“Export Bookmarks to HTML” procedure no longer works.

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Post Posted December 10th, 2017, 10:19 am

I installed Firefox Quantum 57.0(64bit) and the “Export Bookmarks to HTML” procedure no longer works.
(Show All Bookmarks -->Import and Backup-->Export Bookmarks to HTML)
Clicking on “Export Bookmarks to HTML” opens the Desktop but clicking on “Save” does not save the HTML file.

I wonder whether the Xmarks add-on that I have installed prevents the export of bookmarks (even after I unchecked the synchronization). I tried exporting Bookmarks on my tablet ( no Xmarks add-on, Windows 10, Firefox Quantum 57) and that worked just fine.

Any comments would be much appreciated


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Post Posted December 10th, 2017, 10:24 am

Try disabling or uninstalling the Xmarks extension and test the export again.


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Post Posted December 10th, 2017, 10:50 am

FWIW - Export works for me with FF57.0.2

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