Created attachment 503438 [details] no folder icon Build identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux i686; rv:2.0b9) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/4.0b9 Steps to reproduce: 1. Open Bookmarks menu 2. See the icons for your bookmarks and folders. Expected result: All the icons should be visible. Actual result: Icons for folders and RSS folders don't appear. Note: See the attachment. This is happening only on Linux.
Summary: Folder icons missing on Bookmarks menu → Folder icons missing on Bookmarks menu (Linux)
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux i686; rv:2.0b10pre) Gecko/20110119 Firefox/4.0b10pre Able to reproduce. Icons for Folders and RSS folders are missing.
works: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9.3a4pre) Gecko/20100323 Minefield/3.7a4pre broken: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9.3a4pre) Gecko/20100324 Minefield/3.7a4pre pushlog: http://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/pushloghtml?fromchange=e9b7e0b5821d &tochange=e9312d05488f
I believe all menus with menu-iconic don't display icons, not just the bookmark folders.
OS: Linux → Windows CE
Change the summary to reflect the issue.
Component: Bookmarks & History → Menus
QA Contact: bookmarks → menus
Summary: Folder icons missing on Bookmarks menu (Linux) → Icons are missing for menus (Linux)
This is intentional, see bug 544762.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
Summary: Icons are missing for menus (Linux) → Folder icons missing on Bookmarks menu
This change is a terrible idea, and degrades the UX. Bookmark management is one of Firefox's most powerful and useful features. It is vastly superior than Chrome and IE. Removing the very useful UX icon from bookmarks that indicates whether an item is a folder or a link is a giant step backwards. Please put the folder icon back into bookmarks. I have over 20,000 bookmarks in Firefox, and hundreds of folders all categorized and organized neatly. This is part of various research and resource-building projects. Removing the folder icon may not be a big deal to casual users, but it's created a complete mess. Some bookmark folders are placed in the middle of lists of links, which were easily identified with the yellow folder icon. Now, these bookmark folders are indistinguishable from the bookmark links. Even when bookmark folders are all listed at the top, it's still not obvious what is a link and what is a folder, without looking at "location" to see if it's blank. Please (please) put the folder icons back into bookmarks. I run Firefox 22 on Windows 7. thanks.
*Update* Here's a possible solution ... if you have the Firefox addon "Bookmark Favicon Changer" installed, then try uninstalling it. That worked for me. Apparently FF v22 is has broken compatibility with this addon, which is causing the bookmark folder icons to disappear. Here's the link to the original thread: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/mozilla.support.firefox/b8hN3BpCE_0
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