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Problem importing bookmarks

Hi. I recently reinstalled Windows 10, and so, reinstalled Firefox. I had a HTML bookmark file which I had exported from my Firefox before. It is a 3MB file containing ov… (read more)

Hi. I recently reinstalled Windows 10, and so, reinstalled Firefox. I had a HTML bookmark file which I had exported from my Firefox before. It is a 3MB file containing over 200 bookmarks organized into folders. When I import it, nothing happens! Only about 10 of the bookmarks (last added bookmarks I guess) are added to the bookmarks menu. So there is two major problems: 1. I want all of my bookmarks imported. 2. I want them in the "folders" the way I categorized them before, NOT just a few links scattered in the bookmarks menu! that's absolutely useless.

This will be a huge time-consuming task to add and organize 200 bookmarks again manually. If Firefox can't solve this, I will definitely migrate to Chrome.

Asked by Hard Grip 6 days ago

Same problem from v. 80.0 is back in 82.0 to current 83.0

I posted this problem back when v.80.0 was out. It was later fixed, but now it's back. Loading an external bookmark as the default start page in v.83.0 and using it as t… (read more)

I posted this problem back when v.80.0 was out. It was later fixed, but now it's back.

Loading an external bookmark as the default start page in v.83.0 and using it as the default bookmark (file:///C:/Mine/Testing/BOOKMARK.HTM) creates an error.

The error is that clicking on any url in the bookmark to visit and then clicking the top left arrow to return will always bring you to the top of the bookmark. It used to bring you back to the same location on the bookmark. Now, it brings you back to the top of the bookmark. Thus making it necessary to scroll back down to the location (url) you just visited. Really annoying to have to keep do this in order to return to your original location in the bookmark.

Hope someone can help again.


jscher2000 (jscher2000) helped and filed a bug report back then....... https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1636364

Asked by edbench 5 days ago

In English:

In English: I got Firefox 83.0 - the update took place a few hours ago. Now I noticed that all the folders in my "Symbolleiste" (symbol bar?) in the third row of my Firef… (read more)

In English: I got Firefox 83.0 - the update took place a few hours ago. Now I noticed that all the folders in my "Symbolleiste" (symbol bar?) in the third row of my Firefox window are empty! The folder names are still there as before the update, but with no contents any more. Please fix this massive mistake. I don't want to loose all my Bookmarks in the symbol bar due to this update! In German: Ich habe Firefox 83.0 - der letzte Update erfolgte for wenigen Stunden. Nun stelle ich fest, dass die Inhalte der Ordner in meiner Symbolleiste leer sind: Die Ordner in der Symbolleiste bestehen zwar noch wie vor dem Update, aber die Ordner sind leer. Bitte korrigieren Sie diesen massiven Fehler. Ich will nicht durch den Firefox-Update alle meine Bookmarks in den Symbolleisten verlieren!

Asked by achim19 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Bookmarks Toolbar

After the last update { Version 84.0b1 (64-bit) } when i add a bookmark in the bookmarks folder ,the folder appears in the Bookmarks toolbar items how can i remove it ? … (read more)

After the last update { Version 84.0b1 (64-bit) } when i add a bookmark in the bookmarks folder ,the folder appears in the Bookmarks toolbar items how can i remove it ?

Asked by Konstant Man 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

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MNS/Bing home page shows up when I open Mozilla/Fire Fox and I can't view bookmarks.

Every time I try to open Mozilla/Fire Fox, the home page for Bing shows up and I can't view my bookmarks. I don't want this page to show up. Please HELP! Thanks, Ralph … (read more)

Every time I try to open Mozilla/Fire Fox, the home page for Bing shows up and I can't view my bookmarks. I don't want this page to show up. Please HELP!

Thanks,

Ralph

Asked by ralph.navarino 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 days ago

add a bookmark on home screen

I want to add a bookmark to a URL on my android home page. I found an answer on this site stating that I had to choose page on the menu from the page I want to bookmark. … (read more)

I want to add a bookmark to a URL on my android home page. I found an answer on this site stating that I had to choose page on the menu from the page I want to bookmark. but there is non such option in the menu. On another post I found that it was possible from the bookmark screen, but on this screen the context menu of each entry only contains edit, copy, share, open .. end delete, but no option to add to home.

so how ?

Asked by tseunevel 3 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 2 days ago

Safefrom.net bookmark problem

Hi, everyone, I'm pretty new around here. I installed Savefrom.net helper and it installed an addon and a bookmark in my browser. Then I uninstalled it from my PC and uni… (read more)

Hi, everyone, I'm pretty new around here. I installed Savefrom.net helper and it installed an addon and a bookmark in my browser. Then I uninstalled it from my PC and uninstalled the addon. But the bookmark is still there. Everytime I close and reopen Firefox it is stays there and it's pretty annoying tbh. I tried starting in Safe Mode and two antivirus programs (Malwarbyte and Avast). No help. What can I do?

Asked by jalalgurbanov 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

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can't import bookmarks HTML file

Hi. I've been following the instructions to try and import my bookmark folders from my old laptop to the Firefox toolbar on my new laptop, but the process isn't working. … (read more)

Hi. I've been following the instructions to try and import my bookmark folders from my old laptop to the Firefox toolbar on my new laptop, but the process isn't working. I press Library->Bookmarks->Show All Bookmarks->Import Bookmarks From HTML->highlight Bookmarks.html on desktop->Open, and nothing happens. Would someone be able to tell me what I'm missing?

Asked by polarbearasleep 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

Bookmarks keep sorting alphabetically

Hi. Since I reinstalled my laptop, Firefox bookmarks have been misbehaving. The toolbar is continually sorting itself alphabetically when i start Firefox. The bookmark so… (read more)

Hi. Since I reinstalled my laptop, Firefox bookmarks have been misbehaving. The toolbar is continually sorting itself alphabetically when i start Firefox. The bookmark sort view is set to no sort. Firefox sync is disabled. What could be causing this please?

Asked by Nigel 2 days ago

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no import /export option when i click libary

My laptop is getting a new hard drive but I want to save my bookmarks from Mozilla . i googled it but i have no import /export option when i click libary Thanks in adva… (read more)

My laptop is getting a new hard drive but I want to save my bookmarks from Mozilla . i googled it but i have no import /export option when i click libary Thanks in advance

Asked by gavdjohns 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

All my bookmarks have disappeared

Hi! Hoping someone can help. I opened Firefox and all of my bookmarks have vanished. The folders that used to contain them are still there and have my custom names, but … (read more)

Hi! Hoping someone can help.

I opened Firefox and all of my bookmarks have vanished. The folders that used to contain them are still there and have my custom names, but the folders are all empty.

I'm tried to restore the bookmarks from the backup within Firefox and it does not work.

I really need these for work and need help restoring them as soon as possible.

Can anyone help?

Asked by poormojo1 1 day ago

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Bookmark to actions (go back/forward one page, reload/home page) bar

Hi. I'd like to ask whether it is possible to somehow move bookmark from Bookmarks Toolbar to actions bar, particularly near "Home page" button. Because when I open "Cust… (read more)

Hi. I'd like to ask whether it is possible to somehow move bookmark from Bookmarks Toolbar to actions bar, particularly near "Home page" button. Because when I open "Customize" my Bookmarks Toolbar gets folded and therefore I cannot place anything but extension shortcuts there.

Asked by Hamzak 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 12 hours ago

Cannot Turn off bookmark alphasort

Since a recent Firefox update, Firefox has alpha-sorted my bookmarks automatically and I cannot turn this new feature off - this is annoying! I want to custom organise th… (read more)

Since a recent Firefox update, Firefox has alpha-sorted my bookmarks automatically and I cannot turn this new feature off - this is annoying!

I want to custom organise the order of my bookmarks - NOT by alpha-sorting.

The 'sort by name' menu option does not have a counter option - ie 'DO NOT sort bookmarks'

So how do I turn off book mark sorting ???

Asked by bloodline1 55 minutes ago

Last reply by FredMcD 11 minutes ago

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I can't add or remove bookmarks from the bookmarks menu or bookmarks bar and I've completely removed and reinstalled Firefox.

I am not able to add or remove bookmarks. The bookmarks library is empty. I can't restore to any back up bookmarks. I restarted in safe mode. No bookmarks. I reset Firefo… (read more)

I am not able to add or remove bookmarks. The bookmarks library is empty. I can't restore to any back up bookmarks. I restarted in safe mode. No bookmarks. I reset Firefox. No bookmarks. I uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox. No bookmarks. I did a Revo Uninstall and cleared the registry. No bookmarks. I deleted the localstore.rdf. No bookmarks. This is kinda a deal breaker for me. I might have to go to Chrome or IE.

Asked by lynxiana 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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Accurate Bookmark File Sizes Needed Before Reinstall.

I'm about to change Linux distribution and have around 20 thousand links (according to Library and Search). Most of those links are in category folders and sub folders an… (read more)

I'm about to change Linux distribution and have around 20 thousand links (according to Library and Search). Most of those links are in category folders and sub folders and stuff gets routinely deleted when not needed, entire categories are often deleted when done with.

If I backup the current bookmarks, the HTML file comes to 7.7 MiB and JSON file 7.3 MiB. How can I be sure those backup files actually contain my current 20k worth of links??

It just seems a small file size for such a large amount of links. I'm sure I've seen larger backup file sizes than that in the past but it could be that things have changed under the hood and things have got more compressed.

I can't really afford to discover that I've lost a load of links and folders when I come to set Firefox back up in a new distro (using import). It's bad enough Firefox ignores any current layout integrity when bookmarks get imported over into a new set up and I end up having to re-order everything over the following days. But I'm grateful that previous large (but smaller than this) backup bookmark files do usually end up whole.

Thanks.

Asked by dunno 8 years ago

Last reply by dunno 8 years ago