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bookmarks in folders take up too much space now

Since the new fancy mozilla update, bookmarks in folders take up 2 if not 3 times as much space, making navigation in folders unnecessarily time consuming, since now you … (read more)

Since the new fancy mozilla update, bookmarks in folders take up 2 if not 3 times as much space, making navigation in folders unnecessarily time consuming, since now you have to scroll to access bookmarks, whereas before you would have them all in one click of the folder. Any way to fix this?

Asked by gajuseidi 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 months ago

Scrolling through bookmarks has slowed since update to 92.0

Two days ago (9/10/2021) I updated to version 92.0 on my laptop. When I attempt to scroll/drag through the bookmarks menu, the cursor, at normal speed, stays far ahead o… (read more)

Two days ago (9/10/2021) I updated to version 92.0 on my laptop. When I attempt to scroll/drag through the bookmarks menu, the cursor, at normal speed, stays far ahead of the active bookmark. This "lag" is also noticeable when dragging the cursor through an active page/window. This was not the case before the update.

Asked by step46hen2 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

No way they deleted all my bookmarks despite asking em to sync for this reason for yuears

Instead of cloning bookmarks I decide to listen to firefox new technology and their asking for sync all the time, i sync i restart firefox and I don-t have my bookmarks a… (read more)

Instead of cloning bookmarks I decide to listen to firefox new technology and their asking for sync all the time, i sync i restart firefox and I don-t have my bookmarks anymore how do i recover them where is my site history where are my passwords why man, just make it cLEAR PUT IT IN CAPS DONT SAY U CANS AVE YOUR BOOKMARKS AND THEN SAY ACTUALLY U CANT

Asked by totcullen123 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Will restoring windows to a previous backup restore bookmarks?

After syncing because of lost passwords firefox deleted the bookmarks that were saved on the account. So I wonder if rstoring windows to a backup before I synced and rein… (read more)

After syncing because of lost passwords firefox deleted the bookmarks that were saved on the account. So I wonder if rstoring windows to a backup before I synced and reinstalled firefox the bookmarks data is restored as well in the backup which had firefox installed at the time with the bookmarks.

Asked by totcullen123 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago

Maximum number of bookmarks when syncing?

Is there a maximum number of bookmarks that can be synchronised? In the past (I don't know exactly when) there was a limit of about 5000 bookmarks. I have the impression … (read more)

Is there a maximum number of bookmarks that can be synchronised? In the past (I don't know exactly when) there was a limit of about 5000 bookmarks. I have the impression that this limit has now been dropped and all bookmarks are synchronised. Is that right?

Greetings from Austria, Gerhard

Asked by G.H. 6 days ago

Last reply by Bithiah Koshy 2 days ago

Lost Bookmarks after upgrading to FireFox 92.0 on Mac Computer OS X 11.6

I updated my Mac OS X to 11.6 (Big Sur) AND then updated FireFox to Version 92.0 and now I have lost my bookmarks. I looked up the subject of losing Bookmarks on Firefox… (read more)

I updated my Mac OS X to 11.6 (Big Sur) AND then updated FireFox to Version 92.0 and now I have lost my bookmarks.

I looked up the subject of losing Bookmarks on Firefox and attempted recovery. It was partially successful, as described below.

First, a little more on update history. I have multiple accounts on my computer. My main account we will call Account-A and another account is Account-B. Account-B was setup years ago as a backdoor into my computer in case Account-A became corrupted. A couple of other accounts were for my kids and have not been accessed in years.

Fast Forward - After Installation of both upgrades (OS X 11.6 and FireFox 92.0) from Account-A, I then went to Account-B and found missing bookmarks. I followed instructions provided on FireFox’s website under “about:profile” and recovered my bookmarks under Account-B

I returned to Account-A and discovered the same problem. I went to “about:bookmarks” and attempted to recover my bookmarks. The profile said it was fixed and was not able to be changed and could not be accessed. Note the file paths were different.

After nearly giving up in trying to find the file as displayed on the file path on FireFox about:profile page, I found what I believe are the fifteen (15) previous files that FireFox stores. I am unable to select any previous bookmark file from the list within the ‘about:profile” page.

In an attempt to buy time before the file is over-written and preserve what I believe are my bookmarks, I COPIED, the one file from yesterday (Sept 18, 2021) to my Desktop.

I need further help or guidance on recovering my bookmarks under Account-A.

Thank you in advance for any and all help!

Asked by mainstade 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago

All Bookmarks Gone and Can't be Recovered

Hi There I think my Firefox upgraded and now all my bookmarks have disappeared. I tried to restore them but I keep on gettina message saying "unable to process backup fi… (read more)

Hi There

I think my Firefox upgraded and now all my bookmarks have disappeared. I tried to restore them but I keep on gettina message saying "unable to process backup file".

Please help.

Asked by lornaraedaniel 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

bookmarks split

First off, I'm kind of a nincompute. So, simply, my bookmarks always separate somewhere in the middle of the list. Each section is alphabetically arranged. But why does… (read more)

First off, I'm kind of a nincompute. So, simply, my bookmarks always separate somewhere in the middle of the list. Each section is alphabetically arranged.

  But why does this happen? I choose to sort by alphabet, so I should have one list with all the A's in one place, etc., instead of two lists.
  I never chose to divide the list, and i can't figure out how the bookmark genie picks what goes where.

Asked by durango383 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

Password problem

I am backing up my bookmarks to a HTML file as I have been doing for several years. Recently I noticed when I opened the backup file there were two sets of bookmarks sho… (read more)

I am backing up my bookmarks to a HTML file as I have been doing for several years. Recently I noticed when I opened the backup file there were two sets of bookmarks shown, one from several months ago (out-of-date and unneeded) and the current one.

I want to eliminate the old set of bookmarks, but I cannot figure out how to do it. The funny thing is the old set of bookmarks is NOT showing in my bookmark library. It is like a ghost set of bookmarks.

Any suggestions?

Asked by MrKite 19 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 15 hours ago

Problems with Ctrl+D and missing bookmark dialog boxes

I'm having all sorts of problems with bookmark management in FF 92.0 on Ubuntu 21.04. Ctrl+D no longer works in any bookmarked page, so I'm unable to bring up the "Edit T… (read more)

I'm having all sorts of problems with bookmark management in FF 92.0 on Ubuntu 21.04.

Ctrl+D no longer works in any bookmarked page, so I'm unable to bring up the "Edit This Bookmark" dialog box. Clicking on the star icon (it's red in my browser, not blue) does absolutely nothing.

But typing Ctrl+D or clicking on the empty star icon in an un-bookmarked page DOES save the URL, but I don't get a chance to choose the location of the new bookmark. Because the dialog box no longer appears, FF automatically places it into one of my existing bookmark folders. The only way I can manipulate bookmarks is to select "Manage Bookmarks" and manually cut-n-paste inside the Library window.

I ran FF in troubleshooting mode, but I got the same results.

My "about:config" says that "browser.bookmarks.editDialog.showForNewBookmarks" is set to true.

When I first started saving bookmarks in a fresh version of FF 92.0, the dialog box that allowed me to choose the location always came up, but at some point, it stopped appearing.

Asked by rbudd 8 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 hours ago

Bookmark list instead of scroll

Is it possible to have folders with a lot of bookmarks displayed in multiple columns, instead of the scroll arrow? Side question, is it possible to reduce bookmark list i… (read more)

Is it possible to have folders with a lot of bookmarks displayed in multiple columns, instead of the scroll arrow?

Side question, is it possible to reduce bookmark list item thickness? I like the redesign, but the bookmarks are super thick, would much prefer the old, thin ones.

Asked by Rivertold 3 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 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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I originally had 100 folders of bookmarks and by mistake imported 500 other folders I don't need.How to get rid of the 500 & not one by one?

I had about 100 folders w/bookmarks last week and by mistake I imported about 500 other folders dated over several months ago. I discovered I don't need those 500 folder… (read more)

I had about 100 folders w/bookmarks last week and by mistake I imported about 500 other folders dated over several months ago. I discovered I don't need those 500 folders. How do I get ride of all of them without doing it individually? I want to avoid trying to delete them individually folder by folder because it would just be too time consuming. Is there a way to highlight them all (500) and the delete all at once? thank you I await your answer.

Perhaps I can put first 100 folders altogether in another single folder, say X. And then export X as a back up. Then somehow remove all 600 folders plus X all at once some how completely emptying the bookmark listings and import back the backed up folder X. Can that be done?

Asked by Sea.go2137 8 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 8 years ago

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I lost all my bookmarks HELPPPPPPP

after mozilla firefox crashed I got a previous version of mozilla, by right clicking on to the program's GET A PREVIOUS VERSION. In the version that installed on my pc I… (read more)

after mozilla firefox crashed I got a previous version of mozilla, by right clicking on to the program's GET A PREVIOUS VERSION. In the version that installed on my pc I cannont find my bookmarks

Thank you in advance

Asked by papoutsidimitra 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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Somehow, a web page came up and told me to download new updates. Now my Fire Fox has an x through it and i can not open firefox.

using Mac OS X version 10.5.8. A web site told me that i needed to update my firefox. Tried to do so and now i have an X over logo and can not use fire fox. Locked out..… (read more)

using Mac OS X version 10.5.8. A web site told me that i needed to update my firefox. Tried to do so and now i have an X over logo and can not use fire fox. Locked out...HELP

Asked by pappmorris 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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Restoring non backed up bookmarks and favorites after deleting and doing fresh Firefox install

I deleted mozilla and did a fresh download and install. I did bot back up any bookmarks or favorites. Is there anyway to recover those bookmarks or favorites? Maybe somew… (read more)

I deleted mozilla and did a fresh download and install. I did bot back up any bookmarks or favorites. Is there anyway to recover those bookmarks or favorites? Maybe somewhere in a raw file it can still be accessed or with special software? Thanks in advance!

Asked by Macheeze 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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How do I place the Bookmarks toolbar right at the top of the screen, next to File, Edit...... Help?

It used to be there, but when I started Firefox this morning it had disappeared and the easyfundraising toolbar that I had switched off had appeared. I've now opened the… (read more)

It used to be there, but when I started Firefox this morning it had disappeared and the easyfundraising toolbar that I had switched off had appeared. I've now opened the Bookmarks toolbar but it is sitting just above my tabs not on the File, Edit ..... Help line - which is where I want it.

Asked by trevor34smith 8 years ago

Last reply by dumdidadida 8 years ago