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Posted on 2007-11-14
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Hi,

First off, apologies for posting this in the Front Page forum, I couldn't find one dedicated to Expression Web (too new I guess).  

I have a new website for which I am creating a menu in the DWT.  

The problem: after creating the menu <div> in the DWT and then saving it, the changes are not reflected in the documents attached to the DWT.  This despite EW asking me if the attached pages should also be updated.

The xhtml:

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html dir="ltr" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">

<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<!-- #BeginEditable "doctitle" -->
<title>Untitled 1</title>
<!-- #EndEditable -->
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="TT.css" />
</head>
<body>
<!-- #BeginEditable "body" -->
<div id="menu">
      <a href="index.htm">Home.</a>
      <a href="kilimanjaro.htm">Kilimanjaro</a>
      <a href="safari.htm">Safari</a>
      <a href="preparation.htm">Preparation</a>
      <a href="contact.htm">Contact</a>
      <a href="about_us.htm">About Us</a>
      <a href="disclaimer.htm">Disclaimer</a>
</div>
<!-- #EndEditable -->
</body>
</html>

Many thanks for any tips.
Jens
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by:James Murrell
ID: 20283187
if pages are open you will need to save all....close all pages except dwt> then save
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by:jgerbitz
ID: 20283310
Tried that already... I closed all the pages except the DWT, then Format --> Dynamic Web Template --> Update All Pages...

A dialog box appears stating: (7 of 7) files updated.  The log shows all pages that were updated, confirming the update.  But when I then open any of the 7 pages, they only show this:

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html dir="ltr" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<!-- #BeginTemplate "TT.dwt" -->
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<!-- #BeginEditable "doctitle" -->
<title>Safari</title>
<!-- #EndEditable -->
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="TT.css" />
</head>
<body>
<!-- #BeginEditable "body" -->
<div id="menu">
      <a href="index.htm">Home</a>
</div>
<div>
</div>
<!-- #EndEditable -->
</body>
<!-- #EndTemplate -->
</html>


As you can see, the rest of the menu <div> is missing.

Thanks-
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James Murrell earned 1000 total points
ID: 20283474
could it be because it is in a editable tag?
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by:jgerbitz
ID: 20283556
Yup, that was it... thanks!
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by:James Murrell
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glad to help

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