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Previous Folders 188.8.131.52-signed.1-signed Requires Restart
Save download location to Windows Explorer previous locations drop-down list.
Get quick access to previous folders in the File Picker window using the address bar drop-down list.
About this Add-on
By default download locations are saved automatically and the list holds 25 last folders. In the options dialog users can disable or enable the automatic saving. Private Browsing Mode is honored, and no saving is done when it is activated. There is also an option to ignore Windows temp folder that might otherwise pop up into the list unintentionally when users open files directly from the browser.
Since Firefox 7, last download folder is selected based on the site the download is coming from. This feature can be disabled from the options dialog. Previously stored locations can also be cleared using the Clear button in options.
As a bonus the extension has an ability to automatically remove completed downloads from Firefox's Downloads windows based on the file extension. The list of file extensions is configurable, and you can for example remove most image downloads by inserting "jpg;png;gif" in options. By default this feature is disabled.
Users should be advised that this extension reads and writes into Windows registry. Addresses are saved into registry under the key:
Windows 7: "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\TypedPaths"
Windows Vista: "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\TypedURLs"
Because of the availability of the drop-down list feature, this extension works only in Windows 7 and Windows Vista, not in Windows XP or other operating systems.
Tired of constantly browsing to different folders while saving files from the internet?
So was I before creating this extension. Now I can swap between different folders quickly with two mouse clicks. Hope you find it as useful as I did.