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Bookmark folders

How do I create a new bookmarks folder? How do I move all of the bookmarks in other bookmark folders into the new bookmark folder? How do I arrange the bookmarks in the n… (read more)

How do I create a new bookmarks folder?

How do I move all of the bookmarks in other bookmark folders into the new bookmark folder?

How do I arrange the bookmarks in the new folder into my desired order?

How do I delete all of the old bookmark folders?

How do I prevent "Recent Bookmarks" from being displayed?

Asked by gcotterl 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Need to copy browsing history and bookmarks to another installation of Firefox

I need to copy browsing history and bookmarks from one laptop with FF v.60 to another laptop with FF v.52. I know there are different ways of doing this, but in my case … (read more)

I need to copy browsing history and bookmarks from one laptop with FF v.60 to another laptop with FF v.52.

I know there are different ways of doing this, but in my case I don't have use of the source laptop. BUT, I do have the full profile saved in both laptops. I also had saved a json bookmarks copy, but it's 5 days old. No huge deal but I had some major restructuring of my bookmarks yesterday.

There's also sync, but I tried to just sync history and it does nothing. Plus I'm not sure if it's going to sync to "last updated" which is actually the other (destination) laptop with FF v52.

In my profile I see bookmarks clearly, but no history. They are both in places.sqlite? Should I just copy this? What else would be copied?

By the way, in bookmarkbackups folder, I see the last jsonlz4 file is from June 9 12:10 am, not June 10 12:10 am as it should have been perhaps. Does this jsonlz4 file work with the restore command of "import and backup"?

Thank you!

Asked by elzach 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Where is my bookmark side bar?

I used to be able until very recently go to MENU > LIBRARY>Bookmarks: which would 'split' giving me three (?) choices, one of which was showing a bookmark side bar.… (read more)

I used to be able until very recently go to MENU > LIBRARY>Bookmarks: which would 'split' giving me three (?) choices, one of which was showing a bookmark side bar. I seem to not have that choice any longer ... or do I and I just don't know how to select it? Thank you.

Asked by Dave71 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Bookmark Icon's

Why do my Bookmark Icons on my Bookmarks Tool Bar intermittently show up as the Target Symbol, I see three websites with this symbol at the moment. If I click on the boo… (read more)

Why do my Bookmark Icons on my Bookmarks Tool Bar intermittently show up as the Target Symbol, I see three websites with this symbol at the moment. If I click on the bookmark sometimes it reverts to the correct icon. Any solutions to stop this? Thanks

Asked by atlantasconnection 11 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 11 months ago

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Export all the bookmarks from a loads of profiles from a script

Hello everyone :) From a folder, I have loads of Firefox profiles from different eras. I am looking for a way to export all the bookmarks of each of the profiles to an HT… (read more)

Hello everyone :)

From a folder, I have loads of Firefox profiles from different eras. I am looking for a way to export all the bookmarks of each of the profiles to an HTML file like the manual method (Library > Import and backup > Export bookmarks to formal HTML), but all in an automatic way by script. I like the HTML export from Firefox because it allows you to quickly navigate using keywords, either in links or in the folder names I gave.

Is there a simple solution that would reuse, for example, the same export code as Firefox ?

Thanks in advance With adelphity estebann

Asked by estebann 7 months ago

Answered by cor-el 7 months ago

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Always open Sidebar when opening Firefox

I used to have the bookmarks sidebar open whenever I open Firefox. Now Firefox always opens without the sidebar. I have to click on the sidebar icon every time I want to … (read more)

I used to have the bookmarks sidebar open whenever I open Firefox. Now Firefox always opens without the sidebar. I have to click on the sidebar icon every time I want to open the sidebar. The sidebar stays open when I open new tabs. But when I close then open Firefox, the sidebar is not there. Must be a change with one of the updates. Is there a way to set the sidebar to always open when opening Firefox? Maybe in about:config?

Asked by sakaik008 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Change the Keyboard Shortcut for Show All Bookmarks back to Ctrl-Shift-B as in version 83

All of a sudden pressing Ctrl-Shift-B no longer opens my Bookmarks window (Library), but instead closes my bookmarks toolbar! Is there a way to revert this shortcut back … (read more)

All of a sudden pressing Ctrl-Shift-B no longer opens my Bookmarks window (Library), but instead closes my bookmarks toolbar!

Is there a way to revert this shortcut back to what it's been for the longest time?

I know the "new" combination is Ctrl-Shift-O but I've used the old one so often (maybe 50 times a day), that this change is nerve-racking.

Thanks.

Asked by Slouch 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Bookmark a Page

When I go to Bookmark a Page (by clicking on the icon in the Address Bar), the folder that automatically appears is OTHER BOOKMARKS. Is there a way to change this default… (read more)

When I go to Bookmark a Page (by clicking on the icon in the Address Bar), the folder that automatically appears is OTHER BOOKMARKS. Is there a way to change this default bookmark to another Bookmark / Folder? Specifically, I have created a new Bookmark folder, let's say it is called RECIPES and I want to automatically / default all future bookmarks to my Recipes folder. I hope that is clear. Thank you.

Asked by don.dac.fc 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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How to add bookmark for a specified page of pdf file?

I use Firefox to read books in pdf format. I want to record the location everytime I close the pdf file so that I can easily go back to where I leave last time. But I not… (read more)

I use Firefox to read books in pdf format. I want to record the location everytime I close the pdf file so that I can easily go back to where I leave last time. But I notice no matter where I am in the file, the url does't change. I think it's the reason why everytime I click the bookmarked file and the Firefox just open the file on the first page, not the location I leave last time. Is there any way to record the location I leave?

Asked by umiswing 8 months ago

Answered by pg_78 8 months 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 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Version 89

The latest version has been loaded onto my PC. The list of bookmarks, in the drop down menu, has increased in the spacing between the lines. Now my bookmarks list goes … (read more)

The latest version has been loaded onto my PC. The list of bookmarks, in the drop down menu, has increased in the spacing between the lines. Now my bookmarks list goes off the bottom of the screen, whereas before my bookmarks were all visible. Is there a simple way of reducing the gap between the lines, the font size is OK.

Asked by Ken Cooper 1 year ago

Answered by Steve09 1 year ago

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SKY log in - access denied, only on Firefox

Been with Firefox a long time with no problems. Recent update of Firefox. Now cannot login to SKY a/c on FF. Only SKY, all other links on tool bar work, only SKY is acces… (read more)

Been with Firefox a long time with no problems. Recent update of Firefox. Now cannot login to SKY a/c on FF. Only SKY, all other links on tool bar work, only SKY is access denied. Contacted SKY team, helpful, line / router all OK. No VPN active. Have deleted SKY link, cache, history, cookies etc and reinstalled - same issue. SKY login works on Edge though, or, via e-m client. Problem is solely with SKY log in and solely Firefox. SKY unable to find an issue. Message is Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://skyid.sky.com/signin/7b613a2768747470733a2f2f7777772e736b792e636f6d2f272c623a2768747470733a2f..." on this server. Which is Error 288 Any thoughts?

Asked by Jeff M 1 year ago

Answered by Jeff M 1 year ago

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Bookmarks toolbar empty

I have installed Firefox for windows 10 on a new laptop. I was able to sign in for synchronizing and got all my bookmarks synced on this machine. I'm able to view the b… (read more)

I have installed Firefox for windows 10 on a new laptop. I was able to sign in for synchronizing and got all my bookmarks synced on this machine. I'm able to view the bookmarks in sidebar, but the toolbar is empty. Even when i select "Always view Bookmarks toolbar", and I drag and drop "bookmarks toolbar items" to the appropriate toolbar. I've uninstalled firefox, deleted the appropriate mozilla folder in C:\ProgramData and C:\Program Files and ran cleandisk but for some reason i still am getting an empty toolbar.

I've tried several refresh installs and sometimes after I close firefox once, and reopen, the toolbar is filled with my bookmarks, but if I close it and open it again, the bookmarks are gone and don't reappear. Can anyone help?

Asked by Matt 7 months ago

Answered by cor-el 7 months ago

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can't find mozilla bookmark files on external hard drive

I am trying to transfer my firefox bookmarks from my old computer's hard drive to my new computer. they are both fairly current laptops, and i believe both are on windows… (read more)

I am trying to transfer my firefox bookmarks from my old computer's hard drive to my new computer. they are both fairly current laptops, and i believe both are on windows 10 (the new one is on, i think, whatever the newest version of windows is). I cannot turn on my old computer, so I can't export the bookmarks, but the hard drive is fully functional. The problem is, I can't find where the bookmarks are located. I have tried looking through the files, I have "show hidden files" on, I have tried manually searching for "places.sqlite" and I have tried doing the %APPDATA% thing. I can see other folders on the hard drive very easily, so it shouldn't be the fault of the hard drive. If you know how I am able to find the files, please go through it step-by-step; I'm not proficient in computer things, and something that may seem very obvious and instinctive to you may be what I'm messing up on.

Asked by thefirstpunmaster 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 10 months ago

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Menu item spacing

Hi there! Since FF 91 all menu items have an incredible vertical spacing, the menu item is twice as high as before. This is a nuisance especially in the bookmark menus. I… (read more)

Hi there! Since FF 91 all menu items have an incredible vertical spacing, the menu item is twice as high as before. This is a nuisance especially in the bookmark menus. I would like to have the narrow menu item spacing back, without being urged to install an AddOn or to learn CSS programming or to file a bug in this peculiar BugZilla system. Think of our family of USERS, not developers.

Yes, I understand the circumstances of free software. Yes, I see it is necessary to keep up with modern UI design and the so-called technical progress. The FF 91 UI changes slightly towards what we expect to get in Windows 11. Fine! Also, it is absolutely clear that the new menu line spacing adds more comfort to the FF usability ... on tablet PCs and smart phones. But NOT for desktop users.

As far as I know, Microsofts plans for Windows 11 still include a setting to keep the old narrow menu item height. Mozilla should do so, too. I hope the developers will take care to not lose contact to their users.

Asked by Semilynx 1 year ago

Answered by Semilynx 1 year ago