Dual Monitors Mess up DW

I set up dual monitors yesterday and noticed the DW doesn't like it too much.  When I try to use the "point to file" link in the property panel the line that normally extends from the Point to File circle is over on the layers panel.  And I cannot select a file.  I have to click on the folder icon in order to set up a link.

Also, I noticed that I cannot double click to copy and paste info into the link field on the property panel.  I have to go to the menu bar, click copy, then back up to the menu bar and click paste.  Did I forget to "do something" when I set this up?  Kinda bummed that these features don't work.
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
I've been using DW with dual and triple monitor configurations for years.

Did you explode the workspace and undock everything?
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nsitedesignsAuthor Commented:
Not sure what Explode the Workspace is or what I need to unlock....

p.s.  Got a mac so maybe that is the problem.

p.s.s.  Like the badger!
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
>> p.s.s.  Like the badger!

Perk of rank :)

>> Not sure what Explode the Workspace is or what I need to unlock....

When using DW on mutiple monitors, do you have panels and toolbars on one monitor and the workspace on the other?
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nsitedesignsAuthor Commented:
Nope.  Have the files, panels and toolbars all on larger monitor.  The smaller one is for email and internet testing....

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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
Shouldn't be having any problems then.  Which workspace are you using?
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nsitedesignsAuthor Commented:
the new larger monitor.
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
No, which workspace in Dreamweaver.  Classic / Coder / etc?
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nsitedesignsAuthor Commented:
I use classic workspace but have been having problems. The window that i work in gets locked up at the top of the screen.  It is so high that I cannot click on any tabs to get to another file that may be open.  The way around it is to reset the workspace.  This has been happening for quite some time now.  Long before the monitor.  Having problems clicking the point to file is a brand new issue.  


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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
Have you tried deleting the local Configuration folder (back it up first) and letting DW rebuild it when you reopen the program?
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nsitedesignsAuthor Commented:
I located the configuation folder for DW in the applications folder, dropped it onto my desktop and quit dw.  Then I opened up dw again and got this message,

" no document types have been found in the configuration/document types folder.  The MMdocumenttypes.xml file may be missing or corrupted.  The application will exit now"

NOt sure what to do next.  
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
This is the one you moved?

Mac HD/Users/[user]/Library/Application Support/Adobe/Dreamweaver CS4/Configuration

If DW won't restart, obviously put the folder back where it was...Adobe recommends not moving it but renaming it to "Configuration Old" (just found that in a KB article...sorry).

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nsitedesignsAuthor Commented:
I put it back.  What I meant by I don't know what to do next, was that I don't know what to try next.  I will try renaming it
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
I'm rapidly running out of ideas too.  My next couple of guesses wouldbe to update or reinstall the drivers for the graphics card/chip and uninstall/reinstall Dreamweaver
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nsitedesignsAuthor Commented:
I tried renaming it to configuration-old and then I tried configuration old but both times I did that I got the same error message.  I am running tiger.  Could that be the problem?

I did not buy a graphics card/chip so I don't know where the drivers would be.  I don't have a disk.  I guess I will try to unistall and reinstall dw.  I heard not to do this unless it is a last resort.  What cautionary steps should I take prior to uninstalling dw?
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
>> I am running tiger.  Could that be the problem?

No idea.  It really should not matter.

>> I did not buy a graphics card/chip so I don't know where the drivers would be.

Mac's don't have a way to check for driver updates to the hardware automatically?

>>  What cautionary steps should I take prior to uninstalling dw?

Nothing, really.  If you have extensions installed, make sure you have those original mxp files to reinstall them if necessary.  Otherwise, it should be fine.
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nsitedesignsAuthor Commented:
Mac's don't have a way to check for driver updates to the hardware automatically?
I only know how to check for software updates.

Will try an install and reinstall.
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