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can not remove restore bookmark files

Under import/backup --> restore I can't remove the files. It used to let you do it now its not allowed. I want them gone and to synch with I currently have. It would a… (read more)

Under import/backup --> restore I can't remove the files. It used to let you do it now its not allowed. I want them gone and to synch with I currently have. It would also be nice to add a feature to edit backup folders and stored files.

Asked by robert.suleckijr 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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How to get rid of leftover separators in bookmark menu?

I removed everything from the bookmarks menu that I don't need. Now there is a battery of separators left, consuming menu space. See attached screenshot of German Firefox… (read more)

I removed everything from the bookmarks menu that I don't need. Now there is a battery of separators left, consuming menu space. See attached screenshot of German Firefox version.

How to get rid of at least four of those five separators?

Also, it would be great to have all my bookmarks at the top of the menu, while all that stuff I rarely need (Show bookmark sidebar, More bookmarks, Bookmars symbol bar ...) is at the bottom. Is there an way to change that?

Asked by peter596 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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Missing Bookmarks

An automatic update of Firefox which resulted in a "quit/create new profile" choice has removed all my bookmarks Of the four profiles stored in "about:profile" three are … (read more)

An automatic update of Firefox which resulted in a "quit/create new profile" choice has removed all my bookmarks

Of the four profiles stored in "about:profile" three are identical (ie. have only the default bookmarks stored) and one, generates a "quit/create new profile" message.

The "bookmarksbackup" folder (in /home/user/.Mozilla/Firefox/zs1jki8t.default) is empty.

The "import/backup" option (in Manage Bookmarks) offers nothing to choose. There is no 'list of dated automatic backups.'

Firefox did not create an "Old Firefox Data" folder on the desktop.

Browser privacy "strict". "Never remember history" was selected.

Running Firefox in Manjaro (Linux)

Help.

Asked by Wayn58 2 months ago

Answered by Terry 2 months ago

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Pinned websites in Chronicle

I synchronized my Firefox with my Android Device. Since I made this I see two pinned websites in my chronicle which can't be deleted. I don't find them in my bookmarks or… (read more)

I synchronized my Firefox with my Android Device. Since I made this I see two pinned websites in my chronicle which can't be deleted. I don't find them in my bookmarks or anywhere in my chronicle, neither on the PC nor on my Android device. Can somebody tell me how I can delete this entries?

Asked by MSP7706 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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It is not possible to save the bookmarks.

I am using mozilla more then 10 years. Today all my bookmarks disappeared. I have no chance to install them again. Neither with the star nor with the menue. I followed al… (read more)

I am using mozilla more then 10 years.

Today all my bookmarks disappeared. I have no chance to install them again. Neither with the star nor with the menue. I followed all recommendations of firefox to repair it. The bookmark bar is still there. But with no content.

Does anyone has an idea?

Asked by drherli 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Deleting bookmarks

Hi, I have just impoted my bookmarks from chrome to firefox and I was wondering if deleting some bookmarks from firefox would also delete them from chrome? I only want so… (read more)

Hi,

I have just impoted my bookmarks from chrome to firefox and I was wondering if deleting some bookmarks from firefox would also delete them from chrome?

I only want some of my bookmarks from chrome on firefox because I am trying to make firefox the main browser I use to study, work etc.

Thank you for the help :) .

Asked by vishalsinghdhanda 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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After update to 91.0.2 on Win 10 Pro only a bookmark folder for shopping is available - profile is OK

Prior to update this morning I had a top with about 50 items and a folder just for car shopping which has lots of items. Updated to 91.0.2 and now only the shopping URLs… (read more)

Prior to update this morning I had a top with about 50 items and a folder just for car shopping which has lots of items. Updated to 91.0.2 and now only the shopping URLs are shown. Manage gets me nothing. The folder C:\Users\Xxxx\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\6dbbz7gb.default-release\bookmarkbackups most recent item is 4 months ago but an extract errors out.

Is it possible to get back to my old bookmarks? If so, how?

Asked by oldserverguy 1 year ago

Answered by oldserverguy 1 year ago

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How to add current page to the bookmark tree from inside the tree without dragging?

In Chrome I can browse my bookmark tree, right click on a folder and "Add Page", which directly adds the current URL to that folder. Firefox shows only "Add (a blank) Boo… (read more)

In Chrome I can browse my bookmark tree, right click on a folder and "Add Page", which directly adds the current URL to that folder. Firefox shows only "Add (a blank) Bookmark", "Add Folder", etc. No way to add the current page. Is there a way to add that I'm not seeing, other than dragging the URL physically?

Asked by ge1 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Only one row of bookmarks visible on bookmarks toolbar

Hi. Can anyone tell me if it would be possible to display all 3 rows of toolbar bookmarks in my bookmark toolbar? It used to show 3 rows, but I changed my monitor's displ… (read more)

Hi. Can anyone tell me if it would be possible to display all 3 rows of toolbar bookmarks in my bookmark toolbar? It used to show 3 rows, but I changed my monitor's display settings to make the text bigger, and now I can only see the first row of bookmarks at the top of the screen in Firefox. Thanks.

Asked by Jo 1 month ago

Answered by Jo 1 month ago

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FF 89.0 bookmarks

I REALLY dislike the new bookmark pull-down feature, which has larger fonts and far too much space between bookmarks. Now I have to scroll (for which I can't use the mous… (read more)

I REALLY dislike the new bookmark pull-down feature, which has larger fonts and far too much space between bookmarks. Now I have to scroll (for which I can't use the mouse) to get to the bottom of a long bookmark list. I prefer older versions.

How may I change the appearance of this feature?

Asked by trbrer011 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Mirror a Bookmark Folder?

Hey everyone! I had a quick, and maybe weird, question to ask... is there any way to have two separate bookmark folders that are complete mirrors of each other? For examp… (read more)

Hey everyone!

I had a quick, and maybe weird, question to ask... is there any way to have two separate bookmark folders that are complete mirrors of each other? For example, if I added a bookmark to one folder, then the other folder would also have the bookmark added to it.

I sure hope the answer is yes! haha. It would really help my bookmark organization OCD! :D

Thanks everyone!

Asked by Trust Kibou 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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i deleted firefox files. then installed v 90. all bookmarks are gone. how do i get them back

i deleted firefox files. then installed v 90. all bookmarks are gone. how do i get them back I have tried what i found online answers but I am not getting anywhere. … (read more)

i deleted firefox files. then installed v 90. all bookmarks are gone. how do i get them back

I have tried what i found online answers but I am not getting anywhere.

Asked by stevepaa 1 year ago

Answered by stevepaa 1 year ago

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clearing bookmarks search field in sidebar

In the bookmarks sidebar (Win 10 PC), when using "search bookmarks" and after typing an entry to locate, I thought that there used to be a "button" (x) in the far right… (read more)

In the bookmarks sidebar (Win 10 PC), when using "search bookmarks" and after typing an entry to locate, I thought that there used to be a "button" (x) in the far right of the search field that would clear any entry and return the view of bookmarks in the sidebar to that which was displayed prior to the search.

Has something changed or was I just imagining this.

If my rampant imagination is at work, please consider this a feature request

Thanks

Asked by zibbledabbit 11 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 11 months ago

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Finding in which Folder a bookmark belongs

Hello - Firefox Bookmarks are wonderfully intuitive and hardly need the well written instructions. However, in Manage Bookmarks, I search and find the Bookmark I want but… (read more)

Hello - Firefox Bookmarks are wonderfully intuitive and hardly need the well written instructions. However, in Manage Bookmarks, I search and find the Bookmark I want but can't see or find which folder it's in. Thus I can't sort it or move it to another folder. A column in search results showing Folder would be fabulous!

Asked by rlj2 11 months ago

Answered by cor-el 11 months ago

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Folders

I recently upgraded to Monterey, which may be relevant, and can no longer open all bookmarks in a folder by right clicking. This is inconvenient. Any suggestions grateful… (read more)

I recently upgraded to Monterey, which may be relevant, and can no longer open all bookmarks in a folder by right clicking. This is inconvenient. Any suggestions gratefully received.

Asked by chris52 10 months ago

Answered by chris52 10 months ago

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Bookmark Restore ignoring order and location in folders

Following an incident with Firefox Sync, I needed to restore my bookmarks. I have a little over 700 bookmarks across 15-25+ folders at mostly 2-3 levels deep but up to 5 … (read more)

Following an incident with Firefox Sync, I needed to restore my bookmarks. I have a little over 700 bookmarks across 15-25+ folders at mostly 2-3 levels deep but up to 5 levels. All but a handfull of these are all in the bookmarks toolbar.

I have a backup json of everything for restoration. However, when I do restore, everything is messed up: all the bookmarks are there, and all the folders are there with their structure preserved (subfolders in the right folders), but every bookmark has been pulled out of the folder structure and into the toolbar, so all folders are empty of actual bookmarks. This includes taking bookmarks from folders in the bookmark menu. Folders seem to be in the right order, and some bookmarks are, but most bookmarks are in the wrong place and order. Since most of my bookmarks were in folders, I really do not have it in me to put them all back unless I absolutely have to (assuming I can even remember what goes where).

Opening the json in Firefox, selecting "Raw Data" and "Pretty Print", it is clear the json file correctly preserved folder structure and bookmark placement exactly as it was before. Thus, something must be going wrong in how it is being read.

I have tried different restore points with the same outcome. I have sync disabled and have tried removing existing bookmarks first, clearing data, and deleting places.sqlite (as per related help threads) to no avail. Integrity check runs without error. I have also tried on a different OS (Windows 10 and Manjaro KDE) with the same results. I have not seen any other posts with this specific issue.

Would it only work correctly if the export was an html file? Is there anything I can do, like trying to modify the json? Is this expected behavior or a bug to fix? Please advise.

Asked by thefallinglink 9 months ago

Answered by thefallinglink 9 months ago

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corrupted booksmarks Firefox 99.0.1 on MacOS 12.3.1 Macbook Air (M1)

Many of my bookmarks are corrupted. They point to other websites, not the bookmarked one. Has anyone else had this problem? Is there a fix? Thanks for any info/advice… (read more)

Many of my bookmarks are corrupted. They point to other websites, not the bookmarked one. Has anyone else had this problem? Is there a fix? Thanks for any info/advice. George

Asked by 7640 4 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 months ago