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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 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

I imported my bookmarks from an HTML file but they are not showing even after I close and restart the browser

I imported my bookmarks from an HTML file but they are not showing even after I close and restart the browser. Where are my bookmarks? And furthermore, your instructions … (read more)

I imported my bookmarks from an HTML file but they are not showing even after I close and restart the browser. Where are my bookmarks? And furthermore, your instructions for importing them in the first place did not work for me because the sequence and pictures did not match what I saw in my browser. I played around with it until I found the import part. And yet, no bookmarks.

Asked by afiandac 1 month ago

Last reply by afiandac 1 month ago

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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 3 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 years ago

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Bookmarks gone after update - tried everything!

Hello helpers! I have lost my bookmarks and several add-ons after latest install (77.0.1). I can't find old profiles to use and restoring to an older bookmarks backup doe… (read more)

Hello helpers! I have lost my bookmarks and several add-ons after latest install (77.0.1). I can't find old profiles to use and restoring to an older bookmarks backup doesn't work either; I get an error message "unable to process the backup file - but it does at least see the last relevant version from 10.6.2020.

To compound the problem, whist working my way through several solutions offered on these forums, I hit the Refresh Firefox button, which created an Old Firefox Data folder on my desktop - but seems to only contains the new stuff after today's upgrade) AND I also reset my Firefox password and got the message that Personal Data will be lost so that has added to the problem. Basically a massive mess!

Can I revert to the older Version of Firefox or using an old computer backup or is there another way to fix this?? It's nearly 3000 bookmarks going way back to 2014 - I'd be gutted to lose it all.

I appreciate any help - thanks in advance! Nicole

Asked by nicole.heinzel 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Search bookmark - found - but where it is ? In which bookmark folder ?

Bookmark manager is quite good - the manual organization is simple, but I'm confused in same case over and over... I'm pretty sure, I have some bookmarks already saved to… (read more)

Bookmark manager is quite good - the manual organization is simple, but I'm confused in same case over and over...

I'm pretty sure, I have some bookmarks already saved to somewhere. But I have a lot of bookmarks. And yes, I can search for some bookmark - the manager find them - I can click and all is running, but - where is the bookmark hidden ? In which folder ? Next time I want to go to bookmarks menu and select that bookmark directly... Not calling BM again and again...

This simple information is missing in searched bookmark, when clicked on them once.

It shows: - name - address - tags - keywords

BUT NOT WHERE IT IS... (?) The folder where it stays...

Do You think it is not important ? For Me sure...

Or I have overlooked something ? Maybe ?

Thank You.

Asked by Robert UHRIK 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 years ago

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Lost Tab in Mozilla Toolbar Menu

Dear Mozilla community, I was re-ordering the main tabs for daily use. The little blue line that indicates a move-change was about to show up when my finger slipped from … (read more)

Dear Mozilla community, I was re-ordering the main tabs for daily use. The little blue line that indicates a move-change was about to show up when my finger slipped from the Apple Magic trackpad. The TAB that I use for dissertation work (PHD) disappeared. Thinking that it simply was transferred to the my Bookmarks, I checked there. No joy. I also checked to the bookmark menu TAB for my university teaching work. Not there either? Hmm. I searched for the Bookmark (PHD) and I am not able to locate it.

Any suggestions?

I would be most grateful.

Sincerely, AM

Asked by alistairmeister 2 years ago

Answered by alistairmeister 2 years ago

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Lost all bookmarks after Firefox/Windows update!

Hello Community Do hope someone can help? Have tried all suggestions in Support area on topic: Lost/Recover Bookmarks. Also spoke to Windows Support and was told to call… (read more)

Hello Community

Do hope someone can help?

Have tried all suggestions in Support area on topic: Lost/Recover Bookmarks. Also spoke to Windows Support and was told to call Mozilla Firefox Technical Support. I've been unable to find a number.

I had a Windows update around the same time as a Firefox update, May/June, only realised all saved bookmarks prior to June 2020 have disappeared. This has never happened before.

Urgently need to find out if there's a method of retrievel or have it confirmed that all of these very important bookmarks are permanently lost.

Thank you in advance

Asked by Col 2 years ago

Answered by Col 2 years ago

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Lost all Bookmarks and Toolbar this morning

This morning I started Firefox (78) in Windows 10 Pro (10.0.18363) I got a red message saying that something was wrong with my Bookmarks and click here to fix Did that tw… (read more)

This morning I started Firefox (78) in Windows 10 Pro (10.0.18363) I got a red message saying that something was wrong with my Bookmarks and click here to fix Did that twice Tried to do a fix that removed and then reinstalled a couple of files (can't find the fix nor the files location) that didn't work although it did replace the files. Still no bookmarks I am logged into my Firefox and synch is on.

This, nor any of the other FAQ/Help have not worked https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recover-lost-or-missing-bookmarks

I have no restore ability either: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/restore-bookmarks-from-backup-or-move-them

i have no idea what happened thanks for any/all help

Asked by dravafox 2 years ago

Last reply by dravafox 1 year ago

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How do I recover bookmarks for a laptop with fried hard drive and download them to a new laptop?

My MacBook Pro hard drive was fried. I have purchased a new laptop. Does Firefox have a backup for those files somewhere "out there" that I can access to download them … (read more)

My MacBook Pro hard drive was fried. I have purchased a new laptop. Does Firefox have a backup for those files somewhere "out there" that I can access to download them into the new computer?

Thanx,

John

Asked by jlleidy56 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 years ago

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Missing favicons

Some sites are missing favicons making the toolbar useless if I have to use text to identify them. I quit using FF because of this about a year ago as all the solutions o… (read more)

Some sites are missing favicons making the toolbar useless if I have to use text to identify them. I quit using FF because of this about a year ago as all the solutions on here did not work. Seems as though FF could fix this internally as it is not a problem on Chrome, IE, Edge or any other browser I have used. Why can't FF fix what seems to be very simple problem? Came back and it is still a problem. Again all the listed fixes that I have to initiate, have not worked. Why can't FF fix this through an update. I am not the only one who has this issue and it is exclusively a FF problem. Not a computer expert but this seems to be a VERY easy fix via updates especially since it has been an issue for literally years. Don't want to go back to Chrome as I like all that FF stands for, but... Thanks for reading

Asked by mwagner13 2 years ago

Last reply by PSL-MN 1 year ago

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Bookmarks "Description" Box

Have not updated my FireFox Browser since Ver. 61.0.2 because the next update eliminated the "Description" field/box under Bookmark Properties. Have any of the later vers… (read more)

Have not updated my FireFox Browser since Ver. 61.0.2 because the next update eliminated the "Description" field/box under Bookmark Properties. Have any of the later versions restored this bookmark feature?

Asked by GARCIA 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Favicons not updating in bookmarks

I have noticed that the favicons on a website are not being created when I bookmark a new site or when I use a previous bookmark, they are not updating. They are showing … (read more)

I have noticed that the favicons on a website are not being created when I bookmark a new site or when I use a previous bookmark, they are not updating.

They are showing as a world globe when first created.

They used to always work so I can only assume that one of the Firefox updates has stopped this working so can someone provide any information to help get this fixed?

Thanks.

Asked by Hawkeye 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Any way to change the color of individual Bookmark folders?

I use the Bookmarks Bar extensively. But all the folders are the same color. I would find it much easier to find things quickly if I could change individual folder colors… (read more)

I use the Bookmarks Bar extensively. But all the folders are the same color. I would find it much easier to find things quickly if I could change individual folder colors.

Any way to do this?

I'm already using Jscher's excellent UserChrome script to make the folders an attractive yellow, instead of gray. But can this be done for individual foders?

Asked by MartyJames 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Want to know the First time I visited URL? Question Regarding History?

In bookmarks For A Url.. Firefox shows both Most Recent Visit Time/Date, and First Visit Time/Date. In Bookmarks Added Column It Shows First Visit Time/Date.. I want same… (read more)

In bookmarks For A Url.. Firefox shows both Most Recent Visit Time/Date, and First Visit Time/Date. In Bookmarks Added Column It Shows First Visit Time/Date..

I want same in History, but it doesnt show.. In History it only shows Recent Visit Time/Date.. Doesnt Show anything in Added column.. its blank..

Asked by kinim66220 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Multirow bookmark toolbar won't display all bookmarks in it.

Why won't my multirow bookmarks toolbar display all of the bookmarks in it? No matter what editing I've done to the userChrome.css file in my profile, the toolbar is eit… (read more)

Why won't my multirow bookmarks toolbar display all of the bookmarks in it? No matter what editing I've done to the userChrome.css file in my profile, the toolbar is either 2 or 3 rows and simply refuses to populate the 3d row to any extent - and it should be about 5 rows long. Here is the .css file:

  1. PersonalToolbar{
 --multirow-bmb-n-rows: 5; /* Control how many rows are shown before scrolling */
 --multirow-bmb-row-margin: 4px; /* Control how much spacing is between rows */
 max-height: none !important;

}

  1. PlacesToolbar > hbox{
 display: block;
 width: 100vw;

}

  1. PlacesToolbarItems{
 display: flex;
 flex-wrap: wrap;
 /* --uc-bm-padding is defined in autohide_bookmarks_toolbar.css */
 max-height: calc(var(--multirow-bmb-n-rows) * (4px + 1em + (2 * (var(--multirow-bmb-row-margin) + var(--uc-bm-padding,2px))))) !important;
 overflow-y:auto;
 scrollbar-color: var(--lwt-accent-color) var(--toolbar-bgcolor) ;
 scrollbar-width: thin;

}

This should be doable. Can someone please help me fix this? Thanks.

Asked by webnick 2 years ago

Last reply by webnick 1 year ago

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Firefox Refresh

I foolishly clicked on Refresh and when it was done I had lost all bookmarks and history. I am at my wits' end trying to get back to where I was and will never do that a… (read more)

I foolishly clicked on Refresh and when it was done I had lost all bookmarks and history. I am at my wits' end trying to get back to where I was and will never do that again. Considering I am 80 years old I know for a fact there are probably a lot of things I won't be doing again but I would like to just go back to where I was. I am no longer able to get into Facebook which isn't going to cause the Earth to spin off its axis but I have several friends I really enjoy staying in touch with and it isn't possible to even enter FB now. I have tried everything, read all directions, followed all orders, jumped through all hoops (great Kodak moment for those of you with cameras) and I have failed.

I know that someone here, probably many of you, are more knowledgeable with the way this works and I would just enjoy being able to contact these two friends and get their emails, the FB connection isn't all that important. Now my question is and feel free to laugh but could this Refresh have caused some glitch in the innards of something or other that would cause this problem?

If any of you could help out a senior here I would be most appreciative.

Thank you for even reading my whining and begging plea.

Gail

Asked by naturepreserve4 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 years ago