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The power of intranets
Callahan, Evan, 1966-
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Publication Information:
Redmond, Wash. : Microsoft Press, [1999]

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xvii, 309 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 computer laser optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
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Learn how to create workgroup Web sites with Microsoft Office 2000 and FrontPage 2000. Influential Web users will be able to employ the book to further demonstrate their savvy and technical expertise by hosting a small Intranet/Internet site. The title includes Microsoft's Intranet Starter Kit software on CD-ROM.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. xiii
Part 1 Office 2000 Web Basics
1 The Power of Intranetsp. 3
A Web for Every Workgroupp. 4
Information Sharing Before the Webp. 5
Current Model for Information Sharing on a Webp. 6
Office 2000 Workgroup Web Productivityp. 7
Getting Started with a Workgroup Webp. 8
What Else Do You Need?p. 9
What Are the Initial Costs?p. 10
Overview of Office 2000 Web Featuresp. 11
Universal Viewing and Savingp. 11
Web Collaborationp. 13
Productivity Improvementsp. 14
Interactive Data Solutionsp. 16
Powerful and Easy Site Managementp. 17
Feature Checklistp. 18
2 Finding and Accessing Information on a Webp. 21
Exploring Your Intranetp. 23
Intranet or Workgroup Home Pagep. 25
User, Team, and Project Pagesp. 26
Search Pagesp. 27
Databases and Workgroup Applicationsp. 28
Opening and Editing Documentsp. 30
Opening Documents in Your Web Browserp. 30
Browsing the Web from Office Applicationsp. 33
Using the Office Web Toolbarp. 35
Opening and Managing Web Files in Windowsp. 35
Sending Web Documents and Links in E-Mailp. 36
Collecting and Pasting Informationp. 39
3 Contributing Documents to the Webp. 43
Creating Pages and Documents for the Webp. 45
Using Web Page Templatesp. 46
Using Other Templatesp. 48
Saving Pages and Documents on a Web Serverp. 48
Creating Documents for Specific Browsersp. 53
Determining How Office Saves Web Filesp. 54
Publishing Your Outlook Calendarp. 55
4 Enhancing Your Documents for the Webp. 59
Creating a Personal Web Pagep. 61
Creating Documents with the Web in Mindp. 62
Using Word's Web Layout Viewp. 63
Previewing in Your Browserp. 64
Inserting Hyperlinksp. 65
Applying a Themep. 67
Working with Images and Multimediap. 69
Using Frames in Word Documentsp. 71
Part 2 Web Collaboration and Data Analysis
5 Working Together with Discussions and Subscriptionsp. 77
Getting Started with Office Collaborationp. 79
Discussing Documents in Internet Explorerp. 81
Other Discussion Featuresp. 88
Subscribing to Documents and Foldersp. 91
6 Moving Data Analysis Onlinep. 97
Using Excel Spreadsheets and Charts on the Webp. 99
Publishing Spreadsheets and Chartsp. 101
Working with Interactive Spreadsheets and Chartsp. 106
Creating and Using PivotTables on the Webp. 108
Working With PivotTables and PivotChartsp. 112
7 Providing Access to Databasesp. 117
Choosing a Database Strategyp. 119
Creating Data Access Pagesp. 120
Starting Your Data Access Pagep. 123
Laying Out and Formatting Your Pagep. 126
Publishing Your Page to the Webp. 134
Specifying Connection Information for Data Access Pagesp. 135
Publishing Access Objects to a Webp. 137
Static HTML Web Pagesp. 138
Active Web Pages for Internet Information Serverp. 139
Report Snapshotsp. 141
Incorporating Databases into Office Documentsp. 143
Using FrontPage to Create Database Web Pagesp. 146
Creating a Page That Displays Query Resultsp. 147
Creating a Page That Submits Records to a Databasep. 149
Part 3 Web Organization and Management with FrontPage
8 Creating and Structuring Your Webp. 157
Planning Your Web Structurep. 159
Using the 60 Minute Intranet Wizardp. 160
Exploring Your Webp. 163
Customizing the Home Page the Wizard Createdp. 165
Setting Up Database Connectionsp. 166
Going Beyond the 60 Minute Intranet Wizardp. 169
Creating Your Web Without a Wizardp. 171
Setting Up a Basic Format for the Webp. 173
Creating Folders for Users and Projectsp. 177
Adding and Editing Web Pagesp. 178
Designing and Formatting Web Pagesp. 180
Providing Web Navigationp. 184
Defining Your Web structurep. 185
Creating and Formatting Navigation Barsp. 187
Creating a Page That Automatically Displays Linksp. 188
Creating a Search Pagep. 192
9 Managing a Workgroup Web Sitep. 197
Viewing Site Reportsp. 199
Managing Files and Hyperlinksp. 200
Moving, Renaming, and Deleting Pagesp. 201
Searching and Replacing Text Across Pagesp. 201
Reviewing and Fixing Hyperlinksp. 202
Working on the Web as a Teamp. 206
Managing Tasks and Using Task Viewp. 209
Using Document Check-Out and Check-Inp. 212
10 Providing Themes and Consistencyp. 219
Providing a Consistent Look and Feelp. 221
Customizing Themes in FrontPagep. 222
Creating Web Page and Document Templatesp. 235
Using Sample Web Pages and Documentsp. 236
Using Template File Formatsp. 237
Using Templates with the 60 Minute Intranet Wizardp. 239
Using Parameters and Substitutionp. 240
Part 4 Intranet Setup and Configuration
11 Installing Server Softwarep. 249
Choosing Server Hardware and Softwarep. 251
System Requirements for Office Server Extensionsp. 252
Other Web Server Optionsp. 254
Installing Office Server Extensionsp. 254
Running Office Server Extensions Setupp. 255
Specifying Options During Setupp. 257
What Does Setup Do?p. 260
Administering Office Server Extensionsp. 261
Providing Web Software to Usersp. 267
12 Securing Your Webp. 271
Planning Security for Your Webp. 273
Setting Up Server Securityp. 274
Adding Users to OSE Groupsp. 275
Configuring Directory Browsing and Authenticationp. 279
Customizing Security for Files and Foldersp. 283
Securing Your Web in FrontPagep. 286
Setting Web Permissionsp. 287
Organizing the Web into Subwebsp. 290
Understanding Database Securityp. 291
Using FrontPage Database Securityp. 291
Limiting Data Access to Specific Usersp. 292
Securing the Collaboration Databasep. 293
What's Next?p. 297
Indexp. 299