Some Bookmarks not showing up using Bookmarks menu
I imported bookmarks from Safari on my Macbook Pro. When I click on the 'Bookmarks Menu' and 'Other Bookmarks' about half of the folders do not show any bookmarks. However, when I open the Bookmarks through the sidebar, everything shows up....all folders and contents. So all my bookmarks were imported but half of the folders' contents do not show up if I go through the Bookmarks and Other Bookmarks menu. Going through the menu is easier so I hope someone has a solution. Thanks.
Yes, all bookmarks show up there. I have placed a Bookmark Menu button in the Navigation Toolbar. Thanks for all the suggestions and help....much appreciated!!Ανάγνωση απάντησης σε πλαίσιο 👍 0
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If you use Sync then best is to disconnect Sync temporarily during troubleshooting.
You can check for problems with the places.sqlite and favicons.sqlite files in the Firefox profile folder.
- use "Verify Integrity" button on the "Help -> Troubleshooting Information" (about:support) page
If errors are reported with "Verify Integrity", close and restart Firefox and retry.
If "Verify Integrity" cannot repair places.sqlite, rename/remove all places.sqlite and favicons.sqlite files in the Firefox profile folder. Firefox will rebuild places.sqlite and restore the bookmarks from a recent JSON backup in the bookmarkbackups folder.
- keep a backup copy of places.sqlite in case a new places.sqlite database has to be created
You can use the button on the "Help -> Troubleshooting Information" (about:support) page to go to the current Firefox profile folder or use the about:profiles page.
- Help -> Troubleshooting Information -> Profile Folder/Directory:
Windows: Open Folder; Linux: Open Directory; Mac: Show in Finder
Thanks for the quick response. I opened the Troubleshooting Information page, clicked on the "show in finder" button under "Update Folder" and saw the "places.sqlite" files. But I do not see any "Verify Integrity" button. Can you direct me to where it is? Thanks.
The "Verify Integrity" button is further down on the "Help -> Troubleshooting Information" (about:support) page in "Places Database" under the Preferences section.
The “Verify Integrity” did not show any errors. I deleted the 3 places.sqlite files and the 3 favicon.sqlite files. I then quit Firefox and restarted it. I checked for the files and 2 of the places.sqlite and 2 of the favicon.sqlite files had been recreated. However, it did not help, the same bookmark folders are still empty when I open them using the menus at the top of the screen.
Any other suggestions?
Do you also see all bookmarks in the Bookmarks Manager (Library; Show All Bookmarks) ?
You can add the "Bookmarks Menu" button that shows the bookmarks in a drop-down list to the Navigation Toolbar via these steps:
- click the bookshelf icon on the Navigation Toolbar or alternatively use the Library menu in the "3-bar" Firefox menu button drop-down list
- click Bookmarks
- click "Bookmarking Tools", then click "Add Bookmarks Menu to Toolbar"
You can also drag the Bookmarks Menu button from the Customize palette to the Navigation Toolbar
See also "How do I add the Bookmarks Menu button to the toolbar?":
Yes, all bookmarks show up there. I have placed a Bookmark Menu button in the Navigation Toolbar. Thanks for all the suggestions and help....much appreciated!!