The Expression Web 2 status bar displays information about your current editing modes like visual aids mode, Style Application mode, Rendering mode and Page size mode along with some information about the file your are working with such as file size, HTML and CSS Schema.
To view status bar, go to Tools > Application Options > General tab and check the box: Show status bar
The status bar looks as shown in image below:
The information shown on the status bar is explained below:
· HTML Incompatibility Detected icon – Depicts that there is an incompatibility in the HTML code, double click on the icon to go to the HTML schema incompatibility in your code.
· Code Error Detected icon – Illustrates an error in the code and when you double click on the icon it takes you to the error in the code.
· Visual Aids: On – Lets you change the Visual Aids mode. Double click to switch.
· Style Application: Auto – Displays the current Style Application mode and lets you change the same. Double click to open the Style Application toolbar.
· 329 bytes – Displays the current size of the file.
· Standard – Is the Rendering mode in which Microsoft Expression Web displays the files. The rendering mode is determined by the DocType you have declared in the page. Double to open the Page Editor Options dialog box.
· 707 x 206 – Displays the current size of the page. Click to choose a page size from the available list of sizes.
· XHTML 1.0 T – Is the HTML Schema Expression Web has applied to current page. Double click to open Page Editor Options and change the schema.
· CSS 2.1 – Displays the CSS Schema Expression Web has applied to current page. Double click to open Page Editor Options and change the schema.
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