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I've been a user of firefox for years. Like most, I collected a large number of bookmarks, and over time it now contins lots of folders and nested folders...

When I add a new bookmark, I would like to place in specific folder as other related ones. The thing is when I use the search functionality in the Bookmarks Library, it does not say what folder each item is in. And I end up manually looking through all folders (very tedious!)

Any suggestion on how to do more efficiently?

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The Show Parent Folder extension allows you to add a column to the library that shows the folder where the bookmark is located.

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Thanks, this is exactly what I was looking for :) –  merv Jun 14 '10 at 16:18

firefox has a built-in Bookmark Tagging system designed to make the process of organising your bookmarks more efficient. Unfortunately, to make best use of this you will likely have to tag your existing bookmarks.

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I am aware of tagging, in fact I use both tags and folders to organize bookmarks.. For those interested, there's a useful extension that suggests relevant tags from sources like delicious: addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/7498 I think Xmarks does that as well.. –  merv Jun 14 '10 at 16:18

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