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Trying to import bookmarks from Safari. According to help it says open file and click on import. When I open file there is no import. So how do I import my bookmarks from Safari ?

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I'm on a Mac with 10.7.2 I'm trying to import my bookmarks from Safari to FireFox. When I open the "file" to click on import like the instructions say there is no "import" in file. So how do I import my Safari bookmarks to FireFox ?

I'm on a Mac with 10.7.2 I'm trying to import my bookmarks from Safari to FireFox. When I open the "file" to click on import like the instructions say there is no "import" in file. So how do I import my Safari bookmarks to FireFox ?

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You can find the Import menu entry in the Bookmarks Manager (Library)

  • Bookmarks > Show All Bookmarks > Import & Backup (third icon with star) > Import Data from Another Browser
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You can find the Import menu entry in the Bookmarks Manager (Library)

  • Bookmarks > Show All Bookmarks > Import & Backup (third icon with star) > Import Data from Another Browser
You can find the Import menu entry in the Bookmarks Manager (Library) *Bookmarks > Show All Bookmarks > Import & Backup (third icon with star) > Import Data from Another Browser *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Import_bookmarks

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That solved my problem. Thank you so much !

That solved my problem. Thank you so much !
cksk2011 0 solutions 2 answers

I've tried all of that but the last step with import Data from another Browser it will not highlight and I am unable to still get my Bookmarks off... Any ideas what to do? Thanks!

I've tried all of that but the last step with import Data from another Browser it will not highlight and I am unable to still get my Bookmarks off... Any ideas what to do? Thanks!
cor-el
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Make sure that you do not run Firefox in permanent Private Browsing mode.

Make sure that you do not run Firefox in permanent Private Browsing mode. *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Private+Browsing
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I don't have that activated either.. :-s

I don't have that activated either.. :-s