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Henrik Boetius
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Wrong spry menu layout in design view

Feb 22, 2013 10:13 PM

Tags: #spry #design_view_different

My spry menu exeeds its limits in designwiev, but not i livewiev or in browser.

It is the anchor ikon that makes this happen when I apply an ID to the menu items.

Is there any way around this problem?

 

The menu is displaying a highligted menuitem for the current page, I have used the method from this link:

http://www.dwcourse.com/dreamweaver/highlighting-current-page-template .php.

 

Code:

 

<div id="nav">

      <ul id="MenuBar1" class="MenuBarHorizontal">

            <li><a href="index.html" id="home">Home</a>            </li>

            <li><a href="nyheder.html" id="nyheder">Nyheder</a></li>

            <li><a href="kurser.html" id="kurser">Kurser</a></li>

            <li><a href="courses.html" id="courses">Courses</a></li>

            <li><a href="studiegruppen.html" id="studiegruppen">Studiegruppen</a></li>

            <li><a href="om_os.html" id="om_os">Om os</a></li>

            <li><a href="historie.html" id="historie">Mindrollings historie</a></li>

            <li><a href="dharma_dhristi.html" id="dharma_dhristi">Dharma Dhristi</a></li>

            <li><a href="teachings.html" id="teachings">Teachings</a></li>

            <li><a href="kontakt.html" id="kontakt">Kontakt</a></li>

            <li><a href="links.html" id="links">Links</a></li>

      </ul>

    </div>

 

Design view:

spry_designwiev.jpg

Live wiev and browser:

spry_livewiev.jpg

 
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  • Currently Being Moderated
    Feb 23, 2013 6:15 AM   in reply to Henrik Boetius

    Unfortunately, Design View is not an accurate representation of what your design will actually look like and DW users have just come to accept this as common fact.  Just continue using Live View or a browser window to do your testing and use design view for approximations only.

     
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  • Sudarshan Thiagarajan
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    Oct 15, 2010
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    Feb 25, 2013 1:10 AM   in reply to Henrik Boetius

    Henrik, I'm assuming you are aware that Spry is no longer officially supported/ developed by Adobe: http://blogs.adobe.com/dreamweaver/2012/08/update-on-adobe-spry-framew ork-availability.html

     

    Consider switching to jQuery. There are various menu plug-ins you could use. Just google for it

     

    -ST

     
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