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  • 4.0 stars

    "Good, but verrrrry slow..."

    October 10, 2005  |   By yogel


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    So, I really do like Dreamweaver 8. It's got good new features, and many of the things I wished were there in MX 2004 are there now. But it's slow as on my Powerbook G4 1.33. Each edit takes a very long time, and there doesn't seem to be any reason why. It does run very nicely on my Dual G5 2.7 though. And I'd hope it would...
    Highlight of the new features - my CSS content is now (more) properly displayed in dreamweaver - especially centred content. XHTML support is more full, which is good. New code interface features are nice, although I don't use them much. File navigator seems to work better, and working with templates seems to do strange things (like complain you have edited content outside the marked area, when in fact you haven't) less frequently. Overall, good product - but it needs to run better on my powerbook.

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