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Edit Perl Files in Dreamweaver (with color syntax highlighting)

Get the Perl / CGI Dreamweaver Extension Edit PERL and CGI files in Dreamweaver with color colding and syntax highlighting. Didn’t think it was possible? Well, it is. The first step is to get the free Dreamweaver Extension: Perl Support. Make it work with CGI to get it to work with CGI files, a few minor tweaks are needed Install the extension mentioned above. Then, make the following changes in these two files: File 1: PerlDocumentType.xml C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Adobe\Dreamweaver 9\Configuration\DocumentTypes\PerlDocumentType.xml change PL,PM:Perl files to CGI,PL,PM:Perl files File 2: Extensions.txt C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Adobe\Dreamweaver 9\Configuration\Extensions.txt change: winfileextension=”pl,pm” macfileextension=”pl,pm” to: winfileextension=”pl,pm,cgi” macfileextension=”pl,pm,cgi” Problem Solved! Screenshot: Also see these sites to learn more about this issue: http://www.sitepoint.com/forums/showthread.php?t=468324 http://help.sap.com/saphelp_xmii115/helpdata/en/popups/DreamweaverPopup.htm http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=dreamweaver+%2B%22CodeColoring.xml%22+%2Bperl&aq=f&oq=&aqi=

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