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In answer about getting bookmarks back to single space I can't find under preference>general the paragraph under HTML to uncheck

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There is detailed answer in support about returning to single space bookmarks. However, When I go to Preferences >General in Firefox, there is no info about HTML, no box with wording to unclick. Help? Where is it?

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What article are you talking about?

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4/26/16 post about Tbird v 45 changed line spacing. It says to go to Tools>option>general>click minitab and at bottom of HTML section...... I can get to tools, option, general but then there is nothing on that page about HTML. Does this clarify my question?

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You did not say this was about Thunderbird.

I will call for more help.

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whoops, I read the reply about getting back to single spaced bookmarks, which is what I'm trying to do on Mozilla. I do NOT have Tbird email, chat. Have not downloaded it and don't want it. I just want my old bookmarks as a single-spaced list on my Mozilla browser. I was confused, and am getting whoever is helping confused!

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Hi nohowendy, What is it you are seeing that has changed ? Maybe a screenshot would help in case what you see is not normal

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here's a screen shot. That list used to be single spaced and that's what I want back. It is of course on the left side of the opening page

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That is about what mine looks like.

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but it didn't look like that about 3 weeks ago and for previous X years. I don't like how long I have to scroll down to get to things. No way to return to previous?

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Hi nohowendy, this change came to Windows users ages ago but came to Mac users starting in Firefox 48.

There is no built-in setting for vertical spacing of "tree" displays like the Bookmarks Sidebar, but you can "tighten up" the spacing using a custom style rule or add-on. There's an example in this thread:

I upgraded to Firefox 48 today and now my Bookmarks menu has larger spaces, requiring a lot more scrolling. How do I get the previous bookmark display?

Since it meanders, let me summarize:

(1) The "height" of rows in the tree is 18 pixels, which leaves blank space between lines. A tighter but still comfortable spacing would be 15 pixels. You can use a custom style rule to apply that change. Here's the rule:

.sidebar-placesTree treechildren::-moz-tree-row,
.placesTree treechildren::-moz-tree-row {
  height: 15px !important; /* Fx48 for Mac default: 18px */
  border-width: 1px !important;

(2) An easy way to apply this change to Firefox is to use the Stylish extension. Another method is to create/edit a userChrome.css file. I will describe the Stylish method.

(A) Install the Stylish extension from the Mozilla Add-ons site: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/stylish/

(B) Before Stylish is activated, you'll need to restart Firefox (Firefox should display a link for that purpose)

(C) Create a new blank rule using the Stylish "S" icon on the toolbar -- click the icon > Write new style > Blank Style

If the icon does not appear, you can create a new blank rule from the Add-ons page. Either:

  • Command+Shift+a (Windows: Ctrl+Shift+a)
  • "3-bar" menu button (or Tools menu) > Add-ons

In the left column, click User styles, then above the (empty) list, click the Write New Style button.

(D) Firefox should open a new tab for editing, with the cursor in a large area to the right of a 1. Paste in the rule from #1, then click Preview, then open the Bookmarks Sidebar. If you already had it open, close and re-open the sidebar to make sure the change is applied.

Does it work? If you want to experiment with a little more or a little less spacing, you can edit the 15px to 16px or 14px, click Preview, then close and re-open the Bookmarks Sidebar to check the result.

(E) Once the rule works the way you want, click in the space above the code (next to Name:) and type in a name like Bookmarks Sidebar - Tighter Spacing and click the Save button. You can close this tab now.