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Microsoft FrontPage 2000
Brooks, Wayne F., 1957-
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Indianapolis, Ind. : Hayden, [2000]

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xi, 254 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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TK5105.8885.M53 B76 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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Aimed at intermediate-advanced users, Short Order FrontPage 2000 is a visual, two-color step-by-step guide to the practical use of FrontPage for the Web designer. The book assumes that you know FrontPage and are looking for a quick guide to great design tasks. Designed as a productivity tool for designers, you can open the book and quickly find solutions to the design task you're looking for. The visual and task-oriented approach allows you to find solutions in the least amount of time. The book is strictly focused on FrontPage issues and not fringe technologies. Power tips and notes provide even more timesaving information. Topics covered include Cascading Style Sheets, Dynamic HTML, Integration with Office and Personal Web Server, Tables, and Frames.

Author Notes

Wayne F. Brooks is the former host of FrontPage Live!, a weekly online chat where he provided support and discussion on issues relating to FrontPage. He is a consultant in the areas of multimedia and Web-based application design and development. Wayne has written two books on FrontPage and is the author of five other books on the Internet and Web technologies.

Table of Contents

1 Configuring a FrontPage 2000 Working Environmentp. 7
Testing Network Connectivityp. 8
Configuring a Computer to Create Server-Based Websp. 10
Configuring Web Default Optionsp. 11
Configuring Page Default Optionsp. 13
Customizing the User Interfacep. 16
Enabling Source Controlp. 18
2 Establishing Web Structuresp. 21
Creating a New Webp. 22
Opening a Pre-Existing Webp. 23
Importing a Webp. 24
Converting a Disk-Based Web to a Server-Based Webp. 25
Populating a Webp. 26
Importing Web Content from Other Applicationsp. 27
3 Managing Web Structuresp. 29
Copying a Webp. 30
Renaming a Webp. 31
Publishing a Web Via HTTPp. 32
Publishing a Web Using FTPp. 33
4 Performing Web Administrationp. 35
Defining Substitution Variablesp. 36
Establishing Access Permissionsp. 38
Adding Usersp. 40
Customizing Navigation Bar Labelsp. 42
Modifying Server Message Language Settingsp. 43
Establishing Database Connectionsp. 44
5 Managing Web Development Tasksp. 47
Creating New Tasksp. 48
Associating Tasks to Web Pagesp. 49
Prioritizing and Modifying Tasksp. 51
Performing Tasks and Marking Task Completionsp. 52
Deleting Tasksp. 53
6 Developing Static Web Pagesp. 55
Adding Horizontal Lines and Line Breaksp. 56
Applying and Modifying Themesp. 58
Modifying Colors in a Themep. 59
Modifying Graphics in a Themep. 61
Modifying Text Styles in a Themep. 63
Applying Cascading Style Sheetsp. 65
Applying Shared Borders and Navigation Barsp. 68
Creating HTML Tag Stylesp. 72
Customizing HTML Formatting Preferencesp. 75
Displaying HTML Tags in Page Viewp. 77
Editing HTMLp. 78
Applying a Background Color or Picturep. 79
Applying Commentsp. 81
Previewing a Web Pagep. 82
7 Working with Textp. 85
Applying Text Manuallyp. 86
Applying Text Using a FrontPage Componentp. 87
Positioning Textp. 88
Creating Listsp. 90
Making Collapsing Listsp. 91
Applying Paragraph Formats and Stylesp. 92
Applying Font Type, Style, and Sizep. 93
Changing Font Color and Converting Text to a Tablep. 94
Performing a Cross-Web Spell Checkp. 95
8 Working with Hyperlinksp. 97
Creating Hyperlinks to External Pagesp. 98
Creating Bookmarksp. 99
Linking with Image Hotspotsp. 101
Displaying Hyperlinksp. 102
Fixing Broken Hyperlinksp. 103
Defining Hyperlink Colorsp. 104
9 Building Tablesp. 107
Creating a Tablep. 108
Adding and Deleting Table Cellsp. 109
Merging and Splitting Cellsp. 110
Creating Table Captionsp. 111
Modifying a Table Layoutp. 112
Adding a Table Backgroundp. 116
Changing Table Border Colorsp. 118
Adding a Cell Backgroundp. 119
Changing Cell Border Colorsp. 121
Modifying Cell Layout and Widthp. 122
10 Working with Framesp. 125
Creating and Saving Page Framesp. 126
Editing Page Framesp. 128
Specifying Target Framesp. 129
Segmenting Framesp. 130
Hiding Frame Bordersp. 131
11 Building Formsp. 133
Adding a Form to a Pagep. 134
Adding a One-Line Text Boxp. 137
Creating a Scrolling Text Boxp. 138
Adding a Check Boxp. 139
Adding a Radio Buttonp. 140
Creating a Drop-Down Menup. 142
Adding a Push Buttonp. 145
Adding a Label Fieldp. 147
Adding an Image Controlp. 148
Saving Form Results to a Database or Text Filep. 150
Processing Form Results Using Custom Form Handlersp. 152
Viewing Form Resultsp. 154
Creating a Custom Confirmation Formp. 156
Defining Confirmation Form Parametersp. 157
12 Applying FrontPage Componentsp. 159
Adding a Microsoft Office Spreadsheetp. 160
Applying a Microsoft Office Pivot Tablep. 163
Connecting an Excel File to a Pivot Tablep. 165
Populating a Pivot Table with Spreadsheet Datap. 169
Implementing a Microsoft Office Chartp. 170
Adding a Hit Counterp. 172
Creating a Hover Buttonp. 175
Adding a Marqueep. 177
Implementing the Banner Ad Managerp. 178
Applying a Confirmation Fieldp. 180
Adding an Include Pagep. 181
Scheduling an Include Pagep. 182
Setting Up a Scheduled Picturep. 183
Applying a Substitution Componentp. 185
Using Categoriesp. 186
Creating a Search Pagep. 188
Correcting Search Page Errorsp. 190
Adding a Table of Contentsp. 191
Applying a COM Componentp. 193
13 Working with Picture Filesp. 195
Adding a Picture Filep. 196
Positioning a Picture Filep. 197
Cropping a Picturep. 198
Adjusting Picture Brightness and Contrastp. 199
Creating a Thumbnail Picturep. 201
Creating Transparent Picturesp. 202
Adding a 3D Effect and Resampling a Picturep. 203
14 Adding Multimedia Elementsp. 205
Adding a Video Filep. 206
Adding an Audio Filep. 208
Playing an Audio File in a Continuous Loopp. 209
Adding Animated Buttonsp. 210
Creating Ad Bannersp. 212
15 Applying Special Effectsp. 215
Applying Dynamic HTML Effectsp. 216
Integrating Page Transitionsp. 218
Working with VBScriptp. 219
Working with JavaScriptp. 222
16 Extending Web Page Functionalityp. 225
Importing Files from Other Office Applicationsp. 226
Applying Design-Time Controlsp. 227
Adding ActiveX Controlsp. 228
Applying Java Appletsp. 229
Adding HTML Source Codep. 231
Adding Database Connectivityp. 232
Adding Plug-Insp. 233
Addressing Cross-Browser Compatibilityp. 234
Inserting a Date and Time Componentp. 235
Creating and Running Macrosp. 236
Indexp. 242