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When I open FireFox, how do I get to open the download folder ?
I have downloads from a previous system boot that I want to get to.
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On 4/19/2017 3:12 PM, Mozillian wrote:
> When I open FireFox, how do I get to open the download folder ?
> I have downloads from a previous system boot that I want to get to.
On the menu toolbar (File, Edit, View, etc.) click View.  (If you have 
the menu toolbar hidden press the Alt key to make it reappear 
temporarily.) Then click "ViewAbout", then click "D-M" then click 
"About:Downloads" to show the Downloads folder.  Alternatively, type 
"about:downloads" (no quotes) into the URL bar.
Dave Pyles
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Dave
4/19/2017 7:27:00 PM
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On 19/04/2017 20:12, Mozillian wrote:
> When I open FireFox, how do I get to open the download folder ?
> I have downloads from a previous system boot that I want to get to.


you could try this:

1> Click on the Down-Arrow icon shown on the top right corner.  See this 
picture:

http://i.imgur.com/XEhuCOm.png <http://i.imgur.com/XEhuCOm.png>

when you click on the "Show-All-Downloads" text, the folder will open.

Hope this helps.


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    <div class="moz-cite-prefix">On 19/04/2017 20:12, Mozillian wrote:<br>
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    <blockquote
cite="mid:mailman.1864.1492629184.10544.support-firefox@lists.mozilla.org"
      type="cite">When I open FireFox, how do I get to open the download
      folder ?
      <br>
      I have downloads from a previous system boot that I want to get
      to.
      <br>
    </blockquote>
    <br>
    <br>
    <font size="+1"><font face="Courier New">you could try this:<br>
        <br>
        1&gt; Click on the Down-Arrow icon shown on the top right
        corner.  See this picture:<br>
        <br>
        <a href="http://i.imgur.com/XEhuCOm.png"><img
            alt="http://i.imgur.com/XEhuCOm.png"
            src="http://i.imgur.com/XEhuCOm.png" moz-do-not-send="true"
            border="2" height="263" width="491"></a><br>
        <br>
        when you click on the "Show-All-Downloads" text, the folder will
        open.<br>
        <br>
        Hope this helps.<br>
        <br>
      </font></font><br>
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On 19/04/2017 21:26, Good Guy wrote:
> On 19/04/2017 20:12, Mozillian wrote:
>> When I open FireFox, how do I get to open the download folder ?
>> I have downloads from a previous system boot that I want to get to.
>
>
> you could try this:
>
> 1> Click on the Down-Arrow icon shown on the top right corner.  See 
> this picture:
>
> http://i.imgur.com/XEhuCOm.png <http://i.imgur.com/XEhuCOm.png>
>
> when you click on the "Show-All-Downloads" text, the folder will open.
>
> Hope this helps.
>
>
>

I forgot to put point 2.

2>  Now you can right-click on any download item and choose "Open 
Containing Folder"

http://i.imgur.com/TS2CGQ0.png <http://i.imgur.com/TS2CGQ0.png>


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    <div class="moz-cite-prefix">On 19/04/2017 21:26, Good Guy wrote:<br>
    </div>
    <blockquote
cite="mid:mailman.1912.1492633592.10543.support-firefox@lists.mozilla.org"
      type="cite">
      <meta content="text/html; charset=utf-8" http-equiv="Content-Type">
      <div class="moz-cite-prefix">On 19/04/2017 20:12, Mozillian wrote:<br>
      </div>
      <blockquote
cite="mid:mailman.1864.1492629184.10544.support-firefox@lists.mozilla.org"
        type="cite">When I open FireFox, how do I get to open the
        download folder ? <br>
        I have downloads from a previous system boot that I want to get
        to. <br>
      </blockquote>
      <br>
      <br>
      <font size="+1"><font face="Courier New">you could try this:<br>
          <br>
          1&gt; Click on the Down-Arrow icon shown on the top right
          corner.  See this picture:<br>
          <br>
          <a moz-do-not-send="true"
            href="http://i.imgur.com/XEhuCOm.png"><img
              alt="http://i.imgur.com/XEhuCOm.png"
              src="http://i.imgur.com/XEhuCOm.png"
              moz-do-not-send="true" border="2" height="263" width="491"></a><br>
          <br>
          when you click on the "Show-All-Downloads" text, the folder
          will open.<br>
          <br>
          Hope this helps.<br>
          <br>
        </font></font><br>
      <div class="moz-signature"><br>
      </div>
    </blockquote>
    <br>
    I forgot to put point 2.<br>
    <br>
    2&gt;  Now you can right-click on any download item and choose "Open
    Containing Folder"<br>
    <br>
    <a href="http://i.imgur.com/TS2CGQ0.png"><img
        alt="http://i.imgur.com/TS2CGQ0.png"
        src="http://i.imgur.com/TS2CGQ0.png" moz-do-not-send="true"
        border="2" height="486" width="683"></a><br>
    <br>
    <br>
    <div class="moz-signature">-- <br>
      <p>
        If you want to filter all of my posts then please read this
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        In step 7 select "Delete"<br>
      </p>
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        yellow;font-weight: bolder; font-size:150%; text-align: center;
        margin: 30px 5px 30px 5px;">With over 500 million devices now
        running Windows 10, customer satisfaction is higher than any
        previous version of windows.</div>
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Good
4/19/2017 8:32:48 PM
On 2017-04-19 15:12, Mozillian wrote:
> When I open FireFox, how do I get to open the download folder ?
> I have downloads from a previous system boot that I want to get to.

In addition to other advice, I suggest you create a shortcut to=20
Downloads on you desktop. Then you don't have to open Firefox to see=20
what you downloaded.

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Wolf
4/20/2017 2:21:13 PM
On 4/20/2017 10:21 AM, Wolf K. wrote:
> On 2017-04-19 15:12, Mozillian wrote:
>> When I open FireFox, how do I get to open the download folder ?
>> I have downloads from a previous system boot that I want to get to.
> 
> In addition to other advice, I suggest you create a shortcut to 
> Downloads on you desktop. Then you don't have to open Firefox to see 
> what you downloaded.
> 
I have a catch all folder that I  call Downloads that FF is directed to. 
   Rather that create a short cut on my desktop to that folder, I have 
pinned it to the jumplist for the File Explorer icon on the the taskbar. 
  To access the folder, all I do is right click on the icon and select 
download.

I have all of my frequently access folders pinned to the jumplist of the 
taskbar File Explorer icon.
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Keith
4/20/2017 3:42:14 PM
Mozillian wrote:
> When I open FireFox, how do I get to open the download folder ?
> I have downloads from a previous system boot that I want to get to.

The download directory is wherever you set it to be.

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EE
4/20/2017 7:02:16 PM
In article <mailman.1986.1492714969.10543.support-
firefox@lists.mozilla.org>, nunya@bees.wax says...
> The download directory is wherever you set it to be.
> 
> 

Actually, there are two choices under Tools -> Options -> General
(or, without the menu, it's the 3-line icon -> Options - > General)

Under "Downloads" section, you can
(*) Save files to ... and you can browse to a specific directory.
( ) Always ask where to save files.

I always save files to the same directory, which makes it easy to find 
that directory, though sometimes out of convenience after a download 
I'll click on the folder icon beside the name of the file(s) downloaded. 
(Windows 7 has "Libraries", and I had set a "Library" to be my download 
directory, so if I totally space out the download directory is just a 
click and a double-click away. Ok, not as poetic as what one does with a 
pair of ruby slippers, but it gets the job done.)

I don't like "Always ask" because some of us humans tend to spread 
things around if given a choice. If it always lands in my download 
directory, if I want it someplace else, I can just move it after it's 
downloaded. But if I pick where Firefox is to download stuff every time, 
it sometimes becomes a scavenge hunt.

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Mark12547
4/20/2017 7:34:02 PM
In article <mailman.1949.1492716874.10544.support-
firefox@lists.mozilla.org>, mark12547@xyzzy.invalid says...
> Under "Downloads" section, you can
> (*) Save files to ... and you can browse to a specific directory.
> ( ) Always ask where to save files.
> 

That is, once you brows to a specific directory on the first choice 
"Save files to ...", that then becomes the permanent download directory 
until you change it in this setting. Then on downloads you are never 
asked.

Contrast that to "Always ask ..." where you always have to specify a 
directory on every download.

I hate it when I know what I want to write, and it's perfectly clear to 
me, but on rereading after posting I realize it could be a bit too 
ambiguous.


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Mark12547
4/20/2017 7:37:48 PM
Some of you got it and others did not !

I said "When I open FireFox, how do I get to open the download folder ? 
"  and that was after a fresh boot (or restart of FireFox)

Some thought that meant during the same session to open the download 
folder for things I just downloaded - NOT what I wanted.

I have a few suggestions to work on.  Thanks.

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Mozillian
4/20/2017 8:11:22 PM
On 4/20/2017 4:11 PM, Mozillian wrote:
> Some of you got it and others did not !
> 
> I said "When I open FireFox, how do I get to open the download folder ? 
> "  and that was after a fresh boot (or restart of FireFox)
> 
> Some thought that meant during the same session to open the download 
> folder for things I just downloaded - NOT what I wanted.
> 
> I have a few suggestions to work on.  Thanks.
> 
If you are not clearing download history on exit, then the suggestions 
you got should work.  Look under Options > Privacy > History section. 
After "Firefox will:" choose "Remember History" from the drop down list. 
  Alternatively, choose "Use custom settings for history." then either 
remove the checkmark from "Clear history when Firefox closes", or leave 
that checked and under "Settings" just after the "Clear history when 
Firefox closes" remove the checkmark from "Browsing & Download History". 
  Any of these will make Firefox remember your download history between 
sessions.

Alternatively, if you want to clear your history between sessions, you 
can look under Options > General under "Downloads", "Save filed to" to 
find out where your downloads folder is, then navigate to it with you 
operating system's file explorer.

I hope that helps.
Dave Pyles


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Dave
4/20/2017 9:04:37 PM
On 4/19/2017 3:12 PM, Mozillian wrote:
> When I open FireFox, how do I get to open the download folder ?
> I have downloads from a previous system boot that I want to get to.

I just left-click the 'download' arrow on the taskbar (the one that turns 
green when a download has finished) and click 'show all downloads'. I can't 
think of an easier way since it just opens the default download directory 
for viewing. What you do after that is up to you.
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John
4/20/2017 10:16:02 PM
Mark12547 wrote:
> I don't like "Always ask" because some of us humans tend to spread 
> things around if given a choice.

I always use "Always ask", because this human is in control. ;-)

-p

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PietB
4/21/2017 2:13:17 AM
In message 
<mailman.1951.1492719113.10544.support-firefox@lists.mozilla.org>, 
Mozillian <Mozillian@moz.org> writes:
>Some of you got it and others did not !
>
>I said "When I open FireFox, how do I get to open the download folder ? 
>"  and that was after a fresh boot (or restart of FireFox)
>
>Some thought that meant during the same session to open the download 
>folder for things I just downloaded - NOT what I wanted.
>
>I have a few suggestions to work on.  Thanks.
>
Depends what you mean by "the download folder".

If you have Firefox set in options _not_ to always ask, it will use the 
same place whether it's  new session or not; to find where that is, go 
into the same options setting where you choose whether to "always ask" 
or not: next to the other option, you will see where it is saving. You 
can also do clever things with the download arrow as others have shown.

If you _have_ Firefox set to always ask, then, obviously, it will always 
ask: however, it does this by opening the Save dialog at a given place, 
which you can then change. The starting place, I have discovered (AFAIK 
this isn't documented anywhere, but I could well be wrong about that) is 
the same place you last saved from that domain from - i. e. if you saved 
a file from www.abc.com, and go to www.abc.com again and do another 
save, it'll _start_ with the same place. So if you've forgotten where 
you saved to last time, but can remember which domain it was from (or 
you retrieve it from the history), and do a dummy save (you can cancel), 
you will find where you saved to last time.

If you have it set to always ask, and do a save from a domain you 
_haven't_ saved from before, I don't know where it starts.
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