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Handling of Favorites is really bad in IE



Flightless Bird
The main reason why I'm not using IE at home is the really bad handling with
favorites. This is what most influences my UX with a browser, as I use them
in every single session.

First, the Favorites button and especially the "Add to Favorites Bar" button
should be removed. They're annoying. I want to add my favorites by dragging a
tab directly to the place where it belongs. It's annoying that I first have
to click on this button, then sometimes the new link doesn't even appear in
the favorites bar (bug) and after that I have to take it again and
drag'n'drop it to the place where I already initially wanted to place it.
Also, if I hover over a folder, it doesn't open. That means I need one button
click and two drag'n'drop moves until I finally have placed my favorite.

In the bookmarks library (using Firefox terms here), I only place links that
I want to remember but not expect to use again anytime soon. No need to waste
space in my favorites bar with the "Favorites" button. If I want to access it
more often, I put the link directly in the Favorites bar.

And third, the Organize boorkmarks dialog is also really bad when compared
with Firefox.

When it come to Favorites, Firefox is really a good example (I also like the
xmarks extension, but that's another story). I hope IE will make some
improvements here.

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