Well it has 2 options you can do...with DW5.5,
1. press Ctrl-U for Preferences (or goto Edit | Preferences)
2. from Categories, select Code Hints
3. The Options section is what you need to edit ...
a. uncheck Enable code hints (this will stop the autocomplete of the single/double quotes but obviously removes code hinting)
b. or change the delay to longer .. I set mine to 2 secs for now.. that way it you pause for 2 secs, THEN it will end the quote for you..
Still a problem in 11.5/CS5.5 Sent another request to the Dev Team as follows; anyone please feel free to copy/paste as you wish:
*******Enhancement / FMR*********
Brief title for your desired feature: disable source edit quote mangling
How would you like the feature to work? Let me turn off the "feature" where Dreamweaver (a) always inserts a second closing quote when I type a quote and (b) will not let me insert a quote or apostrophe when the next character is the same.
Why is this feature important to you? It wastes time, is unintuitive, isn't at the user's discretion, and leads to coding errors. Turning off *all* code hints is not an acceptable solution. Code hints are great -- and the ones for jQuery may induce me to upgrade. But this quote mangling is and always has been a real annoyance. There's plenty of room in the code hint option dialog to let us turn it off.
I am new to the Adobe Forums, but not new to Adobe software. is this the correct place to make request features?
I want to support the requests made in this thread for there to be a tick box or some interface in the preferences for us to be able to turn the auto-quote marks off in Dreamweaver.
I obviously don't want to have to turn off all auto-suggestion, just this one. Maybe a list of tick boxes where I can pick.
Has this already been added and I am just not spotting it?
I am at the point of investigating other dev software as this just doesn't seem intuitive, and is rather slowing me down.
Most things in Dreamweaver are configurable which is great, but this seems to be one that isn't and is a problem.