18.9 Invisible Elements Preferences

The Preferences dialog box's Invisible Elements category, seen in Figure 18-1, determines whether hidden elements are displayed in the Design pane.

Figure 18-1. Invisible Elements icons

Table 18-3 lists the icon types for each invisible element. Also see the View figs/u2192.gif Visual Aids figs/u2192.gif Invisible Elements menu command.

Table 18-3. Invisible Elements placeholders


Displays a placeholder representing:

Named Anchors

Anchors of the form <a name =" "> .


JavaScript or VBScript code embedded with <script> tags.


Comments indicated by <!-- --> .

Line Breaks

Line breaks created with <br> tags.

Client-Side Image Maps

Client-side image maps ( <map> tags).

Embedded Styles

Stylesheets ( <style> tags) within the <body> tag. (Stylesheets within the <head> tag appear as a CSS Styles icon in the Head Content bar. See Chapter 10.)

Hidden Form Fields

Elements of type <input type="hidden"> .

Form Delimiter

Elements of type <form> (Form delimiters are indicated by a dashed red line surrounding form elements, not by the icon shown in Figure 18-1.)

Anchor Points for Layers

Layers ( <div> , and <span> tags). Layers implemented with <layer> , <ilayer> display a similar icon with an N instead of a C . See the Preferences dialog box's Layers category.

Anchor Points for Aligned Elements

Aligned elements, such as <img align="left">.

Server Markup Tags (ASP, CFML, ...)

Third-party tags that have been inserted. See Chapter 20.

Dreamweaver in a Nutshell
Dreamweaver in a Nutshell
Year: 2005
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