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Change Local Website Drive in Dreamweaver Site Defs
Jon_King




msg:4246830
 12:10 am on Dec 29, 2010 (gmt 0)

Does anyone know a way to change all local websites to a different drive (from C: to D:) without having to go into each site definition and make the change manually?

I have many sites that I would like to put on a new and larger drive... and I am hoping to automate the process.

 

BeeDeeDubbleU




msg:4246958
 8:17 am on Dec 29, 2010 (gmt 0)

A few months ago I had a major failure on my computer that required me to reinstall the operating system in a different way from the original manufacturer. It's a long story (don't ask!) but when I was finished I ended up with my default drive being on K: rather than C:.

My investigations suggested that it is very difficult to change this so I just left it as K:. As I didn't have any problems with DW your question made me check this. I find that my older site definition files are still set to C: but that DW seems to recognise that the root folder has changed to K:. I have not had to change any of these.

Jon_King




msg:4247030
 2:04 pm on Dec 29, 2010 (gmt 0)

Thanks. The drive will be here in a couple of days... I will get back then.

Jon_King




msg:4247709
 11:23 pm on Dec 30, 2010 (gmt 0)

Did not work automatically. Anyone know where the site defs are stored ?

BeeDeeDubbleU




msg:4247800
 9:34 am on Dec 31, 2010 (gmt 0)

This any help?

[forums.adobe.com...]

(I notice that while the text versions of my site defs still refer to c: the registry entries refers to k:)

Jon_King




msg:4247908
 5:34 pm on Dec 31, 2010 (gmt 0)

Thanks. I changed the drive letters in the reg. More that 100 sites.... there should be a better way to do this as I suppose there are plenty of people having to move a block of sites to another drive...

Just glad it is done.

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