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Disable new feature to remember location when adding new bookmark?

Hello, I see that when adding a new bookmark, Firefox now remembers the last used location and sets it by default. I would prefer to keep the previous behaviour of defaul… (read more)

Hello, I see that when adding a new bookmark, Firefox now remembers the last used location and sets it by default. I would prefer to keep the previous behaviour of defaulting to "Other bookmarks". Is there a way to disable it please?

Thank you

Asked by emdubya77 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Bookmarks

Hi My bookmarks are not working when I click on them nothing happens. I've been using Firefox successfully for a number of years so I can't understand why they have sudde… (read more)

Hi My bookmarks are not working when I click on them nothing happens. I've been using Firefox successfully for a number of years so I can't understand why they have suddenly stopped taking me to the bookmarked page! Please help

Asked by nicky6 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

bookmarks wasted space to left of columns

For some reason, my long column (about 1,000 bookmarks) have an intolerable indent space/empty area to the left of each entry...about 2-3 in long and for all bookmarks, s… (read more)

For some reason, my long column (about 1,000 bookmarks) have an intolerable indent space/empty area to the left of each entry...about 2-3 in long and for all bookmarks, so that I have to stretch out the names and reduce my main viewer window as a result.

   IF I try to just move the whole lot leftward, that cuts out the "bookmarks" with the black star as well as search bookmarks entry bar.  A long time ago, I thought it had a left right scroll tab at the very bottom.  All support entries talk about moving the whole column to the right side of the screen-what I need is 1) an ability to move all bookmarks titles to the left edge as much as possible while keeping orientation with the top "star/bookmarks".
   I do use a zoom button for browsing the web, but reducing screen size has nothing to do with the overly fat/wide bookmarks area-there has got to be a way to put it on a diet!!!

BONUS: if anyone knows on a Mac running High Sierra or any other os, how the heck do you increase size of other menus that don't respond to zoom (command + or _)..even ones not on Firefox? Any recommended zoom apps for menus intrinsic to macs in general?

Asked by Olivia is goddess 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Bookmarks toolbar

Suddenly I have Globe Like icons preceding my bookmark listings in bookmarks tool bar,recently bookmarked, other bookmarks that are preventing me from opening any of the … (read more)

Suddenly I have Globe Like icons preceding my bookmark listings in bookmarks tool bar,recently bookmarked, other bookmarks that are preventing me from opening any of the listings. Please, what to do ? many thanks

Asked by bluewater36 6 days ago

Last reply by tjn21 6 days ago

How to change the color on sidebar for my bookmarks

I am new to Firefox and hope I am doing this the right way. I would like to know How to change the color on sidebar for my bookmarks. Its white and hard to see and also m… (read more)

I am new to Firefox and hope I am doing this the right way. I would like to know How to change the color on sidebar for my bookmarks. Its white and hard to see and also make the bookmarks once looked at changed to that website icon?

Thank you for all your help.

Frank

Asked by franick 5 days ago

Why does a New Folder in Bookmarks create a subfolder instead of top-level folder?

I cannot seem to control where a new bookmark folder goes. Each time I do this, it creates a subfolder inside another folder. I have to remember which folder it went into… (read more)

I cannot seem to control where a new bookmark folder goes. Each time I do this, it creates a subfolder inside another folder. I have to remember which folder it went into, then go into Show All Bookmarks and manually drag my new folder out so it's in the main Bookmarks Menu list.

It's only a slight inconvenience but annoying nonetheless. Even if I make sure that "Bookmarks Menu" is selected, it will still put my new folder inside another folder.

Is there a way to prevent this?

Asked by allegrojane 5 days ago

Last reply by tjn21 5 days ago

'*' Bookmarks shortcut shows non-bookmark result first

Hello, Recently I observed following behavior: Ctrl+L to select addres bar. "* " to trigger bookmark shortcuts. I type few letters of my query. The seeked bookmark i… (read more)

Hello,

Recently I observed following behavior:

  1. Ctrl+L to select addres bar.
  2. "* " to trigger bookmark shortcuts.
  3. I type few letters of my query.
  4. The seeked bookmark is shown second on the list. The first results is a nonbookmarked history item.

See attached image for an example.

The issue is this: Why on earth would I bother with the "* " prefix if I wanted a non-bookmark result?

This seems be a recent change. Can this be disabled somehow? Thanks!

Asked by extremegf 5 days ago

Clear or Remove Recently Bookmarked

Hi! Just wondering if, and where, is the option to completely remove, disable or clear out the list of "Recently Bookmarked", from the bookmarks menu? From clicking the … (read more)

Hi!

Just wondering if, and where, is the option to completely remove, disable or clear out the list of "Recently Bookmarked", from the bookmarks menu?

From clicking the icon in the top right, that looks like a stack of books, and then clicking bookmarks, that drop down menu, "Recently Bookmarked".

I do not want that list and find it kinda redundant and annoying to have a list of bookmarks, that I've already bookmarked mind you, sitting there that cannot be removed or cleared. I've searched high and low and can not find an option to remove that list or option. Like a history of bookmarks, that I've already chosen to bookmark.

Bookmarkception I guess was the goal there...

Thanks!

Asked by MushMush 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Resizing bookmark column width doesn't work

User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.14; rv:86.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/86.0 Steps to reproduce: 1.Opening bookmark by command-shift-o 2.Dragging bounda… (read more)

User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.14; rv:86.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/86.0

Steps to reproduce: 1.Opening bookmark by command-shift-o 2.Dragging boundary line of bookmark column (name, url, added date...) to resize the width

Expected results: The width of column is changed

Actual results: The width doesn't changed properly. The column next to dragged one is changed or completely ignores change at all.

Asked by bleepblopp 5 days ago

Last reply by bleepblopp 3 days ago

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Help lost all book marks

updated firefox to the latest edition and have lost all bookmarks. Looked at all the articles tried several and no results still no book marks. Please help. a very sen… (read more)

updated firefox to the latest edition and have lost all bookmarks. Looked at all the articles tried several and no results still no book marks. Please help. a very senior citizen

Asked by stefin5121 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

bookmarks, passwords, and add-ons gone

Hello. I have purchased a new computer and cannot sync my Firefox account with it. The old computer is not working and I had forgotten my Firefox password, so I reset it … (read more)

Hello. I have purchased a new computer and cannot sync my Firefox account with it. The old computer is not working and I had forgotten my Firefox password, so I reset it through the "reset your password" email firefox sent me. After logging in , there is no history of bookmarks, passwords, or add-ons with my account. Does anyone know how i can recover this data?

Asked by Iket1 3 days ago

Last reply by Iket1 2 days ago

Save the same bookmark in multiple folders.

How do I save the same bookmark in multiple folders? (Sometimes it's hard to remember what folder I put a bookmark in: LOTS of folders & some bookmarks are ambiguous/… (read more)

How do I save the same bookmark in multiple folders? (Sometimes it's hard to remember what folder I put a bookmark in: LOTS of folders & some bookmarks are ambiguous/could go in more than one folder; so much easier to find quickly if I had that option.)

Asked by sproulpat 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Favorites toolbar empty - favorites are displayed on main toolbar

Suddenly, my favorites are displayed one the main toolbar, and the favorites toolbar remains empty. Very annoying as the main toolbar does not leave much spaces for favor… (read more)

Suddenly, my favorites are displayed one the main toolbar, and the favorites toolbar remains empty. Very annoying as the main toolbar does not leave much spaces for favorites. The favorites toolbar remains stubbornly empty, and I do not find any way to correct this strange behaviour.

Asked by Silvain Dupertuis 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

Profile transfer

My old computer became incredibly slow and almost unusable. I managed to find my firefox profile folder using the %APPDATA% search and copy it to an external hard drive a… (read more)

My old computer became incredibly slow and almost unusable. I managed to find my firefox profile folder using the %APPDATA% search and copy it to an external hard drive and connect it to my new computer. I wanted to keep my bookmarks, extensions, and logins, so I followed this:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recovering-important-data-from-an-old-profile#w_copying-files-between-profile-folders

But nothing changed on Firefox on the new computer. Going back to my old PC will be incredibly tedious, so I am hoping having moved my old profile folder to my new PC I have done everything I need to. Any help would be appreciated.

PS I am at work and don't have immediate access to my computer.

Asked by dustinchisam 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Firefox copyes bookmark folder instead of moving

Hi, I try to orginize my bookmar sidebar. I have "Other bookmarks" folder in the bottom, and try to drag it to top, but firefox creates a copy of folder instead of moving… (read more)

Hi, I try to orginize my bookmar sidebar. I have "Other bookmarks" folder in the bottom, and try to drag it to top, but firefox creates a copy of folder instead of moving it. Also, I erroneously drag "Bookmark menu" and firefox create a copy of it inside "Other bookmarks" folder. It looks like cycle reference - when I click on "Bookmark menu" inside "Other bookmarks" I any time see again "Other bookmarks" and "Bookmark menu" inside it. Looks like nightmare! How can I fix it? please help!

Asked by Bilbo56_FireFox 2 days ago

Last reply by user3585702 2 days ago

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Bookmarks Recovery

So the deal is I reinstall my parents windows 10 . The sync on Firefox was on , but they forgot the password after resting the password i lost all my data. The Question … (read more)

So the deal is I reinstall my parents windows 10 . The sync on Firefox was on , but they forgot the password after resting the password i lost all my data. The Question is i got access to old Firefox folder and i can see there folder Bookmarksbackup can i restore my bookmarks somehow with this file ?

Asked by dimitrii.usp 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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How to sort all my bookmarks by date regardless of the folder they are in.

Hi. I would like to sort all my bookmarks by date, regardless of the folder in which they are stored. Is there a way to see all my bookmarks on a single page/folder? Than… (read more)

Hi. I would like to sort all my bookmarks by date, regardless of the folder in which they are stored. Is there a way to see all my bookmarks on a single page/folder? Thank you

Asked by contact.vm8 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago