Opening files in Code view by default
To set the default view for non-HTML files:
- Select Edit > Preferences (Windows) or Dreamweaver > Preferences (Macintosh).
- Select File Types/Editors from the Category list on the left.
The File Types/Editors preferences appear.
- In the Open in Code View text box, add the filename extension of the file type you want to open automatically in Code view.
Type a space between filename extensions. You can add as many extensions as you like.
- Setting the File Types/Editors preference options