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Quick Tips: Manage Firefox 3's bookmarks
Bookmarks have changed in Firefox3! They used to be a
simple HTML page, but in the new version of Firefox,
they're actually a small database.
I'm Tom Merritt from CNET.com with a few quick tips on
how to manage bookmarks in Firefox 3.
First, here's how to get an old-fashioned HTML list of
Start by going to Bookmarks and selecting manage
Click on the star logo and choose export HTML.
Just like in the old days. But here's what's not like
the old days.
Go back to the star menu and choose backup.
That backs up your entire bookmark database.
Now in that same menu choose restore. You'll see a
series of dates. You can restore your bookmarks from
any previous backup.
If you're a little geeky and paranoid and just want to
back up that bookmark database by hand, here's where
to find it.
Get to your Firefox directory in Program Files in
Windows or Library under Application Support in OS X.
Go into profiles, choose your profile and find the
Copy that sucker wherever you need it.
That's it for this quick tip, I'm Tom Merritt.