refresh a CSS change in each page

Posted on 2006-04-20
Last Modified: 2010-04-03
I'm new to DreamWeaver.  I have about 30 html files that have a general theme and so I'm trying to use CSS.  I've gone to each page an right clicked on them and hit: CSS Styles->Attach Style Sheet.  I selected the same style sheet for all pages.  It seems when I make a change on the style sheet, it is not reflected on each of the HTML pages until I reload the CSS for the HTML page.  Is there any way to have all of the pages refresh t;he CSS so the change is relected in them?
Question by:dwcronin
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    Hi dwcronin,

    I'm not sure what you mean by "reloading" the CSS file.  If the links in the HTML documents are relative, then anytime you make a change locally, it should reflect right away.

    If the link to the CSS is a full URL, then DW is pulling the CSS file from the server and you will have to upload the CSS file to the server to see the changes.

    Example of a relative link:

    <link href="yourcss.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css">

    Example of a full URL linl:

    <link href="" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css">

    Author Comment

    I caught my error - it was a stupid one.  I was putting the CSS on each page and I just forgot to "SAVE ALL".  Dumb mistake, but they happen.  I thought that it was something I was doing wrong in DREAM WEAVER since I have only used it for two days.  Nope.
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    by:Jason C. Levine

    Glad it works.

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