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Rename existing bookmarks

Mar 22, 2017 at 01:50 PM

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Hi experts,

i have a question regarding Standard Bookmarks.

Is there any way to Change the title of an already existing Bookmark? I did not find any help so far. My first idea was to laod the selected Bookmark and then save it again with a different title. Loading the BM however, cancelled the script. Thus, this is not the way to go.

Can you provide any help?

Kind regards

Christian

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Mustafa Bensan Mar 22, 2017 at 02:22 PM
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Hi Christian,

Unfortunately, this is one of the limitations of bookmarks. There is no mechanism to rename a bookmark without reloading it and subsequently resaving. You need to load the bookmark, change the title and then resave it with the overwrite parameter.

It is not surprising that loading a standard bookmark cancels script execution because a standard bookmark effectively reloads/resets the app state. To avoid this you should try using a Fragment Bookmark that encapsulates the app. This should allow continuation of script execution as it only loads the "fragment" and not the entire app state.

Regards,

Mustafa.

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Thank you Mustafa for the quick and very helpful answer.

I thought that Fragment Bookmarks could be the only solution, just wanted to make sure I didn't miss on anything.

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