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Firefox Bookmarks toolbar disappears as soon as any website selected

This issue has arisen on Firefox for Linux Mint (my current version is 123.0 (64bit)). I like Firefox, and I like its bookmarks toolbar, and have used it for many years,… (read more)

This issue has arisen on Firefox for Linux Mint (my current version is 123.0 (64bit)). I like Firefox, and I like its bookmarks toolbar, and have used it for many years, but there seems to be a new bug introduced today:- The bookmarks toolbar is present and correct when I start Firefox, but now it disappears as soon as I select any bookmark, or if I enter any web address or if I open a new tab. The [View >Toolbars > Bookmarks Toolbar > Alway Show] option is already selected, but the toolbar is no longer visible. If I click on it again, the bookmarks toolbar reappears (or I can restart Firefox, and this will also restore the toolbar). But the toolbar now disappears as soon as I use the browser in any way, and so is currently not really of practical use, as it needs constant restoring. Hope you can help resolve this. Many thanks in advance

Asked by pxr1377 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

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Firefox Browser - Today's Update got rid of my toolbar bookmarks

My browser was just updated today and now my Toolbar Bookmarks are missing from the toolbar. "Most Visited" with a gear is on the left and Other Bookmarks with hardly any… (read more)

My browser was just updated today and now my Toolbar Bookmarks are missing from the toolbar. "Most Visited" with a gear is on the left and Other Bookmarks with hardly anything in it is on the far right. I have to go to Bookmarks at the top to access my Toolbar Bookmarks. This is not very handy. I put the bookmarks I need all the time on the toolbar.

Bookmarks toolbar is set to "Always Show". It was fine before the update so...

Asked by RiverMiss 4 months ago

Answered by RiverMiss 4 months ago

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Bookmarks toolbar keeps disappearing

When using private browsing window, bookmarks toolbar keeps disappearing every time I open a new tab or anything else. My setting for show bookmarks is "always show" and … (read more)

When using private browsing window, bookmarks toolbar keeps disappearing every time I open a new tab or anything else. My setting for show bookmarks is "always show" and it works normally in a regular window. It also used to work normally in private browsing until a few days ago. Clicking "show bookmarks toolbar" works until I open any of the bookmarks, then the toolbar disappears again. How do I make the toolbar permanently visible in a private browsing window?

Asked by Kaktus 5 days ago

Answered by zeroknight 5 days ago

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bookmark bar not appearing

hello! hope you are doing well, I recently got this problem where the bookmark bar does not appear on my browser even though it is on the "always show" option, it appears… (read more)

hello! hope you are doing well, I recently got this problem where the bookmark bar does not appear on my browser even though it is on the "always show" option, it appears when I first open the browser, but once I enter any site, it disappears again, even on new tabs, and when I try different options for the BM, it makes it appear for one use only. I tried looking for solutions on the internet but to no avail. can you help me fix it? thank you in advance!

Asked by dina-3330 6 days ago

Answered by zeroknight 6 days ago

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How do I get my bookmarks menu star to display on my home page?

On my own computer, a Dell laptop running Windows 10, my Firefox 118 is customized to my satisfaction. In particular, in the upper right, from right to left, there are fi… (read more)

On my own computer, a Dell laptop running Windows 10, my Firefox 118 is customized to my satisfaction. In particular, in the upper right, from right to left, there are five icons: three lines for accessing a Firefox functions menu, a "puzzle piece" icon for accessing add-ons, a U-Block Origin icon for that ad blocker, a set of vertical lines that let me access some bookmarks and history settings, and a star that, when clicked, displays my whole bookmarks menu tree, showing a combination of individual URLs and URL folders that I saved there.

    Now I am trying to set up a new Dell laptop the same way. It's running Windows 11, and I cannot find a way to display that Firefox menu star. It's got the other star (the "save to favorites" star, farther to the left), but I cannot find a way to display that "show me my bookmarks" star. How do I get that icon to display?

Asked by dak1220 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Bookmarks Editor does not show "tags" field.

As shown in the image the tags field is missing from my bookmarks editor. Any idea how this could happen? Any options or about:config options I should check? I've attach… (read more)

As shown in the image the tags field is missing from my bookmarks editor. Any idea how this could happen? Any options or about:config options I should check?

I've attached troubleshooting information. I'm on Arch Linux and I have two other Arch machines on the same Firefox version (Arch Linux Package) that do not exhibit this behavior.

Asked by 80KiloMett 5 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 5 months ago

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New bookmarks not showing on toolbar, but exist in library

Hi, I got an issue that bookmarks are saved in the library, but this doesn't reflect on the Bookmark toolbar. I have already removed the entire profile, did a reinstall… (read more)

Hi,

I got an issue that bookmarks are saved in the library, but this doesn't reflect on the Bookmark toolbar.

I have already removed the entire profile, did a reinstall .. nothing seems to reset it. When I perform a backup, the entries are also in the backup json.

I hope somebody can help, this started happening recently it seems.

Thanks in advance!

Asked by Mathé de Wit 1 year ago

Answered by Mathé de Wit 1 year ago

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Home page

When Firefox is restarted after updates, or when starting from powered down, or when hitting the home button on the tool bar, I still get multiple tabs opened - none of w… (read more)

When Firefox is restarted after updates, or when starting from powered down, or when hitting the home button on the tool bar, I still get multiple tabs opened - none of which are relevant or links which I desire. Seems I've tried everything I can to get this to stop. How do i adjust things so that I just open Firefox without a whole bunch of ancient links that I have to manually close every time? Thank You. FF 97.0.1 Windows 10 21H2 OS Build: 19044.1586

Asked by jacandsu 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Bookmark Padding in New Firefox Versions 2

It is sad, I think, that Mozilla/Firefox is willing to close/archive a thread that is not really solved or has reared its ugly head again in versions since the release of… (read more)

It is sad, I think, that Mozilla/Firefox is willing to close/archive a thread that is not really solved or has reared its ugly head again in versions since the release of 93 (we are now at 97.0.2). I came to this site and registered because I am still having this issue as of 3/6/2022...arg!

I have tried the 3 recommended solutions, with no affect:

I have, as one article suggested, cleared my cache and cookies, started and restarted Firefox; the only thing I have not tried is removing it from my computer and using Chrome (I'm told it is a better browser anyway) as some responders have eluded to.

I hope that responders like "jscher2000, Kymber" will continue the champion this issue until Mozilla gets it "Really" fixed.

Thanks for listening, Wayne

BTW, heres what my dropdowns look like today 3/6/2022 6:17 PM Arizona time.

Asked by waynelfuller49 1 year ago

Answered by MarkRH 1 year ago

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bookmark star has disappeared

my bookmark star has disappeared from the search bar ( along with the little page icon for the more friendly reader version) weirdly when I opened this help page it is pr… (read more)

my bookmark star has disappeared from the search bar ( along with the little page icon for the more friendly reader version) weirdly when I opened this help page it is present again, but then when I try to reopen another tab it's gone again

been looking for a remedy can't find one that recent doesn't talk about the 3 little dots in the search bar

Asked by Velvet Torpedo 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year 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 year ago

Answered by cor-el 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 1 year ago

Answered by pg_78 1 year ago

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hoping to find old bookmarks with logins and passwords

Hi! Hope you are well and can help me?!!! I guess my first problem was buying a refurbished laptop from Best Buy. Anyway, after having to return it the day I received … (read more)

Hi! Hope you are well and can help me?!!!

I guess my first problem was buying a refurbished laptop from Best Buy. Anyway, after having to return it the day I received it, because it wouldn't even boot up, it was repaired and returned back to me. I then got it all setup like I wanted, but if it ever hung up, or I needed to reboot because of a software update, or for any reason, it sometimes took several tries because of the hard drive not being found to boot from. Well, after about a year of it doing this(still under warranty), it finally would not boot up at all and I was forced to return it to be repaired. They had to replace the hard drive and did send me the bad one back, so I thought I wouldn't have "anything" since they had to install a new hard drive. Well, I first look to see if any of my old data was there and I was flabbergasted that it was - from what I could tell, everything!!! I don't know if this was from the One drive or like on another browser(Google Chrome) I use, all my bookmarks were there, along with passwords, everything!!! Well, I also use Firefox Mozilla, so after installing it, I was not so happy when it appears that my bookmarks were not retained. Before, I didn't have an account on your browser and I am assuming that is why nothing was retained. I only signed up for an account on your browser today, obviously to send you this help question - hope of finding my old bookmarks and the passwords I had on them. Needless to say, I can recreate them and get new passwords established again, but I sure hope they are still on my laptop "somewhere" that you can help me find them and restore them to your browser. I searched the hard drive for bookmarks and did find a Firefox Mozilla file that looks like a backup file, but even if it is, I don't know how to restore it - but maybe it is just a file I created today only - I just don't know. With this long winded question here, can you Please help me??? Much Thanks in advance!!! Walt Wise

Asked by waltwise 1 year ago

Answered by waltwise 1 year ago

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Recover settings

I messed up firefox and uninstalled it. Then I forgot the password and changed it. My other computers still have my settings, but with a different password. Should I chan… (read more)

I messed up firefox and uninstalled it. Then I forgot the password and changed it. My other computers still have my settings, but with a different password. Should I change the password back to get all my settings back?

I found the correct password on another computer. The other computer still has all the correct bookmarks and add-ons. I really, really, really can't lose all those settings. I will also need to be adding a table to the same account.

Asked by sales268 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year 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 year ago

Answered by roberto32 1 year 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 year ago

Answered by Infinity__ 1 year ago