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''(This is an example of a profile file article. See [[Talk:Profile folder]] for discussion.)'' ''(This is an example of a profile file article. See [[Talk:Profile folder]] for discussion.)''
-downloads.rdf is a file in the [[profile folder]]. It contains download history and its contents are viewable through the [[Download Manager]].+'''downloads.rdf''' is a file in the [[profile folder]]. In Firefox and Mozilla Suite, it contains download history, and its contents can be viewed and managed through the [[Download Manager]]. In Thunderbird, it contains a history of attachments opened or saved by double-clicking on files listed in the Attachments pane or by using the menu sequence "File -> Attachments -> [attachment name] -> Open". Thunderbird has no UI for viewing or managing the contents of this file.
==Editing== ==Editing==
-It's not advisable to edit this file manually because of its complexity and the fact that the Download Manager provides an interface to edit it.+It's not advisable to edit this file manually because of its complexity and the fact that, in Firefox and Mozilla Suite, the Download Manager provides an interface to edit it.
==Moving== ==Moving==
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==Deleting== ==Deleting==
-Deleting downloads.rdf will clear your downloads history. A new file will be created on start up.+Deleting downloads.rdf will clear your downloads history. A new file will be created on start up or when the application first needs to write to the file.
-==Possible issues==+==Related issues==
* [[Firefox hangs]] * [[Firefox hangs]]
* [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=159107 Bug 159107 - page saving/downloads takes too much time (is slow) ('marooned' entries in downloads.rdf)] * [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=159107 Bug 159107 - page saving/downloads takes too much time (is slow) ('marooned' entries in downloads.rdf)]
 +* [[Attachment save slow (Thunderbird)]] (also see bug link in article)
[[Category:Profile contents (Firefox)]] [[Category:Profile contents (Firefox)]]
[[Category:Profile contents (Thunderbird)]] [[Category:Profile contents (Thunderbird)]]
[[Category:Profile contents (Mozilla Suite)]] [[Category:Profile contents (Mozilla Suite)]]

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(This is an example of a profile file article. See Talk:Profile folder for discussion.)

downloads.rdf is a file in the profile folder. In Firefox and Mozilla Suite, it contains download history, and its contents can be viewed and managed through the Download Manager. In Thunderbird, it contains a history of attachments opened or saved by double-clicking on files listed in the Attachments pane or by using the menu sequence "File -> Attachments -> [attachment name] -> Open". Thunderbird has no UI for viewing or managing the contents of this file.

Contents

Editing

It's not advisable to edit this file manually because of its complexity and the fact that, in Firefox and Mozilla Suite, the Download Manager provides an interface to edit it.

Moving

This file can be moved to a different profile without any extra effort.

Deleting

Deleting downloads.rdf will clear your downloads history. A new file will be created on start up or when the application first needs to write to the file.

Related issues