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Dreamweaver Help: Code Coloring specific tags

Feb 4, 2013 10:19 PM

Tags: #dreamweaver #tags_tag

Hello everyone,


I would like to set some custom Code Colors on HTML tags in DW to help me in recognizing those tags when I open a page in DW's Code View. I was able to find this BLOG post saying that it this is possible in DW by updating some DW preference files; source: .html.. I am a non-technical person so I find it difficult to do the setup. The reason I want this is for me to easily find the text in Code View just by noticing the code color.


E.g. I want this <span class="specialText"> to have a red code color in DW's Code View


I hope there's someone who can guide me on how to accomplish this.



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    Feb 5, 2013 2:28 PM   in reply to mangebo0x

    Go to Edit > Preferences > Code Coloring > HTML > Edit Coloring Scheme.


    In DW, <span> tags have the same color scheme as <p> and <h > tags.  I'm not sure  if you can change that.


    As a workaround for quickly finding all span tags of a certain class, use Find (Ctrl+F), Specific Tag, Find All button.  See screenshot:




    Nancy O.


    Message was edited by: Nancy O.  Not Special tag; Specific tag.

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