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Bookmark toolbar for only the new tab not other sites.

Hey, I recently shifted completely to firefox from edge, i was wondering how can i enable the bookmark toolbar only for the new tab, like i have it on but it stays on for… (read more)

Hey, I recently shifted completely to firefox from edge, i was wondering how can i enable the bookmark toolbar only for the new tab, like i have it on but it stays on for every site, is there a way that will make it appear only on the new tab but not on other sites? thanks.

Asked by ByTheStars 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox Browser Bookmarks bar arrows not working (>>)

Hello, I've Firefox on Fedora last version Fedora 33 (Workstation Edition) 64 bit The bookmarks bar works fine for the standard visible part, but the arrows button (check… (read more)

Hello, I've Firefox on Fedora last version Fedora 33 (Workstation Edition) 64 bit

The bookmarks bar works fine for the standard visible part, but the arrows button (check out the pic attached) to open the rest of the bookmarks contained in the list, is not working, doesn't open the rest of the list at all.

Thank you Marino

Asked by marinodolcettibernes 1 year ago

Answered by marinodolcettibernes 1 year ago

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Can't Retrieve Bookmarks after latest update - 76

Hello. I can't find my bookmarks after update 76. I followed the directions, and I ouldn't find anything. I searched my computer and all my drives for json files and 'bo… (read more)

Hello. I can't find my bookmarks after update 76. I followed the directions, and I ouldn't find anything. I searched my computer and all my drives for json files and 'bookmarks', and I found backups from 2001, 2013, and I know I have backups 'older' than those on discs, but the ones missing (so far) are the most important and complete ones from the past 7 years. Please correct me if I'm wrong, but update 76 'seems' to necessitate syncing devices. I only have reason to browse on my desktop, so I didn't plan on syncing it with anything. I 'do' have a smartphone, but other than downloading malwarebytes and one other app, that I need, that's the extent of my 'online' activities on the phone. However, since I couldn't find my bookmarks without doing so, I decided to download Firefox onto my phone and try to sync them up. When I signed up for the Firefox account earlier, I changed my password with a password generator. However, my phone doesn't have all the characters on its keyboard that are in my password. You can customize the keyboard, but it looked like a magnificent pain to do so. Instead, it seemed easier to 'dumb down' my password from 40 characters down to around the minimum, at least until I got them synced. However, I tried twice with typing visible on the phone and it said the password was wrong, so instead of trying a third time, and getting locked out of Firefox - I came here to see if anyone could help me. I know that rebooting often corrects a lot of things, but since I don't have these bookmarks backed up anywhere - I was afraid this might be a case where it may make the bookmarks more difficult or impossible to retrieve. Thanks in advance.

Asked by Help Please 1 year ago

Answered by Help Please 1 year ago

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Booklmark Folders accidentally feleted

I had 'Show All Bookmarks' on my screen and accidentally pressed delete, which deleted all of my Bookmark folders ( arranged alphabetically) after the ones beginning with… (read more)

I had 'Show All Bookmarks' on my screen and accidentally pressed delete, which deleted all of my Bookmark folders ( arranged alphabetically) after the ones beginning with the letter P. How do i restore the remaining folders to the active list??

Asked by ppacook 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Accidentally deleted bookmark folders

With the 'Show all Bookmarks' page open on my MAC desktop monitor screen i accidentally deleted all of my bookmark folders (listed alphabetically) following those beginni… (read more)

With the 'Show all Bookmarks' page open on my MAC desktop monitor screen i accidentally deleted all of my bookmark folders (listed alphabetically) following those beginning with the letter 'P'. I am in REAL trouble unless i can restore those deleted folders to the active list.

i tried following the suggestion that i open up my 'profile' in 'Library' and i found the deletedbookmarks file. But that file seems just to list deleted bookmarks by recent dates.. Whereas I need to restore the list of deleted bookmark FOLDERS to my active bookmark list and status.

I hope someone can help me. I'd be willing to provide a telephone number, though I guess that's generally inadvisable. Otherwise my e-mail address -- which you may already have -- is xxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx

Thank you for any help.

Peter Cook

(email address removed by moderator; please do not post personal information on a public website; Forum rules and guidelines)

Asked by ppacook 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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How do I get rid of the extremely annoying and useless "Other Bookmarks" folder which I NEVER use?

How do I get rid of the extremely annoying and useless "Other Bookmarks" folder which I NEVER use? This forum is misleading because it says only 3 people have this proble… (read more)

How do I get rid of the extremely annoying and useless "Other Bookmarks" folder which I NEVER use? This forum is misleading because it says only 3 people have this problem. I'm sure there are many thousands but it is almost impossible to comment or reply. It was a major puzzle for me to get this far. Firefox should to make a simple list of bookmarks available, when you have the Bookmarks symbol on the toolbar. It should be the default instead of hiding them in "other folders". If someone wants to make it more complex they easily can add folders. The default now is too complex and difficult to change. Every time I need to add the Firefox browser to a new operating system I need to do extensive research and fiddling just to simplify because I cannot remember the gymnastics I had to go through the last time.This time it made me so exasperated I nearly gave up went to Edge.

Asked by robby2499 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Retore Partial bookmark library

I want to restore part of a large bookmark library, say 100 out of 800. I have both HDMI and JSON backups but they seem to want to only restore the entire library. I seem… (read more)

I want to restore part of a large bookmark library, say 100 out of 800. I have both HDMI and JSON backups but they seem to want to only restore the entire library. I seem to be constantly "loosing" segments of my bookmarks. Some time later, they seem to show back up.???

Asked by Taz-D 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Remove "Other bookmarks" folder from Bookmarks Toolbar

Hello. My Bookmarks Toolbar always showed bookmarks from it's folder with "two arrows" dropdown button at the end, but since today the toolbar ends with "other bookmarks"… (read more)

Hello.

My Bookmarks Toolbar always showed bookmarks from it's folder with "two arrows" dropdown button at the end, but since today the toolbar ends with "other bookmarks" folder. How can I remove this folder from the toolbar?

Asked by mycsharp.ru 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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[UI]How do I remove bookmark folder from the bookmark toolbar?

There is a folder I did not add to the bookmark toolbar on the top right corner of my firefox window, and I find no option to remove it on right click. I do not wish to d… (read more)

There is a folder I did not add to the bookmark toolbar on the top right corner of my firefox window, and I find no option to remove it on right click. I do not wish to delete this folder, just want to hide it.

Asked by fullfull9900 1 year ago

Answered by Scribe 1 year ago

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"Bookmarks Toolbar" recent usage change/update

Why did Firefox change the way one could hide or display the "Bookmarks Toolbar"? Before all one had to do was click on "View" and one could hide or show the Bookmarks To… (read more)

Why did Firefox change the way one could hide or display the "Bookmarks Toolbar"?

Before all one had to do was click on "View" and one could hide or show the Bookmarks Toolbar, but with the latest change/update, now one has to chose select "View", then hover over "Toolbars", then hover over "Bookmarks Toolbar", and finally select "Always", "Never" or "Only on New Tab". How could that be an improvement? I miss being able to toggle it off or on in a rapid manner, because now I have to waste more time to just hide or display it again.

Is there a way to be able to view or hide the "Bookmarks Toolbar" in a more efficient manner? I'm asking because I normally have to hide them and later display them back again tens of times on a daily basis, mainly because when I take screen captures, I don't want the Bookmarks Toolbar to appear. So this new feature really annoys me.

Hopefully there's another alternative to be able to toggle it on or off.

Asked by christopherdoryan 1 year ago

Answered by christopherdoryan 1 year ago

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bookmark tags

I have about 70 bookmarked websites listed in Bookmarks Menu. About 20 of them are about one subject that's important to me. I thought it would be easier to find them if … (read more)

I have about 70 bookmarked websites listed in Bookmarks Menu. About 20 of them are about one subject that's important to me. I thought it would be easier to find them if they all had the same tag, which I added. As I understood the instructions, to find these websites I should enter the tag in the address field, where a URL or a Google search term usually goes. But when I do this, only a few of them appear, and I think they are the ones I've looked at recently, and would appear anyway without the tag.

Asked by mail494 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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bookmarks bar

After the last update 84.0.2 the "Other bookmarks" folder appeared on the bookmarks bar. I have not found a way to remove it and I find it useless and annoying as it take… (read more)

After the last update 84.0.2 the "Other bookmarks" folder appeared on the bookmarks bar. I have not found a way to remove it and I find it useless and annoying as it takes away space for other more commonly used bookmarks. Anyone can give me instructions on how to make it disappear from my bookmarks bar. On another computer not yet updated to version 84.02 even with the synchronization active, the problem does not exist.

Thanks to those who want to help me.

Stephen

Asked by steu102 1 year ago

Answered by ElfQrin 1 year ago

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Lost all my bookmarks - cannot find backup

I've just updated my browser and all of my bookmarks have disappeared without a trace. I've tried every bit of useful information I could find here, but nothing seems to … (read more)

I've just updated my browser and all of my bookmarks have disappeared without a trace. I've tried every bit of useful information I could find here, but nothing seems to be working and even after following the Show All Bookmarks > Import and Backup > Restore, the only backup file that appears is one which has been automatically created with the new update. The "Old Firefox Data" folder mentioned in similar treads has saved only the most recent bookmarks after the update.

Any and all help will be appreciated, as I am extremely distressed at the thought of having lost so many important bookmarks forever.

Asked by Sunny 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago