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Bookmark Toolbar does not pickk up new bookmarks

hi, I have a new install of firefox (78.7.1esr) on a new Apple Mac (10.15.7 Catalina). I used sync to sync bookmarks from an ubuntu install (85.0.1) onto the Mac. The … (read more)

hi,

I have a new install of firefox (78.7.1esr) on a new Apple Mac (10.15.7 Catalina). I used sync to sync bookmarks from an ubuntu install (85.0.1) onto the Mac.

The bookmarks arrived. They are visible on the bookmarks toolbar, bookmarks menu, and bookmarks / show all bookmarks. I can add new bookmarks using drag and drop, or by the bookmarks menu options. These bookmarks can be seen in the Bookmarks / Show All Bookmarks menu. But they do not appear in the bookmarks toolbar. It's as if there are 2 sets both started from the same sync.

  • Bookmarks added by drag and drop visible through the toolbar
  • Those added with add bookmark or show all bookmarks within the toolbar folder do not appear on the toolbar.

I've now got what looks like 2 sets that are drifting out of sync on the same latptop.


thanks for any help.

Asked by alastair.newson 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

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Bookmarks sidebar not working properly.

I keep my Bookmarks Sidebar open. It works properly for a few minutes and then it doesn't. The behavior it shows is as follows. 1. It quits scrolling. I have to click the… (read more)

I keep my Bookmarks Sidebar open. It works properly for a few minutes and then it doesn't. The behavior it shows is as follows.

1. It quits scrolling. I have to click the web page and go back to the sidebar to scroll again. 2. It scrambles the bookmarks when I click one. 3. When I click one bookmark it opens some other one.

Basically it acts crazy. The one fix I have found is when it is acting up and I close and reopen the sidebar it starts working properly again for a while. Then the problems repeats until I close and reopen the sidebar.

Late 2011 13" MacBook Pro MacOS 10.13.6

Asked by rswojo 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

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Lost bookmarked folder 'Imported from IE'

Hi I have a folder which I imported from IE years ago which has all my bookmarked sites which I save my most used bookmarks to on a regular basis. As Firefox was running… (read more)

Hi I have a folder which I imported from IE years ago which has all my bookmarked sites which I save my most used bookmarks to on a regular basis. As Firefox was running very slow, I refreshed it making sure to uncheck bookmarks in the refresh exercise. When I've just opened Firefox this 'imported from IE' is no where to be found. I'm completely distraught that this is lost as I can't replace the whole number of bookmarks that I've saved. Please help!

Thank you

Asked by sumita.hodgson 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

import bookmarks

information under header to import bookmarks from google chrome or other browser is incorrect. I am on Firefox version 84 Import bookmarks and other data from Google Chr… (read more)

information under header to import bookmarks from google chrome or other browser is incorrect. I am on Firefox version 84


Import bookmarks and other data from Google Chrome

Asked by luka2901 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago

Bookmarks problem

I have a problem not ble to add or remove bookmarks so I refrshed firefox hoping tht wouls fix the problem but it hasn't, still can't add or remove bookmarks so what's ne… (read more)

I have a problem not ble to add or remove bookmarks so I refrshed firefox hoping tht wouls fix the problem but it hasn't, still can't add or remove bookmarks so what's next. James Geddie

Asked by Bellante 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

Bookmarks didn't sync in new installation on a different windows computer.

What a tragedy! My notebook just crashed! But being an IT person, I was completely confident that everything being in the cloud! I have nothing to worry about! That was r… (read more)

What a tragedy!

My notebook just crashed! But being an IT person, I was completely confident that everything being in the cloud! I have nothing to worry about! That was right except for Firefox! I logged in to my account turned on sync Password came back, my containers also came back! But bookmarks completely disappeared! NOTHING ABSOLUTELY NOTHING!!

I tried profile thing there was 2 profiles in the new installations! None have any bookmarks what a mess!! How did Firefox fail so miserably in such a basic thing! I'm speechless!

And what made things worse that there is absolutely no way to contact anyone at Firefox to ask, or at least to express how outragous and incompetent is not being able to retrieve bookmarks on a synced account! This stupid local or different installation concept!! Oh my god who came with such stupid idea! And why its only for bookmarks!

I'm sure there should be away, as my bookmarks also disappeared from all other devices mobile and desktops alltogether!!

Are there any smart solution for such very stupid premetive problem! As my bookmarks literally in hundreds!

Laptop Hp Spectre x360 Windows 10 home.

Asked by ar2020 6 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 5 days ago

Firefox bookmark star disabled from url bar

I was having some issues with my bookmark button in the url/address bar working improperly, which wasn't the first time. However I've forgotten the fix I've used a few ti… (read more)

I was having some issues with my bookmark button in the url/address bar working improperly, which wasn't the first time. However I've forgotten the fix I've used a few times in the past. I don't mean the button that exists in the gray border outside the bar, I mean the one that sat inside the bar next to the three dot option button. Specifically the one that would light up to indicate that a page was bookmarked and, when clicked, would show what it was saved as in your bookmarks and in which bookmark folder location.

The button was no longer allowing me to edit a bookmark I had recently saved when I had clicked on it, simply lighting up to show it had been saved. When I right clicked it, it gave an option to hide it and I clicked it in a rush thinking I could toggle it back on and now it's gone. Again, this is not the first time I've had this issue but it happens far apart enough I've forgotten how to fix it.

For now I have an extension that somewhat imitates this specific bookmark feature, whereas it will light up to indicate a page I'm viewing is currently saved to my bookmarks and I am able to quick save via clicking it, but it's a cheap imitation of the real thing. It gives me no option to edit the bookmark from there nor does it tell me in what location a currently viewed page I have bookmarked is located.

If anyone knows how to fix this, please let me know. All guides, tips, and help listed on Firefox's forums, help pages, and web searches are several updates behind or years old and absolutely worthless. Please and thanks.

Asked by cyfan18 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

The bookmarks on Firefox not working right. (ver85.0.2)

The bookmarks on Firefox not working right (ver85.0.2). I can't rename, or edit, move, change the address. Nothing work right. Nothing work right Firefox (ver85.0.2) on … (read more)

The bookmarks on Firefox not working right (ver85.0.2). I can't rename, or edit, move, change the address. Nothing work right. Nothing work right Firefox (ver85.0.2) on win7Pro 64Bit Someone who know why? Thanks

Asked by ktsigonias 5 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago

Select own Bookmarks Toolbar folder

I would like to select a different Bookmarks Toolbar on different Computers. Currently there seems to be only the one root level Toolbar folder. Is there a way to have mu… (read more)

I would like to select a different Bookmarks Toolbar on different Computers. Currently there seems to be only the one root level Toolbar folder. Is there a way to have multiple of those and still have sync work correctly?

Asked by dorianczichotzki 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 days ago

Is there a ui.submenuDelay style config option for dragging bookmarks in the boomarks toolbar?

I use the Bookmarks Toolbar for all of my desktop bookmarks. I frequently create new bookmarks or refile bookmarks by dragging them and dropping them into the appropriat… (read more)

I use the Bookmarks Toolbar for all of my desktop bookmarks. I frequently create new bookmarks or refile bookmarks by dragging them and dropping them into the appropriate subfolder in the toolbar. While navigating through multiple layers of bookmark subfolders, I often accidentally slide the new bookmark a few pixels above or to the side of the submenu, briefly hovering over the browser window surrounding the expanded menus. After a fraction of a second, all of the submenus collapse and I have to start over.

Is there any ui tweak available to insert a delay into this submenu collapse? I have already tried changing ui.submenuDelay and ui.click_hold_context_menus.delay, but neither of those had any effect on this issue.

Asked by b16 5 days ago

Where did my bookmarks go? And help with Session Sync add-on

I am currently using someone elses computer because mine wont connect to the internet for some reason. But that computer should be getting fixed soon, so I wanted to take… (read more)

I am currently using someone elses computer because mine wont connect to the internet for some reason. But that computer should be getting fixed soon, so I wanted to take the bookmarks from this computer and be able to view them on my own later. Also, I fear I may have added too many bookmarks and add-ons because Firefox has been running extremely slowly lately. So I was going to give it a reset, which would result in losing everything. I can simply get the add-ons again but I want to be able to keep my bookmarks. I've been using an add-on called Session Sync, which bookmarks every tab you have open all at once. However, when I went to export those bookmarks, it says: "Saved session are stored as bookmarks. It's recommended to use Firefox Account to sync your bookmarks. Currenly you can only use Firefox Bookmark Manager (CTRL + SHIFT + B) to export/import all your bookmarks (which includes all Session Sync saved data). Session Sync detects automatically all updated bookmarks after an import."

So, I did what it said and exported my bookmarks but I signed in to my firefox account first. Perhaps that is what messed things up. Because now, every single bookmark I saved individually (not using Session Sync) is gone. When I look at my bookmarks, I see things I do not even recognize. I probably bookmarked them months ago, so I don't remember. There is certainly no trace of pages I have bookmarked recently, including today. When I take a look at the exported bookmarks, it's the same thing. None of the recent indivual bookmarks are there are absolutely none of the Session Synced bookmarks are there at all. So what happened to them? Why didn't Session Sync's bookmarks get included in the export like it said it would? Could have it been because I signed into my Firefox account which hadn't been used in a long time, so it swapped out the bookmarks on this computer with the ones from my account? I thought I'd try signing into this computers owner's account and hope things go back to how they were before but neither of us even new she had one or remember the password. I was going to reset the password but then it says we may lose all the bookmarks, which would defeat the purpose. But it only says it's a possibility. Is that true? Is there a good chance I will not lose them?

All I want is my bookmarks back and to be able to keep the ones from Session Sync. I did not expect this to turn into such a pain.

Thank you for any assistance, it is very, very much appreciated :)

Asked by Redstar2613 4 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 days ago

Bookmarks

In Firefox When a bookmark is deleted from recently bookmarked, it deletes the bookmark for the bookmark toolbar. How can I stop this from happening? Thank You … (read more)

In Firefox When a bookmark is deleted from recently bookmarked, it deletes the bookmark for the bookmark toolbar. How can I stop this from happening?

Thank You

Asked by woody12 4 days ago

Last reply by woody12 3 days ago

Bookmarks

Hi There: I have a lot of bookmarks in Firefox. Some of them are outdated and no longer work. On this page: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-do-i-delete-bookmark#… (read more)

Hi There:

I have a lot of bookmarks in Firefox. Some of them are outdated and no longer work.

On this page: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-do-i-delete-bookmark#w_deleting-a-single-bookmark it describes two ways to delete a bookmark. I've tried both. Neither one works. Suggestions appreciated.

Thanks, Mike.

Asked by wolfnowl2 3 days ago

Last reply by wolfnowl2 20 hours ago

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Have duplicate Bookmarks Menu and can't delete one without deleting the other

I have two bookmarks menu folders with identical bookmarks in win 10. One has an icon, but deleting one bookmarked web address in either deletes it in both bookmark fold… (read more)

I have two bookmarks menu folders with identical bookmarks in win 10. One has an icon, but deleting one bookmarked web address in either deletes it in both bookmark folders!

Thanks for any solutions.

Clif

Asked by cdecordo 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago