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Bookmarks in Win10

I'm using Firefox 100 on Win10 and can't save any bookmarks. They do NOT appear under the App Data Profile, which would not be acceptable even if they were. This chang… (read more)

I'm using Firefox 100 on Win10 and can't save any bookmarks. They do NOT appear under the App Data Profile, which would not be acceptable even if they were. This change has made it impossible for me to continue using Firefox, unless I want to go back to Win7.

I simply need Bookmarks to work the way they did before!

Thank you for your time.

Asked by bzabor19 1 day ago

Answered by bzabor19 1 day ago

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Recovering bookmarks from WD My Passport backup

I've tried restoring bookmarks from a Western Digital "My Passport" backup to a new installation (on a new computer) of Firefox following the old computer "dying." The po… (read more)

I've tried restoring bookmarks from a Western Digital "My Passport" backup to a new installation (on a new computer) of Firefox following the old computer "dying." The post https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1265148 allows me to select the files to restore, but isn't able to copy them from the backup. ...any ideas? (I'll try posting this on the WD website as well.)

Asked by Lambert 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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recover bookmarks en passwords after firefox was "refreshed"

Hi! I did a "refresh" on firefox. How do I recover my bookmarks and passwords? There is a folder on my desktop named "OLD FIREFOX DATA" but I have no clue how to use the … (read more)

Hi! I did a "refresh" on firefox. How do I recover my bookmarks and passwords? There is a folder on my desktop named "OLD FIREFOX DATA" but I have no clue how to use the information contained in said folder.

Thanks for any help!

Asked by BRT 5 days ago

Answered by Terry 5 days ago

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Cannot see all Bookmarks when importing HTML file from old computer into Firefox

Hello, I exported the old bookmarks from an old computer into a new computer with the firefox HTML file option Once I imported them into the new version of Firefox, I cou… (read more)

Hello,

I exported the old bookmarks from an old computer into a new computer with the firefox HTML file option

Once I imported them into the new version of Firefox, I could only see the "recent" bookmarks in the bookmark menu view.

I checked the settings but could not find anything to modify this.

I can see all of the bookmarks if I go into Manage Bookmarks but I can't see anything but the recent ones in the bookmark menu

I tried this on two different computers so perhaps I am missing a setting somewhere?

Thanks!

Matt

Asked by matthew.dunn1 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

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My links!

I was trying to solve a hanging issue with firefox and following a 'tip' I changed the name of places.sq.lite to places.sq.lite.old I figured the renamed file would be th… (read more)

I was trying to solve a hanging issue with firefox and following a 'tip' I changed the name of places.sq.lite to places.sq.lite.old I figured the renamed file would be there to back-up from if something went wrong and although the hanging issue seems to have been fixed I have lost hundreds of links that have taken ages to put together.

Where is sq.lite.old located as it is missing from the original folder? It is not in my recycle bin so renaming it to old hasn't simply deleted it. In another folder there are bookmark backups with dates (JSONLZ4 files) but I have no idea how to get my old links back from them, if indeed that is what they are for.

Please help.

Asked by martinsphotoart 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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corrupted booksmarks Firefox 99.0.1 on MacOS 12.3.1 Macbook Air (M1)

Many of my bookmarks are corrupted. They point to other websites, not the bookmarked one. Has anyone else had this problem? Is there a fix? Thanks for any info/advice… (read more)

Many of my bookmarks are corrupted. They point to other websites, not the bookmarked one. Has anyone else had this problem? Is there a fix? Thanks for any info/advice. George

Asked by 7640 2 weeks ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

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Is there an easy way to move all my bookmarks when I switch browsers?

Currently I am using the Chrome browser and I am planning to switch to Firefox. I have a lot of bookmarks in my Chrome browser which some are quite important. I tried to … (read more)

Currently I am using the Chrome browser and I am planning to switch to Firefox. I have a lot of bookmarks in my Chrome browser which some are quite important. I tried to manually save my bookmarks into the Firefox browser, however, the process is quite tedious. Is there an easier way to do this?

Asked by yukokarui 2 weeks ago

Answered by p19010770 2 weeks ago

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No bookmark popup on first click

I am running Firefox within two accounts under Windows 11 on a PC desktop machine. In one account, the admin account in which I installed Firefox, I have this problem. In… (read more)

I am running Firefox within two accounts under Windows 11 on a PC desktop machine. In one account, the admin account in which I installed Firefox, I have this problem. In a second account, I do not.

I use the Bookmarks menu to "Bookmark Current Tab". The usual popup allowing me to select placement of the bookmark does not appear. If I try the operation again, I see "Edit this Bookmark", indicating that the bookmark was in fact stored somewhere, and then the popup appears (as I expected it to appear after the first click), allowing me to select where I want to put it.

This problem appears consistently. I have disabled graphics acceleration and restarted: the problem is still there. I have restarted in troubleshooting mode: the problem is still there. But the problem appears only in this one account on this particular machine. A laptop, similarly configured, does not show the problem at all.

Asked by grodwizneo 2 weeks ago

Answered by grodwizneo 2 weeks ago

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How to get rid of leftover separators in bookmark menu?

I removed everything from the bookmarks menu that I don't need. Now there is a battery of separators left, consuming menu space. See attached screenshot of German Firefox… (read more)

I removed everything from the bookmarks menu that I don't need. Now there is a battery of separators left, consuming menu space. See attached screenshot of German Firefox version.

How to get rid of at least four of those five separators?

Also, it would be great to have all my bookmarks at the top of the menu, while all that stuff I rarely need (Show bookmark sidebar, More bookmarks, Bookmars symbol bar ...) is at the bottom. Is there an way to change that?

Asked by peter596 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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Bookmarks on screen ALL THE TIME!

This is a moan more than a question. About every six months or so my bookmark sidebar disappears because i have clicked Control and B without meaning to. And that is how… (read more)

This is a moan more than a question. About every six months or so my bookmark sidebar disappears because i have clicked Control and B without meaning to. And that is how to get it back again. Except, I never remember and search all over the page (View, Options etc) without finding how to get it back. So I eventually do a search for how to recover it and find all the archived guides from when other people had the same problem and the same question and ther same frustration. So my moan/quesion is this: why the blankety blank, doesn't Firefox add something into the menu (View or Options or somewhere) that says "Show toolbar permanently". Would save all this frsutration and irritation. The impression I get is that Mozilla thinks we should not want to have the menu on screen all the time. But that is the problem with users! We have our own way of doing things! Please!

Asked by petermcintyre1 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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When fullscreen, only showing bookmarks bar in new tab

Hello. Since I use the bookmark bar and fullscreen mode a lot, I would like to be able to see the bookmark bar in fullscreen, not on every tab, but only in a new (empty) … (read more)

Hello. Since I use the bookmark bar and fullscreen mode a lot, I would like to be able to see the bookmark bar in fullscreen, not on every tab, but only in a new (empty) tab, so that I can avoid disabling fullscreen to access the bookmark bar and at the same time not having any part of the interface visible unless I'm in a new tab. Thanks in advance for any reply!

Asked by Matteo 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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Bookedmarl URL not visable

Since upgrading to Firefox 99.0.1 when I bookmark a web page into a specific folder, the URL does not appear when I open that folder. A restart of Firefox does not fix th… (read more)

Since upgrading to Firefox 99.0.1 when I bookmark a web page into a specific folder, the URL does not appear when I open that folder. A restart of Firefox does not fix the issue.

But if I try to Bookmark the same page again, I am asked to edit it. So it must be in the folder but it is not visible! Help!

Asked by zeus2022 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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Where has the "keyword" field gone? Quick way to add keyword bookmarks?

Hi! Ever since Quantum, I haven't paid much attention to Firefox (not much of a point, is there -_-). But today, I found myself using modern Firefox again and wanted to a… (read more)

Hi! Ever since Quantum, I haven't paid much attention to Firefox (not much of a point, is there -_-). But today, I found myself using modern Firefox again and wanted to add a keyword search bookmark. Where has the "keyword" field gone from the "Add Bookmark" dialog? Is there a way to bring it back? I found nothing promising under about:config :(

All I see when googling is guides saying I should first add a bookmark, then go to the bookmarks panel, find and select my new bookmark, edit properties, and then I'll be allowed, by Firefox's grace, to add/edit keywords. This takes all of the convenience out of the process.

Does anyone maybe know an extension that can bring the field back?

Thank you all :)

Asked by Benjamin Philipp 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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Bookmarks don't restore into their folders

Hello, I'm trying to restore my bookmarks from a .json backup file, but when I restore from it, all the bookmarks go into the Other Bookmarks folder. All the other folder… (read more)

Hello,

I'm trying to restore my bookmarks from a .json backup file, but when I restore from it, all the bookmarks go into the Other Bookmarks folder. All the other folders are imported but are empty. I've tried the automatic backups and the same thing happens.

Obviously I don't want to have to drag and drop 2000 bookmarks back into their folders... how can I fix this?

Thanks, Barnaby

Asked by barnabyde 3 weeks ago

Answered by barnabyde 3 weeks 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 4 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 4 weeks ago