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Could you (in the next verions of firefox), include a Warning Box, for people deleting "recently bookmarked". It does not tell you that your systematicallly deleting bookmarks that are in other folders.

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You should change firefox, or at least have a warning box when deleting "recently bookmarked". I decided to clear that folder out, and then when I went to use a bookmark.. I didn't have any bookmarks in ANY FOLDER at all. I did manage to restore the booksmarks, but easier to just warm people, or just let them clear out the recently bookmarked. It had bookmarks from over a year ago that I had deleted in other folders, but still manage to hang out in the "recently bookmarked" folder. Oh, and if I delete a bookmark in a folder, please have it delete the bookmark in the "recently bookmarked" also.

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Just once or twice

== Cleaning up my bookmarks

You should change firefox, or at least have a warning box when deleting "recently bookmarked". I decided to clear that folder out, and then when I went to use a bookmark.. I didn't have any bookmarks in ANY FOLDER at all. I did manage to restore the booksmarks, but easier to just warm people, or just let them clear out the recently bookmarked. It had bookmarks from over a year ago that I had deleted in other folders, but still manage to hang out in the "recently bookmarked" folder. Oh, and if I delete a bookmark in a folder, please have it delete the bookmark in the "recently bookmarked" also. == This happened == Just once or twice == Cleaning up my bookmarks

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Hi James.

If you want to make a feature request, you should file a bug (as a feature request) over at bugzilla. Be sure that it hasn't been filed already.

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"Recently Bookmarked" is a so called Smart Bookmark that shows the result of a place query in a list. "Most Visited" and "Recently Bookmarked" are examples of the so called Smart Bookmarks folders and are not real existing folders.

Such smart folders show a list created by a query of the places.sqlite database that stores the bookmarks and the history in Firefox 3. The bookmarks that show up in such smart folder listing are stored elsewhere in another folder and any changes made are applied to the real bookmark or history item. Such lists show a maximum of 10 entries by default and you add a new bookmark or visit a website then a new item is added at the top and the entry at the bottom disappears from that list. The items that are removed from the list are not gone, but merely do not show up anymore in that list.

Any actions like copy & paste or delete that you perform on bookmarks in such a list are done on the original bookmark. If you do not want a specific list then remove that query (right-click: Delete), but do not delete the content that is displayed in such a list.