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why do bookmarks go automatically in "recently bookmarned" rather than folder i choose; how keep book mark list from scrolling

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when i create a new bookmark, it is automatically filed in "recently bookmarked" rather than the folder i choose. when i subsequently go to the "recently bookmarked" folder, drag and drop the bookmark in a different folder, there will be 1 in the folder that i choose and 2 in the "recently bookmarked" folder; if i delete both bookmarks in the "recently bookmarked" folder, it will delete the link in the folder that i originally tried to move it to.

1. how to save new bookmarks in the folder i choose 2. how to move bookmarks from "recently bookmarked" folder permanently 3. remove the default setting of where the bookmarks go

another problem is preventing the bookmark list from scrolling - i detest it and would like to turn this option off!

when i create a new bookmark, it is automatically filed in "recently bookmarked" rather than the folder i choose. when i subsequently go to the "recently bookmarked" folder, drag and drop the bookmark in a different folder, there will be 1 in the folder that i choose and 2 in the "recently bookmarked" folder; if i delete both bookmarks in the "recently bookmarked" folder, it will delete the link in the folder that i originally tried to move it to. 1. how to save new bookmarks in the folder i choose 2. how to move bookmarks from "recently bookmarked" folder permanently 3. remove the default setting of where the bookmarks go another problem is preventing the bookmark list from scrolling - i detest it and would like to turn this option off!

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There are three methods for saving a new bookmark.

First is by using the "star" in the Location Bar: a single click puts the new bookmark in the "Recently Bookmarked" folder and a double-click shows the "Edit this Bookmark" "hanger" allowing you to select a folder.

2nd is by using the contextual menu "Bookmark This Page" item or by {Ctrl & D}.

3rd is by dragging the favicon for the website, from either the Tab or the Location Bar, into the Bookmarks dropdown or into the Bookmarks Sidebar.

Which method were you using? And, do any of the other methods work better for you?

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Your bookmarks are most like stored in the Unsorted bookmarks folder if you have created them by clicking the star in the location bar.
You can click the highlighted star another time to open the "Edit This Bookmark" dialog and move the bookmark to another folder.


  • "Most Visited" and "Recently Bookmarked" and "Recent Tags" are examples of 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.
  • Smart folder lists show a maximum of 10 entries by default.
  • Bookmarks or history items that show up in a smart folder list are stored elsewhere in another folder and any changes made are applied to the real bookmark or history item.
  • Actions like copy & paste or delete that you perform on bookmarks in such a list are done on the original bookmark.