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Manually rearranged bookmarks

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I've manually rearranged my bookmarks in the Library window by following the steps shown in the "Rearranging manually" section of https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/sort-bookmarks-quickly-find-ones-you-want#w_rearranging-manually

  • How can I get the new arrangement to be displayed in the "Recently Bookmarked" window?

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  • Can I delete the "Recently Bookmarked" window so the manually-rearranged bookmarks in the Library window are displayed in the "Recently Bookmarked" window?

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"Recently Bookmarked" is like a survey of recently saved bookmarks. No real "folder" or method for the user to affect that. "Time" and user actions will change that. It is a "Smart folder".

POS - IMO. First thing I delete in a new Profile. I don't even use the (Ctrl + D) / "Save a new Bookmark" feature at all. Just "Drag'n'Drop" a "new bookmark" into a folder on the Bookmarks Toolbar or the Bookmarks Sidebar; dislike all the 'newfangled' feature, still stuck in the IE5.5 / Firefox 1.0 era.

And rearrangement doesn't affect Recently Bookmarked "folder" or the former Unsorted Bookmarks folder that was previously used and was replaced by "Recently".

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I'd like go directly to the bookmarks in the "Show all bookmarks" page

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"Show All Bookmarks" always starts in the "Other Bookmarks" category, which doesn't have its own toolbar button. The optional "Bookmarks Menu button" () does have a fly-out list for Other Bookmarks so you could try that one. To add that button, either:

(A) Use the Customize panel (Customize Firefox controls, buttons and toolbars) to drag the icon to the desired spot on the toolbar

(B) Use the method from Bookmarks in Firefox - section entitled: How do I add the Bookmarks Menu button to the toolbar?

  • Click the "Library" button:
  • Click "Bookmarks"
  • Click "Bookmarking Tools"
  • Click "Add Bookmarks Menu to Toolbar"

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Why doesn't the "Recently Bookmarked" page show the bookmarks I've accessed most recently?

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gcotterl said

Why doesn't the "Recently Bookmarked" page show the bookmarks I've accessed most recently?

It lists recently added bookmarks, not recently visited bookmarked sites.

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I don't care which bookmarks were recently added.

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gcotterl said

I don't care which bookmarks were recently added.

Me neither, most of the time.

I moved the Library button to the Overflow list (right-click > Pin to Overflow menu) and I use the Bookmarks Menu button instead.

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