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How do I export just ONE bookmark folder for copying to another computer?

I have multiple Bookmark folders. I want to export (and then import) just ONE of the folders to another computer. When I go through the EXPORT BOOKMARKS TO HTML proces… (read more)

I have multiple Bookmark folders. I want to export (and then import) just ONE of the folders to another computer.

When I go through the EXPORT BOOKMARKS TO HTML process the html document created contains ALL 18 FOLDERS even though at the time of creating the document, at the bottom of the export menu page in the "NAME" slot it showed just the name of the folder I wanted to export.

As far as I know there is no way to edit the html document to delete the unwanted folders. If there is, please share the information.

Thank you for your assistance.

Asked by Leah3 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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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 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 10 months ago

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corrupted/broken bookmarks

I need help. I have a number of old bookmark files saved and I am not able to get the saved files to load. I try to load these and they come up as text. no active or clic… (read more)

I need help. I have a number of old bookmark files saved and I am not able to get the saved files to load. I try to load these and they come up as text. no active or clickable links. I really need to get this issue fixed as I am trying to locate certain things and don't recall where I originally located them online. Can someone maybe call me and see if they can help me. I will explain in further detail then. Thank you so much.

Asked by ted.lease 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 11 months ago

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Will the import process for bookmarks import duplicates or will it filter out the copies?

I've used FF for years. I recently tried Chrome and imported to Chrome from FF all my FF bookmarks and data. While using Chrome I've added book marks and more. I want to … (read more)

I've used FF for years. I recently tried Chrome and imported to Chrome from FF all my FF bookmarks and data. While using Chrome I've added book marks and more. I want to import back to FF from Chrome bookmarks that were added into Chrome. Is FF's import tool smart enough to filter out from the import all the copies that already exist in FF? Or what is the best method for importing everything?

Asked by lolaiii 12 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 months ago

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Reinstalled Ubuntu and now my bookmarks and extensions are gone

I had to reinstall Ubuntu 20.04 because I removed vital Python 2 and 3 and it broke. Before doing this I was logged into my Firefox profile and should have had my bookmar… (read more)

I had to reinstall Ubuntu 20.04 because I removed vital Python 2 and 3 and it broke. Before doing this I was logged into my Firefox profile and should have had my bookmarks and extensions synced. I do not see any reason why this would not be the case. However, after my reinstall of Ubuntu and logging into Firefox profile all of my bookmarks and extensions are gone. I tried checking around Firefox and it only shows bookmarks and extensions from after my reinstall. I have not performed a backup since I reinstalled Ubuntu, but those bookmarks are there. So I don't understand why I can't find my old bookmarks and extensions from before my Ubuntu issue, because I was logged into my Firefox account. My Firefox account information should have been saved to my account not my computer anyway. Please help me I had a lot of important bookmarks on there, but can't remember all of them.

Asked by Scott 12 months ago

Last reply by Nabeel 8 months ago

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How do I get rid of the extremely annoying and useless "Other Bookmarks" folder which I NEVER use?

How do I get rid of the extremely annoying and useless "Other Bookmarks" folder which I NEVER use? This forum is misleading because it says only 3 people have this proble… (read more)

How do I get rid of the extremely annoying and useless "Other Bookmarks" folder which I NEVER use? This forum is misleading because it says only 3 people have this problem. I'm sure there are many thousands but it is almost impossible to comment or reply. It was a major puzzle for me to get this far. Firefox should to make a simple list of bookmarks available, when you have the Bookmarks symbol on the toolbar. It should be the default instead of hiding them in "other folders". If someone wants to make it more complex they easily can add folders. The default now is too complex and difficult to change. Every time I need to add the Firefox browser to a new operating system I need to do extensive research and fiddling just to simplify because I cannot remember the gymnastics I had to go through the last time.This time it made me so exasperated I nearly gave up went to Edge.

Asked by robby2499 12 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 12 months ago

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Bookmarks Missing After Laptop Sent in for Repair

Hi all, I have had an account signed in to Firefox browser that held tens and tens of bookmarks. I had all my bookmarks linked to my profile before I sent it in for repai… (read more)

Hi all,

I have had an account signed in to Firefox browser that held tens and tens of bookmarks. I had all my bookmarks linked to my profile before I sent it in for repair.

I received my laptop a couple of days ago and I can see the web history going back to when I purchased the laptop, but there are no bookmarks (save a single one) from before I sent in my laptop for repair.

I looked at the about:profiles but one is a default profile with no history and one is default-release with my web history (and one bookmark). Neither have my the entirety of my bookmarks.

Please let me know if there's anything I can do to recover my BMs.

Thanks.

Asked by kadrii 11 months ago

Last reply by Scribe 11 months ago

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no history or bookmarks, tried everything

I've tried every solution already on this forum. I've gone from 1) never seeing any history or being able to save a bookmark, to 2) being able to save them and have histo… (read more)

I've tried every solution already on this forum. I've gone from 1) never seeing any history or being able to save a bookmark, to 2) being able to save them and have history while the browser is open (they'd vanish when I'd close it), to 3) now history and bookmarks will stay if I close the browser, but as soon as my computer is turned off and on again, they are gone. So I guess there's progress being made, but I still would like to have a fully-functioning browser. I've uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox several times, hoping that would fix it. Please help.

Asked by icenogle.rachel 11 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 11 months ago

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Restore lost bookmarks?

Because FireFox has been running so slowly, a few minutes ago I chose to Refresh FireFox. The web page said bookmarks and other things would be preserved, but after the … (read more)

Because FireFox has been running so slowly, a few minutes ago I chose to Refresh FireFox. The web page said bookmarks and other things would be preserved, but after the refresh FireFox has no bookmarks. I have tried the Restore option under Import and Backups on the Library panel and chose the most recent listing (dated today), but FireFox says "Unable to process the backup file". It also can't process any other, earlier, entry listed.

Is there anything I can do to try to get my bookmarks back, or has FireFox totally hosed me?

Thanks,

Tom Halgren xxxxxxxxx@xxxxx.xxx

(email address removed by moderator; please do not post personal information on a public website; Forum rules and guidelines)

Asked by tahalgren 11 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 months ago

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Sorting Bookmark Folders

Can Bookmark folders get sorted automatically so that they appear withing the context of all sorted bookmarks, rather than at the top? (I mean within the context of a boo… (read more)

Can Bookmark folders get sorted automatically so that they appear withing the context of all sorted bookmarks, rather than at the top? (I mean within the context of a bookmarked folder.) For example, suppose I have a Bookmarks Folder called Folder A. Its contents look like: Folder Folder Bookmark Bookmark...

But what i want is: Bookmark Bookmark Folder Bookmark Folder (Alpha order assumed.) I want them strictly alpha, regardless of file/folder property, as displayed in 'ls -l'. Having to do this manually is annoying.

Asked by bluecrab22 11 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 months ago

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Restoring bookmarks

Hi, I have many important work-related bookmarks associated with Mozilla. When last update came on 20th October 2020, Mozilla crashed all of sudden and not at all opening… (read more)

Hi,

I have many important work-related bookmarks associated with Mozilla. When last update came on 20th October 2020, Mozilla crashed all of sudden and not at all opening, so again downgraded to version 8.01. After I lost all my bookmarks data which I need them desperately. I tried unistalling and re-installed & tried to fetch my old data but no fruitful result yet. Kindly help me to get back my data.

Regards, Devaraj

Asked by devaraj.hk016 11 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 11 months ago

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how to find a bookmark?

Hello, I have many bookmarks, among them is an X address hidden ....somewhere. I would like to find a bookmark, which contains the address X. Please give me some hint … (read more)

Hello,

I have many bookmarks, among them is an X address hidden ....somewhere. I would like to find a bookmark, which contains the address X.

Please give me some hint

Asked by czarek prv 11 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 months ago

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Tabs gone after a restart

Hi group, over the years I encounterd sevaral times that my tabs were gone after a restart Since (I guess) version 60 this has not happened again so I thought it was fixe… (read more)

Hi group, over the years I encounterd sevaral times that my tabs were gone after a restart Since (I guess) version 60 this has not happened again so I thought it was fixed, untill today

By accident I closed Firefox, and after it had restarted all my tabs were gone, despite the fact that I have "restore previous" set in my preferences

I would like to hear If there is a way to save these tabs outside FF and how to do that

TIA Spikebyt from the Netherlands in Europe

Asked by Spikebyt 11 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 11 months ago