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Occasional issues adding and selecting divs in the layout component tree.

Thread began 10/23/2010 1:38 am by Lon Winters | Last modified 10/25/2010 7:52 pm by Dani Chankhour | 743 views | 1 replies |

Lon WintersBeta Tester

Occasional issues adding and selecting divs in the layout component tree.

The issue is that sometimes when adding or selecting a div for editing in the layout components tree. the highlighted selector jumps to a div further down the tree. However, the div that I added or clicked is still the one being edited in the properties area below (took me a while to figure that out).

I don't see any sort of pattern. For example, I went to add three nested divs within a container (all at the same level) - the first two did this, but not the third.

One ting to note, this phantom selection is in grey, not blue - thats why the div its resting on is not really the one that's selected. However, it often takes two clicks on a div to actually select it. The first click highlights in grey and the properties may or may not be the ones for that div. The second click turns it blue then it's definitely selected - if it doesn't jump somewhere else.

I've also noticed other one/two click anomalies. For example, selecting a font family or font size always selects the first option in the list. It takes a second pull on the drop down menu to lock in my choice.

Here is similar discussion from a while back. I don't know if that one was ever resolved, or if the two issues are actually related.


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Dani Chankhour

For the issue you are having for renaming or adding divs, i have uploaded a shared.js file which will need to replace your current shared.js file that is located under your Dreamweaver Configuration Folder / Shared/WebAssist / CSSSculpotor

Make sure to have DW closed and delete the cahce file before restarting. This issue seems to happen every once in a while but it is difficult to debug since it is not easy to reproduce. and like you said it is hard to reproduce constantly.

Let me know if the update fix your issue.

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