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Zotero - How to get it to work with FF bookmarks

Some people recommended here using Zotero in order to keep the functionality of the "Description" field in bookmarks which was taken away after v. 62. Unfortunately a) Th… (read more)

Some people recommended here using Zotero in order to keep the functionality of the "Description" field in bookmarks which was taken away after v. 62. Unfortunately a) There is zero information here on actually using it and achieving any sort of acceptable results re: bookmarks, and b) It's complicated and it doesn't even import the bookmarks file.

I installed Zotero v 5. Have to also install Zotero for Firefox extension. This is hidden in documentation (one or the other does basically nothing, have to install both). I tried to import FF bookmarks.html, it proceeded to use 50% of CPU resources, memory used by the program went up to 800 MB, and after 15 minutes the import bar was at 0%. I tried to import the bookmarks.json file, it doesn't support it.

Any suggestions?

Asked by elzach 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Cannot add, delete, or edit bookmarks

I am no longer able to add or delete my bookmarks. When I right click delete for a bookmark, nothing happens. When I click to add a bookmark, nothing happens. This still … (read more)

I am no longer able to add or delete my bookmarks. When I right click delete for a bookmark, nothing happens. When I click to add a bookmark, nothing happens. This still occurs when I start firefox in safe mode. I have tried turning on sync to see if I could edit my bookmarks from my mobile, but the bookmarks failed to sync. I do not have any add-ons. I currently am on a linux OS installed on a macbook. I did not have this problem until the past month or so.

Asked by brooke.schroeder12 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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policies.json vs. about:config

Hello Firefox-Support Team, I want to know if i set differnet value for browser.download.folderList in policies.json = 0 in about:config = 1 which value will be enforced… (read more)

Hello Firefox-Support Team,

I want to know if i set differnet value for browser.download.folderList in policies.json = 0 in about:config = 1 which value will be enforced?

BRs AM

Asked by AmChannel 1 year ago

Last reply by AmChannel 1 year ago

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Bookmark to a specific about:config setting ?

CentOS Linux finally upgraded FF 68esr to FF 82esr. Of course this had to break something. For years I have had a bookmark to "about:config?filter=signon.rememberSignoabo… (read more)

CentOS Linux finally upgraded FF 68esr to FF 82esr. Of course this had to break something. For years I have had a bookmark to "about:config?filter=signon.rememberSignoabout:config?filter=signon.rememberSignons" This allowed me to easily toggle on or off the prompt for my master password when I browsed a site for which I had stored credentials. This bookmark no longer works. It takes me to the generic about:config page but does not fill in the setting which I am looking for. Is there a way to fix this?

I used to have some sort of addon or other feature which allowed me to only unlock my saved credentials when I wanted to logon to a site. When that broke or went away I found the about:config setting and created a bookmark to it. Being prompted to unlock my stored credentials every time I hit a site for which I have credentials is very annoying. Leaving my credentials file unlocked is a security concern.

Any advice would be appreciated.

TIA,

Ken

Asked by r5igti 1 year ago

Last reply by r5igti 1 year ago

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screen share

'''i tried to start screen share but this happened''' camera is not supported by your current browser. can anyone please tell me how can i fix this. … (read more)

'''i tried to start screen share but this happened''' camera is not supported by your current browser.

can anyone please tell me how can i fix this.

Asked by faisal hassan 1 year ago

Last reply by davidcalvert 1 year ago

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webpage screenshot and editing on window 7

It is possible to screenshot the whole webpage on my friend's window 7 HP laptop by right clicking and selecting screenshot when using firefox,while right clicking does n… (read more)

It is possible to screenshot the whole webpage on my friend's window 7 HP laptop by right clicking and selecting screenshot when using firefox,while right clicking does not display screenshot option on other laptops.What is the problem/solution?

Asked by tackleflight 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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A Windows update caused all my bookmarks and history (and most cookies) to disappear. Im on Firefox 68.10.0esr

Edited to correct some history -- so the followng transcript may be a bit out of synch -- I will state my current question below. Two things happened at the same time --… (read more)

Edited to correct some history -- so the followng transcript may be a bit out of synch -- I will state my current question below.

Two things happened at the same time -- I uninstalled Adobe Flash, and a Windows Update ran. I didn't notice the Windows update, so I blamed the wrong thing, the Flash uninstall. It was WIndows.

The Windows update caused all my bookmarks and history (and most cookies) to disappear. I'm on Firefox 68.10.0esr

I found my Profiles at C:\Users\[me]\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles but I don't understand what's in there enough to fish the bookmarks out, and I don't see anything that looks like "15 backups" promised by the Mozilla help pages.

Where are my Bookmark backups?

Asked by BostonBowTie 1 year ago

Last reply by Terry 1 year ago

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How do I modify the font for the History list and the bookmarks Toolbar?

Is there any way I can increase the font size or bold the entries on the History list and the Bookmarks Toolbar? CTRL-+ does it for the rest of the screen but not for the… (read more)

Is there any way I can increase the font size or bold the entries on the History list and the Bookmarks Toolbar? CTRL-+ does it for the rest of the screen but not for the History list.

Asked by Fire Marshal Bil 1 year ago

Last reply by Fire Marshal Bil 1 year ago

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Firefox keeps taking me to Yahoo search despite Google being the choice

Hi guys, I'm on Firefox QUantum 68.11.Oesr and I have a problem with my searches. NO matter what I do, it keeps taking me to Yahoo search which I hate but I can't figure … (read more)

Hi guys, I'm on Firefox QUantum 68.11.Oesr and I have a problem with my searches. NO matter what I do, it keeps taking me to Yahoo search which I hate but I can't figure out how to fix that. I've had that happen before and a buddy helped me fix it but I can't get hold of him.

Google is set in the options so that's not the problem. This is driving me nuts 'cause I search for stuff frequently and I hate Yahoo.

Thanks

George

Asked by info4472 1 year ago

Answered by info4472 1 year ago

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Office 365: no shield in address bar

Some sites do not show a shield icon in the address bar, most notably support.mozilla.com and Office 365. How can I modify blocking and privacy for such a site? I wast to… (read more)

Some sites do not show a shield icon in the address bar, most notably support.mozilla.com and Office 365.

How can I modify blocking and privacy for such a site? I wast to allow cookies from Office 365, but not for other sites.

TIA, Folkert Wiekmeijer

Asked by Folkert 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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another language keyboard doesn't work in my firefox on kali linux

I switched my local keyboard layout and tried to type my language(myanmar-burmese) in firefox. But It doesn't work in my firefox browser. Instead of my language,it's typi… (read more)

I switched my local keyboard layout and tried to type my language(myanmar-burmese) in firefox. But It doesn't work in my firefox browser. Instead of my language,it's typing English. My language keyboard work in other applications i.e terminal, text editors, etc. How can I fix it? suggestions please!

Asked by sitharhlaing17 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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Refresh

I wish to know how to fix this issue (magnet links) ? I've installed bittorrent, but not showing on d.a.s page, after refreshing Firefox. Error msg: This file does not ha… (read more)

I wish to know how to fix this issue (magnet links) ? I've installed bittorrent, but not showing on d.a.s page, after refreshing Firefox.

Error msg: This file does not have an app associated with it for performing this action. Please install an app or, if one is already installed, create an association in the Default Apps Settings page.

Asked by jamesrichmond2005 1 year ago

Last reply by jamesrichmond2005 1 year ago

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Persistent Find Bar

I was wondering if their was a way to switch the find bar bar back to the old way of searching. The way it is now is annoying. When I use find it's usually the same searc… (read more)

I was wondering if their was a way to switch the find bar bar back to the old way of searching. The way it is now is annoying. When I use find it's usually the same search across multiple tabs. Now I have to open the find in each tab and if I change the find in one tab it doesn't change across the other find bars so I now have to change each individually. Thanks.

Asked by lumania 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Youtube shortcuts on firefox

Tonight I noticed something really weird when I tried to reply to a comment on Youtube. Initially, I tried to reply from the bell button in the notifications and soon I r… (read more)

Tonight I noticed something really weird when I tried to reply to a comment on Youtube. Initially, I tried to reply from the bell button in the notifications and soon I realized that the Spacebar was not working. I thought it might be stuck, but it was not, since it was working fine in both the address bar and the search bar. Asynchronous keys function was disabled. Then, I went to the video and tried to reply from there. Guess what! The video was being resized using the shortcuts depending on what I was typing! For example "t" changes between normal and theater mode and "i" makes it picture-in-picture. What is going on? I am sure no key is locked, i even restarted my pc and the same thing kept happening. Then, I turned it off and on and the problem was persisting. Everything works fine on other applications, just YT seems broken for some reason. I tried to type on YouTube on two other browsers and everything worked fine. I don't think it has anything to do with the windows update, since it only happens on firefox, which I don't intend to change. Is there any setting to lock/toggle the Youtube shortcuts on and off? Sorry for the length of my description and thanks a lot in advance!

Asked by arxidamparotramparifas 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Import Bookmarks

So i have old Bookmarks. very old. The Bookmarks file dated 2014. What version the Firefox was that generated that files i do not know. If i import those .json files t… (read more)

So i have old Bookmarks.

very old.

The Bookmarks file dated 2014. What version the Firefox was that generated that files i do not know.

If i import those .json files there are none Bookmarks imported.....

The new shiny fancy format is json packed with lz4. Can i deactivate this? I do not want compression! Bookmarks are text, text can be packed, but no not in modern times. Modern Times require speed not space. Or in other words: I want the bookmarks seachable with my editor.... I have space for a few TB for bookmarks.

Asked by mail988 1 year ago

Last reply by mail988 1 year ago

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I cannot get to youtube

I cannot get to youtube. I get this screen in the screenshot then it redirects to https://googleads.g.doubleclick.net/ads/preferences/cu/optout?continue=aHR0cHM6Ly9jb25zZ… (read more)

Asked by GardenSurfer 1 year ago

Answered by GardenSurfer 1 year ago

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CAN I Copy profile to laptop

I'm buying a new win 10 laptop soon. Is it possible to copy the the settings from a virtual windows 10 64 bit I just set up. It is easy to export the bookmarks as html … (read more)

I'm buying a new win 10 laptop soon. Is it possible to copy the the settings from a virtual windows 10 64 bit I just set up. It is easy to export the bookmarks as html but could i set up the desktop/add ons etc. I have used classic shell and winaero tweak to make it look like win 7. I don't like 10 and would be buying 7 if i could.

Could i copy the profile onto the laptop. I think the laptop is 64 bit, would it matter if it wasn't

This PC is win 7 64 bit desktop and i know the firefox 77.01 is out of date. I don't like the changes

Asked by GardenSurfer 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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HTML file formatting is messed up

It looks perfectly fine in Edge and Chrome. The file is here: https://app.box.com/s/e3chmmwqt9jx88q7bkowikdhqx12nd2j I have included the rendering screen shots for all th… (read more)

It looks perfectly fine in Edge and Chrome. The file is here: https://app.box.com/s/e3chmmwqt9jx88q7bkowikdhqx12nd2j I have included the rendering screen shots for all three browsers. Thanks.

Asked by thalaharate 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago