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Hi -

Formerly when I'd click on bookmarks / bookmark this page, the bookmark directory would pop up so I could edit the name and choose its location. Now it automatically saves to the "other" folder and I have to take another step to bring it back up and edit it.

I must've changed a setting but couldn't find it in Preferences. Am I being dim as usual?

Thanks,

Jeff

Hi - Formerly when I'd click on bookmarks / bookmark this page, the bookmark directory would pop up so I could edit the name and choose its location. Now it automatically saves to the "other" folder and I have to take another step to bring it back up and edit it. I must've changed a setting but couldn't find it in Preferences. Am I being dim as usual? Thanks, Jeff

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Enter about:config in the URL bar and set browser.bookmarks.editDialog.showForNewBookmarks = true.

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TyDraniu
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Enter about:config in the URL bar and set browser.bookmarks.editDialog.showForNewBookmarks = true.

Enter ''about:config'' in the URL bar and set ''browser.bookmarks.editDialog.showForNewBookmarks'' = '''true'''.
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That's it - thanks very much.

That's it - thanks very much.
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For anyone nervous about using about:config, when you see the blue star in the address bar, you can click that and then check the box for "Show editor when saving" on the drop-down panel:

For anyone nervous about using about:config, when you see the blue star in the address bar, you can click that and then check the box for "Show editor when saving" on the drop-down panel: <center><img src="https://prod-cdn.sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2019-05-26-14-04-21-757c9c.png"></center>
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Thanks. First time I've used this board and got two great answers within minutes. Wow.

Thanks. First time I've used this board and got two great answers within minutes. Wow.
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