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Dreamweaver 2 for Windows and Macintosh

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Takes an easy, visual approach to Dreamweaver, using screen shots to guide readers through the software. Material is arranged by task for easy reference, with step-by-step instructions and tips. Coverage includes basics, web pages, dynamic HTML, and site management. A companion web site offers updates, shareware, developers' pages, design examples, and online appendices.
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Table of Contents

chapter 1: Getting Started Dreamweaver Terminology The Document Window Customizing the Document Window Invisible Elements The HTML Inspector Selecting Objects The Properties Inspector The Launcher The Object Palette Dreamweaver Objects chapter 2: Basic Web Pages Opening and Creating HTML Files Saving Your Work Saving a Copy of a File Page Properties Colors and Web Pages Modifying the Page Background Setting the Text Colors Previewing in a Browser Printing from the Browser Window chapter 3: Working with Text Placing Text Changing Font Size Using Text Styles Physical Text Styles Logical Text Styles Changing Font Face Changing Font Color Comments Find and Replace Checking Your Spelling chapter 4: Paragraphs and Layout Paragraphs versus Line Breaks Paragraph Properties Div and Span Break Properties Headings Preformatted Text Formatting Lists Text Alignment Indenting Text The Nonbreaking Space Special Characters in HTML Horizontal Rules chapter 5: Working with Images Placing an Image Selecting an Image The Properties Inspector Image Formats Image Properties Appearance Properties Layout Properties Page Loading Properties Image Rollovers chapter 6: Working with Links and URLs Absolute vs. Relative Links Making Links Making Relative Links Using Named Anchors Aiming Targets Changing Link Colors Smart Linking Strategies chapter 7: Working with Tables Setting Up Tables Adding Content to a Table Changing Table Size and Layout Adjusting the Table Size Creating a Table within a Table Working with Table Borders Adjusting Table Spacing Adjusting Content Spacing Sorting Table Contents Coloring Tables chapter 8: Using Frames Frames and Navigation Setting Up a Frames Page Creating Frames by Dragging The Frames Inspector Modifying the Frame Page Layout Deleting a Frame Nested Framesets Setting Column and Row Sizes Setting Content Pages Creating Content within a Frame Saving Your Work Saving the Frameset Page Frameset Options Setting Margins Targeting Links Naming Frames Setting a Base Target Creating No-Frames Content Inline Frames chapter 9: Filling Out Forms Creating a Form Formatting Forms Adding Form Objects Names and Values Making It Go chapter 10: Stylin' with Style Sheets In This chapter How Style Sheets Work The Styles Palette Kinds of Style Sheets Creating a Style Defining New Selectors Linked and Imported Style Sheets Editing Style Sheets Applying Style Classes About Conflicting Styles Style Definitions Type Attributes Background Attributes Block Attributes Box Attributes Border Attributes List Attributes Extensions chapter 11: Layers and Positioning CSS Positioning X and Y coordinates Absolute vs. Relative Positioning Positioning Properties Other CSS Attributes Related to Positioning About the Layers Inspector About the Grid About the Rulers Creating Layers Selecting Layers Deleting a Layer Renaming a Layer Choosing Tags Moving Layers Resizing Layers Nesting and Overlapping Layers Changing Layer Visibility Stacking Order Content and Layers Layers and Styles The Clipping Area Content Overflow Setting a Background Dreamweaver's Layer Preferences Netscape's Layer Tags Additional Netscape Layer Properties Converting Layers to Tables (and Vice Versa) Using a Tracing Image chapter 12: Behavior Modification JavaScript Concepts Adding Behaviors Common Objects Event Handlers Common Actions Display Status Message Go to URL Popup Message Open Browser Window Check Plug-in Swap Image Control Sound Control Shockwave or Flash Show-Hide Layers Validation Form Change Property Adding New Scripts and Behaviors Drag Layer chapter 13: Drawing Timelines What Timelines Can Do The Timelines Inspector Dissecting the Timelines Inspector Adding a Layer to a Timeline Timeline Actions Moving Layers About Keyframes Showing and Hiding Layers Changing the Z-index Changing Layer Dimensions Adding an Image to a Timeline Adding a Behavior to a Timeline Making Timelines Go Loop and Rewind Adding and Removing Frames Using Multiple Timelines Deleting Objects Changing Objects Deleting a Timeline Bringing It All Together chapter 14: Libraries, Templates and Custom Objects About Libraries What Library Items Do Creating a Library Item Adding an Existing Library Item to a Page Editing Library Items Renaming a Library Item Deleting a Library Item Re-creating a Library Item Updating Your Site Using Server-Side Includes Inserting SSIs Changing SSI Viewing Options Dream Templates Template Tools Creating Templates Setting Template Page Properties Using Styles and JavaScript in Templates Setting Editable Regions Creating Pages Based on a Template Detaching a Template From a Page Attaching an Existing Page to a Template Using Editable Regions Highlights for Templates Renaming and Deleting Templates Editing and Updating Exporting as XML Custom Objects chapter 15: Plug-ins and Active Content Using Sound Files Sound File Parameters Netscape Plug-ins Shockwave and Flash Java Applets ActiveX Extra Parameters chapter 16: Managing Your Web Sites The Sites Window Setting Up a Local Site Connecting to a Remote Site Editing and Deleting Local Sites Getting and Putting Site Window Tips & Shortcuts Checking In and Checking Out Using Site Maps Site Map Icons and Tips Drawing Links in the Site Map Site FTP Preferences

Product Details

Towers, J. Tarin
Peachpit Press
Berkeley, CA :
Internet - General
Data processing
Networking - General
Internet - Web Site Design
Web sites
Computer software
Html (document markup language)
Web publishing
Authoring programs
Edition Number:
Visual QuickStart Guides
Series Volume:
no. 133
Publication Date:
xvi, 384 p.
8.98x7.05x.81 in. 1.32 lbs.

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