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How do I search only specific folders when using the bookmarks searchbar?

Whenever I use the searchbar in the bookmarks manager, it always searches all of my bookmarks, but sometimes I might only want to search for that query within a specific … (read more)

Whenever I use the searchbar in the bookmarks manager, it always searches all of my bookmarks, but sometimes I might only want to search for that query within a specific folder. Is there any way to limit a bookmarks search to only a specific folder rather than the entirety of my bookmarks?

Asked by tfaholic09 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Hundreds of of unwanted bookmarks.

Hello moz://a team, Personally, I really like Firefox and have never encountered a problem with it. However, one day I wanted to another row of bookmarks on my homepage, … (read more)

Hello moz://a team,

Personally, I really like Firefox and have never encountered a problem with it. However, one day I wanted to another row of bookmarks on my homepage, so when I did, I saw that the the new row was already filled with bookmarks and i didn't remember adding them. To investigate I changed my homepage to display 4 rows and found and it too was filled with bookmarks of random websites and I had never added. There was also a lot of duplicates of the same website. I spent hours deleting the hundreds of bookmarks. and then the next week, there was another wave of more and more bookmarks. I've checked in the settings of Firefox but couldn't find an option to stop Firefox from adding more bookmarks without my permission. It may just be a bug, or that something is wrong. If there is an option that stops this but I've missed it please do tell me about it. And if there isn't one then please add the option in an update, please!

Asked by Aajankya24 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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BOOKMARKS-GONE!

i think my mozilla had recently an update. now all my bookmarks from Years back all gone!!!! thanks!!!! i tried to restore it but it says: unable to.... NOW WHAT???? … (read more)

i think my mozilla had recently an update. now all my bookmarks from Years back all gone!!!! thanks!!!! i tried to restore it but it says: unable to.... NOW WHAT????

Asked by good.food2525 1 month ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 month ago

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bookmarks

I had an issue, and had to start over with Firefox. But now, I want to find my bookmarks without going through 3 or four steps. I don't know how to get back to the way i… (read more)

I had an issue, and had to start over with Firefox. But now, I want to find my bookmarks without going through 3 or four steps. I don't know how to get back to the way it was before. I have searched your website, but I am not real computer savey.

Asked by jnet620 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Firefox sorting bookmarks by date not saving..

Hello, I'm trying to sort bookmark folders by date. I followed some threads on-line, but its not saving. Am I missing something? I'm going to Manage Bookmarks (see screen… (read more)

Hello,

I'm trying to sort bookmark folders by date. I followed some threads on-line, but its not saving. Am I missing something?

I'm going to Manage Bookmarks (see screenshot) i'm able to select a folder and click Views and it defaulted to 'unsorted' I select Sort by Added and the latest bookmarks in this area sort by latest on the TOP first. Perfect!

I exit out check bookmarks and they are still sorted in the reverse... meaning latest bookmark is still at the bottom and my very first bookmark in this folder is at the top.

Maybe its not designed this way? if so I don't see the reason to go under Managed Bookmarks and sort by anything if its not going to save that way.

Moral of the story trying to sort by date added in any folder not name (which is only thing I see when right clicking on any folder). I want latest saved bookmarks sorted from TOP down not latest's starting at the bottom.

Thanks

Asked by 22Green 1 month ago

Answered by Zian 1 month ago

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Booksmarks Toolbar appears with no icons

Due to a rebuild, I just reinstalled Firefox and sync'd up to regain my bookmarks. In doing so, I ensured that the Bookmarks Toolbar is always present. But as you can see… (read more)

Due to a rebuild, I just reinstalled Firefox and sync'd up to regain my bookmarks. In doing so, I ensured that the Bookmarks Toolbar is always present. But as you can see from the attached image, while the bar is there, there are no icons. When I move my cursor over the bar, nothing appears, nor can I click on anything. When I click on my Bookmarks icon and toggle to the Bookmarks Toolbar folder, I see all of my prior settings there.

I have subsequently uninstalled and reinstalled. Same result.

Any ideas?

Asked by docoflove1974 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Missing folder and many subfolders in Other Bookmarks

My worst nightmare has just happened (and I am not to blame!). I was just about to save a recipe from the internet. I did the usual steps, "bookmark this page," "add a… (read more)

My worst nightmare has just happened (and I am not to blame!). I was just about to save a recipe from the internet. I did the usual steps, "bookmark this page," "add a bookmark" and "choose" my folder and my folder of RECIPES and alllllll of its subfolders was missing. OMG. Please help ASAP.

Asked by CJ 1 month ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 month ago

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Renaming and deleting folders in 'Other Bookmarks' and 'Bookmarks'

How can I rename or delete folders in 'Other Bookmarks' and in 'Bookmarks'? I've tried over and over and searched support to no avail. I would also like to reorganize the… (read more)

How can I rename or delete folders in 'Other Bookmarks' and in 'Bookmarks'? I've tried over and over and searched support to no avail. I would also like to reorganize the order of the folders but I cannot move them from their position. i would appreciate any help.

Asked by sheilamerle 1 month ago

Answered by Terry 1 month 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 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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The bookmark star button next to the address bar is gone

Hello, I accidentally removed my "save bookmark" star (that turns blue when a page is saved) in the address bar. I know there are other ways to save a bookmark but I want… (read more)

Hello, I accidentally removed my "save bookmark" star (that turns blue when a page is saved) in the address bar. I know there are other ways to save a bookmark but I want it restored as it was. What should I do for that? Thank you.

Asked by irenek 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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All my Bookmarks disappeared overnight?

Today, when I had turned on my pc, apparently Firefox had updated (?) my browser and ALL of my bookmarks are gone!?? I had copied my bookmarks from my other pc that had… (read more)

Today, when I had turned on my pc, apparently Firefox had updated (?) my browser and ALL of my bookmarks are gone!?? I had copied my bookmarks from my other pc that had Windows 7 onto my new pc that has Windows 11 several months ago and haven't had any issues (with the bookmarks) - until today. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by individjewel 1 month ago

Answered by Infinity__ 1 month ago

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Updated to v.98 and Bookmarks Toolbar disappeared

It only disappeared briefly - I found it as the first item under the Bookmarks dropdown menu (see uploaded image). How do I get them back where they used to be, i.e. on t… (read more)

It only disappeared briefly - I found it as the first item under the Bookmarks dropdown menu (see uploaded image). How do I get them back where they used to be, i.e. on the right, below the URL/search box. Many thanks to fellow Firefoxers.

Asked by roberto32 1 month ago

Answered by roberto32 1 month ago

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Bookmarks are now separated into 2 groups

I am using version 98.0.2. When I open my "manage bookmarks" folder on my iMac, I see a top set of bookmarks and a bottom set of bookmarks. I never separated these 2 grou… (read more)

I am using version 98.0.2. When I open my "manage bookmarks" folder on my iMac, I see a top set of bookmarks and a bottom set of bookmarks. I never separated these 2 groups. They are all my original bookmarks. Why are there now 2 separate groups?

Asked by kafraone 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Bookmarks Disappeared

After a computer reboot, ALL my bookmarks have disappeared. I'm running Firefox 98.0.2 on Mac 10.14.6 - I've followed all the 'help' advice: I opened firefox profiles, it… (read more)

After a computer reboot, ALL my bookmarks have disappeared. I'm running Firefox 98.0.2 on Mac 10.14.6 - I've followed all the 'help' advice: I opened firefox profiles, it only shows one. I rebooted Firefox (I was left with bare bones) and still no bookmarks and still only one profile. I've looked in the computer 'library' and I can find nothing compressed (the bookmarkbackups folder has 15 items but all are dated 2022). Can someone please help me retrieve them, I'm in the middle of a project and NEED the bookmarks. Thank you in advance!

Asked by artcreeping 1 month ago

Answered by artcreeping 1 month 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 ad… (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 2 months ago

Answered by Seburo 2 months 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 1 month ago

Answered by pg_78 1 month ago

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bookmarks and history not displaying

Bookmarks and history not displaying in sidebar or library in Firefox (98.0.2 (64-bit) on Win11. I can see them when i save an individual bookmark (cntrl d) but not in th… (read more)

Bookmarks and history not displaying in sidebar or library in Firefox (98.0.2 (64-bit) on Win11. I can see them when i save an individual bookmark (cntrl d) but not in the aforementioned areas. I have tried importing an earlier saved set from the library dropdown but they still are invisible. I also use "Bookmark search plus 2" add-on where I can still see all of my bookmarks.

Asked by gcm 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago