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Can I make these work on Android or is there a google place to create or convert bookmarklets to make them Android Compatible?

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Finally got it to work and it wasn't complicated at all.

Simply create a bookmark and paste the javascript into the URL field. I've tried it on this bookmarklet that does a google definition search:

javascript: s = (window.getSelection ? window.getSelection() : document.getSelection ? document.getSelection() : document.selection.createRange().text); if (s == '') { l = parent.frames.length; if (l != 1) { for (i = 0; i < l; i++) { s = parent.frames[i].document.getSelection ? parent.frames[i].document.getSelection() : parent.frames[i].document.selection.createRange().text; if (s) { break; } } } } if (s == '') { void( s = prompt('Google Define: Enter a term or mark some text.','') ); } if (s) { s = String(s); s = s.replace(/^s*|s*$/g,''); s = escape(s);void( bmw = open(''+s+'','GoogleDefineBM'+String(Math.round(Math.random()*1000))) );}

To get it saved as a bookmark I just saved the text in evernote then copied it on my phone an pasted it in the url field of "new bookmark." To make it even easier to access I created a custom dolphin gesture that opens it as "Go To URL". Now when I'm browsing and I want to lookup a word I hit the gesture button and draw a "d" and it brings up a popup that allows me to lookup the word.

I've only tried this on Dolphin Browser HD.

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Unfortunately on Firefox and Chrome for Android it doesn't work. – Alexey Popkov Jul 2 at 6:06
But with Dolphin Browser it does work. – Alexey Popkov Jul 2 at 6:36

It isn't so much being "Android compatible" as being compatible with the specific browser.

That being said... I haven't gotten URL-based javascript to execute in Dolphin, but that proves nothing.

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"Simply create a bookmark and paste the javascript into the URL field."

Bookmark a page that you have not bookmarked, then modify the bookmark, Name, Address, Folder (to something like "Bookmarklets"), and Assign a Gesture, then Add.

Suggest you create a gesture to create a bookmark and draw a five pointed star as that gesture. (or use the "+" at the left end of the address bar.)

For more information see

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Chrome to Phone and also...

Phone to Chrome,

Once the the linkys gets synchronized, then its merely a matter of bookmarking it.

The only onus, is that Chrome is installed on the PC Desktop, in that way, linkys can be shared.

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