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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 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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How to move bookmarks from dead Win10 to new Win11 machine?

Been using Firefox for long time on a Win10 machine. Motherboard failed. Saved the C drive. Question is how to move bookmarks (profile files ?) from the old C drive … (read more)

Been using Firefox for long time on a Win10 machine. Motherboard failed. Saved the C drive. Question is how to move bookmarks (profile files ?) from the old C drive to the new Win11 computer? I tried moving the profiles over from the old C drive to the new computer but Firefox would not recognize them and shutdown. Restored the Win11 files and Firefox is again happy.

Asked by dlingen1 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Bookmarks double spaced

Not sure why the bookmarks was changed to double spaced, but I do not like it at all. Please post a work around to make the bookmarks single spaced. I was able to chang… (read more)

Not sure why the bookmarks was changed to double spaced, but I do not like it at all. Please post a work around to make the bookmarks single spaced. I was able to change how they are spaced in the bookmarks bar, but not the rest of the bookmarks that are at the top of the page under the favorites icon.

Asked by chzuck 1 year ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 1 year ago

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importing bookmarks empties folders I have created

I do not use the sync function to keep my bookmarks up to date on separate computers. I have a location on a server that I can access from any of my machines. Usually I i… (read more)

I do not use the sync function to keep my bookmarks up to date on separate computers. I have a location on a server that I can access from any of my machines. Usually I import and export to html bookmark file.

I have organized my bookmarks into various folders. When I attempted to update one of my boxes, all the bookmarks were removed from the folders and placed in a huge list in Other Bookmarks. The folder structure did not change, but all the folders were empty.

I tried to use a json file as an alternative, but this also had the same result.

I run Debian Linux on all my machines, if that matters.

What could be the problem?

Thanks in advance.

Asked by Scottzzz 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Firefox bookmarks not displayed on the start screen

Firefox bookmarks not displayed on the start screen, despite they are enabled in settings and I have at least 10 bookmarks. Besides I have neither extensions nor synchron… (read more)

Firefox bookmarks not displayed on the start screen, despite they are enabled in settings and I have at least 10 bookmarks. Besides I have neither extensions nor synchronization, which could change bookmarks or smth. How to fix?

Asked by bogdanprostov 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 years ago

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All my bookmarks and data gone after Firefox restart

Please help me, all my bookmarks are gone and everything is set to default. I also checked my history and there is nothing. All have been wiped out. I restarted my firef… (read more)

Please help me, all my bookmarks are gone and everything is set to default. I also checked my history and there is nothing. All have been wiped out. I restarted my firefox because it detects my letters as keyboard shortcuts , I tried to exit and open it first but it is still there. Then, I used troubleshoot mode to restart the firefox. It was fixed after that but after using firefox for a while I noticed all my bookmarks are gone, then, checked everything was gone. I tried restoring bookmarks by profiles but firefox didn't create a profile it was only a default profile in there. I haven't log in my account on this device because i forgot. Please help I really those bookmarks back. It is very important for my work and most of my research references are my bookmarks.

Asked by xrickgomezx 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Importing Bookmarks

1) I Followed the instructions and exported my Firefox bookmarks in HTMLformat from a Windows 10 laptop and saved the file on a thumb drive. 2) I had installed Firefo… (read more)

  1. 1) I Followed the instructions and exported my Firefox bookmarks in HTMLformat from a Windows 10 laptop and saved the file on a thumb drive.
  2. 2) I had installed Firefox on a new Windows 11 laptop.
  3. 3) I followed the instructions and tried to imported the HTML file from the thumb drive into the newly installed Firefox on the new Windows 11 laptop.
  4. 4) I got the message "file is empty" when I pressed open so the import did not work as advertised. I looked at the HTML file on the thumb drive and all my bookmarks were there, so the file was not empty.
  5. 5) What do I do to get the newly installed Firefox on my Windows 11 laptop to read/recognized the HTML file I created and to successfully import my bookmarks?????

Thank You for any help you can give. JKH

Asked by janice-hite 10 months ago

Answered by MarkRH 10 months ago

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Bookmarks are saving but never show up in my bookmarks bar folders?

Bookmarks are saving but never show up in my bookmarks bar folders? I have tried to uninstall and reinstall but still same problem. And yes I did a hard delete of al… (read more)

Bookmarks are saving but never show up in my bookmarks bar folders?

  • I have tried to uninstall and reinstall but still same problem. And yes I did a hard delete of all installation files in users - app data..
  • I have checked the read only is not selected in the "places.sqlite", and even deleted it to force a new one, still didn't help.
  • I have also deleted the "xulstore.json" file and that also did not help.
  • I have reset in safe mode to default setting but that also didn't help.

Does anyone please know how to fix this very annoying problem?

Please I really don't want to go back to Chrome but if that's the only reliable browser without so many downsides (apart from privacy) then I don't see any other option if I can't fix this asap.

thank you.

Asked by searl75au 1 year ago

Answered by searl75au 1 year ago

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Drag-drop bookmarking broken, Firefox 102.0 (64 bit)

Drag-drop bookmarking broken, Firefox 102.0 (64 bit) I do not know which update began exhibiting this apparent reversion bug, as i have just returned home from several w… (read more)

Drag-drop bookmarking broken, Firefox 102.0 (64 bit)

I do not know which update began exhibiting this apparent reversion bug, as i have just returned home from several weeks in the hospital due to a heart attack, and do not know how many updates i missed.

When doing a drag-drop of a URL from either a link on a page OR the address line at the top of the browser, I will receive a "sanity failure" error, ranging from an empty NON-URL file, to an OS error complaining about being unable to access an attempted directory destination.

If the link I am dragging is bereft of illegal characters (i.e., ":" -- a colon), the action will succeed.

If there IS a colon, the text to the LEFT of the colon will become the filename. The colon and everything to its right will be truncated. And, the file will be a zero-byte file of unknown (to me) type.

Other illegal characters in the page's Title field will produce more dramatic misbehavior.

PLEASE revert to the previous behavior (i.e., filtering the Title before creating the filename for the bookmark file)!

Earlier versions of Firefox (again, I do not know when this began) NEVER exhibited this behavior.

Asked by Kogaku 11 months ago

Answered by Kogaku 11 months ago

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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 bound… (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 2 years ago

Answered by bleepblopp 1 year ago

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Exporting Bookmarks Now a Nightmare on Firefox

I am using the most recent version of Firefox on a MacBook Pro Late 2013 using Mac OS Sierra, and am getting ready to export my bookmarks so that I can do a clean install… (read more)

I am using the most recent version of Firefox on a MacBook Pro Late 2013 using Mac OS Sierra, and am getting ready to export my bookmarks so that I can do a clean install. I have wasted hours on this to no avail. I export...and when I look for the file it is nowhere to be found. I tried exporting it to several disks and it simply does not disappear. This has never been a problem before, and it is discouraging me from returning to Firefox. How absolutely devilishly frustrating. Can anyone help? Thank you!

Asked by walterkrochmal 1 year ago

Answered by walterkrochmal 1 year ago

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Change the bookmark colors in FF92

I have modified userChrome.css with #editBMPanel_folderMenuList { /* Specify icon to override basic folder */ list-style-image: url("chrome://browser/skin/places… (read more)

I have modified userChrome.css with

#editBMPanel_folderMenuList {
  /* Specify icon to override basic folder   */
  list-style-image: url("chrome://browser/skin/places/bookmarksToolbar.svg") !important; 
  /* list-style-image: url("file:///E:/FireFox%20ESR/App/Firefox64/browser/bookmarksToolbar.svg")  */
}
 /*  One line fix   This colours all bookmarks  Blue */ 
 .bookmark-item[container], treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container) { fill: #3336ff !important; }

/* Make Shop folder Red */
toolbarbutton.bookmark-item[label="Shop"] > .toolbarbutton-icon {   fill:   #e74c3c   !important; }

This colors all the bookmarks blue and changes the 'Shop' folder to red

I went into the omni.ja file and extracted bookmarksToolbar.svg and saved it in the above directory. When I change the url to the file: and comment out Chrome: then it loads the svg file but doesn't color it. It stays gray. What is the difference?

thanks Norbert

Asked by Norbert38 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year 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 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Accidently Hit "Remove Folder"...

Hello, My questions concerns the "Remove Folder" selection. I right-clicked a folder on the bookmarks drop-down menu, and accidentally selected remove folder. Does thi… (read more)

Hello,

My questions concerns the "Remove Folder" selection.

I right-clicked a folder on the bookmarks drop-down menu, and accidentally selected remove folder. Does this mean that the folder has been deleted or does it mean that it has been collapsed and the constituent book marks have been moved elsewhere (other bookmarks, bookmark toolbar, etc).

If the folder has in fact been deleted, is there any way of retrieving it?

Thank you for your help.

Asked by Forbesaaron90 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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bookmark lässt sich nicht importieren

Hallo, nach einer Neuinstallation des Betriebssystems kann ich leider meine Exportdatei von einem externen Speichermedium nicht mehr in den neu installierten firefox imp… (read more)

Hallo,

nach einer Neuinstallation des Betriebssystems kann ich leider meine Exportdatei von einem externen Speichermedium nicht mehr in den neu installierten firefox importieren. Die Datei wird nicht automatisch erkannt. Erst wenn ich den Dateinamen in das entsprechende Feld hineinschreibe (siehe Bild), erscheint die Datei. Wenn ich die dann öffnen will, passiert nichts.

Was kann ich tun, um meine alte Lesezeichen-Bibliothek wieder zu bekommen?

Danke für die Unterstützung Alexander

Asked by alwi1 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Keyboard shortcut to switch focus to bookmarks toolbar

Is there currently a keyboard shortcut to switch the focus to the Bookmarks Toolbar? If not, are there any plans to add one? If not, I would like to request that funct… (read more)

Is there currently a keyboard shortcut to switch the focus to the Bookmarks Toolbar?

If not, are there any plans to add one?

If not, I would like to request that functionality.

Thanks, Rick

Asked by regapal 8 months ago

Answered by cor-el 8 months ago