View Full Version : [all variants] Firefox: can I edit private data?

September 1st, 2008, 09:39 PM
After using Firefox for a while, my private data acquires some junk:
e.g. I log into my mailserver and sometimes mis-spell my user name
and the mis-spelt names appear along with the correct name. I could

tools > clear private data

but would much prefer to edit it & delete only the junk. Please any
advice? Thank you.

September 1st, 2008, 09:44 PM
My understanding is that Firefox uses SQlite tables to store this data, so it will be more complicated than simply editing a text file. The data is in:


April 12th, 2009, 04:09 AM
When the troublesome auto-complete item appears, select it with the arrow keys and press delete.

(based on a hint from: http://labnol.blogspot.com/2006/03/firefox-search-bar-hacks.html)