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Microsoft® FrontPage® 2000 Step by Step
Author ActiveEducation
Pages 304
Disk 1 Companion CD(s)
Level Beg/Int
Published 05/07/1999
ISBN 9781572319806
ISBN-10 1-57231-980-1
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Index


A
absolute positioning, 133–34. See also cascading style sheets
access permissions (on a Web host), 211
ActiveX controls, 84
All Files report, 221
Alt+Tab (to switch between applications), 54
alternative representations in place of images, 124–126
Americans with Disabilities Act, 176
animated GIFs, 118–119
applying styles, 32, 93–95
applying themes, 78–81
Assigned To report, 222
assigning
    frames, 172–74
    reports, 222
    tasks, 222–24

B
background pictures, 80, 81, 110–11. See also themes
background sounds, 126–27
banners, 86–88
banner ad manager components, 85
Berners-Lee, Tim, 4
blank pages (creating), 38
Bookmark dialog box, 60, 64
bookmarks
    creating, 59–61, 68
    defined, 59
    deleting, 64, 69
    linking, 61–62
    testing, 62–64
broken hyperlinks, 10, 219–20, 221, 223, 225
browsers, 3
bug report page, 28
bulleted lists, 100–102

C
cascading style sheets, 93–97, 131–34
categories component, 85
Categories report, 222
Cell Properties dialog box, 107, 177
cells (in tables), 106–08
changing properties, 44–45
check boxes, 147, 152–54
checking spelling, 196–201
child level, 7, 39
Clip Art Gallery, 116, 118–21
Clip Gallery Live, 16–17, 118–19
closing
    FrontPage, 15–16
    Web site, 15
comment component, 85
Component Errors report, 222
components
    banner ad manager, 85
    categories, 85
    comment, 85
    confirmation field, 85
    hit counter, 88–91
    hover button, 85, 115, 134–35
    include page, 85, 91–92
    marquee, 34, 85
    page banner, 85
    scheduled include page, 85
    scheduled picture, 85
    search form, 85
    substitution, 85
    table of contents, 85
confirmation field component, 85
contents frame
    creating hyperlinks in, 174–75
Corporate Presence Web Wizard
    creating Web site, 20–25
    feedback form, 26
    home page, 26
    Introduction check box, 22
    Products/Services, 23, 26
    search form, 26
    table of contents, 26
    What’s New, 22, 26
counters, 88–91
Create E-mail Hyperlink dialog box, 57
Create Hyperlink dialog box, 52, 54, 56, 130, 178
CSS. See cascading style sheets
Customer Support template, 27

D
dedicated Web host, 7
default editor, 11
default.htm (as home page filename), 30
deleting
    bookmarks, 64,69
    form fields, 161
    hyperlinks, 59
    pages, 39
    themes, 83–84
    Web files, 212–13
DHTML. See dynamic HTML
diagram of hyperlinks, 14, 18
dialog boxes
    Bookmark, 60
    Cell Properties (in table), 107, 177
    Create E-mail Hyperlink, 57
    Create Hyperlink, 52, 54, 56, 66, 130, 178
    Edit Hyperlink, 58, 59, 123–24
    Font, 36, 108
    Frame Properties, 229
    Hit Counter Properties, 89
    Hover Button Properties, 135
    Include Page Properties, 92
    Insert Table, 105
    List Properties, 102, 104
    Modify Theme, 82
    New, 11, 25, 29
    New Task, 223
    Page Banner Properties, 86
    Page Properties, 110, 127
    Picture, 122
    Picture Properties, 125
    Position, 132
    Properties, 45
    Shared Borders, 184
    Spelling, 197, 198
    Style, 94
    Table of Contents Properties, 227
    Table Properties, 109
    Themes, 79
    Web Settings, 212
discussion boards, 28. See also message boards
Discussion Web Wizard, 20–21
domain name, registering, 202–203
download time, 10, 12
dragging (to create a hyperlink) 53–54
drop-down menus (adding to a form), 158–59, 160
dynamic HTML, 6, 226, 230–31

E
Edit Hyperlink dialog box, 58, 59
Editing
    Form Page Wizard, 156
    hyperlinks, 57–59
    images, 124–26
e-mail address hyperlinks (creating), 56–57
embedded images, 124
Empty Web template, 29
Excel worksheets (inserting), 43

F
FAQ. See frequently asked questions list
feedback forms, 166
file transfer protocol, 206, 201, 206, 213–14
filenames, 25
finding a Web hosting service, 7
flagged words, 196–98
Folder List, 9, 10
folders
    creating, 15
    images, 14
    main folder, 14
    My Webs, 14
    private, 14
    understanding FrontPage, 14
    viewing list, 10, 18
Font dialog box, 36, 108
font sizes, 36
forms
    adding explanatory text, 158
    adding input fields, 158
    check boxes, 148, 160–61
    creating, 147–51, 190
    defined, 146
    deleting fields, 161
    drop-down menu, 148, 158–60
    label, 148
    modifying, 157–61
    one-line text box, 148
    picture, 148
    push button, 148
    radio button, 148, 151–152
    scrolling text box, 148
    sending data, 161–63
    testing, 163–64
form controls, 148
Form data
    Guest book page, 165–66
    routing to a database program, 163
    sending to an e-mail address, 161
    sending to a text file, 163–64
    testing, 163–64
Form Page Wizard
    adding check boxes, 152–54
    adding radio buttons, 151–52
    creating, 149–51, 156–57
    editing, 156
formatting tables, 108–10
Formatting toolbar, 32–33
    familiarity with Microsoft Word, 31
Frame Properties dialog box, 229
frames. See also no-frames alternatives
    assigning, 172–74
    creating, 40, 172, 190–91
    defined, 9, 171–75
    hyperlinks, 174–75
Frequently asked questions list, 26, 58–64
front door, 176, 180–81
FrontPage
    Clip Art Gallery, 118–21
    closing, 15–16
    components, 84–92
    creating forms, 147–51
    exploring views, 12–15
    reopening, 15–16
    reports, 218–22
    Server Extensions, 7, 85, 91, 182, 201, 204, 206, 213
    starting, 12–15
    tasks, 222–25
    themes, 78–84
    window, 9–10
FTP. See file transfer protocol

G
GeoCities (Web site), 206
GIF Player window, 119
GIFs, 116, 123
Guest book pages, 38, 147, 165–66

H
header style sheets, 93–95
hierarchy. See tree diagram; Web organization
hit counters, 88–91
Hit Counter Properties dialog box, 89
hits, 77
home page
    creating, 30–33
    defined, 6
    file naming, 30
hotspots. See image maps
hover button component, 85, 115, 134–35
Hover Button Properties dialog box, 135
HTML. See Hypertext Markup Language
HTML tab, 9, 12
HTTP. See Hypertext Transfer Protocol
hyperlinks, 6, 49, 50
    broken, report on, 221
    creating, 50–57, 73–74, 121, 174–75
    defined, 4, 6, 49
    deleting, 59
    dragging, 53
    editing, 57–59
    e-mail, 56–57
    images as, 121
    in frames, 9
    local file, 56
    retargeting to no-frames pages, 178–79
    target, 50
    testing, 55–56
    using hover button, 85, 115, 134–35
hypertext, 3
Hypertext Markup Language, 4–6
    <form> tag, 147
    <head> tag, 4
    <img src> tag, 4
    <input> tag, 147
    <table border> tag, 4
    <tr> (table row) tag, 4
Hypertext Transfer Protocol, 4

I
image editors, 118
image files and formats, 116, 123–24
image maps
    creating, 66–67
    defined, 9, 65
    inserting, 65–66, 69
    testing, 67
images
    editing, 124–26
    inserting in table cells, 121–23
    Microsoft Clip Gallery Live Web, 16–17
    moving, 123–24
    resizing, 124–25
    specifying alternative text, 125–26
    using style sheet to position, 131–34
    using to create hyperlinks, 121
Images folder, 14, 123–24
Impact Public Relations (in scenario), 3
Import Web Wizard, 21–22
importing a Web page, 28–30, 41–42, 68
Importing the practice Webs
    Lesson 1, 10–12
    Lesson 2, 30
    Lesson 3, 50–51
    Lesson 4, 78
    Lesson 5, 100
    Lesson 6, 116
    Lesson 7, 146
    Lesson 8, 170
    Lesson 9, 196
    Lesson 10, 218
include page component, 85, 91–92
index.htm (as home page filename), 30
inline styles, 93
Insert Table dialog box, 105
inserting
    clip art, 120
    Excel worksheets, 43
    image maps, 65–66, 69
    images in table cells, 121–23
    Lotus 1-2-3 worksheets, 43
    motion clips, 128–29
    photos, 117, 132
    plain text files, 43
    rich text format files, 43
    tables, 105–106, 180
    tables of contents, 229–30
    Web page files, 42–44
    Word files, 42, 43–44
    WordPerfect files, 43
installing the practice files, xviii
Internet
    dedicated Web host, 7
    defined, 4
Internet service provider, 7, 201, 202–3
intranet, 6, 7

J
Java class files, 14
Java programming, 84
JavaScript, 6
JPEG files, 116, 123, 132

L
Lakewood Mountains Resort, 8, 24
linking
    to an external page on the Internet, 54–55
    to another page in your Web, 52–54
    bookmarks, 61–62
    motion clips, 129–31
lists
    bulleted, 100–2
    numbered, 103–4
Lotus 1-2-3 worksheets (inserting), 43

M
mailto: protocol, 57
main folder, 14
maintaining a Web, 207–11
marquees, 33–37, 47, 85
    formatting, 36
    properties, 35
message boards, 20–21. See also Discussion Web Wizard
Microsoft Clip Gallery Live Web, 16, 118–19
Microsoft Excel worksheets (inserting), 43
Microsoft Internet Explorer, 119, 127
Microsoft Personal Web Server, 88
Microsoft PhotoDraw, 118
Microsoft VBScript, 6
Microsoft Word
    inserting files in FrontPage, 42, 43–44
    similarity with FrontPage formatting, 31
misspellings, 196–201
Modify Theme dialog box, 82
modifying
    forms, 157–61
    themes, 81–83
motion clips, 116, 118
    inserting, 128–29
    linking, 129–31
moving images, 123–24
multimedia files on the companion CD-ROM,    12
    adding a drop-down menu to a form, 158
    animating text with DHTML, 230
    applying a theme, 78
    creating a home page, 31
    creating an image map, 66
    creating frames, 172
    exploring FrontPage views, 12
    inserting a photo, 117
    inserting a table, 105
    publishing a Web, 204
music, 126–28
My Webs folder, 14

N
navigation
    bar, 9, 46, 182, 184–86
    icon, 31
    view, 10, 38, 39
navigation diagram, 10
New dialog box, 11, 25, 29
New Task dialog box, 223
newsgroups
    alt.binaries.sounds.midi, 119
no-frames pages
    creating, 176–78
    default, 181–82
    retargeting hyperlinks, 178–79
    testing, 180–81
No Frames tab, 181
Normal tab, 9
numbered lists, 103–4

O
Older Files report, 221
organizing Webs, 38, 45–46

P
page banner component, 85
page header style sheets, 93–95
Page Properties dialog box, 110, 127
page transitions, 85, 226
Page view, 10, 38, 39
Paint Shop Pro, 118
parent level, 39, 185
Personal Web Server, 88
photo file formats, 116
PhotoDraw, 118
Picture dialog box, 122
Picture Properties dialog box, 125
plain text files (inserting), 43
planning a Web site, 8, 18
PNG files, 116
Position dialog box, 132
Preview tab, 9, 12, 37
previewing a Web page in browser, 46, 56, 62–63, 67, 127, 129, 174, 229, 232
private folder, 14
properties (changing for a Web), 44–45
Properties dialog box, 45
Properties (navigation bar), 184–85
providing no-frames alternatives, 175–78
publishing
    status, 222
    using FTP, 213–14
    Web site, 88–90, 201–6
Publish Status report, 222

R
radio buttons, 147–48, 151–52, 154
Recently Added Files report, 221
Recently Changed Files report, 221
Recent Webs (shortcut to opening), 51
reopening Webs, 15–16
relative positioning, 134. See also cascading style sheets
renaming a Web, 211–212
reports, 13
    All Files, 221
    Assigned To, 222
    Broken Hyperlinks, 221
    Categories, 222
    Component Errors, 222
    Older Files, 221
    Publish Status, 222
    Recently Added Files, 221
    Recently Changed Files, 221
    Review Status, 222
    Site Summary, 221
    Slow Pages, 221
    Uncompleted Tasks, 222
    Unlinked Files, 221
    Unused Themes, 222
Reports view
    changing, 218, 220–21
    defined, 10, 18
    options, 220–21
    using, 218–20
resizing images, 124–25
retargeting hyperlinks, 178–79
Review Status report, 222
rich text format files (inserting), 43

S
scheduled include page component, 85
scheduled picture component, 85
scripts and scripting, 6, 16, 84, 148
scrolling marquees, 33–37, 47, 85
search engines, 233–34
search form component, 85
search pages
    creating, 234–35
    defined, 233
    testing, 235–36
searching the Clip Art Gallery, 120
sending form data, 161–63
servers (Web)
    defined, 7
    deleting Web files, 212–13
    opening Web, 207–9
    updating, 207–13
Server Extensions, 7, 85, 91, 182
shared borders, 182, 183–84, 191
    testing, 186
Shared Borders dialog box, 184
Site Summary report, 221
slow pages (download time), 10, 221, 222
sounds and sound effects, 16–17, 116, 118, 126–27
special transition effects, 85, 226, 232–33
spelling checker, 32, 196–201
Spelling dialog box, 197, 198
starting FrontPage, 12–15
status bar (estimated download time in), 10, 12
Style dialog box, 94
style sheets, 93–95, 131–34. See also cascading style sheets
styles (applying), 32, 93–95
substitution component, 85
switching between applications (Alt+Tab), 54

T
tables
    cells, 106–8
    formatting, 108–10
    in no-frames pages, 180–81
    inserting, 105–6, 180
    inserting images into cells, 121–22
table of contents component, 85, 226–27, 228
Table Properties dialog box, 109
tabs (in FrontPage window), 9, 181
tags (HTML), 4
    <form>, 147
    <head>, 4
    <img src>, 4
    <input>, 147
    <table border>, 4
    <tr> (table row), 4
targets (of hyperlinks), 50, 53
tasks
    creating and assigning, 222–24
    performing, 224–25
tasks list, 10, 18
templates
    creating Web site, 20, 27–28
    Customer Support Web, 26
    defined, 6, 20, 27
    Empty Web, 29
    Guest Book, 38
    one page Web, 26
    Personal Web, 26
    preview, 39
    Project Web, 26
testing
    bookmarks, 62–64
    forms, 163–64
    hyperlinks, 55–56
    image maps, 67
    search page, 235–36
text box (in form), 147
text files, inserting, 42
themes
    applying, 78–81
    defined, 77
    deleting from a complete Web, 83
    deleting from an individual Web page, 84
    modifying, 81–83
Themes dialog box, 79–80
threaded message board, 20–21. See also Discussion Web Wizard
thumbnails, 116, 121, 123
transition effects, 232, 85, 226, 232
tree diagram, 18, 46, 88. See also Navigation view

U
Uncompleted Tasks report, 222
UNIX computers (relationship to Internet), 4
Unlinked Files report, 221
Unused Themes report, 222
updating a Web, 207–211

V
video, 16–17, 128–31
views
    Hyperlinks, 10, 18
    Folders, 10, 18
    Navigation, 10, 39
    Page, 9–10
    Reports, 10
    Tasks, 10, 18
    tree diagram, 18
    Web, 18
Views bar, 9–10, 12

W
Web browsers
    Microsoft Internet Explorer, 119, 126, 127
    Netscape Navigator, 126
Web hierarchy. See tree diagram
Web hosting, 7
Web pages
    adding, 30, 37–42
    changing properties, 44–45, 110–11
    creating, 31
    formatting text, 32–33
    importing, 41–42
    inserting files, 42–44
    previewing, 37, 46
    using marquee, 33–37
Web servers
    defined, 7
    deleting Web files, 212–13
    opening Web, 207–9
    updating, 207–13
Web Settings dialog box, 212
Web sites
    closing, 15
    C/Net Builder.com, 16
    creating using template, 27–30
    creating using wizard, 20–25, 28–30
    defined, 6
    designing, 72
    hierarchy, 181
    maintaining, 207–13
    managing, 9–12
    Microsoft Clip Gallery Live, 17, 119
    Microsoft FrontPage, 16
    organizing, 6, 8, 45–46, 47
    planning, 8–9
    publishing, 201–206
    renaming, 211–12
    reopening, 15
    template, 20–28
    uploading with FTP, 213–214
    World Wide Web Consortium, 131
Windows Media Player, 130–31
wizards
    and task lists, 10
    availability in different views, 38
    Corporate Presence, 20, 25
    defined, 6
    Discussion Web, 20
    Form Page, 149–57
    Import Web, 21
Word files (inserting), 43–44
WordPerfect files (inserting), 43
World Wide Web
    defined, 4
www.builder.com, 16
www.download.com, 213
www.internic.com, 202
www.microsoft.com/frontpage, 16
www.microsoft.saltmine.com/frontpage/wpp/list, 7, 204




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