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Some bookmarks did not show up so I asked to restore (from the bookmark menu) - now all have disappeared. What files are the bookmarks stored in (in the system) So I can use the time machine to restore them from a previous date?

I do a lot of work on the web and I have a ton of bookmarks that I use to maintain various sites. I have lost them all! I have tried to install a clean copy of the progra… (read more)

I do a lot of work on the web and I have a ton of bookmarks that I use to maintain various sites. I have lost them all!

I have tried to install a clean copy of the programme and restore the Mozilla file from the User Library (in time machine) but all I have is a white space where the bookmark toolbar was! I also have a problem in trying to enter all the bookmarks manually again. I can open the bookmark drop down but I cannot save any bookmarks. Firefox will not let me bookmark any new pages. I still have all the passwords in the preferences so I do not want to install a completely new copy of the programme and loose these.

Are there any other system files that Firefox uses that I can restore from the backup to solve the problem? I have a Mac Pro and I am running OSX 10.6.4 I have used Firefox for many years and never had a problem before. Can anybody help - please?

Asked by webzeppelinuk 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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"Bookmark this Page" no longer asks where to file the bookmark

Since upgrading to 3.6.12 (OS-X) when I click on "Bookmark this page" it never asks where to place the bookmark. Instead the bookmark ends up at the bottom of "Bookmarks… (read more)

Since upgrading to 3.6.12 (OS-X) when I click on "Bookmark this page" it never asks where to place the bookmark. Instead the bookmark ends up at the bottom of "Bookmarks Menu" and I must move it with "Organize Bookmarks". I must have changed something, but I'm darned if I can figure out what to do to fix it. Help please.

Asked by wscrivens 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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How do I download Firefox for Windows XP on an iMac?

I have just installed Windows XP on an iMac (which otherwise runs Mac OS 10.6.3). I want to download Firefox to run under XP on it, but of course I have no browser on tha… (read more)

I have just installed Windows XP on an iMac (which otherwise runs Mac OS 10.6.3). I want to download Firefox to run under XP on it, but of course I have no browser on that part of the machine, so I tried to download it through the Firefox on my Mac OS system.

The website, being very clever, thinks I want Firfox to run under Mac OS, and that's what it selects. How do I persuade it to let me download the installer for Windows XP?

Asked by brobinson43 10 years ago

Answered by TonyE 10 years ago

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When I'm entering data in a website such as my address, I use the Tab button to jump between windows. How do I make it stop at drop-down menus (right now the tab button jumps past them)?

Right now when I use the tab button to jump between windows on a website where you enter data, such as an address. It always jumps past a drop-down menu such as the "stat… (read more)

Right now when I use the tab button to jump between windows on a website where you enter data, such as an address. It always jumps past a drop-down menu such as the "state", so I have to use the mouse to click on the drop-down menu. Is there a preference setting in FF that will cause the tab button to stop at everything instead of skipping drop-down menus?

Asked by youngvet 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Address Bar works on one user account and not on the other

Hi, I've trawled through so many forums to find an answer to my problem - perhaps it's quite unique. About a year ago my firefox address bar's autocomplete stopped workin… (read more)

Hi,

I've trawled through so many forums to find an answer to my problem - perhaps it's quite unique.

About a year ago my firefox address bar's autocomplete stopped working at all. I have the latest version and I've tried all the tricks around dumping the cache etc. Anyway, I got a new Mac yesterday and I opened up Firefox and everything worked as it should - great.

However, I moved all my files/settings/applications etc across from my ole mac via migration assistant and now firefox does not work properly on that user account. So, I have two user accounts on the same mac, both running the same software applications. The user account with all the old files etc is the one I want to continue to use but Firefox won't work properly on it.

I've uninstalled and reinstalled, updated the version, cleared the cache...everything I can think of.

I'm sick of Chrome crashing on me.

Can anyone help???

Asked by dotser88 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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firefox crashes every time I open it and try to go between pages, I can not use firefox, help

I converted my new computer from an old one about a week ago. Every time I open Firefox, it either crashes immediately or once I try to go between pages it crashes. I ge… (read more)

I converted my new computer from an old one about a week ago. Every time I open Firefox, it either crashes immediately or once I try to go between pages it crashes. I get a window that says Firefox quite Unexpectedly. Apple Care worked on this with me. We opened Firefox in Test Mode, the crashes did not happen. I would like to use Firefox, it is much better than Safari, but not being able to get help for Firefox; I have no choice. I don't know how to submit information to Mozilla, therefore I have no crash ID.

Asked by mkupfx 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Bookmarks & Bookmarks Toolbar disappeared

I went on holiday for a week, came back, switched on my laptop and all my Bookmarks and the Bookmarks Toolbar have disappeared. And Firefox won't let me Bookmark any new … (read more)

I went on holiday for a week, came back, switched on my laptop and all my Bookmarks and the Bookmarks Toolbar have disappeared. And Firefox won't let me Bookmark any new pages either? I am using Firefox 3.6.13 and Max OSX 10.6.6

I have tried Troubleshooting from the Help pages - Restore Bookmarks - can't as I've been away for more than 5 days Check Profile - no new profile has been created. I have only one.

Asked by latch 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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I want to go back to Firefox 3.6 so I can use Torbutton - but I cannot find it - please can someone point me to Firefox 3.6? Thanks

Please can you point me to a place I can download the previous version of Firefox before version 4.0. The addon Torbutton is not compatible and I would rather have an old… (read more)

Please can you point me to a place I can download the previous version of Firefox before version 4.0. The addon Torbutton is not compatible and I would rather have an older Firefox and still be able to use Torbutton. thanks

Asked by roziboyle 10 years ago

Answered by TonyE 10 years ago

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icons and text

Okay, so in Firefox 3, I could have icons on my toolbar for things like print, back, forward, new tab, etc. and text only on my Bookmarks bar. I updated to Firefox 4 and… (read more)

Okay, so in Firefox 3, I could have icons on my toolbar for things like print, back, forward, new tab, etc. and text only on my Bookmarks bar. I updated to Firefox 4 and now it seems I can only have all text, all icons or all icons with text. I can't seem to figure out a way to have my Bookmarks bar show up as text only but still have just icons for navigation and printing. Is there a way to do this?

Asked by thisissuzy 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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On the Bookmarks drop-down menu, there is no longer an "Organize Bookmarks" option, yet the help file for deleting bookmarks says to use this. Where is it? How do you delete multiple bookmarks without it?

Previous versions had an Organize Bookmarks option allowing you to delete, move, and rename bookmarks. This version apparently only allows you to delete one bookmark at … (read more)

Previous versions had an Organize Bookmarks option allowing you to delete, move, and rename bookmarks. This version apparently only allows you to delete one bookmark at a time by clicking on the blue star. Massively inconvenient.

Asked by Sailor47 10 years ago

Answered by DeeKeener 9 years ago

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New pop up window Javascript error, Could not initialize dlwatch extension, oPref.addObserver is not a function. Stops new windows from launching. Help.

Running Firefox 4 on McabookPro, OS 10.6.7. When a new pop up window open, which is needed for some security apps, I am getting a Javascript error. It says: [Javascript… (read more)

Running Firefox 4 on McabookPro, OS 10.6.7. When a new pop up window open, which is needed for some security apps, I am getting a Javascript error. It says:

[Javascript error] dlwatch(200) Could not initialize dlwatch extension TypeError: oPref.addObserver is not a function.

Asked by mgarrelts 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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I m using firefox on a mac.I was using it for the first time on mac so I had put a lot of "separators" on the bookmarks toolbar...How to remove the xtra ones???Small query but creating big problems...

well not much description required here.I was using firefox for the first time on a mac and so was trying out new things with this version of firefox.Just got stuck with … (read more)

well not much description required here.I was using firefox for the first time on a mac and so was trying out new things with this version of firefox.Just got stuck with these xtra separators...Cant find a way to get them off my bookmarks toolbar...

Asked by rohitbansal666 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Let's put it this way. FF4 needs honest look through and revamping.

Until Shockwave flash works on FF4 and doesn't cause pages to hang for long periods of time even those that have no video there is no real point in using it. Even if you… (read more)

Until Shockwave flash works on FF4 and doesn't cause pages to hang for long periods of time even those that have no video there is no real point in using it. Even if you disable it, so many pages depend on it somehow again whats the point.

Asked by RichKD 10 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 10 years ago