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How do i delete the Separators on the Bookmarks Toolbar (4.0)

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I cant select or delete the separators. New version (4.0) made my links separate too much and i dont like them off screen so by removing the separators they fit just the way i need them, i just cant figure out how.

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TonyE
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Open up the Bookmarks sidebar (keyboard shortcut Command+B), you can then select the separators by clicking on them, and then press the Delete key.

sebadaba 0 solutions 1 answers

I tried but did not delete them. I also tried clicking on the separator and right-clicked then chose delete, which did not help, either. Appreciate any help.

cor-el
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Open the Bookmarks Manager and select the Bookmarks Toolbar folder in the left pane.
Then you can easily remove separators on that toolbar in the right pane.


Modified by cor-el

Baghel 0 solutions 1 answers

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Just Press "Ctrl + B". You'll see Bookmarks menu on Left side of screen. Here you go. Remove all unwanted separators you wish to remove by selecting and deleting them.

birdboy48 0 solutions 2 answers

I am still running XP, and here's how I get rid of extra separators :

Open the "Bookmarks" tab in the upper toolbar like you normally would. Click "Show all Bookmarks"- this opens a frame called "Library". You will see two places named "Bookmarks Menu". Open either one of them and you will see a version of your bookmarks list. Scroll down and right-click the separators you want to delete.

Gosh, there's the option to delete them !  Go ahead and do it.

Why you can't just delete them in this very same manner from the list that you normally use is a mystery to me, but for some reason you can't.

Modified by birdboy48