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Old 11-18-2017, 06:08 AM
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Arranging bookmarks in new Firefox

Firefox automatically upgraded and now my bookmarks are in reverse order and I can't move them where I want like I used to. Can anyone please tell me how to move them?
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Old 11-18-2017, 06:40 AM
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I can't help you, but I'd note that I'm not having that problem at all. I got the surprise update too but I've got no problem shuffling my bookmarks around.
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Old 11-18-2017, 07:32 AM
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The "unorganized" file icon upper right is a disaster. Just random bookmarks. The Bookmarks tab upper left should have your previous set up still intact.
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Old 11-18-2017, 10:59 AM
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It's not random, but corresponds to recently bookmarked items so apparently it's in reverse chronological order. At the bottom you can go to Show All Bookmarks, which sets out any folders you've set up and has a Recently Bookmarked entry that shows the same entries as the start of that list. CTRL-Shift-B also brings up Show All Bookmarks.

I'd still use the Bookmarks tab over any of those alternatives unless you want to edit or move your bookmarks.
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Old 11-18-2017, 12:49 PM
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My bookmarks sidebar disappeared, and I had to re-attach it. Menu, Customize, drag Bookmarks Menu up to toolbar. Now I've got a little "star with an underline bracket" icon on my toolbar, between the address box and the search box.

Inside this menu, it looks like the old Firefox favorites menu: I can move the items up and down in the list, wherever I like. It also gave me back the "sidebar" favorites menu, and I can move items around there, too.
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Old 11-19-2017, 08:14 AM
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My bookmarks sidebar disappeared, and I had to re-attach it. Menu, Customize, drag Bookmarks Menu up to toolbar. Now I've got a little "star with an underline bracket" icon on my toolbar, between the address box and the search box.

Inside this menu, it looks like the old Firefox favorites menu: I can move the items up and down in the list, wherever I like. It also gave me back the "sidebar" favorites menu, and I can move items around there, too.
I noticed the same thing. They replaced it with one that has Bookmarks, History, and some other stuff in a menu. I had not noticed that the Bookmarks were not in order, but I still found it annoying, and so put my Bookmarks button back.

And I don't even use Firefox anymore. I just open it up for testing purposes.
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Old 11-19-2017, 10:00 AM
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Firefox automatically upgraded and now my bookmarks are in reverse order and I can't move them where I want like I used to. Can anyone please tell me how to move them?
I'm still on version 45. I don't like it when programs update themselves without my knowledge, so I tend to turn off that function.
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Old 11-20-2017, 04:03 PM
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I'm still on version 45. I don't like it when programs update themselves without my knowledge, so I tend to turn off that function.
I hear you, somehow the computer updated me to Firefox 57 (I hate how the default highlighted button is <Update now> so if you accidentally press <Enter> you've started updating). This is a major upgrade & broke a number of add-ons that I used including Classic Theme Restorer & No-Script.
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Old 11-20-2017, 04:31 PM
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That christless mess of an "upgrade" broke the functionality of my media box so profoundly that I switched over to Pale Moon, which is a stable offshoot of Firefox that still supports almost all my old extensions that I need to make the computer usable as it's attached to my tv and all the way across the room. I really need the large buttons and domain keyed colored tabs and other accessibility features the old FF supported but the new "Let's make EVERYTHING look like a PHONE!" version does not.

Fuck you, Mozilla, with a rusty chainsaw.
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