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Based on the descriptions elsewhere, in addition to the web bookmark service Furl I am starting to also use the social bookmarking site del.icio.us - the latter for its rip-mix use of free form ":tags" to collect bookmarks made bu other del.icio.us-ers (sidebar, I enjoy "furling" sites but do you say "del.icio.us-ing" a site?). In addtion to these, I also toss new sites into a collection I've been compiling since the mid 1990s, our "Bag of URLs".
I like using the one click bookmarkley/browser bar tools provided by furl and del.icio.us (you can add a site to either collection with one click on your browser toolbar), and I even cribbed a tool for my own use on our Bag site- this nice thing is that highlighted block of text from the page in view is transferred to the description field (for our bag site) or furl's "clipping" field.
These tools make it a snap to add sites without a lot of fuss.
The problem is that I have three different sites that I want to add bookmarked sites to, and I do not want to run through 3 tools.
So my three existing tools are:
And rolling them into one long tool, color coding to match to the originals...
Here is how it works. When I find an interesting site, I use my mouse to highlight the chunk of text that is a good description (it helps to do a command=C to copy this in case the site is nested in frames), then click my "3post" bookmark tool. What I get are three windows that pop open with the info allready to submit to Fuel, del.icio.us, and furl- I can then select categories (furl), or add tags (del.icio.us) and submit.
For example, if I stumble across, say, the web site for the Maricopa Center for Learning & Instruction, I can select the one line description, and click the "3post" tool and I get 3 pop-ups (good ones ;-):
So with one click, I can "furl", "del.icio.us", and "bag" a site.
Some notes for the nosy coders..
(1) Because I use Safari, I have to use the
t=getSelection() to get the selected text from the page' other browsers might need to use
(2) note that you need to remove the
void(.....) around the first two calls to window openers- if you leave these in, you lose the value of some variables (?)
may will vary ;-)