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Top Level Icon (Shortcut) to get to Manage Bookmarks – i.e. here: Ctrl+Shift+O?

I understand that the "Bookmarks Menu" Icon (see attached pic) can be used and then: 2) "Manage Bookmarks" can be selected (to get to the "Manage Bookmarks" <selection… (tuilleadh eolais)

I understand that the "Bookmarks Menu" Icon (see attached pic) can be used and then: 2) "Manage Bookmarks" can be selected (to get to the "Manage Bookmarks" <selection> screen).

But is there a 1-click Icon solution to access "Manage Bookmarks" (other than the keyboard one)? Or is there a link address that would access the "Manage Bookmarks" screen directly?

Asked by Mrmb2000-Firefox 3 mhí ó shin

Answered by cor-el 3 mhí ó shin

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"Manage bookmarks" always opens at "other bookmarks" (which is empty).

Hi, Folks. When I open "manage bookmarks" (Library), why does it always open at "other bookmarks"? This is at the very bottom of the alphabetical list (and empty) so I al… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hi, Folks. When I open "manage bookmarks" (Library), why does it always open at "other bookmarks"? This is at the very bottom of the alphabetical list (and empty) so I always have to scroll back up to the top. I've got a lot of bookmarks, so this is extremely irritating. How do I change this? I've searched for an answer. The only likely solutions suggest removing the "other bookmarks" folder, but the description of how to do that doesn't work. Nowhere can I find a "remove other bookmarks" option. And the delete option is greyed out.

I don't necessarily need to hide or remove it, as long as I can get the bookmarks manager/Library to open at the top, ie. "Bookmarks Menu".

Cheers, Ian

Asked by IanStar 3 seachtaine ó shin

Answered by IanStar 3 seachtaine ó shin

Factory Reset For Firefox

Hello, I accidentally transferred my Google Chrome data to Firefox, and as a result, all my bookmarks, passwords, email addresses, and everything else ended up in Firefox… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hello, I accidentally transferred my Google Chrome data to Firefox, and as a result, all my bookmarks, passwords, email addresses, and everything else ended up in Firefox. I do not want this, and I want a fresh installation of Firefox with no bookmarks or saved passwords. Please help me with this.

Asked by Oğuzhan 4 mhí ó shin

Last reply by Terry 4 mhí ó shin

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Fixed - After A Bookmarks' Library [Restore] Function, Tag Bookmark Names & Folders Show Duplicated

Something went wrong w/ the mouse, some of my tags disappeared & wasn't able to recover them via Ctrl+Z, so I decided to perform my 1st [Restore] (never had to do 1 b… (tuilleadh eolais)

Something went wrong w/ the mouse, some of my tags disappeared & wasn't able to recover them via Ctrl+Z, so I decided to perform my 1st [Restore] (never had to do 1 before), since I had just recently done an [Export Bookmarks] & a [Backup]. Everything seems to have gone Ok, except that for every tag, all of the bookmarks listed under the [Name] column are duplicated. When I right-click & [Show In Folder], they both show in the same folder. When going onto their folder, they are only shown once, so there are no duplicates there. When I attempt to [Delete] 1 of the 2 duplicate entries they both get [Deleted], so I can only conclude that they are 1 in the same. But the question remains, "How can I fix this duplicate condition?"

Another related & interesting behavior is that, from any bookmark folder where you can clearly see there are no duplicated bookmarks, when you do a [Search] from the top-right-hand search-box, the "results" are also "duplicated", although you might need to sort them by clicking on the [Name] column control. So, I can go to any bookmark folder & clearly see that there are no duplicate bookmarks, but when you do a [Search], that's when you get duplicate entries. That leads me to believe that this is the result of the [Search] function, & thus for some odd reason the [Search] is generating "duplicate entries". And then perhaps, both the [Tag]s & the [Search] function are related.

Also, this "duplication" does not happen on newer added bookmarks, after the [Restore] was executed, & it's only a phenomenon that affects those bookmarks that were saved by the Bookmarks' Library [Backup] function, & thus this anomaly was introduced by the [Backup].

Actually, I just realized the problem is more complicated than I thought. The reason any search results in "duplicate bookmarks" is because there are 2 sets of folders, 1 set above the other, & if you don't scroll down all the way you won't see it. So that's why there are actually "2 Sets Of Bookmarks", because there are "2 Sets Of Folders", 1 above the other. The problem is that when you delete any "Duplicate Bookmark" you delete them both, & not just 1 of the 2 bookmarks.

I wonder if it would work, to "Delete All Bookmarks" & then do a [Restore]?

Could "Mozilla Support" answer that?

Don't know why every time I attempt to [Post A Reply] & get an "Error",... So I'm going to post my reply right here,...

Fix: (2024-02-19) Of course, I did some testing before I concluded what was the best approach, but since I noticed all of the "Bookmarks Folders" were duplicated under [Bookmarks Menu], an easy fix is to go to the "bottom duplicated folder", right on top of the [Other Bookmarks] folder, & "Select It" (by clicking on it) & [Delete] it (w/ the [Delete] key on your keyboard). Do this 1 by 1, until you reach the "bottom folder" of the bookmarks' folder you certainly don't want to delete. Close Firefox & then reopen it - to make sure Firefox takes care of any garbage-collection. Then do your Bookmarks' Library [Export Bookmarks To HTML] followed by a [Backup], & you are good to go.

Actually, I don't know what introduced the error. Don't know if it was Firefox's [Restore] function, or it could have been me (by accident) w/ some "unnoticed & unexpected" move of the mouse/trackball, which accidentally duplicated all of the folders w/o me noticing, & that is why all of the "Bookmarks" were "duplicated".

Happy Firefox Browsing,...

Asked by Jimmy 1 seachtain ó shin

Answered by Jimmy 1 lá ó shin

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Bookmarks restoration from backups

This morning (first thing!) I had a cat partially lay and the keyboard, with my bookmarks "History" open, and, before I could remove her, she pressed the Delete key on th… (tuilleadh eolais)

This morning (first thing!) I had a cat partially lay and the keyboard, with my bookmarks "History" open, and, before I could remove her, she pressed the Delete key on the numeric keypad and deleted several bookmarks in rapid succession. After a few seconds of debate with myself, I elected to use the "Restore" feature under "Import and Backup" and restore the previous day's bookmarks.

There's a little detail, though. For whatever reason, the majority of my bookmarks (all the *current* ones) are under "Other Bookmarks", which I assumed was of no matter. However, after the restoration was complete, I noticed that while all bookmarks under "Bookmarks Menu" were restored, the "Other Bookmarks" folder was empty. In actual effect, ALL my bookmarks are missing!

I followed advice posted at the Mozilla support forum (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1355129) and used a tool (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1355129#answer-1453428) to view the contents of my previous day's JSON backup file, and it *does* indeed contain references to the last pages visited that day. However, after doing a backup with that particular compressed JSON file, the contents of the folder "Other Bookmarks" was NOT regenerated, and it's NOT in the restored "Bookmarks Menu" folder either (only old stuff). And I've just noticed that my "Bookmarks Toolbar" (which contained numerous entries) was not restored either.

I need some guidance at this point. The compressed JSON backup file evidently contains the backed up data (including, I assume, the "Bookmarks Toolbar" data). I can't restore it.

Asked by aandrews 2 bhliain ó shin

Last reply by danwassonpgh 1 bhliain ó shin

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When I right-click on bookmarks INSIDE A FOLDER on the toolbar menu, the context menu disappears too fast

Version 97.0 When I right-click on bookmarks INSIDE A FOLDER on the toolbar menu, the context menu disappears too fast. Bookmarks not in folders, do not have this problem… (tuilleadh eolais)

Version 97.0 When I right-click on bookmarks INSIDE A FOLDER on the toolbar menu, the context menu disappears too fast. Bookmarks not in folders, do not have this problem.

Asked by M 2 bhliain ó shin

Answered by FredMcD 2 bhliain ó shin

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my saved passwords are gone

i opened firefox (v.95) and tried opening up my email and found that all my saved passwords were gone from firefox on my computer. it said i should crate a firefox accoun… (tuilleadh eolais)

i opened firefox (v.95) and tried opening up my email and found that all my saved passwords were gone from firefox on my computer. it said i should crate a firefox account to get my logins back so i did and i still could not access any of my web logins. so i searched the help pages. opened up my profile n made a backup of my key3, key4, n loginjson files, downloaded v.91 firefox esr and copied my key3 file into a new profile.

so i still dont have my web logins ... n now i have an outdated version of firefox with none of my bookmarks either. im sick of troubleshooting n my wifi is almost out for the month.

how do i get my web logins and bookmarks back so i dont have to spend hundreds of hours recreating them?

Asked by redfoxole 2 bhliain ó shin

Last reply by dpt150v 1 bhliain ó shin

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How can I transfer bookmarks from a pc to an iMac

How can I transfer bookmarks from a pc to an iMac? You should have a button to click on that prompts you to put in a thumb drive and it automatically copies bookmarks an… (tuilleadh eolais)

How can I transfer bookmarks from a pc to an iMac? You should have a button to click on that prompts you to put in a thumb drive and it automatically copies bookmarks and you just have to transfer it to the other computer. And why can't you customize bookmarks with different colors and fonts? It would make it easier to find what you're looking for.

Asked by garmasters 1 bhliain ó shin

Last reply by cor-el 1 bhliain ó shin

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Adding bookmarks using a mouse

My dad is almost 89 years old. He is NOT TECH SAVVY. I have him using a trackball mouse. His hands are HUGE and his fingers are numb. Somehow, he is inadvertently a… (tuilleadh eolais)

My dad is almost 89 years old. He is NOT TECH SAVVY. I have him using a trackball mouse. His hands are HUGE and his fingers are numb.

Somehow, he is inadvertently adding bookmarks to the bookmark bar. I do not know how he is doing this but he'll call and ask me to "put Gmail back on the bar". When I go over, there are a gazillion new bookmarks which pushes his Gmail bookmark beyond the >> spot. I have to delete these umpteen extra bookmarks so that the Gmail bookmark is visible again. Yesterday, I decided to move Gmail to the far left, hoping these accidental bookmarks he creates won't push it off the bar. The bookmarks he "creates" are specific gmail conversations, or facebook pages, or Publisher's Clearing House pages (he LOVES PCH games and plays them constantly).

HOW IS HE DOING THIS? He doesn't know enough to click the star button. He doesn't know about using the Ctrl and D keys to create a new bookmark. It's driving me BATTY. I'm sure he's somehow doing this using his mouse (clicking both right/left simultaneously but not aware of doing so).

Thanks in advance for helping a daughter keep her sanity ...

Asked by romiha 1 bhliain ó shin

Answered by Paul 1 bhliain ó shin

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Open bookmarks in a new tab option "on the right to the current tab"

Hi, regarding this problem/solution: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1207970 Additionally or instead of the flag there should be a "mode" setting defining ho… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hi,

regarding this problem/solution: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1207970 Additionally or instead of the flag there should be a "mode" setting defining how to open the new tab e.g. "on the right to the current tab" etc.

Best regards, Alex

Asked by eimsbush 1 bhliain ó shin

Last reply by eimsbush 1 bhliain ó shin

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Unable to restore missing bookmarks and bookmarks bar

I have tried several suggestions listed on the help page to restore missing bookmarks as well as bookmarks tool bar. Still getting the same message after restarting. Tha… (tuilleadh eolais)

I have tried several suggestions listed on the help page to restore missing bookmarks as well as bookmarks tool bar. Still getting the same message after restarting.

Thank you ,

Paul

Asked by apostlepaul62 1 bhliain ó shin

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 bhliain ó shin

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After creating bookmark, Links are not getting added/showed.

At Version : 97.0.1 Firefox web browser -When i have added the link as bookmark to the one of the folder, Once its saved it isn't showing up in the folder in BOOKMAR… (tuilleadh eolais)

At Version : 97.0.1 Firefox web browser -When i have added the link as bookmark to the one of the folder, Once its saved it isn't showing up in the folder in BOOKMARK Toolbar. So not sure whats the issue happened. Please help to fix this issue.

Asked by Karthik S 1 bhliain ó shin

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 bhliain ó shin

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Can not Remove Bookmark

Hi I Can not remove Bookmarks. I test all usual ways but nothing happened!i first i test manage Bookmarks and select delete but it did not work... then i made my own a… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hi I Can not remove Bookmarks. I test all usual ways but nothing happened!i first i test manage Bookmarks and select delete but it did not work... then i made my own account and nothing change... steal i can not delete bookmarks.

 Please help me. 

Thank you

Asked by elaheh_bahrami_99 2 bhliain ó shin

Last reply by cor-el 1 bhliain ó shin

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How do I change the Bookmark File Folder Favicon(File Folder Icon)

Is there a way to change the File Folder Favicon. I use my bookmark toolbar extensively. It is very handy. Because I have so many bookmarks in the toolbar I delete the la… (tuilleadh eolais)

Is there a way to change the File Folder Favicon. I use my bookmark toolbar extensively. It is very handy. Because I have so many bookmarks in the toolbar I delete the labels whenever possible. But this is not possible for bookmark files since only the File icon is available. I have searched extensively and cannot find anything even close to helpful.

Asked by ChiefWaller 1 bhliain ó shin

Last reply by Terry 1 bhliain ó shin

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Bookmark Padding in New Firefox Versions 2

It is sad, I think, that Mozilla/Firefox is willing to close/archive a thread that is not really solved or has reared its ugly head again in versions since the release of… (tuilleadh eolais)

It is sad, I think, that Mozilla/Firefox is willing to close/archive a thread that is not really solved or has reared its ugly head again in versions since the release of 93 (we are now at 97.0.2). I came to this site and registered because I am still having this issue as of 3/6/2022...arg!

I have tried the 3 recommended solutions, with no affect:

I have, as one article suggested, cleared my cache and cookies, started and restarted Firefox; the only thing I have not tried is removing it from my computer and using Chrome (I'm told it is a better browser anyway) as some responders have eluded to.

I hope that responders like "jscher2000, Kymber" will continue the champion this issue until Mozilla gets it "Really" fixed.

Thanks for listening, Wayne

BTW, heres what my dropdowns look like today 3/6/2022 6:17 PM Arizona time.

Asked by waynelfuller49 1 bhliain ó shin

Answered by MarkRH 1 bhliain ó shin

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Access bookmarks from old computer

My other computer was recently stolen and when I logged into Firefox on my new one, none of the bookmarks were there. I can see my old laptop under connected services in … (tuilleadh eolais)

My other computer was recently stolen and when I logged into Firefox on my new one, none of the bookmarks were there. I can see my old laptop under connected services in "Firefox accounts" and wonder if there's a way to access them from there somehow.

Note: I double checked which profile I was logged into (suggestion from forum) and switched to the other one, but it shows the same thing. I also tried to "sync" as soon as I logged in on the new computer, but none of my old bookmarks show up after doing this either.

Any help is greatly appreciated!

Asked by fmgonzal08 1 bhliain ó shin

Last reply by cor-el 1 bhliain ó shin

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how to syncronized the mobiles favorites bookmarks toward my pc?

Hello I have a doubt. I've registered an account on firefox to keep syncronized my bookmarks of my mobile and my pc. But at the moment, I've organized well all my bookmar… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hello I have a doubt. I've registered an account on firefox to keep syncronized my bookmarks of my mobile and my pc. But at the moment, I've organized well all my bookmarks in my mobile and yet I didn't logged in my pc firefox.

I signed up today so I'm afraid that my pc bookmarks would replace my mobile's bookmarks already settled... what to do to not risk my pc bookmarks would replace my mobile 's bookmarks?

I need my pc firefox bookmark will be syncronized exactly like is my mobile bookmarks...

Please help? >< Thank you...

Asked by valearci 1 bhliain ó shin

Last reply by valearci 1 bhliain ó shin

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Bookmarks list

I am planing on getting a new PC, and don't want to lose my bookmarks. Is there a way to save them to a file that I can then save to a flaash drive, to load on my new PC … (tuilleadh eolais)

I am planing on getting a new PC, and don't want to lose my bookmarks. Is there a way to save them to a file that I can then save to a flaash drive, to load on my new PC after I download Firefox on it?

Asked by alanfriedner 1 bhliain ó shin

Last reply by cor-el 1 bhliain ó shin