Editing an HTML tag with the Quick Tag Editor

Editing an HTML tag with the Quick Tag Editor

You can use the Quick Tag Editor to edit an HTML tag in your document.

To edit an HTML tag with the Quick Tag Editor:

  1. Select an object in Design view.

    You can also select the tag you want to edit from the tag selector at the bottom of the Document window. For more information, see Editing code with the tag selector.

  2. Press Control+T (Windows) or Command+T (Macintosh).

    The Quick Tag Editor opens in Edit Tag mode.

  3. Enter new attributes, edit existing attributes, or edit the tag’s name.
  4. Press Tab to move forward from one attribute to the next; press Shift+Tab to move back.

    By default, changes are applied to the document when you press Tab or Shift+Tab. To disable the automatic updates, select Edit > Preferences > Quick Tag Editor or Dreamweaver > Preferences > Quick Tag Editor (Mac OS X). The Quick Tag Editor Preferences dialog box appears. Deselect the Apply Changes Immediately While Editing option and click OK.

    For more information, see Setting the Script dialog box options.

  5. To close the Quick Tag Editor and apply all the changes, press Enter.
  6. To exit without making any further changes, press Escape.

Related topics

  • Inserting an HTML tag with the Quick Tag Editor
  • Applying HTML to a selection with the Quick Tag Editor
  • Using the hints menu in the Quick Tag Editor
  • Setting the Quick Tag Editor options

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