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convert chrome html export to folders, links and descriptions

Terminal - convert chrome html export to folders, links and descriptions
grep -E '<DT><A|<DT><H3' bookmarks.html | sed 's/<DT>//' | sed '/Bookmarks bar/d' | sed 's/ ADD_DATE=\".*\"//g' | sed 's/^[ \t]*//' | tr '<A HREF' '<a href'
2011-05-26 22:21:01
User: chrismccoy
Functions: grep sed tr
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convert chrome html export to folders, links and descriptions

chrome only lets you export in html format, with a lot of table junk, this command will just export the titles of the links and the links without all that extra junk

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Wouldn't it be easier like this?

sed '/

Comment by plasticdoc 220 weeks and 5 days ago

.

sed '/<DT><A\|<DT><H3/!d;s/<DT>//;/Bookmarks bar/d;s/ ADD_DATE=\".*\"//g;s/^[ \t]*//;s/<A HREF/<a href/'
Comment by plasticdoc 220 weeks and 5 days ago

Alternative 1:

sed '/<DT><A\|<DT><H3/!d;s|<DT>||;/Bookmarks bar/d;s| ADD_DATE=\".*\"||g;s|^[ \t]*||;s|<A HREF|<a href|' bookmarks.html
Comment by plasticdoc 220 weeks and 5 days ago

nice, althought the ending is in capital and same with instead of

Comment by chrismccoy 220 weeks and 2 days ago

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