Dreamweaver MX: The Missing Manual

Errata for Dreamweaver MX: The Missing Manual

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

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Color Key: Serious Technical Mistake Minor Technical Mistake Language or formatting error Typo Question Note Update



Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
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Page 6
6th paragraph on "All tags (even empty tags) must be closed"

sentence reads: "To close an empty tag, you must include a backslash at the end of the tag, like this: <br/>. now reads: "To close an empty tag, you must include a forward slash at the end of the tag, like this: <br/>.

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2003
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Page 10
Figure 1-2 caption

As figure 1-2 shows, the submenu name referenced is "Insert Row" but the figure caption read - "choose Row in the resulting submenu." now reads: "choose Insert Row in the resulting submenu."

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2003
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Page 18
top paragraph

on page 18, the figure shows an HTML file called title.html in a folder called cabbage" the text used to read: ..."is saved as an HTML file called index.html in a folder called cabbage" now reads: ..."is saved as an HTML file called title.html in a folder called cabbage"

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2003
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Page 20
figure 1-3

The Orientation icon didn't have a circle around it. it now has a circle, as mentioned in the text

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2003
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Page 29
Step 8 instructions.

Instructions state: 'Make sure the "I'll set this up later" option is selected; click Next' It now reads: 'Choose None from the first menu; click Next.'

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2003
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Page 32
Figure 1-10

In the "Page Properties" window that is shown in Figure 1-10, the first word in the "Title" text field is misspelled. Currently, it reads: "Advertis with Cosmopolitan Farmer" It should read "Advertise with Cosmopolitan Farmer".

Anonymous   
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Page 59
bottom box

The personal dictionary is not named "personal.tlx". It is named "Personal Dictionary.tlx".

Anonymous   
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Page 86
Step #2

Step #2 states, "On the HTML Styles panel, click the Add Style button..." This should state: "On the HTML Styles panel, click the New Style button..."

Anonymous   
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Page 104
Figure 4-8

The screen shot for figure 4-8was incorrectly sized. It is now fixed and is now as described in the surrounding text.

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2003
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Page 178

If you split a cell into columns, everything in the cell winds up in the right column, with the new, empty column or columns to the left. now reads: If you split a cell into columns, everything in the cell winds up in the left column, with the new, empty column or columns to the right.

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2003
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Page 187
Step #3

Step 3 should say, "On the Insert bar, click the Draw Layout Table tool button..." The word "Draw" is not printed in the book.

Anonymous   
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Page 189
Step #13

Step 13 should say, "On the toolbar, choose View Options->Tracing Image." The word "View" is not printed in the book.

Anonymous   
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Page 190
Step #14

Step 14 should say, "On the Insert bar, click the Draw Layout Cell..." The word "Draw" is not printed in the book.

Anonymous   
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Page 191
Step #21

Step 21 should say, "Click the Draw Layout Cell tool..." The word "Draw" is not printed in the book.

Anonymous   
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Page 193
Step #2

Step 2 should say, "Click the Draw Layout Cell tool on the Insert bar." The word "Draw" is not printed in the book.

Anonymous   
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Page 239
Power User's Clinic sidebar - last paragraph

"An easy pneumonic device..." now reads "An easy mnemonic device..."

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2003
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Page 259
Figure 8-15, bottom graphic

Bottom image showed the Background properties dialog box. It now shows the Box properties dialog box.

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2003
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Page 278
Code Inspector paragraph

The hotkey to access the Code Inspector is F10, not F3

Anonymous   
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Page 314
Step #3

The Figure referenced in Step #3 currently is Figure 10-11. It should be 10-13.

Anonymous   
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Page 317
Step #2

The Figure listed currently states Figure 10-24. It should be Figure 10-2. There is no Figure 10-24 in Chapter 10.

Anonymous   
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Page 317

5. In the Action Şeld, type http://www.sawmac.com/cosmo/response.asp. now reads: 5. In the Action Şeld, type http://www.sawmac.com/cosmo/response.php. Also, figure 10-14 was changed to show "response.php" instead of "response.asp" figure 10-23 on page 325 was changed to show "response.php" as well

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2003
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Page 329
Third paragraph of "Gem in the Rough" block

Page reference for Pop-up Message action is incorrect: "(using the Pop-up Message action, described on page 307)" should refer to page 359. "(using the Pop-up Message action, described on page 359)"

Anonymous   
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Page 428

choose Site AE Edit Sites now reads: choose Site -> Edit Sites

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2003
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Page 431

caption used to read: The Split View button maximizes the Site panel to fill the monitor and lets you display two different views simultaneously. In this way, you can look at both a map of the site and the files in the local root folder, say, or view both the remote and local sites at the same time. Click the Split View button again to display the document window and other panels. It now reads: The Collapse/Expand button maximizes the Site panel to fill the monitor and lets you display two different views simultaneously. In this way, you can look at both a map of the site and the files in the local root folder, say, or view both the remote and local sites at the same time. Click the Collapse/Expand button again to display the document window and other panels.

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2003
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Page 432

The sidebar used to read: If you're used to Dreamweaver 4, this is a bit of a change. To see a side-by-side view of both the remote site files and local site fles, click the Expand/Collapse button (identified as the Split View button in Figure 14-5). now reads If you're used to Dreamweaver 4, this is a bit of a change. To see a side-by-side view of both the remote site files and local site files, click the Expand/Collapse button (identified in Figure 14-5). (503/504) The captions for Figures 16-5 and 16-6 were swapped.

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2003
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Page 517
IN PRINT: 3rd paragraph, last sentence above Figure 17-1

"...see the box on page 510.)" now reads: "...see the box on page 520.)"

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2003
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Page 524
IN PRINT: "Tip" section, first paragraph, last sentence

"(see the box on below)" now reads: "(see the box below)"

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2003
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Page 598
Image in Frequently Asked Questions block

Text says to "choose Add Before End tag" but image shows dialog filled out with Action set to "Add After End Tag". Which would be a bad idea for this particular tag (body).

Anonymous   
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Page 632
top of page

Once youÕve set up a DNS (page 629), now reads: Once youÕve set up a DSN (page 629),

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2003