What happens is it kickstarts dreamweaver which I think must be set as the default editor for php files.
Sorry, but you read my question completely?
Well there wasn't really a question! Just a yellow disc with a question mark inside. So I took it to mean that you didn't understand what I meant.
Anyway, back on topic...
I'm having trouble with getting php to work. When I make a simple "hello World" kind of script and then view it through my browser, all I see is blank space where the php bit should be. When I try opening the file in nestcape it opens but I get blank space. When I try opening the file using Internet Explorer, it fails to open but instead opens itself in Dreamweaver. (I think this problem may be something else but I'm not sure.) But there is most definitely a problem with the actual running of the php scripting.
History: Tried for days to install Apache 2.2 and PHP (5.14 and then 5.0.58 when I learnt that 5.14 doesn't work with Apache 2.2!) as separate entities and get them to work together. The I stumbled across advice saying it was much easier to install XAMPP. Got it downloaded and installed in 20 minutes and everything seemed to be okay. I can view all the XAMPP pages including the biorhythm graphs and stuff. But when I write my own test script and place it in htdocs folder it just doesn't work.
Please help! Pretty please!