Dear Adobe, Can Dreamweaver do this?

What do you wish Dreamweaver would do? I’ll bet you have a pet peeve or a longed-for feature.

I’d like to see Dreamweaver do some new things. Or maybe, do some old things differently.

  1. I’d like to see proper icons in the Property Inspector for bold, italic, strong, and em. Bold and italic may make a comeback in HTML5, which is going to be even more confusing to users who don’t know all the facts about semantic markup. And while they’re at it, could they add a button for cite?
  2. I’d like to see a pull down list of ARIA roles that could be applied to elements. Maybe in the Property Inspector or maybe in a menu under Accessibility.
  3. If a user changes the ID of a form field with the Property Inspector, I’d like to see the “for” attribute for the label change to match.
  4. I wish there was a way to add scope=col or scope=row to table header (th) cells through the WYSIWYG menus. Why couldn’t it be added to the Header section of the Table Dialog? A checkbox labeled “Include scope attribute” would do the trick.
    Dreamweaver Table Dialog Window

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