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Is it possible to have the same speed dial and bookmarks display on all my PCs?

boidsonly
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Is it possible to have the same speed dial and bookmarks display on all my PCs?

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leocg
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For bookmarks you can use Sync.

genghiskhan
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    And for speed dials, 2-way Sync is not possible?

    leocg
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    And for speed dials, 2-way Sync is not possible?

    Speed Dials can be found in O'ther Speed Dial', there's no way to have the same Speed Dial on different installations.

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      And for speed dials, 2-way Sync is not possible?

      Speed Dials can be found in O'ther Speed Dial', there's no way to have the same Speed Dial on different installations.

      Thanks, any work around you may suggest to reach a full sync?

      irdial
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        Isnt that the point of a sync though? Changes made on one machine are synced and reflected on the other? Seems like a pretty basic requirement for sync. I like the Opera dial but have to use FVD with everready to get that effect.

        leocg
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        any work around you may suggest to reach a full sync

        You can copy the entries in 'other speed dials' to 'Speed Dial' but you will need to do it for every new entry.

        leocg
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        Isnt that the point of a sync though?

        It was already discussed a lot, some think Speed Dial should be the same on all synced devices and others prefer the current implementation so they can have different ones at home and at work.

        rif
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        Is it possible to have the same speed dial and bookmarks display on all my PCs?

        I'm one that wants the exact same install on both my desktop and laptop. I did a usb install on my desktop and then just copied it to my laptop. That gets me the exact same speeddial. I very rarely change my speeddial and on the odd occasion that I have I just manually add it to both.

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        Isnt that the point of a sync though?

        It was already discussed a lot, some think Speed Dial should be the same on all synced devices and others prefer the current implementation so they can have different ones at home and at work.

        I would love to see a poll done on this. I've never seen anyone here say they wanted it differently from home to work. But I have my solution (See above).

        btabke
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        I still run O12 out of drop box with the cache pointed at a temp folder on each machine. They get confused every-once-in-awhile, but bookmarks are always perfect across my 7 devices.

        Still trying to figure out if that is possible for new O?

        Isn't that the point of a sync though?

        Yes, yes it is. Everyone has complained loudly about this for years now. However. Speed dial and bookmarks are 2 different systems. They don't have the will or man power to fix it.

        But lucky me, I get to spend the nextx the next hour fixing speed dial on my desktop because i stupidly needed to reinstall O from scratch.

        genghiskhan
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          It is clear that it is not possible to do a sync and that it looks like it won't be possible in the short term, but the real question is: why?

          History, bookmarks, even passwords sync, and we don't even have a choice to add speed dials to the package?

          It's clear that there are no technical or programming difficulty reasons behind this, can't think of any monetary or business neither.

          Strange, at least.

          leocg
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          why?

          As said, they've decided that Speed Dial entries from other Opera's installations should be accessible but not populate Speed Dial in the current installation.

          mtavra
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            why not leave the choice to the user, like they already do with the rest :-S ?!

            leocg
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            why not leave the choice to the user, like they already do with the rest :-S ?!

            Cost and complexity of implementing it maybe?

            geraldewert
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            geraldewert

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              IMHO, this is a gigantic disgrace. Now I know again the reason why I've changed my standard browser from Opera to Vivaldi.

              This discussion has been closed.