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DreamWeaver 2020 Template change not updating children webpages

Explorer ,
Jan 11, 2020 Jan 11, 2020

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I updated and kept Dreamweaver 2019 in case of problems, to Dreamweaver 2020.

When I edit the template and save using version 2019, the children webpages update. The pop up window appears.

When I edit the template and save using version 2020, the children webpages do not update. The pop up window is missing on version 2020.

Is there a "checkbox" or step I'm missing?

 

In version 2019, I updated the menu in the template and removed a page/link that was no longer needed. I saved and updated the files. 

In version 2020, I attempted to delete the html file that was no longer necessary and got the warning about all the links that would be affected. There were none. I had modified the menu and updated all the pages, removing the links. Version 2020 seemed to not know this.

I then loaded version 2019 and deleted the file with no warning window popping up, which was proper.

 

Please advise. 

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Explorer , Jan 12, 2020 Jan 12, 2020

I fixed my problem. I removed the site and added it like new to each version and now it works in both.

 

(I just saw your reply......thanks. I had already done what you suggested.)

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Community Expert ,
Jan 12, 2020 Jan 12, 2020

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Try Restore Preferences in 2020.

https://helpx.adobe.com/dreamweaver/kb/restore-preferences-dreamweaver.html

 

Nancy O'Shea— Product User, Community Expert & Moderator
Alt-Web Design & Publishing ~ Web : Print : Graphics : Media

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Thank you but that essentially made both of my versions act the same.

Now, neither version will update the child files when I save changes to their respective templates.

So my templates are useless at this point.

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OK.  Restart DW.  Go to Site > Advanced > Recreate Site Cache.

 

 

Nancy O'Shea— Product User, Community Expert & Moderator
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I fixed my problem. I removed the site and added it like new to each version and now it works in both.

 

(I just saw your reply......thanks. I had already done what you suggested.)

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