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9:18 pm on Dec 22, 2005 (gmt 0)

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In dreamweaver can you put a template that you've created around multiple content in one fell swoop?

For example, let's say I have 1,000 pictures, I want them all to be in my template form (they also have their own navigation and descriptions on their individual pages).

Is there a button I can use to say "put template on all"?

Or do I have to put the template one at a time?

Thanks!

I have the latest dreamweaver, mx, or 8, whichever is most recent

9:47 pm on Dec 22, 2005 (gmt 0)

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You can't do that, it would have to be the other way round that pages are spawned from the .dwt file.
1:36 am on Dec 23, 2005 (gmt 0)

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If you're very very good with find-and-replace -- AND if you back up your entire site before attempting this -- AND if your existing photo pages are consistent in all the code before and afer the photo/description part -- then you could possibly do a sitewide find-replace to replace all the non-template code with the template code. It would take at least two passes -- replace all the code before the photo/description bits, and all the code after them.

However, you should not do this unless you feel confident of your find/replace ability, and you should absolutely back up your site beforehand. You're been warned: if the whole things gets totally mucked up and you didn't back up first, you'll have only yourself to blame.

Provided you do a complete site backup first, there's no harm in trying it.

11:57 pm on Dec 28, 2005 (gmt 0)

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thanks for all your help

can you also take off a template from all the pages on your site in one swoop?

what happens to a site that wants to put all content into a newly formatted template? just saving the new template as the old one and then it will update all of them?

i guess that might work no?

also: my content, when i put a template around it, all gets put into one size font, even if i have it differently sized in the pre-template content, is there any way to avoid this changing of the font once you put the template around it?

THANKS!

 

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