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I always used Ctrl +D to bookmark a page; Firefox would offer up an option for me to select where I wanted to bookmark be placed.

Now when I use Ctrl +D Firefox is automatically placing the bookmark for me (states 'Saved in Library') and I'm having to open up 'All Bookmarks', selecting the recently added bookmark and moving it to where I want it stored.

This is very annoying and I can't find a solution to correct it.

Maybe you know how to?

I always used Ctrl +D to bookmark a page; Firefox would offer up an option for me to select where I wanted to bookmark be placed. Now when I use Ctrl +D Firefox is automatically placing the bookmark for me (states 'Saved in Library') and I'm having to open up 'All Bookmarks', selecting the recently added bookmark and moving it to where I want it stored. This is very annoying and I can't find a solution to correct it. Maybe you know how to?

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You probably need to turn on the "show the editor" setting. After adding a bookmark, the star in the address bar should turn blue. Click the star, then find the "show editor when saving" setting. Here is a screenshot from a couple versions back for reference:

Does that work?

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Press <Control> D again. This should open a window with that bookmark's data inside. From here you can edit the data.

Press <Control> D again. This should open a window with that bookmark's data inside. From here you can edit the data.
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You probably need to turn on the "show the editor" setting. After adding a bookmark, the star in the address bar should turn blue. Click the star, then find the "show editor when saving" setting. Here is a screenshot from a couple versions back for reference:

Does that work?

You probably need to turn on the "show the editor" setting. After adding a bookmark, the star in the address bar should turn blue. Click the star, then find the "show editor when saving" setting. Here is a screenshot from a couple versions back for reference: <center><img src="https://prod-cdn.sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2019-03-09-15-37-16-757c9c.png"></center> Does that work?
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