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Bookmark display

My list of bookmarks that used to automatically display down the left side of my screen are now relegated to a heading in the bookmarks toolbar at the top of the page. … (read more)

My list of bookmarks that used to automatically display down the left side of my screen are now relegated to a heading in the bookmarks toolbar at the top of the page. This is completely useless to me. What happened to the display down the left side, and how can I stop this from NEVER changing in the future? I've had this happen before, and every time it does it takes me half a day to find the hidden solution to the problem.

Asked by brent5 1 month ago

Last reply by RobertJ 1 month ago

Pinning a website

Previously i was able to pin a website so t hat when i clicked my blank address bar a short list of websites ive pinned would appear and i wouldnt need to type in the web… (read more)

Previously i was able to pin a website so t hat when i clicked my blank address bar a short list of websites ive pinned would appear and i wouldnt need to type in the website. I have explored multiple settings and ive discovered the Pin button/icon is completely gone. I cant pin new sites and i cant remove the sites that are already there. Where can i find this button, setting, or option?

Asked by voodootoaster 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 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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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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Bookmark toolbar icons only show generic "globe" icon, not app-specific icons.

I just installed Firefox onto a new laptop, but the Bookmarks Toolbar shows the generic "globe" icons for most of my webpages, instead of the page-specific icons. I am l… (read more)

I just installed Firefox onto a new laptop, but the Bookmarks Toolbar shows the generic "globe" icons for most of my webpages, instead of the page-specific icons.

I am logged in an synced with my other devices that use Firefox.

Asked by djgibboni 2 years ago

Last reply by Benjamin JTB 1 year ago

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bookmarks, history, and library seem to be the same thing?!

Hi community, I want to bookmark only sites I wish to return to, but it seems that my entire history is bookmarked. I don't mind Firefox remembering my entire history, b… (read more)

Hi community, I want to bookmark only sites I wish to return to, but it seems that my entire history is bookmarked. I don't mind Firefox remembering my entire history, but it seems as though one's history and bookmarks and library are one and the same thing. I started using, "tags" to deal with it, but even tags require me to dig through my library/entire history to find them. Isn't there some way to have my bookmarks be separate from my history/library? Thanks in advance!

Asked by tril 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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"Bookmark this page" has to be pressed twice

Hi, problem is i have to press Ctrl+D twice in order to choose the folder the bookmark will be saved to (on the first one it only shows "saved to library"). This odd beh… (read more)

Hi,

problem is i have to press Ctrl+D twice in order to choose the folder the bookmark will be saved to (on the first one it only shows "saved to library"). This odd behaviour only started like 2 weeks ago, i havent installed any new plugins neither did the system change. I am on Kubuntu 18.04. with Firefox 79.0.

Thanks

Asked by solvethemall 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Sorting Bookmarks

Sorry if long-winded, just trying to provide pertinent info... So, when I click on the bookmarks icon, I get the following options... View Bookmarks Sidebar Show All Boo… (read more)

Sorry if long-winded, just trying to provide pertinent info...


So, when I click on the bookmarks icon, I get the following options...

View Bookmarks Sidebar Show All Bookmarks Bookmarks Toolbar Other Bookmarks

The only one I ever use, the only one I need, is actually the Other Bookmarks folder.

This means I'm at minimum two clicks from my bookmarks, and three clicks from an actual bookmark.


My question...


How can I fix Firefox so that when I click on the Bookmarks icon it actually shows the bookmarks I seek to find, instead of all that other fluff I never use?


It'd be so nice to be only two clicks from a bookmark, thus...


1) Open Bookmarks icon 2) See my bookmarks


Thanks for any help you can provide here, as it is so annoying the way it is now.

Asked by joeknudsen2000 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Lost Bookmarks

I installed Firefox on my mac a few months ago. Worked a LONG time to save/organize all of my bookmarks. For whatever reason.. was logged off or kicked off of Firefox. … (read more)

I installed Firefox on my mac a few months ago. Worked a LONG time to save/organize all of my bookmarks. For whatever reason.. was logged off or kicked off of Firefox. When I logged back in-all of my bookmarks were gone. I looked all over the site for help....and after trying one suggestion-thankfully....I was able to have a few of them returned to my sidebar. I am still missing many. I again searched all over the Help section; however, I have been unable to get them restored. If I manually re-enter as many as I can remember-how do I assure this doesn't happen again? And secondly, anyway I can continue to work to re-install the rest of them? I am missing my most recent bookmarks and unfortunately...I cannot recall the sites for the specific articles I wanted to research. If anyone is able to help me, please use simple computer terms/directions as I am not an IT specialist. :) THANK YOU in advance!!!

Asked by kenyon.heidi 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Time consuming process to access Yahoo mail via Firefox

I recently purchased a 2020 iMac and have found accessing my yahoo mail account cumbersome. Each time I open Firefox, I have to start from scratch to access my yahoo emai… (read more)

I recently purchased a 2020 iMac and have found accessing my yahoo mail account cumbersome. Each time I open Firefox, I have to start from scratch to access my yahoo emails (search for yahoo mail sign-in link, enter yahoo email account, enter yahoo password). Incredibly time-consuming and frustrating. On my previous iMac (purchased 2008!), yahoo mail opened immediately when Firefox opened, making it very easy to quickly check my email. I have been unable to reproduce this rapid access route, despite spending a few hours on the phone with Yahoo (which finally gave up and suggested asking Firefox). Bookmark for yahoo mail vanishes when Firefox is closed and then re-opened. Same for top sites. Direct yahoo email access remains only as long as Firefox remains open. I would appreciate help in creating an efficient route from opening Firefox to reading my yahoo emails. Thanks!

Asked by georgeleehorton 1 year ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 1 year ago

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Unable to process the backup file

Hello I have a problem when restoring the file from one computer to another, when I want to restore it it gives this error "Unable to process the backup file". I have bee… (read more)

Hello

I have a problem when restoring the file from one computer to another, when I want to restore it it gives this error "Unable to process the backup file". I have been looking for some program that allows me to unzip or remove the data or repair.

I have consulted many forums and videos and I cannot know if the failure is irreparable or is there any way to get the information I have consulted this page but it does not finish working https://www.jeffersonscher.com/ffu/bookbackreader.html

"File name: bookmarks-2020-07-24_1163_gm8tLHmdNSoVAHsxUPQZAg==.jsonlz4; Size: 137303; last modified 24/7/2020 9:46:12 (failed JSON parsing: SyntaxError: JSON.parse: unexpected character at line 1 column 1 of the JSON data)"

Can anybody help me?

thanks,

Asked by sdiaz.anunzia 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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lost all my bookmarks

while i was doing something else, a new version of firefox asked to be installed. I closed the window but somehow it continued. I have a new version but all my bookmark… (read more)

while i was doing something else, a new version of firefox asked to be installed. I closed the window but somehow it continued. I have a new version but all my bookmarks and bookmark tools etc are lost. I tried to follow the instructions from help, but it seems like the bookmarks have been deleted there is nothing in them. Are they stored anywhere in the computer and if so, how can I import them?

Asked by centerperform 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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My Bookmarks are missing. My backups will not process. What can I do?

Hello, I started my machine today, and my bookmarks are missing. My account has been synced for months, if not a year now. The backups that are offered by the browser wil… (read more)

Hello,

I started my machine today, and my bookmarks are missing. My account has been synced for months, if not a year now. The backups that are offered by the browser will not process. I've used every possible solution from the community.

I'm at a loss of what I can do.

Asked by stevenbyrd85 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago