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MISSING in Firefox 19: save bookmark search as a virtual "smart" folder

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After upgrading to Firefox 19, the "Save" button to save a bookmark search as a virtual smart folder is simply missing.

I cannot find a way to save a search as a smart folder.

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John99
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I found a mozillazine thread confirming it was removed in fx19 . It actually surprised me I had not noticed this as I thought I used it fairly frequently.

Reading that thread and other information I get the impression this is part of some greater development plan that I presume will involve the Android and Firefox OS versions. It even seems likely that at some future date this or a similar feature will be re introduced.

Meanwhile the above linked thread mentions this addon to get the option back