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This thread, Search keyword conflict in firefox, illustrates how it possible to see what keywords your bookmarks have in Firefox. However, when you select Bookmarks > Show all bookmarks and add the keyword column, you can only see the a sub selection of bookmarks at a time. I want to see every single bookmark at the same time? How do I do this?

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up vote 7 down vote accepted


I have discovered a trick! When you search within the Firefox Bookmarks Library, it will return a list of bookmarks that contain your sequence of characters in any of their fields. 99% percent* of bookmarks will contain a period in their location. If you search using ., it should list all of your bookmarks. If not, the space character seems to function as a wildcard.

After, you've listed all the bookmarks, click the Keyword tab to sort. :)


*I have a few bookmarks simply mapped to host names on my network.


Alternatively, you could export your bookmarks to HTML, and write a little program which scans the file, collecting keyword and bookmark pairings which are then sorted before printing the result. I was going to do this, until I played around with the search...

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Thanks for the Easy option – BrianA Feb 4 '12 at 8:39
+1 great stuff. – dublintech Feb 5 '12 at 9:58
@glvzx tip is KISS! Works well with 8K bookmarks. And to display the keywords column since FF v40.0.2 Mozilla devs removed both a bug and the ability to display keywords columns at the same time, I used Palemoon which still supports it. Using both, I could review and edit a hundred clumsy keywords fields (ooold Tags dupes). – lliseil Oct 13 '15 at 20:10
Unfortunately, this does not work in 44 and possibly every version starting with 38. – sebix Feb 25 at 18:22

Add a tag (i.e "KEYWORDS") as well as a keyword everytime you associate a keyword with a link. Now click on Tags in the "Bookmarks Library" and find your links with the tag "KEYWORDS". Shizam! Wizadry!

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I found somethings interesting for you in the

Multiple parameter keyword searches

Hope this help. Let us know. :)

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This is unrelated to the question here. Multiple parameters regards sending two inputs or queries, as opposed to one. Your link is about 'search engines' in Firefox, where a query replaces a variable in a URL. – iglvzx Feb 12 '12 at 2:28
Yes: you're right iglvzx :-/ – climenole Feb 12 '12 at 3:46

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