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Bookmark tool bar

I have quite a number of bookmarks which i have imported into FF. Unfortunately, i cannot find a way of adding more than one row of bookmarks in the tool bar. Is there an… (read more)

I have quite a number of bookmarks which i have imported into FF. Unfortunately, i cannot find a way of adding more than one row of bookmarks in the tool bar. Is there an addon that will allow this? as i do not like the dropdown at the end of the toolbar. Please see pic for requirement. Thanks in advance.

Asked by steffjay 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

bookmarks

before the new update when i would click on my bookmarks icon the bookmark menu was my default, now i have to take 3 steps or so to get to it. is there a way to make it a… (read more)

before the new update when i would click on my bookmarks icon the bookmark menu was my default, now i have to take 3 steps or so to get to it. is there a way to make it appear when i click the bookmark icon that the bookmark menu will automatically appear?

Asked by rogersj07 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

Bookmarks not showing properly

I recently tried to tidy up my browser bookmarks using 'manage bookmarks' and reordered them and removed several duplicates. The tree structure in the library looks kind-… (read more)

I recently tried to tidy up my browser bookmarks using 'manage bookmarks' and reordered them and removed several duplicates. The tree structure in the library looks kind-of weird too, as some directories such as 'bookmarks toolbar' appear 3 or 4 times, sometimes nested within itself.

After I had finished reorganising I exited and went to one of the directories on the bookmarks toolbar, but it is still showing all the old and duplicated bookmarks and none of the more recent ones.

What is happening, and is there anything I can do to fix it?

Asked by LornaJ2 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Missing the bookmark, file, history ect.

Hi, I have lost the "file, edit, history, bookmark ect" I have tried to resolve this myself but all the help on the forum starts with click on the "3 vertical bars" I do … (read more)

Hi, I have lost the "file, edit, history, bookmark ect" I have tried to resolve this myself but all the help on the forum starts with click on the "3 vertical bars" I do not have this option, all I have is 3 dots which directs to "settings" which offers no help for the bookmark toolbar ? I have trolled the FF help pages but they all say the same thing to start with the "3 bar" icon. Any help would be greatly appreciated as I've been using FF for 9yrs and have had no problems at all. Thankyou in advance.

Asked by Kim26 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Bookmarks randomly appearing

I seem to be having issues with bookmarks randomly appearing on my toolbar. I am on a new installation and know it is not due to any malware. It's beginning to get annoy… (read more)

I seem to be having issues with bookmarks randomly appearing on my toolbar. I am on a new installation and know it is not due to any malware. It's beginning to get annoying to have to consistently delete bookmarks that I did not want. My assumption right now is that I am somehow dragging a link onto the bookmarks toolbar as anything else that adds bookmarks is adding at the end, where these bookmarks are showing up in the middle, plus any other option to add bookmarks shows a popup box. Oddly enough it can sometimes be multiples of the same webpage I visted and I don't remember ever touching the address bar. Is there another way firefox can add bookmarks in the middle of the toolbar? Also is there a way I can "Lock" the toolbar, not allowing any more bookmarks to be added unless I unlock it? Recently made the switch from chrome and this is the only real issue I have.

Asked by parke1wh 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Loss of all bookmarks

Hello, On May 14th 2021 an update occurred. I had no warning and I lost most of my computer settings as well all my Firefox bookmarks. I didn't manually backup my bookmar… (read more)

Hello, On May 14th 2021 an update occurred. I had no warning and I lost most of my computer settings as well all my Firefox bookmarks. I didn't manually backup my bookmarks lately so I thought I could retrieve them in the Windows.old file but there is no such file on my computer. If Firefow was also updated, why there hasn't been creation of a bookmarkbackup? Is there a way to recover my bookmarks? Thanks for your help. CLC

Asked by cl.collin 16 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 14 hours ago

Old deleted bookmarks keep re-appearing

Suddenly I have very old, deleted bookmarks reappearing in my bookmarks folders. I have to manually re-delete each one individually only to have them all reappear the nex… (read more)

Suddenly I have very old, deleted bookmarks reappearing in my bookmarks folders. I have to manually re-delete each one individually only to have them all reappear the next time I open Firefox. This has to end. What has Mozilla done? Another thought- if Mozilla does not keep any of our info how are bookmarks that have been deleted for more than 2 years deleted reappearing?

Asked by willban1 14 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 13 hours ago

Bookmarks messed up

Searching for bookmarks that disappeared, I discovered that my bookmarks are badly messed up. There appears to be two tiers of bookmarks (see image), and I have no idea h… (read more)

Searching for bookmarks that disappeared, I discovered that my bookmarks are badly messed up. There appears to be two tiers of bookmarks (see image), and I have no idea how it got that way. Is there any way I can merge the 2nd tier back to the main tier? Running latest FF ESR version, Win10PRO 64 bit. Thanks....

Asked by btuv25 11 hours ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 9 hours ago

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I can't add or remove bookmarks from the bookmarks menu or bookmarks bar and I've completely removed and reinstalled Firefox.

I am not able to add or remove bookmarks. The bookmarks library is empty. I can't restore to any back up bookmarks. I restarted in safe mode. No bookmarks. I reset Firefo… (read more)

I am not able to add or remove bookmarks. The bookmarks library is empty. I can't restore to any back up bookmarks. I restarted in safe mode. No bookmarks. I reset Firefox. No bookmarks. I uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox. No bookmarks. I did a Revo Uninstall and cleared the registry. No bookmarks. I deleted the localstore.rdf. No bookmarks. This is kinda a deal breaker for me. I might have to go to Chrome or IE.

Asked by lynxiana 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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Accurate Bookmark File Sizes Needed Before Reinstall.

I'm about to change Linux distribution and have around 20 thousand links (according to Library and Search). Most of those links are in category folders and sub folders an… (read more)

I'm about to change Linux distribution and have around 20 thousand links (according to Library and Search). Most of those links are in category folders and sub folders and stuff gets routinely deleted when not needed, entire categories are often deleted when done with.

If I backup the current bookmarks, the HTML file comes to 7.7 MiB and JSON file 7.3 MiB. How can I be sure those backup files actually contain my current 20k worth of links??

It just seems a small file size for such a large amount of links. I'm sure I've seen larger backup file sizes than that in the past but it could be that things have changed under the hood and things have got more compressed.

I can't really afford to discover that I've lost a load of links and folders when I come to set Firefox back up in a new distro (using import). It's bad enough Firefox ignores any current layout integrity when bookmarks get imported over into a new set up and I end up having to re-order everything over the following days. But I'm grateful that previous large (but smaller than this) backup bookmark files do usually end up whole.

Thanks.

Asked by dunno 8 years ago

Last reply by dunno 8 years ago

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the places.sqlite in need of clarifi...

Greetings kind people. lately i wanted to edit that file to add/delete entries and other maintanence. I looked at a few details about the databases inside the file but st… (read more)

Greetings kind people.

lately i wanted to edit that file to add/delete entries and other maintanence.

I looked at a few details about the databases inside the file but still couldn't understand what each database is and what it contains.

I would just like details about the databases and which of them i need to edit to remove or add history or bookmarks entries.

Asked by Soapy 8 years ago

Last reply by Soapy 8 years ago

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Are bookmarks the equivalent to 'Favorites' in Internet Explorer?

Where are my saved websites saved? Also, am I able to "share" the file over my LAN? I have a desktop PC and a laptop connected to my network. What I would like to do is m… (read more)

Where are my saved websites saved? Also, am I able to "share" the file over my LAN? I have a desktop PC and a laptop connected to my network. What I would like to do is make it so whether I save (or bookmark?) a site on the laptop or desktop it is available on both. Does this make sense? If I need to do a better job explaining just let me know. Currently, I am successfully sharing the IE 'Favorites' folder so the links are always in sync and the same links are available on both of my machines.

Asked by Ryan Nelson 8 years ago

Answered by philipp 8 years ago

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Previous version of Firefox points to latest installed version on seperate drive, bookmarks missing

Hi, please could I have some help with the following? I had firefox installed on the same partition as the windows I booted from. Due to an error this partition would no… (read more)

Hi, please could I have some help with the following?

I had firefox installed on the same partition as the windows I booted from. Due to an error this partition would no longer boot and I had to install windows and firefox clean on a seperate drive.

I've managed to get the partition working again and can access all the files on it again. Unfortunately when i load up the firefox on the previously failed partition it appears to load up the same version as I installed most recently. None of my old book marks are in the menu which is what I am trying to access. I've looked on here for help and the following don't seem to apply to me...

- There's no profiles folder in the old partition so I can't find Places.sqlite. - Troubleshooting>Show Folder points to the application data on the new install drive - There doesn't appear to be backup.json files on the old partition

So my question is is there anywhere on the old partition you can think where my old bookmarks may be stored?

Any suggestions would be appreciated Many thanks JD

Asked by MoFox212 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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Is there a way to display again the description field by clicking on the gold star near the url (useful to type memos about this site)?

In the previous versions of Firefox, when you click on the star near the url, you can add this website on your favorites. Another click and you can edit some fields about… (read more)

In the previous versions of Firefox, when you click on the star near the url, you can add this website on your favorites. Another click and you can edit some fields about this bookmark, like the url, the folder, etc...

But with FF17, the Description field is no longer there. You can only find it when managing your bookmarks, that is not really user friendly.

Is there a way to add again the description field when clicking on the gold star? It's very useful for adding notes about this website, and it's also synch with addins like Xmarks

Asked by DarkwolfLair 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago