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Top Level Icon (Shortcut) to get to Manage Bookmarks – i.e. here: Ctrl+Shift+O?

I understand that the "Bookmarks Menu" Icon (see attached pic) can be used and then: 2) "Manage Bookmarks" can be selected (to get to the "Manage Bookmarks" <selection… (read more)

I understand that the "Bookmarks Menu" Icon (see attached pic) can be used and then: 2) "Manage Bookmarks" can be selected (to get to the "Manage Bookmarks" <selection> screen).

But is there a 1-click Icon solution to access "Manage Bookmarks" (other than the keyboard one)? Or is there a link address that would access the "Manage Bookmarks" screen directly?

Asked by Mrmb2000-Firefox 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Fixed - After A Bookmarks' Library [Restore] Function, Tag Bookmark Names & Folders Show Duplicated

Something went wrong w/ the mouse, some of my tags disappeared & wasn't able to recover them via Ctrl+Z, so I decided to perform my 1st [Restore] (never had to do 1 b… (read more)

Something went wrong w/ the mouse, some of my tags disappeared & wasn't able to recover them via Ctrl+Z, so I decided to perform my 1st [Restore] (never had to do 1 before), since I had just recently done an [Export Bookmarks] & a [Backup]. Everything seems to have gone Ok, except that for every tag, all of the bookmarks listed under the [Name] column are duplicated. When I right-click & [Show In Folder], they both show in the same folder. When going onto their folder, they are only shown once, so there are no duplicates there. When I attempt to [Delete] 1 of the 2 duplicate entries they both get [Deleted], so I can only conclude that they are 1 in the same. But the question remains, "How can I fix this duplicate condition?"

Another related & interesting behavior is that, from any bookmark folder where you can clearly see there are no duplicated bookmarks, when you do a [Search] from the top-right-hand search-box, the "results" are also "duplicated", although you might need to sort them by clicking on the [Name] column control. So, I can go to any bookmark folder & clearly see that there are no duplicate bookmarks, but when you do a [Search], that's when you get duplicate entries. That leads me to believe that this is the result of the [Search] function, & thus for some odd reason the [Search] is generating "duplicate entries". And then perhaps, both the [Tag]s & the [Search] function are related.

Also, this "duplication" does not happen on newer added bookmarks, after the [Restore] was executed, & it's only a phenomenon that affects those bookmarks that were saved by the Bookmarks' Library [Backup] function, & thus this anomaly was introduced by the [Backup].

Actually, I just realized the problem is more complicated than I thought. The reason any search results in "duplicate bookmarks" is because there are 2 sets of folders, 1 set above the other, & if you don't scroll down all the way you won't see it. So that's why there are actually "2 Sets Of Bookmarks", because there are "2 Sets Of Folders", 1 above the other. The problem is that when you delete any "Duplicate Bookmark" you delete them both, & not just 1 of the 2 bookmarks.

I wonder if it would work, to "Delete All Bookmarks" & then do a [Restore]?

Could "Mozilla Support" answer that?

Don't know why every time I attempt to [Post A Reply] & get an "Error",... So I'm going to post my reply right here,...

Fix: (2024-02-19) Of course, I did some testing before I concluded what was the best approach, but since I noticed all of the "Bookmarks Folders" were duplicated under [Bookmarks Menu], an easy fix is to go to the "bottom duplicated folder", right on top of the [Other Bookmarks] folder, & "Select It" (by clicking on it) & [Delete] it (w/ the [Delete] key on your keyboard). Do this 1 by 1, until you reach the "bottom folder" of the bookmarks' folder you certainly don't want to delete. Close Firefox & then reopen it - to make sure Firefox takes care of any garbage-collection. Then do your Bookmarks' Library [Export Bookmarks To HTML] followed by a [Backup], & you are good to go.

Actually, I don't know what introduced the error. Don't know if it was Firefox's [Restore] function, or it could have been me (by accident) w/ some "unnoticed & unexpected" move of the mouse/trackball, which accidentally duplicated all of the folders w/o me noticing, & that is why all of the "Bookmarks" were "duplicated".

Happy Firefox Browsing,...

Asked by Jimmy 1 week ago

Answered by Jimmy 2 days ago

Factory Reset For Firefox

Hello, I accidentally transferred my Google Chrome data to Firefox, and as a result, all my bookmarks, passwords, email addresses, and everything else ended up in Firefox… (read more)

Hello, I accidentally transferred my Google Chrome data to Firefox, and as a result, all my bookmarks, passwords, email addresses, and everything else ended up in Firefox. I do not want this, and I want a fresh installation of Firefox with no bookmarks or saved passwords. Please help me with this.

Asked by Oğuzhan 4 months ago

Last reply by Terry 4 months ago

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"Manage bookmarks" always opens at "other bookmarks" (which is empty).

Hi, Folks. When I open "manage bookmarks" (Library), why does it always open at "other bookmarks"? This is at the very bottom of the alphabetical list (and empty) so I al… (read more)

Hi, Folks. When I open "manage bookmarks" (Library), why does it always open at "other bookmarks"? This is at the very bottom of the alphabetical list (and empty) so I always have to scroll back up to the top. I've got a lot of bookmarks, so this is extremely irritating. How do I change this? I've searched for an answer. The only likely solutions suggest removing the "other bookmarks" folder, but the description of how to do that doesn't work. Nowhere can I find a "remove other bookmarks" option. And the delete option is greyed out.

I don't necessarily need to hide or remove it, as long as I can get the bookmarks manager/Library to open at the top, ie. "Bookmarks Menu".

Cheers, Ian

Asked by IanStar 3 weeks ago

Answered by IanStar 3 weeks ago

New 123.0 update broke bookmarks toolbar only in private browser

The update to version 123.0 seems to have an issue. When I open a private browsing window, the bookmarks bar does not show. When I select always show, which is already … (read more)

The update to version 123.0 seems to have an issue. When I open a private browsing window, the bookmarks bar does not show. When I select always show, which is already selected ... it will show the bookmarks bar ... but if I go to a site or open a new tab it disappears again unless I select always show again, or hit ctrl shift b ... A fix would be great. Thanks so much

Asked by john.lingner 5 hours ago

Last reply by john.lingner 4 hours ago

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Choosing a Bookmark from a Folders in the Bookmarks Toolbar Reverts Back to Main Page

Hi. I have several folders in the Bookmarks Toolbar. After selecting a bookmark from a folder, the next time I go into Bookmarks, I am taken back to the main Bookmarks p… (read more)

Hi. I have several folders in the Bookmarks Toolbar. After selecting a bookmark from a folder, the next time I go into Bookmarks, I am taken back to the main Bookmarks page and I have to go to Bookmarks Toolbar and select the folder all over again. This was broken 2 releases ago. Please fix !!!

Asked by jason_cheng 2 years ago

Answered by jason_cheng 2 years ago

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Can not Remove Bookmark

Hi I Can not remove Bookmarks. I test all usual ways but nothing happened!i first i test manage Bookmarks and select delete but it did not work... then i made my own a… (read more)

Hi I Can not remove Bookmarks. I test all usual ways but nothing happened!i first i test manage Bookmarks and select delete but it did not work... then i made my own account and nothing change... steal i can not delete bookmarks.

 Please help me. 

Thank you

Asked by elaheh_bahrami_99 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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my saved passwords are gone

i opened firefox (v.95) and tried opening up my email and found that all my saved passwords were gone from firefox on my computer. it said i should crate a firefox accoun… (read more)

i opened firefox (v.95) and tried opening up my email and found that all my saved passwords were gone from firefox on my computer. it said i should crate a firefox account to get my logins back so i did and i still could not access any of my web logins. so i searched the help pages. opened up my profile n made a backup of my key3, key4, n loginjson files, downloaded v.91 firefox esr and copied my key3 file into a new profile.

so i still dont have my web logins ... n now i have an outdated version of firefox with none of my bookmarks either. im sick of troubleshooting n my wifi is almost out for the month.

how do i get my web logins and bookmarks back so i dont have to spend hundreds of hours recreating them?

Asked by redfoxole 2 years ago

Last reply by dpt150v 1 year ago

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Access bookmarks from old computer

My other computer was recently stolen and when I logged into Firefox on my new one, none of the bookmarks were there. I can see my old laptop under connected services in … (read more)

My other computer was recently stolen and when I logged into Firefox on my new one, none of the bookmarks were there. I can see my old laptop under connected services in "Firefox accounts" and wonder if there's a way to access them from there somehow.

Note: I double checked which profile I was logged into (suggestion from forum) and switched to the other one, but it shows the same thing. I also tried to "sync" as soon as I logged in on the new computer, but none of my old bookmarks show up after doing this either.

Any help is greatly appreciated!

Asked by fmgonzal08 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Collections

I am using collections (save to collection) but as I now have twenty the old collections are deleted automatically - where qre my elder collections - can i find them some… (read more)

I am using collections (save to collection) but as I now have twenty the old collections are deleted automatically - where qre my elder collections - can i find them somewhere on my android device or are they lost forever?

Asked by ettyl 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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Adding bookmarks using a mouse

My dad is almost 89 years old. He is NOT TECH SAVVY. I have him using a trackball mouse. His hands are HUGE and his fingers are numb. Somehow, he is inadvertently a… (read more)

My dad is almost 89 years old. He is NOT TECH SAVVY. I have him using a trackball mouse. His hands are HUGE and his fingers are numb.

Somehow, he is inadvertently adding bookmarks to the bookmark bar. I do not know how he is doing this but he'll call and ask me to "put Gmail back on the bar". When I go over, there are a gazillion new bookmarks which pushes his Gmail bookmark beyond the >> spot. I have to delete these umpteen extra bookmarks so that the Gmail bookmark is visible again. Yesterday, I decided to move Gmail to the far left, hoping these accidental bookmarks he creates won't push it off the bar. The bookmarks he "creates" are specific gmail conversations, or facebook pages, or Publisher's Clearing House pages (he LOVES PCH games and plays them constantly).

HOW IS HE DOING THIS? He doesn't know enough to click the star button. He doesn't know about using the Ctrl and D keys to create a new bookmark. It's driving me BATTY. I'm sure he's somehow doing this using his mouse (clicking both right/left simultaneously but not aware of doing so).

Thanks in advance for helping a daughter keep her sanity ...

Asked by romiha 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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How can I transfer bookmarks from a pc to an iMac

How can I transfer bookmarks from a pc to an iMac? You should have a button to click on that prompts you to put in a thumb drive and it automatically copies bookmarks an… (read more)

How can I transfer bookmarks from a pc to an iMac? You should have a button to click on that prompts you to put in a thumb drive and it automatically copies bookmarks and you just have to transfer it to the other computer. And why can't you customize bookmarks with different colors and fonts? It would make it easier to find what you're looking for.

Asked by garmasters 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Menu Bar on Chromebook

Hi Community. I have used Firefiox for years on Android phones and my Windows devices. Now I have a Chrome tablet I want to use in place of a Windows laptop I cannot get … (read more)

Hi Community. I have used Firefiox for years on Android phones and my Windows devices. Now I have a Chrome tablet I want to use in place of a Windows laptop I cannot get the desktop to show the Menu Bar. Any suggestions?

Asked by Chris Rowley 2 years ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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https://espanol.yahoo.com/?p=us - Why do i get this page when English is my chosen Language?

Each time I go to yahoo.com, I'm sent to espanol.yahoo.com. How do I get my English version Back? My current Language is English. don't know how to handle this> … (read more)

Each time I go to yahoo.com, I'm sent to espanol.yahoo.com. How do I get my English version Back? My current Language is English. don't know how to handle this>

Asked by L_Kimby 1 year ago

Answered by L_Kimby 1 year ago

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After creating bookmark, Links are not getting added/showed.

At Version : 97.0.1 Firefox web browser -When i have added the link as bookmark to the one of the folder, Once its saved it isn't showing up in the folder in BOOKMAR… (read more)

At Version : 97.0.1 Firefox web browser -When i have added the link as bookmark to the one of the folder, Once its saved it isn't showing up in the folder in BOOKMARK Toolbar. So not sure whats the issue happened. Please help to fix this issue.

Asked by Karthik S 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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restore bookmarks from old to new Firefox on same computer

I'm running Mojave on an Imac. I have just installed Firefox 2, updating from an older Firefox. All bookmarks are saved in a bookmarks backup .jsonlz4 file in the origina… (read more)

I'm running Mojave on an Imac. I have just installed Firefox 2, updating from an older Firefox. All bookmarks are saved in a bookmarks backup .jsonlz4 file in the original Firefox Profiles folder on the Mac. I have done Import & Backup / Restore / Choose file to no avail. Nothing happened, and there are no bookmarks under the bookmark dropdown on the new Firefox browser.

The path to the Profiles backup folder runs through several levels of hidden folders. Using Terminal, I've managed to unhide all but one stubborn Library folder that is preventing me from navigating to the Profiles backup file to select it for restoration. I managed to unhide the backup file itself and save a copy to the desktop. I'm guessing that the desktop copy is not going to help me, because I'll need the path to point back to the Profiles folder.

I'm stumped. How can I transfer these bookmarks to Firefox 2? It shouldn't be this hard.

Asked by katosul 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Bookmark Padding in New Firefox Versions 2

It is sad, I think, that Mozilla/Firefox is willing to close/archive a thread that is not really solved or has reared its ugly head again in versions since the release of… (read more)

It is sad, I think, that Mozilla/Firefox is willing to close/archive a thread that is not really solved or has reared its ugly head again in versions since the release of 93 (we are now at 97.0.2). I came to this site and registered because I am still having this issue as of 3/6/2022...arg!

I have tried the 3 recommended solutions, with no affect:

I have, as one article suggested, cleared my cache and cookies, started and restarted Firefox; the only thing I have not tried is removing it from my computer and using Chrome (I'm told it is a better browser anyway) as some responders have eluded to.

I hope that responders like "jscher2000, Kymber" will continue the champion this issue until Mozilla gets it "Really" fixed.

Thanks for listening, Wayne

BTW, heres what my dropdowns look like today 3/6/2022 6:17 PM Arizona time.

Asked by waynelfuller49 1 year ago

Answered by MarkRH 1 year ago