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Folder colours

HI I have just updated FF from a very old version to 77.0b8 (64-bit). My favourite bookmarks bar had coloured (like windows) folder icons, now they are black, bland and h… (read more)

HI I have just updated FF from a very old version to 77.0b8 (64-bit). My favourite bookmarks bar had coloured (like windows) folder icons, now they are black, bland and horrible. I have tried searching for an add on that changes the folder icon colours, but the search brings up far to many bookmark add ons not related. I have tried many different searches but can't get a result. Does anyone know of a mod/add on, or a way to change the Folder icons colour please? Many thanks for reading.

Asked by Ajax 2 years ago

Answered by Ajax 2 years ago

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Bookmarks=

I don't know if this is just a preference thing I can change, but recently whenever I bookmark something, the "Edit this bookmark" thing won't pop up unless I click twice… (read more)

I don't know if this is just a preference thing I can change, but recently whenever I bookmark something, the "Edit this bookmark" thing won't pop up unless I click twice.

Asked by amylastlast123 1 year ago

Answered by Shashank Shekhar 1 year ago

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Attempting to seach for a bookmark (in Firefox Library) causes "not responding" message, altho search is completed in 8 minutes. Help?

Hi...Every time I attempt to search for a bookmark by clicking "show your bookmarks" (or Ctrl/shift/b), then selecting "all bookmarks", then attempting to type something … (read more)

Hi...Every time I attempt to search for a bookmark by clicking "show your bookmarks" (or Ctrl/shift/b), then selecting "all bookmarks", then attempting to type something in the search box, it freezes...and just allows me to press enter, it then turns the "x" in the top right red, and gives a "Not responding" message next to Library(in the top left)..I can still click the red x to cancel the search.

I say attempting to do a search, as it only allows me to type up to 4 (is the most) letters in the search box...its often just one letter before it freezes, and the curser turns into a spinning blue circle....If i just leave it for around 8 minutes,(after pressing enter) it then lists my bookmarks with the search criteria I had used, and the "Not responding" message disappears....and the machine goes back to normal

I have tried removing all my addons and extensions, tried renaming my prefs.js file, but it still hangs and takes 8 minutes.

I havent as yet done a reinstall of Firefox without any of my personal data, or tried a refresh.

The laptop is an HP i7 16gb ram, Win 10 Pro 64bit 1909, Firefox 76.0.1...with all updates present.

Asked by Bob 2 years ago

Answered by Bob 1 year ago

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Why are bookmark folders grey? And how to change them yellow.

I no nothing about programing but, there must a file somewhere that is telling these folders that they are grey. Is there not an easy way to change them to a different co… (read more)

I no nothing about programing but, there must a file somewhere that is telling these folders that they are grey. Is there not an easy way to change them to a different colour/color.

Asked by Tony 1 year ago

Answered by McCoy 1 year ago

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Unable to delete bookmarks in Firefox

I have followed the methods suggested. Opened the page. Clicked on the STAR icon. Clicked on REMOVE BOOKMARK. Unfortunately, the bookmark remains? Opening up Bookmarks an… (read more)

I have followed the methods suggested. Opened the page. Clicked on the STAR icon. Clicked on REMOVE BOOKMARK.

Unfortunately, the bookmark remains?

Opening up Bookmarks and highlighting the bookmark and right click produces a menu, including DELETE. When deleted the bookmark remains?

OS was recently updated from Win7Pro-64 to Win10Pro-64.

Using Firefox 76.0.1 64-bit

Asked by ve7tk 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Where is the button for exporting bookmarks to html file? Instructions say "Library Window" but that is not enough hint.

My eyesight is limited. Unfortunately, I am unable to determine where in the toolbar of the library window the button for exporting bookmarks to an html file can be foun… (read more)

My eyesight is limited. Unfortunately, I am unable to determine where in the toolbar of the library window the button for exporting bookmarks to an html file can be found. The attached image provides an idea of what I am looking at.

IMAGE: https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2020-05-18-05-49-03-6c245b.png

The reason I am looking in the toolbar of the library window is the Firefox documentation for version 76 on a mac corresponds to the Firefox version I have and the computer I am running it on states:

From the toolbar on the Library window, click BUTTON ICON (PLEASE REFER TO ATTACHED SKETCH) Import and Backup and choose Export Bookmarks to HTML...

I looked across the toolbar, then the entire Window marked "Library". I wrote a program to search the Library window for an image that could conceivably be the button indicated in the documentation. Sadly, the results of these efforts is I am here requesting assistance. It is not that I do not love each and every one of you, but my preference is not to have to take the time for putting together a question to post here. It does not take long, but when we live at internet speed, every microsecond counts, I know you agree with this very important principle, particularly in light of the visit currently taking place where Covid and his entourage have all of us ridiculously locked up. We have flattened the curve and also found out the numbers Fauci and Birx showed the President to justify this lockdown have been proven, not correct, more like wildly wrong. So while we wait for the lockdown to be cancelled, my preference due to how my parents raised me is to be able to find the button described in the documentaiton, but NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO, button not there... unless maybe you can see it and I am missing it.. My hopes is you will refer to the image at this link in order to enhance the likelihood of success in my quest of the moment, i.e., making my quesiton understandable to anyone who might be interested or/and able to persist in pointing out the location of the great button of the bookmark export.

https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2020-05-18-05-49-03-6c245b.png


Any assistance you can provide would be much appreciated.

Thank you.

Asked by Carla Rogers 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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LOST EVERY BOOKMARKS AND DOWNLOADS

I think I deleted my Firefox by mistake yesterday. I have reinstalled it BUT I have lost all my book marks and downloads which I had gathered over the years. I have tri… (read more)

I think I deleted my Firefox by mistake yesterday. I have reinstalled it BUT I have lost all my book marks and downloads which I had gathered over the years. I have tried to follow the instructions to restore the Bookmarks and downloads but this has not worked and I am at my wits end in trying to get back all this imprtant material. Can you help, please?

Asked by Joewho 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Bookmarks not syncing

I have an android with Firefox installed, and a Mac where I also use Firefox. When I first installed Firefox on each, the bookmarks matched. I do the bulk of work on my l… (read more)

I have an android with Firefox installed, and a Mac where I also use Firefox. When I first installed Firefox on each, the bookmarks matched. I do the bulk of work on my laptop, but occasionally have articles I wish to bookmark on my phone. I have done a sync, but when I go to access the bookmarks on my phone, they are not updated to what is on my laptop.

When I check to see what devices I have connected through Firefox, my phone does not show up, and when I hit the link to "connect a device" all it does it take me to a link to send a text to invite my phone to install it. Which, it's already installed.

I really need these bookmarks to talk to each other properly. What am I missing?

Asked by Aimé Lilithe 1 year ago

Answered by Aimé Lilithe 1 year ago

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"places.xul" file not found after update to FF 73.0

Hi there, I run FF 73 on Lubuntu, and since the upgrade chrome://browser/content/places/places.xul is no longer found. I use it as a handy bookmarks and downloads manager… (read more)

Hi there, I run FF 73 on Lubuntu, and since the upgrade chrome://browser/content/places/places.xul is no longer found. I use it as a handy bookmarks and downloads manager within a tab. Error message:

"Firefox can't find the file at jar:file:///usr/lib/firefox/browser/omni.ja!/chrome/browser/content/browser/places/places.xul. "

I realize that this question is similar to https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1223548#answer-1127393 but it doesn't solve my issue. In fact the URI's listed also don't work I have found:

   chrome://browser/content/places/places.xul
   chrome://browser/content/places/bookmarksSidebar.xul
   chrome://browser/content/places/historySidebar.xul 

Please advise. Thanks for your help!

Asked by Peter 2 years ago

Answered by McCoy 2 years ago

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old firefox data folder - bookmark backups will not open, file extension is not .pdf

When I try to open these files I get an error because .jsonlz4 is not a recognized file type for Adobe Acrobat. (Imagine that!) I have attached the entire error as an ima… (read more)

When I try to open these files I get an error because .jsonlz4 is not a recognized file type for Adobe Acrobat. (Imagine that!) I have attached the entire error as an image. This issue occurred when I did a Refresh of Firefox.

Asked by kdrache 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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How to sort all bookmarks in all folders at once

I want to sort all of my bookmarks in all folders and their sub-folders by name on one click automatically. I don't want to sort my bookmarks folder by folder since I hav… (read more)

I want to sort all of my bookmarks in all folders and their sub-folders by name on one click automatically.

I don't want to sort my bookmarks folder by folder since I have tons of bookmarks organized in tons of folders. I looked up the help article "Sort your bookmarks to quickly find the ones you want", but it only shows how to sort individual folders automatically. So I tried to sort them all by multi-selecting all of my folders (no individual bookmark selected) and right-click to sort by name. And the option is unavailable (see image).

Could you include an one-click automatic sorting option in the future updates?

Asked by Wei 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Show bookmarks by default

IIRC, in v60.x ESR the icon at top used to display bookmarks by default, and you could also look at history. Perhaps I'm remembering it wrong (It's the icon that looks li… (read more)

IIRC, in v60.x ESR the icon at top used to display bookmarks by default, and you could also look at history. Perhaps I'm remembering it wrong (It's the icon that looks like 3 books with the 4th leaning to the left.

In v68.8.0esr which is now installed it shows "Recent Highlights". I want to get the old behavior back. The following will remove the recent highlights (except the title "recent highlights"). But the bookmarks are not shown unless I click on Bookmarks.

#appMenu-library-recentHighlights { display: none !important; }

How do I get the old behavior back?

I know I can add an extra icon (display bookmarks menu), but I'd still need the other one to access history. Perhaps if there were a History icon and a bookmarks icon, that would do as I don't use sync, and there is already the downloads icon, and I don't need the Pocket List.

Asked by TanyaC 1 year ago

Answered by TanyaC 1 year ago

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bookmarks show up in history list, history before today gone

I did not make any changes to options. When I started today, I went to find a website from history and all my history from the day before was gone. AND have of the list s… (read more)

I did not make any changes to options. When I started today, I went to find a website from history and all my history from the day before was gone. AND have of the list space was full of bookmarks. How could bookmarks be in history? Why is my history gone?

Is there some keyboard command that was done by accident to cause this? This has never happened before.

My dad uses Chrome not Firefox. So anything he does should not affect my settings.

Is there a way to fix this? or to keep it from happening in the future?

Asked by Lyghtkeepr 1 year ago

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Bookmarks Menu

When I click on the Bookmarks Menu, the bookmarks are in a particular order. When I click on "Show All Bookmarks", the bookmarks are in a different order. Why are there t… (read more)

When I click on the Bookmarks Menu, the bookmarks are in a particular order.

When I click on "Show All Bookmarks", the bookmarks are in a different order.

Why are there two lists different ?

The order that I want is under "Show All Bookmarks".

Asked by optics 1 year ago

Answered by optics 1 year ago

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Bookmarking

Something has changed. Now when I bookmark a site, I have to go back in to bookmarks to edit it and put it where I want it. Why do I have to do this in two steps? Why … (read more)

Something has changed. Now when I bookmark a site, I have to go back in to bookmarks to edit it and put it where I want it. Why do I have to do this in two steps? Why would anyone want a vast list of bookmarks in no order? The Fox needs to change it back. Ok, now tell me I'm doing is wrong so I can fix it... Thanks, Jan

Asked by simvet02 1 year ago

Answered by Shashank Shekhar 1 year ago

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Data loss

I want to recover my data: 1- Favorite / Bookmark 2- Passwords 3- Additions The device was serviced and when installing firefox, registering my account and syncing my dat… (read more)

I want to recover my data: 1- Favorite / Bookmark 2- Passwords 3- Additions

The device was serviced and when installing firefox, registering my account and syncing my data is not restored

please help

Asked by khalidsarie // خالد سريع 1 year ago

Answered by khalidsarie // خالد سريع 1 year ago