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Re: New Plugin: BookmarksBar


Hi, Mario.

There is an option 'Save bookmarks' in plugin configuration (Edit >
Preferences > Plugins > BookmarksBar > Configure). If you check it, the
plugin will save bookmarks between sessions.

To All:

Thanks to all for your feedbacks. Now there is another update – I have
implemented some of your requests and also added some of mine. Anybody who
wants to test it welcome to the “[Feature Request] BookmarksBar plugin” topic
in launchpad.

Some Remarks.

I really would like to introduce Drag&Drop for reordering bookmarks but it
is buggy (at least in Win). As I understand the reason is GTK2. I hope that
the situation with GTK3 will be better and Zim is going to be ported to
GTK3 (at least I saw that Jaap Karssenberg created such branch). After that
I could try to introduce DnD again. Until then use new Copy/Paste menu
options to reorder bookmarks.

I introduced limit to the number of bookmarks simply because I don't see a
need in creating many bookmarks - it will be inconvenient to work with them
(there is no quick view for bookmarks, no grouping, no icons, no backups, no
quick search...). If there are too many pages to keep it may be better to
use other instruments like tags - there is a number of useful plugins for
working with them thanks to other plugin writers. There may be other
approaches: it is possible to make a bookmark of a parent page where all
important pages are and then click on this bookmark and pick subpages from
the Index. Also it is possible to create a page where links to other pages
will be saved and put this page as a bookmark to the bar.

Regards, Pl.

2015-09-11 6:31 GMT+04:00 mbezzi <mbezzi@xxxxxxxxxx>:

> Pl, thank you for the nice BookmarksBar plugin, very useful!
> One question please - I just installed it under RHEL following JP Vossen
> manual procedure. Everything went OK and I am able to use BookmarksBar.
> What happens to me though is that bookmarks disappear if I shut zim down.
> Is this normal? Are bookmarks supposed to be persistent across zim recycles?
> Thanks in advance,
> mario

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