Setting file type and external editor preferences

Setting file type and external editor preferences

You can specify which external application to use for editing each of a variety of filename extensions.

To select an external HTML editor:

  1. Select Edit > Preferences.
  2. Select File Types/Editors from the Category list on the left.

    The File Types/Editors preferences appear.

  3. Adjust any of the settings in the dialog box.

    For more information, see Setting the File Types/Editors preference options.

  4. Click OK.

To start an external HTML editor:

  • Select Edit > Edit with [editor name].

Related topics

  • Opening files in Code view by default
  • Setting external image editor preferences
  • Starting an external editor for media files
  • Using an integrated HTML editor

Getting Started with Dreamweaver
Dreamweaver Basics
Working with Dreamweaver Sites
Laying Out Pages
Adding Content to Pages
Working with Page Code
Setting Up Your Coding Environment
Preparing to Build Dynamic Sites
Making Pages Dynamic
Developing Applications Rapidly