Non-empty bookmark folders show (Empty) on first view




14 years ago
13 years ago


(Reporter: zidane2k1, Unassigned)


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14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8b2) Gecko/20050511 Firefox/1.0+
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8b2) Gecko/20050511 Firefox/1.0+

The first time that a non-empty bookmark folder is opened (either from the
Bookmarks menu or the Bookmarks Toolbar), a grayed-out "(Empty)" item appears in
the menu above the bookmarks in the folder.  The next time the folder is opened,
the "(Empty)" item is no longer there, and it remains gone for the remainder of
the session, until Firefox is started again.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start a fresh instance of Firefox.
2. On the Bookmarks menu or Bookmarks Toolbar, open any folder that has
bookmarks in it.
Actual Results:  
You see a greyed-out "(Empty)" entry above the bookmarks in that folder the
first time you look in the folder.

Expected Results:  
"(Empty)" should not have been shown at all, since there are bookmarks in the

Comment 1

14 years ago
Created attachment 183425 [details]
Menu appearance on first view

Comment 2

14 years ago
Created attachment 183426 [details]
Menu appearance on second and further views
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Comment 5

13 years ago
This has popped up for me in Firefox and Firefox in Ubuntu Dapper (it didn't happen in Breezy).

It occurs in KDE, Gnome, and XFCE; regardless of which user I use or if I use a fresh profile, regardless of whether I use Mozilla's Firefox or Ubuntu's Firefox.
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