How to Change the Language in Dreamweaver

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All versions of Adobe Dreamweaver are designed with one native language. When you purchase the software, you purchase it with only one language option. Although users cannot change the language of Dreamweaver tools, menus, toolbars and buttons, they can change the editing language using the spelling dictionary to create multilingual web pages. Dreamweaver installs several language dictionaries by default, including Dutch, French, Italian, German, Norwegian, Spanish and Swedish.


Step 1

Open Dreamweaver; if you plan to work on a project now, you can create a new page or open an existing page.

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Step 2

Select "File," "Preferences" or press "Control" + "U" to bring up the Preferences dialog box.


Step 3

Navigate to the "General" tab on the left side of the dialog box. At the bottom of the box, you'll see a command called "Spelling Dictionary" with a drop-down menu next to it.


Step 4

Select the desired language from the "Spelling Dictionary" drop-down menu. Click "OK" to save your changes.

Step 5

Change the language back to English using this same process when you're finished editing your web pages in the foreign language.

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