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  1. add padding to delete icon.

    delete icon is too close to lower right corner and get in the way when trying to drag to scale the window.

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    • Code Collapse LOCK

      If a block of code is collapsed it should stay collapsed when switching back and forth OR there should be a way to LOCK the block - just a little lock symbol

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      • CSS code formatting

        Please bring back CSS code formatting. As we all know, auto-formatting is great because we can bash out thousands of styles and clean them up at the end... but forcing every style onto a new line makes large CSS files bloated.

        Arguably, we all work different ways but I personally find it much easier to scan single-line styles. You kept code source formatting in 2017 but not CSS; why force all users to work the same way? Please bring this feature back!

        9 votes
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          6 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Hi Jeremy,

          Thank you for such a detailed explanation, your feedback and support is really appreciable.

          I have raised this point in the team and we all agree that there should be some way to minimize the size of CSS file in Dw, there being none at this point of time. That said, we have a general consensus on having one functionality that minifies a CSS file or a JS file in future.

          Similar ideas have been shared by other users as well on the thread- dreamweaver.uservoice.com/forums/379458-ado..

          I would request you to think about this and tell us if this minify CSS and JS tool makes sense for you, I will then merge both ideas together and create a single story for the team to work upon.

          Regards,
          Niharika Gupta
          Adobe Dreamweaver

        • Easily copy remote URL of a local file

          If I use the files panel in Dreamweaver, it should be very easy to copy the URL under which the file will be reachable in the browser via the configured remote server.

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          • Dreamweaver doesn't know the other Adobe file extensions....

            It would be cool if Dreamweaver's file explorer would let you open other Adobe files of programs that are also in the Creative Cloud.

            Like, wasn't this the whole point of the creative cloud, that the different apps could work together?

            3 votes
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            • Bring back php so it works again in Dreamweaver!

              Please bring back Dreamweaver's support for php. Dreamweaver for years used to work with php beautifully. We need php for ssi.

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                5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                Hi,

                We have not removed PHP support in Dw, as per updates Dw 17.1 and above you additionally have support for PHP 7.1

                If you are having any specific issue while working on PHP files with Dw, please detail us so that we can help you in a better way.

                Regards,
                Niharika Gupta
                Adobe Dreamweaver

              • Sync dialog box too small

                When you synchronise between local site and distant one, the message box displaying the files being exchanged is too small: please enlarge it.

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                • Change the name from Dreamweaver to Muse Editor

                  The last version of Dreamweaver (2017) is the worst of ever and change a lot of things respect to the last stable version (2015 or even better... CS6).
                  I think it's time to close Dreamweaver project and rename the 2017 version with the its correct name:
                  "Muse Editor"

                  Maybe you could alert old customers with this message:
                  "End of an Era
                  The legendary Dreamweaver is no more...
                  Adobe shut down the software and replace it with Muse Editor"

                  In this way should be more easy understand the limitations and the bugs with 2017 version development.

                  6 votes
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                  • Scrollbars cover the code

                    The code is hidden by the scrollbars on the edges of the screen. Both the right and bottom. I am unable to see most of the bottom line or the ending characters of a line in general.

                    I don't usually post in places like this, but this has become past inconvenient.

                    Thank you for working so hard to continuously update and fix bugs/make improvements. Please include this in your next update.

                    Mac OSX Sierra, Dreamweaver 2017.5

                    2 votes
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                    • Files panel sorting

                      I'd like to be able to sort the Files panel by individual files first, then folders, alphabetically in ascending order. It's possible to sort by category and get most of the files at top of the panel and folders below, but they're listed in descending order. See screen grab. (BTW, clicking the UP arrow on Tyoe column does not re-sort alphabetically.)In screen grab, which is close to what I want, the .css file ends up at the bottom; would prefer to group with html files at top.

                      3 votes
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                      • 3 votes
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                        • Color themes

                          I’m still using the old version Dreamweaver CC 13.2 right now because the new dreamweaver color themes can’t handle that a <img> tag can have another color as a <a> tag for example.

                          If you look at good.jpg that is what I want and wrong is how the new version shows the code. If I could use a code like: .cm-tag img { color:#ab00ab; } .cm-tag a { color:#006600; } I can write this exceptions.

                          7 votes
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                          • themes are not well designed

                            Themes are way too monotonous. I would prefer being able to set specific colors for each tag like you code in older versions of dreamweaver. div was blue, img was pink, forms were yellow, etc. Much easier to scan a file and find the element you needed. Also, the background highlighting when clicking on a tag is utterly unacceptable. These changes make the product almost unusable.

                            2 votes
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                            • Add GoLive layout grids to Dreamweaver

                              A long time ago, Adobe GoLive (another web application) contained a feature to allow users to create virtual layout grids and place html components onto the grid. In the background, the grid was automatically converted to tables to preserve the positioning of html elements. This feature would be a huge improvement in Dreamweaver to users who are new to web development. Users should be able to indicate that the layout should be converted to tables, absolute/relative css/div positioning and/or Boostrap layouts.

                              5 votes
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                              • search and replace

                                Search and Replace ..
                                Please bring back the old Search and replace , the one you can make changes by tags, attributes, the one that could save your queries, and specially the one you can replace withing folders ...
                                I do HATE the new search and replace

                                8 votes
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                                • Problems with Find and Replace Costing Time, Money and Patience

                                  In addition to being a web developer I also develop software and am the first to sympathize with the pressure from above to get things published. I also sympathize with unexpected problems as they arise. And I am the last guy to get mad. But this is FUBAR. The problems I think are documented. But the problem is that they are sporadic and unpredictable. Erasing the code from the source document when you cut and paste... sometimes. Reporting that it updated when it really didn't... sometimes. Updating Linked CSS when you make a change to open HTML documents... that one…

                                  13 votes
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                                  • Use Regular Expressions in Replace

                                    I can use Regular Expressions in the find, but when I try to replace with a regular expression it prints the actual characters on the document.

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                                    • Apply source formatting to entire site

                                      Hi, normally I need to do "Apply source formatting" command to pages within site, if I want to apply on all the pages, I have to open all the files. Could you please add function to apply it to entire site or folders, like search function.

                                      Can you do that?

                                      3 votes
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                                      • quick edit

                                        QUICK EDIT can be highlighted? that black background can be a "white" background and code re-colorized?

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                                        • Amend git credentials

                                          Can't change the GIT username/password/remote server etc. once it's set up

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