I frequently need to have two separate design windows open and as I don't have a huge screen need to move the windows around. However, since upgrading to CS6, as I drag the window around it keeps trying to automatically relink back into the original window.
It never did this in CS5.5, I cannot find anywhere to turn this 'feature' off and it is driving me up the wall. Perhaps I will have to revert back to using CS 5.5 whilst performing this long exercise!
Have you tried using the "tile" style windows? go to Window >> Tile. I find it much easier work in the mode rather than dragging the windows around, and I know the the tabs can be a pain
Does CS6 have that annoying "Enable Floating Document Window Docking" in DW?
It sounds like the same thing I've been turning off in PS and ID under Preferences > Interface in those programs (I don't have CS6).
From what I've researched, I cannot find a way to turn it off. You can request a feature using this form:
Let me know if there is anything else I can help you with!
Thanks Jon. DW does seem to perform automatic window docking, but there does not seem to be an option to turn it off, and it does seems as though that is what it is trying to do with these tabbed windows when I move them around. Which it didn't do in the previous version.
Thanks Julia. This may be a viable work around. I have a long tedious exercise where I need to copy from one window to another (copy & paste no good - don't ask!). Have been happily moving the windows arround as required in 5.5, now it is not so easy with it wanting to try and be 'helpful'. Will try tiling the windows tomorrow and see if that helps - I just wish I had that 30 inch screen!
I don't have a 30 inch display either and I find closing panels & tab groups helps a lot.
To toggle the Properties panel on/off, use Ctrl+F3.
To show Files panel, hit F8.
To expand Results panel, hit F7.
Thanks Nancy. I do already close/minimise the panels I don't need during this exercise. It is more the fact that this 'feature' has suddenly been introduced with the latest 'upgrade' and there is no way to turn it off. Due to the size of the windows that I am manipulating on the screen it is difficult not to have DW try to re-dock the windows - which just gets very frustrating!
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