By: Paul Davis
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The Rest of the Options
The next option is Version Control.
Image 13: Version Control
If you're using Subversion, this is the panel where you would setup all of the options to connect to the Subversion repository. If you need to know what Subversion is - or why you'd have it - or how to get it, check out my article Never Lose Any File Ever Again! for details on Subversion.
The next menu option on the left is Advanced Settings. This opens up a submenu with seven additional panels. Except for Local Info, I typically leave these alone. In Local Info, I will setup a Default Images folder which tells Dreamweaver where to look when I'm wanting to put an image in a page and I'll change the Links relative to: options to Site Root. While the Case-sensitive links checking option may assist you in getting the links right as certain servers (Linux/GNU) are case sensitive, my recommendation would be to use all lower case and never have two files with the same name, with just a capitalized letter different (those would count as two different files).
Image 14: Local Info panel
Click on the Cloaking option next which will display the following panel. I strongly recommend leaving the cloaking enabled. This will hide the special folders and files Dreamweaver places in the site for the features of Dreamweaver. Those do not need to be seen (hence, they are cloaked). If you have additional files you would like to have cloaked, check off the second checkbox and add the file extension type to the list. These might include Photoshop (PSD) files or Flash source files (FLA).
Image 15: Cloaking options