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When my wife started Firefox the Wrong Bookmarks Loaded

When my wife started Firefox one day the Firefox bookmarks from my computer loaded into her computer. She was in one state and i was in another. Her bookmarks are no long… (read more)

When my wife started Firefox one day the Firefox bookmarks from my computer loaded into her computer. She was in one state and i was in another. Her bookmarks are no longer visible - only mine. I checked her Profile folder - only my bookmarks are visible. Questions: How can this happen? How can she retrieve her bookmarks?

Asked by terfehr 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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How can I change the font for FF bookmarks?

I need to use special characters in my bookmark entries (in the sidebar), for url entries and also, if possible, for the folders containing them. When I rightclick to get… (read more)

I need to use special characters in my bookmark entries (in the sidebar), for url entries and also, if possible, for the folders containing them. When I rightclick to get "Properties", there is no field "Font" or similar, so how/where would I change the font, and what default font is used there, to begin with?

My second question would then be how use another font for some entries, instead of the default one, or more precisely, how to combine two fonts within the same entry (bookmark or bookmark folder, if possible, too), in order to get, within the regular text of the entry, some special characters which are not included within the default font.

If such combination of two fonts for the same entry is not possible, I should at least know what the default font is, and where FF stores it, in order to put special characters from within another, special font into that default font.

Thank you!

Asked by nnmm 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Alphabetizing Bookmarks

With very vague help from your Support answers, I figured this out on my own and had to comment because all too many times your experts forget they are not always dealing… (read more)

With very vague help from your Support answers, I figured this out on my own and had to comment because all too many times your experts forget they are not always dealing with techs on answering these questions. For me this is what worked when I tried to alphabetize my bookmarks: Open LIbrary, show all Bookmarks (bottom of the list of bookmarks), click on Views and select Sort.

Asked by deborah_nunez 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Cannot find bookmark manager

Show me how to find the bookmark manager I've seen this question from two years ago, but the answer is not valid (any more). I had several machines with different purpose… (read more)

Show me how to find the bookmark manager

I've seen this question from two years ago, but the answer is not valid (any more).

I had several machines with different purposes and when I got a Firefox account, I signed them all in. Now the bookmarks are chaotic, and I want to combine them in a more rational way. I need a real manager that allows me to do this. I'm sure there is one, but I cannot find it.

Currently FF 77.0.1, according to help.

Asked by Kevin 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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A new version of Firefox just appeared. Bookmarks gone, homepage changed.

I just brought up FF browser. It appears as if just installed. All bookmarks gone, Homepage changed, 'Welcome, new person', etc. How do I get all my old settings bacl?… (read more)

I just brought up FF browser. It appears as if just installed. All bookmarks gone, Homepage changed, 'Welcome, new person', etc. How do I get all my old settings bacl?

Asked by hobiwan 1 year ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 1 year ago

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connect favourites

I have restored from a Windows 7 backup and the restored favourites are in Users%name%/Favourites but my restored favourites are not connecting the Firefox 78.0.1 (64-bit… (read more)

I have restored from a Windows 7 backup and the restored favourites are in Users%name%/Favourites but my restored favourites are not connecting the Firefox 78.0.1 (64-bit) bookmarks.

Asked by Lewishilary 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Latest FF Update Failed to Import Bookmarks and PW

Hello, The latest and greatest FF update did not import my FF bookmarks and saved PW. I followed all instructions on FF troubleshooting and forums and nothing seems to re… (read more)

Hello,

The latest and greatest FF update did not import my FF bookmarks and saved PW. I followed all instructions on FF troubleshooting and forums and nothing seems to restore my data. I have a old FF data, but it's stating nothing has been backed up since 2018, however I've used FF daily. Any suggestions? Thank you in advance!

Asked by sr.selvin 1 year ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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browser problem

When I signed on to my computer this a.m. and clicked on the Firefox icon from my Task Bar (on the bottom of the page) to bring up my homepage, it wouldn't go. I rec'd a… (read more)

When I signed on to my computer this a.m. and clicked on the Firefox icon from my Task Bar (on the bottom of the page) to bring up my homepage, it wouldn't go. I rec'd a msg stating it "couldn't find" a .dll file or something. When I clicked on the icon on my desktop, it started a whole new page - I lost all my "saved" pages and my "favorites" menu was gone! What happened and how can I get my "normal" Firefox page ?

Asked by lbgny58 1 year ago

Answered by Arslan Goraya 1 year ago

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Is there a way to have Firefox close the bookmarks Library window after selecting a bookmarked page?

After upgrading to Windows 10 or maybe Firefox 78.0.1 every time I navigate to a bookmarked page from the Bookmarks/Library window, that Library window continues to run i… (read more)

After upgrading to Windows 10 or maybe Firefox 78.0.1 every time I navigate to a bookmarked page from the Bookmarks/Library window, that Library window continues to run in the background. I'd like to find a way to have this close automatically like it used to. Thanks in advance for any help you can give me.

Asked by paul.sager 1 year ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 1 year ago

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change Library colours

For some reason my "bookmarks/show all bookmarks" has flipped colours and is now white text with dark background (it wasn't like it 2 days ago). All other bookmark 'stuff… (read more)

For some reason my "bookmarks/show all bookmarks" has flipped colours and is now white text with dark background (it wasn't like it 2 days ago). All other bookmark 'stuff' is normal. Changing the text/background works for everything else.

Update: (and title changed) To be clear, this affects the new window called "library", which opens with Ctrl-Shift-B or Ctrl-Shift-H, not any toolbars on the main Firefox screen. Changing themes does not affect

Asked by Chadwell 1 year ago

Last reply by Chadwell 1 year ago

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Firefox bookmarks

Hi, When I turned on my computer this morning, my bookmarks were not there. I've tried the steps laid out by Firefox, but no success. I tried another browser, Safari, whi… (read more)

Hi, When I turned on my computer this morning, my bookmarks were not there. I've tried the steps laid out by Firefox, but no success. I tried another browser, Safari, which I seldom use, and Safari bookmarks were still there. I have many different bookmarks in Firefox so I'd rather not switch over to Safari unless absolutely necessary. Nothing else is missing, so I doubt if I've been hacked. I did check a bank account, which was fine. I'm not a high profile person, so I doubt if I've been targeted. And I see the pic of the lock closed in the URL bar constantly. Any thoughts on this would be appreciated. I'm on Mac OS 10.15.5 (Catalina) Firefox 78.0.1 (64bit) Thanks, JJ

Asked by jjns803 1 year ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 1 year ago