The best way to use them is to not use them at all. There are much better
But, yes, you can externalize the js that defines the menus, and link to it
with all the pages. This is a help. However, you are correct that once you
create the library item or template, you cannot edit it.
Just go learn how to do it manually -
and here's an example you can yze -
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"trentc" <webforumsusermacromedia.com> wrote in message
news:deftdc$pg9$1forums.macromedia.com...> this might be a silly question, but what is the best way to use DW
> menus througout your site for navigation? Is there a way to put the java
> in a seperate file that each page links to? Right now the page links are
> on each page so if I need to make a change to a link or add a link I would
> to open 30+ pages and revise the drop-down menu, and DW will not allow you
> make this kind of navigation a library item... any comments or tutorials
> be much appreciated, thanks!