Dreamweaver MX vs 8

I just installed Dreamweaver 8 onto my computer and opened up sites that were created in Dreamweaver MX 2002.  The site looks fine until I preview it in a web browser.  When I preview it in a web browser the CSS file is not applied.  

Does anyone know how can I fix this?
sensi12002Asked:
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FahdmurtazaConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Check whether the stylesheet code is missing or just the path for stylesheet is invalid. If the path is invalid, correct once and for the rest of the pages, use CTRL + F to search and replace the wrong path of stylesheet throughout the opened site. This will save you alot of time. This is what I always use; a great time saver.

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Fahd Murtaza
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MHenryCommented:
sensi12002,

Try relinking the CSS stylesheet. In the Properties tab, click the Styles dropdown. At the bottom is a choice for attach style sheet.

Give that a shot.

Best,
MH
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judsonmusicCommented:
open the style sheet and resave it in 8

do the same for the pages.

make sure that the style sheet is linked. you may want to re-link them.
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sensi12002Author Commented:
This is what I did to fix it.

I changed this:
<link href="/custom.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css">

to this:
<link href="../custom.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css">

It would be great if someone will shed some light on what the difference is.
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MHenryConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Fahdmurtaza nailed it. You needed to change the path. Of course, all comments talked about relinking the style sheet and if you would have done that, the path would have taken care of itself.

What you're seeing is relative path type of linking. Another method is abdolute path. You can do a search for relative path to find out more but the basics are below:

If the stylesheet is in the same directory as the pages, you would have this: <link href="custom.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css">
If the sylesheet is in a subdirectory you would have this : <link href="FOLDER/custom.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css">
If the pages are in a subfolder and the stylesheet is above you would have this: <link href="../custom.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css">

Best,
MH
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