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Imported IE Favorites does not contain subfolders of Favorites which contain other favorites/folders



16 years ago
13 years ago


(Reporter: jamesabley, Assigned: p_ch)


Windows 2000

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16 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030624
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030624

This problem has been experienced in 1.2.1, 1.4b, 1.4rc2, 1.4 on W2K Pro.
I have four levels of directories in my Favorites for IE, so my Favorites folder
contains a mix of .url files and folders. The .url files directly in the
Favorites folder are correctly imported, but the subfolders and everything
contained within them are not. Instead, there are entries in the Imported IE
Favorites which have no name, and when clicked navigate to the appropriate file
in the file system.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create subdirectories in your IE Favorites that contain other directories and
2. Install any of the versions of Mozilla listed.
3. Try to open up one of the subdirectory links in Bookmarks | Imported IE

Actual Results:  
Relevant folder is shown as per the local file exploring functionality; e.g.
address bar contains
and the contents of the directory are listed in the viewing pane.

Expected Results:  
Recursively convert subfolders in my IE Favorites to subfolders in Imported IE
Favorites, handling links and folders appropriately.

I've also attached the text that is in my bookmark.html file for that section.

Comment 1

16 years ago
Created attachment 127905 [details]
contents of that section in the bookmark.html file


15 years ago
Blocks: 120814

Comment 2

15 years ago
*** Bug 242491 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Product: Browser → Seamonkey
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Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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