close ad
Databridge V2 with MySQLi support IS Now Available!
open ad
View Menu

Technical Support Forums

Free, outstanding support from WebAssist and your colleagues


No Script Tag to Edit Menu

Thread began 5/19/2010 6:54 am by bg10374523 | Last modified 5/19/2010 3:33 pm by Jason Byrnes | 801 views | 3 replies |


No Script Tag to Edit Menu

Maybe it is just me but after installing Menu Writer and trying to follow the instructions in the accompanying pdf something is wrong. I created a menu and it obviously had issues, so i tried to "reenter the wizard". I followed directions: "Click once to select your navigation menu on your page. HTML users will need to select the script icon beside the menu." There is no icon beside the menu. No wizard box opens.

So going into the css I can find no way to vary the widths of the top level, parent, menu items nor the second level items, level-1.

Exactly how is this suppose to work properly?

Sign in to reply to this post

Jimmy Wu

To get the script tag to show up, you will have to go to Dreamweaver Preferences and click on the invisible elements section. Make sure the checkbox next to scripts is checked. Then you will have to see the menu in either split or design view and the yellow script tag should be next to the menu. Then you should click on that script tag and in the properties inspector there should be buttons to allow you to edit.

What were the issues that the menu was having when you applied it the first time?

Sign in to reply to this post


responding to question about menu problems

I turned on the invisible elements item you suggested. This revealed the icon.

As far as the main issues. I can see now way to vary the widths of a level of the menus. Right now each menu is set to 100px width for every item on that level. I need them to vary because they are not balanced and some are spilling over. menus_wa_1.html

I know I can have the size menu that I want by controlling the elements within, but is there a way to establish a overall size that will be maintained?

Thank you.

Sign in to reply to this post

Jason ByrnesWebAssist

no, the menu writer wizard does not allow to set a specific width for each menu item.

this need to be done outside of the menu writer wizard by adding an inline width style to the menu items to override the menu writer css.

for example, to change the width of the home element. change:
<li><a href="index.htm">HOME</a></li>

<li><a href="index.htm" style="width:50px;">HOME</a></li>

Sign in to reply to this post

Build websites with a little help from your friends

Your friends over here at WebAssist! These Dreamweaver extensions will assist you in building unlimited, custom websites.

Build websites from already-built web applications

These out-of-the-box solutions provide you proven, tested applications that can be up and running now.  Build a store, a gallery, or a web-based email solution.

Want your website pre-built and hosted?

Close Windowclose

Rate your experience or provide feedback on this page

Account or customer service questions?
Please user our contact form.

Need technical support?
Please visit support to ask a question





Ease of use


security code refresh image

We do not respond to comments submitted from this page directly, but we do read and analyze any feedback and will use it to help make your experience better in the future.

Close Windowclose

We were unable to retrieve the attached file

Close Windowclose

Attach and remove files

add attachmentAdd attachment
Close Windowclose

Enter the URL you would like to link to in your post

Close Windowclose

This is how you use right click RTF editing

Enable right click RTF editing option allows you to add html markup into your tutorial such as images, bulleted lists, files and more...

-- click to close --

Uploading file...