How to Manage Your Extension through Dreamweaver MXWritten by Kay Zetkin
The latest version of Macromedia Dreamweaver, Dreamweaver MX works with a standalone program that is a wonderful assistant in managing your file extension. Macromedia Dreamweaver MX offers extensions to improve functionality and scope of Dreamweaver. This program is extension manager that can be relied upon to install and remove your file extensions. Through this program, you can turn your extensions on and turn them off, as you please. Plus, true to Dreamweaver’s integrated capabilities, extension manager program works well with Flash and Fireworks to manage their extensions as well.
If you haven’t got any idea on how to manage your extensions through Dreamweaver MX, then, after going over these simple steps, you will find out how reliable and easy it is:
First, open Extension Manager. Do this by going to "Commands" menu and choosing "Manage Extensions..."
Second, if you haven't gotten around to downloading extension or extensions you want to install, then start downloading them before we go another step further.
Third, since Extension Manager handle extensions for several programs, as mentioned above, you must make sure that Dreamweaver MX is displayed in drop-down menu.
After checking out drop-down menu, go to "File" menu and choose "Install extension". This command will open a standard file selector box. Once opened, browse to file you downloaded and click "Install". A disclaimer announcement will appear before you. Be sure to read it and that there are no unexpected requirements for use of extension, since some extensions happen to have these. After reading, click "Accept". And lastly, click "OK" and close and restart Dreamweaver.
First-rate Tools for your Web AuthoringWritten by firstname.lastname@example.org
Indeed, if you want to make your mark in wide, wide Web, you would not need an expensive software package to create and post your very own Website. Even if you don’t have money to spare, many HTML editors and FTP clients are available that does not charge much. Some even do not charge at all. With these HTML editors and FTP clients hanging around, what’s use of troubling yourself understanding all features of web development software packages?
Well, that’s scenario if you are simply dreaming of “having” a Website. But if you are keen on “making” your own mark in Web, and really interested in authoring it, brand it with your very own style and technique, then you need reliable and useful web development tools.
To help you take your Web authoring to a higher level, we introduce you to Macromedia's Dreamweaver MX and Adobe's GoLive 6. These are web authoring tools that strive to make data movement simple within their own suite of products. These two top notch web development tools also allow Web development team members to swap tasks with one another more easily.
So, let’s get to know these new tools… With Dreamweaver MX, Macromedia again placed new interfaces, as it always has done to its latest products. But, this $399 Web design package (upgrade, $199) gives option to use old version4 workspace. It is enhanced with more integration unlike previous versions which were separate, disintegrated programs. Thus, it gave way to a suite-ification with panels that now function in same way as panels in Flash and in Macromedia's Fireworks image editing program. It has a new look wherein panels are docked instead of floating on screen to reduce clutter. A new row of tabs along top of screen places layout, table, text, form, and other common functions, making it easily accessible.