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To point Firefox to a different folder for bookmarks.html do I use double \\ in the User.js string?

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That's what I conclude from the mozillaZine write up "User.js file." If so, the string is:

user_pref("browser.bookmarks.file", "C:\\Users\\Owner\\Dropbox\\Firefox\\bookmarks.html");

Is the double \\ path separator correct?

When I look at other files in about:config where the pref value is a folder path all that shows is a single \ not a double \\.

And yes, I have backed up prefs.js and bookmarks.html.

Thanks very much in advance for your time and attention to my question.

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That is the convention used for the the user.js file.

You also need to turn the backup of bookmarks to the bookmarks.html file.

// backup to bookmarks.html file upon closing Firefox:
user_pref("browser.bookmarks.autoExportHTML", true);