Random Tip 23

I’m willing to bet that most Dreamweaver users have overlooked the History panel and you should become familiar with it for a couple of good reasons: Firstly and perhaps most obviously it allows you to quickly move to an earlier state without hitting Undo several times  – well, d’uh – but I think that the […]

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Random Tip #17

Dreamweaver’s Code Navigator allows you to quickly jump to the CSS rules connected with an item – all you need to do is Cmd-Alt-Click (Ctrl-Alt-Click on the PC) and you’ll see all the rules applied to your selection; click on one of those and you’ll be taken straight to that code! Don’t forget to become […]

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Random Tip #11

Dreamweaver’s code view can sometimes make it difficult to maintain focus on one particular area. My podcast from January this year (http://www.tonyharmer.co.uk/wordpress/?p=96) demonstrates the Code View toolbar, but here are a couple of shortcuts for you: To collapse a block of selected code, use shift-Cmd-C (shift-Ctrl-C on Windows) To collapse everything else outside of the […]

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Transparent Flash Movies and Firefox Mac

Here’s the scenario: You’ve created an SWF file, then inserted it into a page using Dreamweaver with the wmode = transparent parameter, but found that when testing it in Firefox on the Mac the background is still there! You check your code and it looks fine: <param name=”wmode” value=”transparent” /> The answer should be fairly […]

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