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Avant version 11.7 build 18 ( IE8 favourites as bookmarks )

Posted: Wed Dec 03, 2008 12:11 pm
by shantimah
Hi mods,i'm currently using avant browser version 11.7 build 18.
I got a problem in using IE8 favorites as bookmarks in avant browser.
I can't organize the bookmarks in avant browser,the organize bookmarks link in avant browser also shown up blank.
I got to open IE8 and organize it from there.
Any help? :think:

Re: Avant version 11.7 build 18 ( IE8 favourites as bookmarks )

Posted: Wed Dec 03, 2008 8:23 pm
by bigC
This is an issue with the IE8 beta. The only option at the moment is to go back to IE7 or use AB bookmarks.

Re: Avant version 11.7 build 18 ( IE8 favourites as bookmarks )

Posted: Wed Dec 03, 2008 10:23 pm
by shantimah
Thank for the reply mods,i will install back to IE7. :thumbup:

Re: Avant version 11.7 build 18 ( IE8 favourites as bookmarks )

Posted: Wed Dec 03, 2008 11:01 pm
by abfan123
Interesting
I've always been able to manage IE8 favorites in Avant without any problems....

Re: Avant version 11.7 build 18 ( IE8 favourites as bookmarks )

Posted: Wed Dec 03, 2008 11:29 pm
by bigC
abfan123 wrote:Interesting
I've always been able to manage IE8 favorites in Avant without any problems....
Perhaps it only happens under XP?

Re: Avant version 11.7 build 18 ( IE8 favourites as bookmarks )

Posted: Sat Dec 13, 2008 6:27 pm
by spaztech
Being a user of the 'Use IE Favorites as Bookmarks', I also had a 'New Bookmark...' problem with version 11.7 build 19 and IE8. The 'bookmarks'\New Bookmark...' brings up the IE8 style of 'Add Bookmark...', With no option to sort alphabetically, what a pain to navigate! :crazy:
I did not have the problem with version 11.7 build 17 and IE8 (nor any previous version). Which leads me to believe that IE8 was not the problem. I have re-downloaded version 11.7 build 17 to fix this problem. The 'Add Favorite' Window is back to the way it was.
Thanks for the suggestion to re-download an older version. Funny how we get so used to something that it plays heck with us when there is a change! :lol:

Re: Avant version 11.7 build 18 ( IE8 favourites as bookmarks )

Posted: Sat Dec 13, 2008 8:34 pm
by abfan123
Hmm
Why would you need a sort by name option in Add Bookmarks dialog? :?

Re: Avant version 11.7 build 18 ( IE8 favourites as bookmarks )

Posted: Sat Dec 13, 2008 9:43 pm
by spaztech
I have folders within folders of thousands of links, categorized for easy location. Alphebetizing, like the library, makes things simple to find.
The reason I would need it in bookmarks is the way it was laid out, nothing was alphebetized, and all folders were open. So, it took a bit of time to find the correct folder to put any new links into.

Re: Avant version 11.7 build 18 ( IE8 favourites as bookmarks )

Posted: Sat Dec 13, 2008 9:56 pm
by abfan123
You may sort by name in the Bookmarks menu, Right click on the correct folder and click Create New Bookmark in This Folder.

Re: Avant version 11.7 build 18 ( IE8 favourites as bookmarks )

Posted: Sun Dec 14, 2008 4:19 am
by spaztech
I am familiar with this option, and use it all of the time. This option was not available in the version 11.7 build 19. This was the exact problem that I was having. Did you not read the post??? :wtf:

Re: Avant version 11.7 build 18 ( IE8 favourites as bookmarks )

Posted: Sun Dec 14, 2008 12:02 pm
by abfan123
Where were it available in the previous builds? I thought you've said it was available in the Add Bookmarks dialog. Sort by Name is still available in the bookmarks menu and bookmarks sidebar here.

Re: Avant version 11.7 build 18 ( IE8 favourites as bookmarks )

Posted: Sun Dec 14, 2008 6:17 pm
by spaztech
In the version 11.7 build 17 and previous versions, the 'Sort By Name' feature is located in the 'Bookmarks' listing as a right-click on the listing of folders and links. If the 'Sort By Name' were used in the 'Bookmarks', it would also be sorted in the 'Bookmarks'/'Add Bookmark.../'Add Favorite' window. In the version 11.7 build 19, the 'Bookmarks' were 'Sorted By Name', but in the 'Bookmarks'/'Add Bookmark.../'Add Favorite' window it was not sorted alphabetically, and all folders were open in one long listing. :crazy:
Also, in the version 11.7 build 17 and previous versions, the 'Bookmarks'/'Add Bookmark.../'Add Favorite' window is a small window with a scroll bar on the side (on bottom if long names were used). In the version 11.7 build 19 it is more of a listing that nearly covered the height of my browser.

Re: Avant version 11.7 build 18 ( IE8 favourites as bookmarks )

Posted: Sun Dec 14, 2008 6:22 pm
by abfan123
So hmm
You could just open the bookmarks menu or sidebar, Right click on the folder and select Create New Bookmark in This Folder.

Re: Avant version 11.7 build 18 ( IE8 favourites as bookmarks )

Posted: Sun Dec 14, 2008 6:27 pm
by spaztech
Of course, however, I was trying to add a link to a certain folder, not trying to make a folder. Locating the folder proved to take time since it was not listed alphabetically.

Re: Avant version 11.7 build 18 ( IE8 favourites as bookmarks )

Posted: Sun Dec 14, 2008 7:34 pm
by bigC
I believe Abfan is trying to explain how you can add a bookmark to a specific folder without opening the 'Bookmarks'/'Add Bookmark.../'Add Favorite' window. You can just go directly to the folder you want the new bookmark in, via the menu or side panel, then right click it and select Create New Bookmark in This Folder.

Re: Avant version 11.7 build 18 ( IE8 favourites as bookmarks )

Posted: Sun Dec 14, 2008 9:26 pm
by spaztech
Hmmm, never tried that before, thanks for the heads up.

Re: Avant version 11.7 build 18 ( IE8 favourites as bookmarks )

Posted: Sun Dec 14, 2008 9:38 pm
by spaztech
My thanks abfan. My apologies for not getting what you were saying.

Re: Avant version 11.7 build 18 ( IE8 favourites as bookmarks )

Posted: Fri Dec 26, 2008 3:24 pm
by spaztech
Did a complete re-install of windows, installing IE7 not IE8 beta. Having same results. Also tried the new release v11.7 build 20. Same results. I guess I had hopes this would be fixed.