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Can't import bookmarks!


Using Firefox 3.6.28 on a PowerMac G4 with OSX 10.4. I have a bookmark.htm file exported from Windows Internet Explorer 8. When I open "Import" in Firefox, the only import options are "Opera" and "Safari". How can I get these IE favorites into my mac Firefox?

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Thanks! That worked. -Terry

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You can import an HTML bookmarks backup in the Library.

  • Bookmarks > Organize Bookmarks > Import & Backup > Import HTML : "From File"

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Thanks! That worked. -Terry

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You're welcome