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Please Please Please put the Code & Design View Button back in the Document bar instead of the view

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May 06, 2020 May 06, 2020

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Screenshot 2020-05-06 10.56.44.png

 

Going to the View menu everytime is slowing things down a lot. 

Adobe took it out a view version back and they added them back into the document bar and then again took it out. Frustrating.

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Community Expert , Jun 01, 2021 Jun 01, 2021

In DW CC, make certain your local site folder is defined by going to Site > Manage Sites...  Enter a site folder on your primary hard drive.

 

If you can't see the Document toolbar, it's probably hidden for some reason.  Maybe you're not using an expanded application frame.  Try Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + F11 to toggle between Design & Live view.

 

If you continue to have problems, close DW and Restore Preferences.

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

 

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May 06, 2020 May 06, 2020

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Code | Split | Live/Design is in the Document Toolbar.  See screenshot. 

To activate it, go to Window > Toolbars...

Document ToolbarDocument Toolbar

 

Also see customizing your Workspace.

https://helpx.adobe.com/dreamweaver/using/dreamweaver-workflow-workspace.html

 

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

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May 06, 2020 May 06, 2020

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It would be a good idea for you to create a custom workspace, save it and Enable Automatic Sync from Preferences.  See screenshot.   When you upgrade to a newer version, your synced settings can be imported from the cloud.

 

Import Synced SettingsImport Synced Settings

 

I think that's the secret sauce you're missing.

Post back if you have any questions.

 

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Jun 05, 2020 Jun 05, 2020

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I'll take a look at that, but it doersn't make sense. If this is the case then how would I add those button to the file window now again ?

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Jun 05, 2020 Jun 05, 2020

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As nancy has stated:

It would be a good idea for you to create a custom workspace, save it
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Jun 04, 2020 Jun 04, 2020

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I am having the same issues with mac mini system 10.15.4 . DW 2020 15211 Build.

This is getting so frustrating. I have to double click to select entire chunks of code or text  and then use my arrow keys to get to where I want to edit, even for single words. 

 

I would also love, no beg, please put the code-design & split buttons back in the window bar.

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Jun 04, 2020 Jun 04, 2020

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I branched this to a new discussion for you. The old one was already correctly answered.

 

The Document Toolbar is in your Window menu.  See Screenshots.

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Click & drag left side handles of toolbar until you see a blue line, then release.  Toolbar will dock inside your application frame.

Move Document ToolbarMove Document Toolbar

 

If you're having trouble editing in Live View, switch to Design view.

Document Toolbar > Design ViewDocument Toolbar > Design View

 

Nancy O'Shea— Product User, Community Expert & Moderator
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Jun 01, 2021 Jun 01, 2021

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Hi Nancy, I get what you're trying to show us, the problem is when we click the "Document" in Toolbars, nothing happens.  it feels like a bug or something.

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In DW CC, make certain your local site folder is defined by going to Site > Manage Sites...  Enter a site folder on your primary hard drive.

 

If you can't see the Document toolbar, it's probably hidden for some reason.  Maybe you're not using an expanded application frame.  Try Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + F11 to toggle between Design & Live view.

 

If you continue to have problems, close DW and Restore Preferences.

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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Hi Nancy, restoring the preference solved my issue, now I see the Document toolbars when I toggle the menu, which shows and hides the "Code, Split, ad Live" menu.  Thank you.

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Great!  I'm glad it worked for you.  🙂

 

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Jun 05, 2020 Jun 05, 2020

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So that newbies do not get confused, they are advised to choose the Standard Workspace. This is where the buttons automatically appear.

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This may help you further: https://helpx.adobe.com/au/dreamweaver/using/dreamweaver-workflow-workspace.html

 

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