Synopses & Reviews
Looking to get up-to-speed on the latest version of Microsoft FrontPage, the award-winning Web authoring and site-management tool? Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide is the fastest way to bone up on all of the latest version's new features, as well as its existing ones. Unlike other books on the subject, this one doesn't talk down to you, overwhelm you with pages of long-winded explanation, or bog you down with complex computer jargon--veteran author Nolan Hester gets right to the point using plenty of screenshots and clear step-by-step how-tos to explain just what you need to know. Novices can start at the beginning and follow the clearly illustrated step-by-step instructions to learn how to design a basic site, build content, and add interactive components. Experienced FrontPage users can take advantage of the book's tabbed format to go straight to concise explanations of the features that most interest them.
For any course in Digital Graphics, Web Design, Web Scripting and Development, Multimedia, Page Layout, and Operating Systems. These task-based, visual reference guides feature step-by-step instructions and plenty of screen shots to guide students and teachers through the most important tasks.
About the Author
Nolan Hester has written nine other books for Peachpit, including the best-selling FrontPage 2002 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide and FileMaker Pro 6 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide. He works as a freelance writer, editor, and Web site consultant.
Table of Contents
I. GETTING STARTED 1. Using FrontPage 2003.
What's New. Important Changes. Using This Book. Updates and Feedback. Web Planning Tips. 2. FrontPage Basics.
The FrontPage Main Window. Starting and Quitting FrontPage. Using Design, Split, Code, and Preview Views. Using the Toolbars. The Menus. Creating, Opening, Saving, and Closing Web Pages. Printing Web Pages. Creating, Opening, and Closing Web Sites. 3. Creating a Web Site.
Rearranging a Web Site's Structure. Adding or Excluding Pages in the Site Structure. Controlling Your View of the Site Structure. Using Link Bars and Shared Borders. Using Templates and Themes.
II. CREATING BASIC WEB PAGES. 4. Creating and Formatting Text.
Entering and Editing Text. Finding and Replacing Test and Code. Checking Spelling. Formatting Text. Using Symbols and Special Characters. 5. Formatting Paragraphs, Lists, and Headings.
Using Paragraphs. Using Lists. Using Headings. 6. Adding Hyperlinks.
Absolute and Relative Links. Using Bookmarks. Setting Link Colors. Creating Image Links. Using Interactive Buttons. Using the Hyperlinks View. 7. Adding and Editing Images.
Web Image Formats. Adding Images. Editing Images. Positioning Images Absolutely. 8. Adding and Editing Drawings.
Changing Drawn Objects. Aligning, Arranging, and Grouping Drawn Objects. Using the Drawing Canvas.
III. CREATING ADVANCED PAGES. 9. Adding Multimedia and Web Components.
Adding Videos or Animations. Adding Sounds. Adding Web Components. 10. Creating and Formatting Tables.
Creating Tables. Selecting Table Elements. Changing Table Structure. Formatting Tables and Cells. Using Tables in Page Layouts. 11. Creating Layers and Frames.
Creating Layers. Creating Frames. Formatting Frames. 12. Creating and Processing Forms.
Creating Forms. Adding Form Fields. Creating Confirmation Pages. Saving Form Results. 13. Adding Database Connections.
Importing Databases. Creating Database Connections. 14. Building Style Sheets and Dynamic Effects.
Using Cascading Style Sheets. Creating and Editing Embedded Style Sheets. Building External Style Sheets. Specifying Multiple Fonts in External Style Sheets. Linking to External Style Sheets. Deleting Styles. Using Dynamic HTML Effects. Using Page Transitions. Using Behaviors.
IV. MANAGING AND PUBLISHING WEB SITES. 15. Managing Web Site Workflow.
Creating Tasks. Organizing Files. Assigning Tasks. Editing Tasks. Using the Checkout System. Completing Tasks. 16. Checking and Publishing Web Sites.
Checking Your Site. Adding Meta Tags for Search Engines. Publishing to the Web.
V. APPENDIX & INDEX. Appendix A: Installing & Configuring FrontPage.
Installing FrontPage. Setting Web Browser Compatibility. Setting Coding Preferences. Index.