww bookmark mangagement?

For posterity, you can delete EWW bookmarks simply by C-k (or M-x eww-bookmark-kill) in the *eww bookmarks* buffer.
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Reorder bookmarks

If you use Bookmark+ then you can reorder the bookmark-list display (from C-x r l) in many ways, and you can easily define additional ways. See Sorting Bookmarks. Just a flavor of what's involved: ...
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Open several files in a specifc layout with a shortcut

It will be necessary to decide ahead of time what windows/buffers will be A, B and C. The alist argument for the left window-width can be adjusted to taste -- it is presently hard-coded to 70. This ...
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is there a keybinding to save curor position for returning after viewing other section of same buffer?

@Aaron answered well with the usual way to take care of this in Emacs: set a mark where you are now, then get back to it later using C-u C-SPC. Another way is to use a bookmark, in particular a ...
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Add browser bookmark to bookmark browser

The following seems working from here (I don't use the Bookmarks feature, and I ain't familir with its protocol.), I tested it with: M-x your-bookmark-set-url https://example.com M-x bookmark-jump ...
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Turn off fringe character for org-capture

Org Capture sets a bookmark for the last stored item. The bookmark library is responsible for setting this fringe mark, not org. Check out the option bookmark-set-fringe-mark, which was introduced in ...
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Using Emacs/Org to Create a Tagged, Searchable Collection with Images

Use Bookmark+ together with image-dired or Dired+. Bookmark+ lets you create autofile bookmarks, which essentially means that you can treat files as bookmarks. In particular, you can tag them. Image ...
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eww bookmark mangagement?

Bookmark+ gives you lots of ways to manage sets of normal Emacs bookmarks, including for EWW. It also offers several unique possibilities for bookmarking URLs with EWW, if you use Emacs 25 or later. ...
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Make pdf-tools remember the page I was on

The pdf-view-restore works for me and is available on MELPA. But the pdf-view-restore github page seems to provide more useful configuration instructions.
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is there a keybinding to save curor position for returning after viewing other section of same buffer?

Whenever I make a large jump in a file, I press C-SPC C-SPC first. That sets the mark to the current value of point*, effectively remembering the current cursor position. Then, once I'm done ...
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bookmark-alist-from-buffer: Cannot read definitions in bookmark file: Invalid read syntax: "#"

By default, Bookmark+ saves bookmarks in such a way that you can have multiple bookmarks with the same bookmark name, but with different data. Whether this happens is controlled by option bmkp-...
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Can I (or should I) toggle off the left side of bookmark-list display (Bookmark+)?

The left column of the bookmark-list display shows your bookmark names. The right column (which you can hide/show using M-t) shows the file names of the bookmark targets (or the buffer name, if the ...
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How can I save a personal bookmark file?

Did you clobber your original ~/.emacs.d/ directory? You may have lost all manner of things if you've done that. Assuming you backed it up first, just grab the ~/.emacs.d/bookmarks file from your ...
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Different versions of bookmarks for home and office computer

I can think of at least two ways to handle multiple bookmarks files. Firstly, according to the Introduction bookmarks page on the EmacsWiki (Bookmark+ makes it easy to have multiple bookmark files – ...
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Styling the "sorting turned OFF" modeline message in *Bookmark List* buffer?

The relevant Bookmark+ code is in functions bmkp-bmenu-mode-line-string (which creates the string, with its faces) and bmkp-bmenu-mode-line (which displays that in the mode-line), in file bookmark+-...
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Customizing the layout of the *Bookmarks List* buffer?

You cannot easily do that. The Bookmark+ layout generally follows that of vanilla Emacs, but more information is provided in the "heading" (first few lines). This "heading" information includes the ...
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How to backup bookmark for spacemacs?

Spacemacs saves the bookmarks in ~/.emacs.d/.cache/bookmarks, and the recent files lise in ~/.emacs.d/.cache/recentf. You can copy these two files somewhere outside of ~/.emacs.d, and copy them back ...
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bookmark on kill-buffer-hook

You got typo and didn't cover corner cases. (defun kill-buffer-hook-setup () (if (and buffer-file-name (file-name-extension buffer-file-name) (string= (downcase (file-name-...
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Bookmarking remote directories (tramp+sudo)

I don't know whether it is possible to bookmark the whole remote path as you type it. But please be aware, that the pipe notation /sshx:user@myhost|su:myhost: is called ad-hoc proxies, it is not ...
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Looking For Simple Bookmark Package

I use this function to quickly create meaningful bookmarks with a single keypress, without having to think about it: (defun my/quick-save-bookmark () "Save bookmark with name as 'buffer:row:col'" ...
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Bookmarks across different computers

It looks like the relevant bookmark function is bookmark-get-filename. You could advise this to expand or otherwise transform the path. For example, add some 'filter return' advice to call expand-...
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How can I add meta data to text files by using "file-props.el"

(The error message is telling you that something expected a list and instead was passed a symbol (that names the file). Turn on debug-on-error, so you can see what the calling function is. Then use ...
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How to read proper formatted documentation for bookmark+ package?

You can view the doc on the Web, here: https://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/BookmarkPlus. It is essentially the same doc as what is in bookmark+-doc.el, and it is just as up-to-date. It also shows ...
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Compatibility with the function (ivy-switch-buffer) of ivy-mode and bm (a bookmark package)

Bookmark+ uses the vanilla Emacs standard form of bookmarks. It can also use additional kinds of bookmarks that it defines (or that you define), but they are still based on the same overall bookmark-...
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"bookmark" a lisp code block and launch through emacs bookmarking system

I should have read the bookmark+ deeper. There is a way to do that with bmkp-make-function-bookmark This works perfectly.
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Unable to load bookmarks list on emacs master

I had the same problem. Turned out there was a file ~/.emacs-bmk-bmenu-state.el that still contained the pesky symbol. I moved the file to a save directory, restarted Emacs, and now bookmark+ works ...
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Prevent bmkp-last-as-first-bookmark-file from being placed in custom-set-variables

Please explain why you do not want that user option to be saved in your custom-file. That's the logical place for it. User options are saved in custom-file if it exists, or in your init file ...
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