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Thread began 2/06/2012 1:06 pm by balexander389215 | Last modified 2/07/2012 11:01 am by balexander389215 | 1819 views | 2 replies |


Preview in browser

I now have Dreamweaver CS5.5 on windows 7 and am trying to build my first site with this configuration. When I click on Preview in Browser I get the following:


which, of course, does not display the page. I cannot get either the index page or any of the following pages to display. The index page gives the follwoing:


I never had this issue when using this product in CS 4, any idea of what's going on? Without being able to display in browser it ass a significant complication.



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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

most likely the problem is the URL Prefix entered in the Site definition on the Testing server setting.

make sure to enter a correct URL prefix when setting up the site.

see the "Defining a Dynamic Site in Dreamweaver" tutorial on the learning resources page:

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That was exactly it, thank you very much for your help.

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