winscp difference between location profiles and bookmarks

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winscp wht is difference between location profiles and bookmarks

/crm/home/xyz2abc/exp/net/ccfg/crm

i have above book mark
i have to give a name to it saying "server1 config property file path"
i see rename option under location profiles not under bookmarks
but location profile again shows local directory and remote directory
what that means?

i am confused
https://winscp.net/eng/docs/ui_locationprofile
also under book marks what is difference between site book marks and shared book marks

https://winscp.net/eng/docs/ui_opendir

please advise
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor
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Commented:
A bookmark is a shortcut to one directory on a site. You would typically have multiple bookmarks for a site.

Location profiles can contain both a local and a remote directory at the same time.

Location Profiles dialog also allows to group bookmarks into folders.

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Location Profiles dialog also allows to group bookmarks into folders.

how to do this?
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Commented:
You use "Move to" - see https://winscp.net/eng/docs/ui_locationprofile

Funny that you ask this after 4 weeks.... Hope you have not been trying for that long.

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as attached and given in the link how to create folders like MyWeb, System
please advise
MyWeb.png

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Commented:
for me it does not show Add new folder option when i click Add it simply adding link there

my goal is to add all PRODCTION related links under folder called PROD and STAGING related links to STAGE and SystemTest to ST

how to achive this
it shows winscp 5.9.5 version

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