Importing Firefox 57 bookmarks to Basilisk

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Importing Firefox 57 bookmarks to Basilisk

Postby Terryphi » Tue, 02 Jan 2018, 11:17

When I restore a backup of Firefox 57 bookmarks to Basilisk the bookmarks are updated as expected but Basilisk shows this (unnecessary?) pop-up message:

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 Unable to process the backup file

Pale Moon does not show this warning message.
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Re: Importing Firefox 57 bookmarks to Basilisk

Postby Moonchild » Tue, 02 Jan 2018, 15:25

Do not try to use a backup file directly. Backup files are Firefox's internal format that isn't compatible.

use "Export to HTML" and then "Import from HTML" to transfer the bookmarks.
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