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Old August 10th, 2007, 04:37 PM
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Default Pg. 41: Properties Window Blank

In the book on page 41 it shows the <body> properties in the Properties Window. I am not getting anything in the Properties Window, it is blank. I do not get any selections in the drop down for DOCUMENT either.

When I typed in leftmargin manually Intellisense recognized the word but still nothing in the Properties Window.

Am I missing a setting somewhere that is causing this to be blank?

 
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I also nioticed a similar issue a couple of times - try to go to design view instead of source view and click on the control in question, then you should see the properties you are looking for.

 
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While looking for an answer to this question I came across this in the VWD 2005 community.
It is actually for VS but it works for this too.

http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/archi...-2005-sp1.aspx



 
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Another thing to check is

Tools/Options/HTML//Validation/Target

setting this to Internet Explorer allows you to set margins etc....
 which is not available if you have it set to XHTML.....

Hope this helps.





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