This is an archived page. It's not actively maintained. controls whether the directory preselected in the file picker for saving a file download is being remembered on a per-website (host) base. If set to true, the data is stored as content preference.

  • Type:boolean
  • Default value:true
  • Exists by default: no
  • Application support:Firefox 11.0
  • Status: Active; last updated 2012-02-15
  • Introduction: Pushed to Nightly on 2011-12-11
  • Bugs: bug 702748 


true (default)
The last used directory for the website (host) serving the file for download will be preselected in the file picker. If no download directory for the current website has been stored, will be used.
The last used directory for any download (stored in will be the preselected directory in the file picker.