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sort bookmarks alphabetically

  • How do I sort bookmarks alphabetically ?

    Whe I do the right-click in the folders of bookmarks the function "sort alphabetically"

    doesn't appears.

    thanks

  • @mariosimas There isn't such option.

  • thats to bad 馃槥

  • @leocg
    Really? Has that function been removed?
    It's certainly there in my Opera 36, and I can't imagine why it would have been dropped!
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  • You have to do it from the "Bookmarks Manager".

    Doesn't matter if from the Left Nav menu or the Right view panel.

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  • @zalex108
    Maybe the OP was talking about somewhere else, but it's even there on folders in the bookmarks bar for me.
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  • @davehawley

    Mmmmm...
    Right now I'm using Dev 52.0.2838.0 (has started to download the update xD) and the Ordering option is not on the Bookmarks bar.

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  • @zalex108
    It's only there on folders which are on the bookmarks bar, not on the bar itself.
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  • @davehawley

    Same result.

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    It seems that has been deleted to be used just on "Bookmarks Manager" and "clean up" the menu.

  • @zalex108
    Yes, I see now. How strange!
    Why on earth would they have removed that?
    On Opera 36 the equivalent menu says the same for the top three entries, then "Sort alphabetically", "Save as Speed Dial folder", "Edit", and "Move to Bin".
    As you say, the OP should surely be able to still do it in the Bookmarks Manager.
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  • @davehawley

    I suppose because it's relatively secondary.

    Maybe their thought about the management it's like:

    Once you've added some Bookmarks you may want to fix some extra large titles all at once using the Bookmarks manager, then, once fixed you use the Order option.

    Because of this it's just on the Bookmarks Manager.

    Despite that,
    it would be nice the option to order them all at once, instead of the needing of do it branch by branch.

  • @zalex108
    Yes, as long as it is still there!
    @leocg seemed to be implying that you couldn't now do it at all, which would be ridiculous and an enormous step backwards.
    I still remember with horror the first attempts at the "new Opera" where there was no traditional bookmarks system at all, just Speed Dials, and the only way of sorting them was manually dragging them around individually! Whoever thought that releasing a browser like that was a good idea needed their heads examining!
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  • @davehawley

    I would understand it,
    since the Bookmarks bar is not the only place where you can save bookmarks but you would like to keep them all alphabetically ordered.

    At some point you will need to enter on the BManager to reorder other branches so then, it seems an "unnecessary" option, otherwise, it should appears on the SpeedDial menu too.

    @davehawley said in sort bookmarks alphabetically:

    @leocg seemed to be implying that you couldn't now do it at all, which would be ridiculous and an enormous step backwards.
    I still remember with horror the first attempts at the "new Opera" where there was no traditional bookmarks system at all, just Speed Dials, and the only way of sorting them was manually dragging them around individually! Whoever thought that releasing a browser like that was a good idea needed their heads examining!
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    About that,
    or it was just a pre>pre>pre>pre Alpha or because Jon already left the company.

  • @zalex108
    Well Opera 15 (the first non-Presto rendering engine version) was definitely actually released with no traditional bookmarking system, because Opera's "research" had concluded that hardly anyone still used bookmarks, if you can believe that!
    Which version first had a proper bookmarks system again after they finally saw the light I can't remember, but that debacle certainly damaged Opera as a brand without a doubt.
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  • @davehawley It was removed from the menu so I thought it was removed from other places too, but it seems to still be in the bookmarks manager as showed here.

  • @davehawley Too bad that they have chosen to bring bookmarks back instead of working on something to replace it.

    It kinda surprises me that in 2018 people still need to (manually) bookmark a page. And sort it, many times into several folders.

  • @leocg
    Old habits die hard I'm afraid!
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  • @davehawley

    Then, it was once Jon left the company, definitely.

    @leocg

    What do you mean?
    Mouse gestures? To add them where? All in the same folder?

    I prefer to avoid the chaos, I prefers folders to organise them, add Tags also would be welcome.

  • @zalex108 You simply shouldn't need to bookmark a page.

    Opera Presto had this feature, what was also the main support base behind M2/Opera Mail, called 'full text index' that allowed you to find out any previously visited page just by remembering its content.
    For me it was the best Opera Presto feature and the one I miss the most. Maybe the only one I really miss.

    So why not create something similar for Opera Chromium?

  • @leocg

    I remember that.
    Did you requested on a Suggestions and feature topic?

    Despite that, folders are much than necessary for an organized environment.

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