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Lost Bookmarks

Hello, all: I thought I could try reaching out to see about why Firefox somehow reset itself or something earlier tonight then I lost some recent bookmarks with the bookm… (funda kabanzi)

Hello, all:

I thought I could try reaching out to see about why Firefox somehow reset itself or something earlier tonight then I lost some recent bookmarks with the bookmarks I had in the bookmarks bar so I had to set it up again and am not too sure of whether it'll happen again which I hope won't. Is there a simpler way or something so I can be sure to keep the bookmarks I have since I have quite a number of them? Hope this information helps you figure out the issue I had earlier and how to not have it happen again at some point which I hope won't be the case. Thank you in advance if you reply to this post.

Asked by Anduma22 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Bookmarks

Hi My bookmarks are not working when I click on them nothing happens. I've been using Firefox successfully for a number of years so I can't understand why they have sudde… (funda kabanzi)

Hi My bookmarks are not working when I click on them nothing happens. I've been using Firefox successfully for a number of years so I can't understand why they have suddenly stopped taking me to the bookmarked page! Please help

Asked by nicky6 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by FredMcD 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

bookmarks wasted space to left of columns

For some reason, my long column (about 1,000 bookmarks) have an intolerable indent space/empty area to the left of each entry...about 2-3 in long and for all bookmarks, s… (funda kabanzi)

For some reason, my long column (about 1,000 bookmarks) have an intolerable indent space/empty area to the left of each entry...about 2-3 in long and for all bookmarks, so that I have to stretch out the names and reduce my main viewer window as a result.

   IF I try to just move the whole lot leftward, that cuts out the "bookmarks" with the black star as well as search bookmarks entry bar.  A long time ago, I thought it had a left right scroll tab at the very bottom.  All support entries talk about moving the whole column to the right side of the screen-what I need is 1) an ability to move all bookmarks titles to the left edge as much as possible while keeping orientation with the top "star/bookmarks".
   I do use a zoom button for browsing the web, but reducing screen size has nothing to do with the overly fat/wide bookmarks area-there has got to be a way to put it on a diet!!!

BONUS: if anyone knows on a Mac running High Sierra or any other os, how the heck do you increase size of other menus that don't respond to zoom (command + or _)..even ones not on Firefox? Any recommended zoom apps for menus intrinsic to macs in general?

Asked by Olivia is goddess 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Bookmarks toolbar

Suddenly I have Globe Like icons preceding my bookmark listings in bookmarks tool bar,recently bookmarked, other bookmarks that are preventing me from opening any of the … (funda kabanzi)

Suddenly I have Globe Like icons preceding my bookmark listings in bookmarks tool bar,recently bookmarked, other bookmarks that are preventing me from opening any of the listings. Please, what to do ? many thanks

Asked by bluewater36 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by tjn21 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

How to change the color on sidebar for my bookmarks

I am new to Firefox and hope I am doing this the right way. I would like to know How to change the color on sidebar for my bookmarks. Its white and hard to see and also m… (funda kabanzi)

I am new to Firefox and hope I am doing this the right way. I would like to know How to change the color on sidebar for my bookmarks. Its white and hard to see and also make the bookmarks once looked at changed to that website icon?

Thank you for all your help.

Frank

Asked by franick 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Why does a New Folder in Bookmarks create a subfolder instead of top-level folder?

I cannot seem to control where a new bookmark folder goes. Each time I do this, it creates a subfolder inside another folder. I have to remember which folder it went into… (funda kabanzi)

I cannot seem to control where a new bookmark folder goes. Each time I do this, it creates a subfolder inside another folder. I have to remember which folder it went into, then go into Show All Bookmarks and manually drag my new folder out so it's in the main Bookmarks Menu list.

It's only a slight inconvenience but annoying nonetheless. Even if I make sure that "Bookmarks Menu" is selected, it will still put my new folder inside another folder.

Is there a way to prevent this?

Asked by allegrojane 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by tjn21 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

'*' Bookmarks shortcut shows non-bookmark result first

Hello, Recently I observed following behavior: Ctrl+L to select addres bar. "* " to trigger bookmark shortcuts. I type few letters of my query. The seeked bookmark i… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

Recently I observed following behavior:

  1. Ctrl+L to select addres bar.
  2. "* " to trigger bookmark shortcuts.
  3. I type few letters of my query.
  4. The seeked bookmark is shown second on the list. The first results is a nonbookmarked history item.

See attached image for an example.

The issue is this: Why on earth would I bother with the "* " prefix if I wanted a non-bookmark result?

This seems be a recent change. Can this be disabled somehow? Thanks!

Asked by extremegf 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Clear or Remove Recently Bookmarked

Hi! Just wondering if, and where, is the option to completely remove, disable or clear out the list of "Recently Bookmarked", from the bookmarks menu? From clicking the … (funda kabanzi)

Hi!

Just wondering if, and where, is the option to completely remove, disable or clear out the list of "Recently Bookmarked", from the bookmarks menu?

From clicking the icon in the top right, that looks like a stack of books, and then clicking bookmarks, that drop down menu, "Recently Bookmarked".

I do not want that list and find it kinda redundant and annoying to have a list of bookmarks, that I've already bookmarked mind you, sitting there that cannot be removed or cleared. I've searched high and low and can not find an option to remove that list or option. Like a history of bookmarks, that I've already chosen to bookmark.

Bookmarkception I guess was the goal there...

Thanks!

Asked by MushMush 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Resizing bookmark column width doesn't work

User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.14; rv:86.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/86.0 Steps to reproduce: 1.Opening bookmark by command-shift-o 2.Dragging bounda… (funda kabanzi)

User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.14; rv:86.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/86.0

Steps to reproduce: 1.Opening bookmark by command-shift-o 2.Dragging boundary line of bookmark column (name, url, added date...) to resize the width

Expected results: The width of column is changed

Actual results: The width doesn't changed properly. The column next to dragged one is changed or completely ignores change at all.

Asked by bleepblopp 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by bleepblopp 10 amahora adlule

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Help lost all book marks

updated firefox to the latest edition and have lost all bookmarks. Looked at all the articles tried several and no results still no book marks. Please help. a very sen… (funda kabanzi)

updated firefox to the latest edition and have lost all bookmarks. Looked at all the articles tried several and no results still no book marks. Please help. a very senior citizen

Asked by stefin5121 1 usuku oludlule

Answered by cor-el 2 amahora adlule

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I can't add or remove bookmarks from the bookmarks menu or bookmarks bar and I've completely removed and reinstalled Firefox.

I am not able to add or remove bookmarks. The bookmarks library is empty. I can't restore to any back up bookmarks. I restarted in safe mode. No bookmarks. I reset Firefo… (funda kabanzi)

I am not able to add or remove bookmarks. The bookmarks library is empty. I can't restore to any back up bookmarks. I restarted in safe mode. No bookmarks. I reset Firefox. No bookmarks. I uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox. No bookmarks. I did a Revo Uninstall and cleared the registry. No bookmarks. I deleted the localstore.rdf. No bookmarks. This is kinda a deal breaker for me. I might have to go to Chrome or IE.

Asked by lynxiana 8 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by cor-el 8 iminyaka edlule

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Accurate Bookmark File Sizes Needed Before Reinstall.

I'm about to change Linux distribution and have around 20 thousand links (according to Library and Search). Most of those links are in category folders and sub folders an… (funda kabanzi)

I'm about to change Linux distribution and have around 20 thousand links (according to Library and Search). Most of those links are in category folders and sub folders and stuff gets routinely deleted when not needed, entire categories are often deleted when done with.

If I backup the current bookmarks, the HTML file comes to 7.7 MiB and JSON file 7.3 MiB. How can I be sure those backup files actually contain my current 20k worth of links??

It just seems a small file size for such a large amount of links. I'm sure I've seen larger backup file sizes than that in the past but it could be that things have changed under the hood and things have got more compressed.

I can't really afford to discover that I've lost a load of links and folders when I come to set Firefox back up in a new distro (using import). It's bad enough Firefox ignores any current layout integrity when bookmarks get imported over into a new set up and I end up having to re-order everything over the following days. But I'm grateful that previous large (but smaller than this) backup bookmark files do usually end up whole.

Thanks.

Asked by dunno 8 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by dunno 8 iminyaka edlule

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the places.sqlite in need of clarifi...

Greetings kind people. lately i wanted to edit that file to add/delete entries and other maintanence. I looked at a few details about the databases inside the file but st… (funda kabanzi)

Greetings kind people.

lately i wanted to edit that file to add/delete entries and other maintanence.

I looked at a few details about the databases inside the file but still couldn't understand what each database is and what it contains.

I would just like details about the databases and which of them i need to edit to remove or add history or bookmarks entries.

Asked by Soapy 8 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by Soapy 8 iminyaka edlule

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Are bookmarks the equivalent to 'Favorites' in Internet Explorer?

Where are my saved websites saved? Also, am I able to "share" the file over my LAN? I have a desktop PC and a laptop connected to my network. What I would like to do is m… (funda kabanzi)

Where are my saved websites saved? Also, am I able to "share" the file over my LAN? I have a desktop PC and a laptop connected to my network. What I would like to do is make it so whether I save (or bookmark?) a site on the laptop or desktop it is available on both. Does this make sense? If I need to do a better job explaining just let me know. Currently, I am successfully sharing the IE 'Favorites' folder so the links are always in sync and the same links are available on both of my machines.

Asked by Ryan Nelson 8 iminyaka edlule

Answered by philipp 8 iminyaka edlule

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Previous version of Firefox points to latest installed version on seperate drive, bookmarks missing

Hi, please could I have some help with the following? I had firefox installed on the same partition as the windows I booted from. Due to an error this partition would no… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, please could I have some help with the following?

I had firefox installed on the same partition as the windows I booted from. Due to an error this partition would no longer boot and I had to install windows and firefox clean on a seperate drive.

I've managed to get the partition working again and can access all the files on it again. Unfortunately when i load up the firefox on the previously failed partition it appears to load up the same version as I installed most recently. None of my old book marks are in the menu which is what I am trying to access. I've looked on here for help and the following don't seem to apply to me...

- There's no profiles folder in the old partition so I can't find Places.sqlite. - Troubleshooting>Show Folder points to the application data on the new install drive - There doesn't appear to be backup.json files on the old partition

So my question is is there anywhere on the old partition you can think where my old bookmarks may be stored?

Any suggestions would be appreciated Many thanks JD

Asked by MoFox212 8 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 8 iminyaka edlule

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Is there a way to display again the description field by clicking on the gold star near the url (useful to type memos about this site)?

In the previous versions of Firefox, when you click on the star near the url, you can add this website on your favorites. Another click and you can edit some fields about… (funda kabanzi)

In the previous versions of Firefox, when you click on the star near the url, you can add this website on your favorites. Another click and you can edit some fields about this bookmark, like the url, the folder, etc...

But with FF17, the Description field is no longer there. You can only find it when managing your bookmarks, that is not really user friendly.

Is there a way to add again the description field when clicking on the gold star? It's very useful for adding notes about this website, and it's also synch with addins like Xmarks

Asked by DarkwolfLair 8 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 8 iminyaka edlule

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Accidentally overwritten my original .json backup. Firefox unable to import recovered bookmark from Bookmark Backup folder in Profiles.

I accidentally replaced my backup with the current bookmarks while trying to import from it. The original bookmarks were not present in Bookmark Backup in Profiles so I u… (funda kabanzi)

I accidentally replaced my backup with the current bookmarks while trying to import from it. The original bookmarks were not present in Bookmark Backup in Profiles so I used Recuva for recovery. Now, Firefox gives the 'Unable to process backup file' thingy.

System Restore hasn't helped either.

Asked by orija 8 iminyaka edlule

Answered by orija 8 iminyaka edlule

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I originally had 100 folders of bookmarks and by mistake imported 500 other folders I don't need.How to get rid of the 500 & not one by one?

I had about 100 folders w/bookmarks last week and by mistake I imported about 500 other folders dated over several months ago. I discovered I don't need those 500 folder… (funda kabanzi)

I had about 100 folders w/bookmarks last week and by mistake I imported about 500 other folders dated over several months ago. I discovered I don't need those 500 folders. How do I get ride of all of them without doing it individually? I want to avoid trying to delete them individually folder by folder because it would just be too time consuming. Is there a way to highlight them all (500) and the delete all at once? thank you I await your answer.

Perhaps I can put first 100 folders altogether in another single folder, say X. And then export X as a back up. Then somehow remove all 600 folders plus X all at once some how completely emptying the bookmark listings and import back the backed up folder X. Can that be done?

Asked by Sea.go2137 8 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by the-edmeister 8 iminyaka edlule

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I lost all my bookmarks HELPPPPPPP

after mozilla firefox crashed I got a previous version of mozilla, by right clicking on to the program's GET A PREVIOUS VERSION. In the version that installed on my pc I… (funda kabanzi)

after mozilla firefox crashed I got a previous version of mozilla, by right clicking on to the program's GET A PREVIOUS VERSION. In the version that installed on my pc I cannont find my bookmarks

Thank you in advance

Asked by papoutsidimitra 8 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by cor-el 8 iminyaka edlule