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I work in a Secondary School in the UK as part of the curriculum some of the ICT courses are thought in Dreamweaver (MX). Just as a bit of background; we use mandatory profiles so the settings for Dreamweaver are not held when a user logs off if the system. Some of the lower ability pupils are unable to cope with the concept of being able to define a site, which has to be done every time a pupil logs on And so I am looking to pre-define the site using the profile in place for the pupils.

I have looked into this and discovered that any site you define creates a new folder and what I believe is a subsequent configuration file within the users Configuration folder:

C:\Documents and Settings\%UserName%\Application Data\Macromedia\Dreamweaver MX\Configuration

I have attempted to copy the folders across but when I load up the pupil's profile the folders exist but the sites are not defined. I believe this is because there is an other configuration file some where else.

Any help or suggestions would be gratefully received.

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Do you keep local registry data when a user logs off? Sites are saved in the Windows registry, so you also need to save and restore the reg settings.

What you could do is create a default site, and then export it. This will result in a .ste file.
Then your users can simply import this site when they fire up Dreamweaver, so they get back all the settings.
Not as good as a predefined site, but definitely better than redefining it every time....

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Thank you Imar for your reply. I am not familiar with the process of exporting a site, and the subsequent import. Would you be able to give me some assistance with this?
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Sure, it's very easy.

1. Open the FIles panel
2. Open the drop-down with Sites at the top of the panel and choose Manage Sites...
3. You'll see a list with your sites appear.
4. Choose a site and click Export. You'll be asked for a location for the .ste file.

Follow the same steps to import a site, but at step 4 click the Import button and browse for the .ste file.

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