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How do I get my single spaced sidebar bookmarks back to single spacing with writing code.

Version 63 just changed my sidebar bookmark menu to double spacing. How do I get back the single spacing? I don't do coding so hopefully there is a menu adjustment I … (read more)

Version 63 just changed my sidebar bookmark menu to double spacing. How do I get back the single spacing? I don't do coding so hopefully there is a menu adjustment I can make somewhere.

Asked by countryboy 1 year ago

Answered by countryboy 1 year ago

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Is there a way to fix the bookmarks in V62? They don't move properly when you try making it hard to arrange folders, etc..

I was previously on v. 57 I think. I upgraded to v. 62 and now the bookmarks don't work properly. If I try to rearrange them, they won't always move where I want them … (read more)

I was previously on v. 57 I think. I upgraded to v. 62 and now the bookmarks don't work properly. If I try to rearrange them, they won't always move where I want them to. For instance, I have a folder and I want to move it two folder lower. I'll try to move it, and it'll stay right there. If I move the folder 8 spaces lower, then it'll move down one or two spaces. The same thing happens when I make separators, everything. Sometimes if I'm moving something from a lower position to a higher one it'll work correctly, sometimes. Moving from a higher position to lower seems to not work almost all of the time.

Okay, I just tried it again and it seems to be working for now. For the past two to three days it hasn't so I'll still post this to see if anyone has any help for if it starts up again.

Asked by mikaris01 1 year ago

Last reply by mikaris01 1 year ago

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Why Is There Increased Leading Between Bookmarks in Firefox 63.0?

I just installed Firefox 63.0 and discovered that the leading (inter-line space) between Bookmarks items has been increased. Was this intentional? I find it an annoyance … (read more)

I just installed Firefox 63.0 and discovered that the leading (inter-line space) between Bookmarks items has been increased.

Was this intentional? I find it an annoyance because I now have to scroll down more to see lists that easily fit on the screen vertically before. And the change adds nothing to readability.

Asked by K in NC 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Why the HELL are new bookmarks defaulting to 'Other Bookmarks?'

I'm not the only one with this problem, but it look like no one is bothering to fix it. Yes, I know there's external plug-in to patch the problem, but how did it get in t… (read more)

I'm not the only one with this problem, but it look like no one is bothering to fix it. Yes, I know there's external plug-in to patch the problem, but how did it get in there in the first place!!

Time to fix it, guys!

Asked by cyclonecomputer 1 year ago

Last reply by cyclonecomputer 1 year ago

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When bookmarking a page, I can't get the complete list of bookmark folders to dropdown in order to select any folder in which to bookmark page.

firefox quantum 60.7.0 on windows 10. When I try to save a bookmark, the drop down list of folders only shows 5 folders. I have dozens. I tried to open it in safe mode… (read more)

firefox quantum 60.7.0 on windows 10. When I try to save a bookmark, the drop down list of folders only shows 5 folders. I have dozens. I tried to open it in safe mode (no addons), but the behavior is the same. I have not lost the bookmarks. when I click the bookmarks menu item, they are all still there.

thanks, Brian

Asked by brianh2 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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How do I get rid of this noxious new bookmark stuff and get my oldsimple controlC back?

With an update to Firefox, I now get a little picture above the bookmark data. This takes up too much room on my small laptop. I want the old, simple format when I hit C… (read more)

With an update to Firefox, I now get a little picture above the bookmark data. This takes up too much room on my small laptop. I want the old, simple format when I hit ControlD.

Asked by testor1 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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PLEASE!!! give us an OPTION in the new bookmark pop-up to SHOW/NOT SHOW the thumbnail !!!!!!!

From reading others' questions I know I am not the only one who is truly aggravated by this change !!! WHY, when bookmarking a page, can't we have an option to Show/ … (read more)

From reading others' questions I know I am not the only one who is truly aggravated by this change !!!

WHY, when bookmarking a page, can't we have an option to Show/ Not show the thumbnail of the SAME PAGE we are looking at ??? A repeat of the exact same page is a huge annoyance for me. I sure wish I could go back to the previous format, that appears when I click the star to bookmark a page.

I do a short edit to the title of most bookmarks I create. I arrange almost all of my dozens of bookmarks bookmarks by date/time. NOW, the new format HUGE BOX covers up information I need on the underlying page to edit the bookmark name !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! which means I have to remember date/time information , add it to the bookmark, click out of the bookmark to make sure I haven't made an error and then check the bookmark again to make sure what I added is correct. A HUGE time waster!!

PLEASE, PLEASE include an option to SHOW / NOT SHOW the thumbnail !!!!

Asked by timestreasuresllc 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Since I re-installed firefox my bookmark behaviour does not allow the normal routine: right click: bookmark and ask where to depost the bookmark. NOW, i

Since I am trying to deposit the bookmarked page into a sub folder of the toolbar (Toolbar---Interesting Anime), I am surprised that it tells me that it has been saved in… (read more)

Since I am trying to deposit the bookmarked page into a sub folder of the toolbar (Toolbar---Interesting Anime), I am surprised that it tells me that it has been saved in Libraries but not in the place I intended it to go. Do I have to change a setting some where to regain the previously operable method? Right click- bookmark- specify folder/file, ok.

Asked by mysticalpisces 1 year ago

Last reply by mysticalpisces 1 year ago

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my bookmarks drop down goes out of my screen range such that , I'm unable to create a new folder to add that bookmark to.

The bookmarks drop-down drops below my screen and i'm unable to access the buttons below which are needed to create a new folder to add that bookmark to. I have attached… (read more)

The bookmarks drop-down drops below my screen and i'm unable to access the buttons below which are needed to create a new folder to add that bookmark to. I have attached a screenshot image to look at.

Asked by a_raghavendra 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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The star icon menu is clunky

I switched to Firefox a couple of years ago when Quantum came out. I'm satisfied with it but the main reason I keep using it is grounded on ethics rather than usability (… (read more)

I switched to Firefox a couple of years ago when Quantum came out. I'm satisfied with it but the main reason I keep using it is grounded on ethics rather than usability (which is fine for me but won't win the stone hearts of more cynical users :-) ). I had this sort of superficial opinion: "Chrome is better, but I don't want to use it." Today I wanted to give Chromium another try. I thought about what it is that makes it better and figured out it almost completely boils down to the star icon functionality: I'm a heavy bookmarks user and Firefox makes me slow, compared to Chrome.

First, it doesn't use the latest location in which I saved a bookmark as a default (this was also requested, not by me, on http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=23&p=14770920). I often add a row of pages to a single bookmarks folder, but rather than selecting the tabs and adding all of them at once by dragging and dropping as Firefox allows, I prefer to check them on by one: add one, close it, take a look at the one that follows, either close it right away or add it, and so on. In Chrome it's done with a couple of shortcuts in quick succession, in Firefox its much clunkier because one needs to set the directory every time.

Then a really annoying and sort of antiquated-feeling characteristic of Firefox's star icon menu and bookmarks sidebar is that type-ahead motion in it (when I type the first letters of the name I want to move to) breaks on spaces. This kind of motion is the only one that is practical once one has a few hundred directories, but if I have a list of directories like ... "The Rolling Stones", "The Who"... I can only match up to "The" then I'm on my own.

These flaws slow down the menial job of adding bookmarks a lot. Other things that could bring an improvement in my opinion would be an "Open in folder" context menu item for bookmarks search results, and the possibility to restrict searches to defined folders. I think what I've described should be done natively and not by extensions.

Keep up the good work and thanks for what you do.

Andrea

Asked by Fulan 10 months ago

Last reply by Fulan 10 months ago

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When I click on the bookmark star to bookmark a page I no longer get the drop down option that shows my folders.

This changed several days ago. Now when I click the star I only get the option to bookmark under "other bookmarks", "toolbar", or "bookmarks menu". Previously I could c… (read more)

This changed several days ago. Now when I click the star I only get the option to bookmark under "other bookmarks", "toolbar", or "bookmarks menu". Previously I could click on one of my bookmark folders to place the bookmarked page there.

Asked by tomtoren 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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How to get bookmarks out of the bookmarks toolbar?

Hi Guys, I migrated my bookmarks over from one Firefox browser to a new machine. I have all the bookmarks saved in a Bookmarks toolbar folder and they are all there but … (read more)

Hi Guys,

I migrated my bookmarks over from one Firefox browser to a new machine. I have all the bookmarks saved in a Bookmarks toolbar folder and they are all there but I cannot figure out how to get them all out of the toolbar folder and on the bar individually?

At present they are in the folder on the toolbar space of the main browser. Previously I had a number of bookmarks showing across the browser and then the rest were listed below on the far right when you hover over it.

I would like to have it in that format again but cannot see how to do it! When I right click I get these options:

Open all in tabs New Bookmark New folder New separator Cut Copy Delete Sort by name Properties

I cannot see which would drag them all out nor can I use left click (showing them all) then right to drag them all out!

Hopefully someone can help sort this thanks.

Asked by chuckitdown 1 year ago

Last reply by Shadow110 1 year ago

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Saving bookmarks automatically goes to Other Bookmarks folder

I don't know what changed, but in the last 2-3 days, when I bookmark a page, it automatically gets sent to the "Other Bookmarks" folder. IT DIDN'T USED TO DO THIS. Normal… (read more)

I don't know what changed, but in the last 2-3 days, when I bookmark a page, it automatically gets sent to the "Other Bookmarks" folder. IT DIDN'T USED TO DO THIS. Normally a small popup shows where I can specify the folder, bookmark name, and tags. Now I have to select command-D again, where it now says "Edit this bookmark", and change the location to where I wanted it in the first place. EXTREMELY ANNOYING.

I haven't done any FF updates, added any extensions, or messed with any system or css files.

Any thoughts on how this changed, or what I can do to fix? I briefly tried the "Default Bookmark Folder" add-on, but it doesn't help. Running FF 63.0.1 on a Mac

Thanks in advance

Asked by Greg Holdsworth 1 year ago

Answered by parkside 1 year ago

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How do I fix this -- when I try to bookmark something, only a few of my folders show to choose from?

Firefox updated and now my bookmarks are wonky. I can't edit existing ones and when I create a new one and hit "choose" to select a folder to put it in, only a half dozen… (read more)

Firefox updated and now my bookmarks are wonky. I can't edit existing ones and when I create a new one and hit "choose" to select a folder to put it in, only a half dozen of my folders show up. I have something like thirty folders! Where are they? And how do I get them to show up again?

Asked by KathyRa 1 year ago

Answered by the-edmeister 1 year ago

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Added folders in Bookmark box are disabled

Please help..... After the last FireFox update, the additional folders that I have set up in the Bookmark drop box are all disabled and greyed out. You can access the we… (read more)

Please help.....

After the last FireFox update, the additional folders that I have set up in the Bookmark drop box are all disabled and greyed out. You can access the website links that are already in the various folders, but you can not add any website links to them because they are no longer listed.

How can I enable these various folders again?

Thank you........

Asked by rjceasar 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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How decrease spacing between lines in Bookmarks Library

This solution not help me. Windows 7 @namespace url(http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul); .sidebar-placesTree treechildren::-moz-tree-row { he… (read more)

This solution not help me. Windows 7


@namespace url(http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul); .sidebar-placesTree treechildren::-moz-tree-row {

 height: 1.3em !important;
 border-width: 1px !important;

}

Asked by 12sunflowers 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago