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Firefox: bookmarks; limited user; logging off

by grandpaw7 / November 27, 2004 6:43 AM PST

The Firefox Guidebook says that after you click Bookmarks in the tool bar and get the Add Bookmark window, you should choose which file you want the bookmark in. But when I click the down arrow to see which folder I want to use, I get a list of only four folders to choose from, even though I have maybe ten bookmark folders.

Anybody know why this is and if there is something I can do to have Add Bookmark list all of my Bookmark folders?

When I set up a limited account for my granddaughter, it came with a blank desktop page so that I had to create the desktop from start. Is that simply the way Firefox works?

When my daughter, or I, log off of her account, it takes an extra long time for the Log Off screen to appear and then an extra long time for it to disappear and a new log on screen to appear. Is that standared for Firefox?

Thanks, grandpaw

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(NT) (NT) Try the other little button to the right for all folder
by trytohelp / November 27, 2004 7:51 AM PST
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did help
by grandpaw7 / November 27, 2004 11:11 PM PST

Thanks, trytohelp. grandpaw

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Re: Firefox: bookmarks; limited user; logging off
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / November 27, 2004 8:38 AM PST

hi Grandpaw

I agree with trytohelp.

When you click the Add Bookmark option there are 2 little arrows. Click the furthest on the right.

This caught me out for a while as well. Most frustrating.

I'm not sure what you mean about your granddaughter's account and Firefox. Do you mean a Windows XP additional user account for your granddaughter?

If so, then yes, when you create an account she will have a blank desktop screen, except for whatever shortcuts are common to both the user account and you Administrator account. The wallpaper will be bank as well. She may not be able to change her wallpaper, (right click the desktop and choose properties may be disabled), I'm not sure about that. So you may have to give her a wallpaper picture. Also, you get to choose which programs she has access to, so you can decide which shortcuts to place on the desktop.

That has nothing to do with Firefox.

Also I'm not sure about the logging off time as I don't have any user accounts myself. But Firefox would have nothing to do with it.

Mark

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Once again, Mark, thanks
by grandpaw7 / November 27, 2004 11:16 PM PST

Sure beats having to spend I don't know how much time finding out where else the answer it when someone who already knows the answer is willing to share. Yes, I set up a user's account for my daughter. And I now understand that the problems with her account have nothing to do with Firefox.

grandpaw

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