User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20040907 Firefox/1.0 PR (NOT FINAL) Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20040907 Firefox/1.0 PR (NOT FINAL) I keep my Opera bookmarks file in My Documents instead of \Documents and Settings\username\Application Data\Opera\profile\. Firefox doesn't find my bookmarks because they are not in the expected location. The actual location of the bookmark file can be found in opera6.ini in the Opera profile directory under: [User Prefs] Hot List File Ver2=C:\My Documents\opera6.adr Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. In Opera go to Bookmarks, Manage Bookmarks. 2. Click the "File" dropdown button and choose "Save as". 3. Choose a new location for the bookmark file. 4. Open Firefox and go to File -> Import 5. Select the Opera radio button 6. Click Next Actual Results: The Bookmarks option is not listed. Expected Results: The location of the bookmark file should be found in Opera6.ini
I don't see any way to change this from within the Opera preferences dialog. Do you have to hand-edit the opera6.ini to change the location? If that's the case then this isn't a critical fix for 1.0. Relevant places that would need to be fixed: http://lxr.mozilla.org/aviarybranch/source/browser/components/migration/src/nsOperaProfileMigrator.cpp#368 Somewhere in CopyPreferences the bookmarks file location needs to be parsed out. http://lxr.mozilla.org/aviarybranch/source/browser/components/migration/src/nsOperaProfileMigrator.cpp#994 Needs to use the directory gathered from the prefs file instead of the profile dir.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
(In reply to comment #1) > I don't see any way to change this from within the Opera preferences dialog. Do > you have to hand-edit the opera6.ini to change the location? If that's the case > then this isn't a critical fix for 1.0. Read my instructions, it's changed through Opera's bookmarks manager.
This information might also be helpful. I am running Opera 7.6. When Opera is installed, the user is asked whether it should be installed for ALL users or for the particular user who is logged on. If it is installed for ALL users, the Opera preferences and bookmarks are stored in the c:\program files\opera7x\profile\ directory. Only if it is installed for a single user, the bookmarks are stored in c:\ Documents and Settings\username\Application Data\Opera\Opera7x\ . I saw that when using Firefox's import utility, the utility was ONLY looking in the Application Data directory and not also in the Program Files directory. So I copied the profile directory over to the Application Data directory, re-ran Firefox's import, and it then showed up as an available profile and was successful.
(In reply to comment #0) > I keep my Opera bookmarks file in My Documents instead of \Documents and > Settings\username\Application Data\Opera\profile\. Firefox doesn't find my > bookmarks because they are not in the expected location. It would also be good to have the possebility to manually direct Firefox to the neccessary files as i.e. in my case, I don´t have Opera installed, but the bookmarks and password lists are still saved in a documents folder. Migration is thus not possible. I can´t import them as Firefox is looking for installed software only. Suggested solution: Add a data browser option to the import script, enabling users to manually choose and define files (i.e. Opera notes.adr as "quicknotes" component) to import them.
This bug still remains in the "1.5" branch of Firefox.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 6 years ago
No longer depends on: 707601
Resolution: --- → INVALID
4 years ago
tracking-firefox25: ? → ---
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