How do I open files in HTML-Kit?
Edit | Preferences | Startup | File open mode" option is set to "
Show file open wizard".
File | Open" menu option (which is also accessible from the "
Open" icon on the Toolbar and the "Ctrl+O" keyboard shortcut) can be used to open one or more files. To open multiple files, hold the "Ctrl" key down and click the target files.
File | Recent Files / Folders / URLs" list can be used to reopen previously opened files and folders. It can also be accessed by clicking the down arrow next to the "
Open" button on the Toolbar. The recently used lists can be reset using the "
File | Recent Files / Folders / URLs | Clear" menu option.
Workspace" window can be used to open files from the local computer, local networks and remote files on FTP servers. To add a folder to the Workspace, select the "
Workspace | Add Folder / FTP Server" option from the main menu.
Open Linked File" option.
Tools | Customize | Keyboard Shortcuts" from the main menu, click "
Add" to create a new shortcut, pick a key, click the "
Open file" radio button, enter the full path to a file, click "
<< Add" and finally click "
OK" to save the shortcut.
Tools | Plugins Generator" menu option in HTML-Kit can be used to create a custom action / button to open one or more files. Once the Plugins Generator is opened and a new action is added, pick the "
Open File" option from the "
Function" drop-down list and enter the full path to a file. Several plugins on the HTML-Kit Plugins page also provide ways to quickly open files, for example to open included files in PHP scripts.
Open With | HTML-Kit" option on the right click menu. If the "
Open With" option wasn't enabled during the setup, it can be enabled by checking the "
Edit | Preferences | Programs | File Associations | Open HTML files using HTML-Kit" option.
Send To | HTML-Kit" option on the Windows Explorer's right click menu can be used to open selected files in HTML-Kit. If this option wasn't enabled during the setup, the "
Edit | Preferences | Programs | File Associations | Add HTML-Kit to the Send To menu" option provides a quick way to enable it on demand.
Edit | Preferences | Programs | File Associations | Use to View Source" option is enabled, Internet Explorer's "
View Source" option can be used to open the current page content in HTML-Kit.
Edit | Preferences | Programs | File Associations | Add to Edit With list" option is similar to the "
View Source" option, except it lists HTML-Kit as one of the editors on the Internet Explorer's "
Edit With" drop-down menu.
Edit | Preferences | General | Start validating dropped HTML files" option can be enabled to make it easier to validate files.
Messages Window" by various plugins can be opened by double clicking the message.
Edit | Preferences | General | Double click shortcut key" option is set to "Ctrl+O" (without the quotes), the HTML-Kit background can be double clicked to invoke the "
File Open" dialog.