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This file has been modified outside of Dreamweaver...

Thread began 3/26/2013 11:45 am by Andrew Read | Last modified 8/08/2013 12:15 pm by Ray Borduin | 3718 views | 9 replies |

Andrew Read

This file has been modified outside of Dreamweaver...

As I create new pages with the Data Bridge extension I get a pop up for each (?) one asking me if I want to reload it because it was modified outside of Dreamweaver.
Should I be seeing this every time?

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

This error indicates that a page being created by the wizard was open when the wizard was run.

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Andrew Read

These are new pages that do not exist. The only way that they exist is if the WADB creates them. Another idea?

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

do you have the data assist helper file open?

the error means that a page being created by the wizard is open in DW.

try closing all filers except the index page for your site before starting the wizard.

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Andrew Read

Data Assist Helper file? No idea even what you are talking about there. ;)

The only file open is the index file within the folder that I want the files made in.

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

the data assist helper file is the file at:
webassist/database_management/wa_appbuilder_php.php

In the index file, have you used the related documents selector along the top to open one of the files included in the index page? It may be that you have opened a file that is also being added to the data assist pages this way, which causes DW to think the file is open.

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Andrew Read

Negative, not happening. Nothing to do with WA in the index file. ;)

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

something is open that is being created...


I have created a support ticket so we can look into this issue further.

To view and edit your support ticket, please log into your support history:
supporthistory.php

If anyone else is experiencing this same issue, please append to this thread.

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anonymous

Similar problem and had Adobe response (still a problem though)

Jason

This isn't an answer but may help you identify the problem.

In Dreamweaver CC every time I switched apps (away from DWCC) the open file reset itself as if it was just opened again losing all changes. Contacted Adobe and they told me to switch on the View History display to see what was happening. Every time I switched out of Dreamweaver to another app Dreamweaver reset the history completely. Adobe got me to reset preferences (http://helpx.adobe.com/dreamweaver/kb/restore-preferences-dreamweaver- cs4-cs5.html). When repeated after reset I got the same pop-up fiel changed message that you were getting. Appears that I must have clicked the check box to dismiss the message and that sets it at YES refresh the document if this problem occurs again.

Adobe's said the message can't be set to automatically be set at NO i.e. don't reload but dismiss the pop-up. So now I get this pop-up all the time if I switch from DWCC to another app and when I go back I need to click NO.

When I asked Adobe how to trace what was causing this, they closed the support ticket saying 'file changed outside of DWCC' i.e. 'not our fault'.

My files for this job are stored on a network server and no-one else is using them except me so I'm the only one that changes them. If I store the files locally and edit/switch apps then I don't get the message. So I am assuming that it is some file time/date stamp comparison that DWCC is making between what is in memory and what is on the server and for some reason the discrepancy is too great so it flags as changed. Or the server is doing an automatic save which is setting the changed flag on the file so again DWCC thinks it's changed.

I've no idea how to test or how I could change DWCC to stop doing this and Adobe have decided that it's my problem not theirs - which it probably is - but it would have been nice of them to advise on how to check :0) I can't believe I'm (and you) the only one experiencing this (and if you search for this message you get results going back to 2003 with the same problem on DW)

Hope this helps you to identify your problem as I assume it's the same process/logic in Adobe that is causing this.

Originally Said By: Jason Byrnes
  something is open that is being created...


I have created a support ticket so we can look into this issue further.

To view and edit your support ticket, please log into your support history:
supporthistory.php

If anyone else is experiencing this same issue, please append to this thread.  
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Ray BorduinWebAssist

Just make sure to click 'no' when you see this message and it shouldn't cause any issues. Clicking 'yes' will reset the page.

We'll try to look into this further in the next update to Data Bridge so that it doesn't happen any more.

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