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Subject:Re: Dreamweaver and .asp files - From:Roberta Hennessey <rahennessey -at- gmail -dot- com> To:Gregory P Sweet <gps03 -at- health -dot- state -dot- ny -dot- us> Date:Wed, 17 Apr 2013 09:28:29 -0400
What I am looking for is a WYSIWYG editor that saves me time. FrontPage is
such a time sink and I find it very hard to visually scan the code to find
potential errors. I upload the .asp file to a server without even seeing
the CSS file, and it is then transferred into an application. What I don't
have is the full option to view the file to see if it displays correctly in
the environment where it is used.
I was hoping if I had a good tool, I could beg for the CSS and a sample
environment (more customized adjustments to the environment) and then at
least when I make edits I would have a better grasp if the file was going
to display correctly. Now I view it in html and it looks fine, but then all
the other elements come into play and I find myself spending hours going
through tickets and viewing FP code to see where the potential errors might
be (and they may not be my errors either).
so I really don't get a full view of the whole "picture."
So funny you should mention Visual Studio as an editor. We just discovered
this capability this week.
On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 8:48 AM, Gregory P Sweet
<gps03 -at- health -dot- state -dot- ny -dot- us>wrote:
> Dreamweaver can handle ASP, but Visual Studio has always been the
> recommended IDE.
> So questions:
> Do you need an IDE or are you looking for a WYSIWYG editor?
> Are there other features you want in your editor, besides being able to
> open & edit .asp files?
> techwr-l-bounces+gps03=health -dot- state -dot- ny -dot- us -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com wrote on
> 04/16/2013 03:49:37 PM:
> > From: Roberta Hennessey <rahennessey -at- gmail -dot- com>
> > To: tech writer tech writer <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
> > Date: 04/16/2013 03:50 PM
> > Subject: Dreamweaver and .asp files -
> > Sent by: techwr-l-bounces+gps03=health -dot- state -dot- ny -dot- us -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> > Hello.
> > A technical question:
> > I am presently using FrontPage 2003 to create and update .asp files for
> > online Help system. I check these .asp files into builds via a Team
> > Foundation Server.
> > I possibly have the opportunity to request another writing tool and am
> > considering Dreamweaver (DW). Does anyone have experience (good or bad)
> > using DW with .asp files?
> > It would be so nice not to have to work in FP2003.
> > I realize that since it's an asp file there may be tweeks that need to be
> > made, I'm just wondering if anyone has used this workflow.
> > Thank you.
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