Saving bookmarks in Firefox

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John Gray
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Saving bookmarks in Firefox

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I am clearly missing something [cue for Chris to come in here?!] but when I try to save a bookmark in Firefox via Bookmarks -> Bookmark Current... I am not offered any choice of where the bookmark should be saved. It will appear somewhat randomly in one of the Firefox bookmark folders.

I can move it to where I want by finding it in Recently Bookmarked, and doing a select->move->drop mouse operation, but is there any better way to get it to the required location on the save action?
Thanx! :thankyou:
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Re: Saving bookmarks in Firefox

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Click the "Bookmark this page"button:

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Change the description of the bookmark if you wish.
Select the desired location from the Location drop-down, then click Save.

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(Do not use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+D, for that will save the bookmark without intervention.)
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Re: Saving bookmarks in Firefox

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Ah - thanks! Amazing quite how unintuitive some icons are...
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Re: Saving bookmarks in Firefox

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John Gray wrote:
08 Sep 2023, 07:16
...save a bookmark in Firefox via Bookmarks -> Bookmark Current...
I always bookmark a page by clicking on the padlock in the address bar and then dragging and dropping the URL whether ever I want it on my Bookmarks toolbar.

Ken

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You can also click-and-hold the FavIcon on the active tab and drag it to where you want it - the Bookmarks link in the Menu Bar should expand as you hover over it, but not recommended if you have deeply buried sub-menus unless you have the steady hand of a bomb defuser...
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