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Now you can master the latest version of Microsoft's popular Web-authoring software on your own and at your own pace. Dummies 101: FrontPage 98 takes you step-by-step through everything from setting up FrontPage 98 to publishing your Web page or site on the World Wide Web for everyone to see.

Web publishing pro Asha Dornfest breaks down the FrontPage 98 learning curve into focused, practical lessons. You'll learn how to create your first Web page, complete with text formatting ...

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Overview

Now you can master the latest version of Microsoft's popular Web-authoring software on your own and at your own pace. Dummies 101: FrontPage 98 takes you step-by-step through everything from setting up FrontPage 98 to publishing your Web page or site on the World Wide Web for everyone to see.

Web publishing pro Asha Dornfest breaks down the FrontPage 98 learning curve into focused, practical lessons. You'll learn how to create your first Web page, complete with text formatting and embedded graphic images. You'll also discover how to link your Web pages to one another as well as to any other page out there on the vast World Wide Web. Dummies 101: FrontPage 98 even shows you how to take advantage of FrontPage Components and Active Elements, special features that enhance both the usefulness and the pizzazz of your Web site.

Like all the other titles in the Dummies 101® series, Dummies 101: FrontPage 98 helps make learning fun and rewarding with quick quizzes and reviews at the end of each part. Plus, Dummies 101: FrontPage 98 comes complete with a Dummies 101®: Companion CD containing exercise files corresponding to the book's lessons as well as software for accessing the Internet with MindSpring.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764501661
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/1/1997
  • Series: Dummies 101 Series
  • Edition description: BK&CD ROM
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 8.55 (w) x 10.02 (h) x 0.87 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

What's Inside
Part I: Getting Your Feet Wet
Part II: The Art of Web Page Creation
Part III: A Web Site with All the Trimmings
Part IV: Publishing and Maintaining Your Web Site
Part V: Appendixes
What I Assume about You
About the CD
How to Use This Book
Units and lessons
Icons
Part reviews and tests
Beta Changes and Errata
One Last Thing...

Part I: Getting Your Feet Wet

Unit 1: Crafting Web Sites in the FrontPage Explorer
Lesson 1-1: Understanding What Web Publishing Means
Lesson 1-2: Launching FrontPage
Lesson 1-3: Creating a New Web Site
Creating a Web site using a template
Creating a Web site from scratch
Recess
Lesson 1-4: Using FrontPage to Work with an Existing Web Site
Lesson 1-5: Adding Existing Files to a FrontPage Web Site
Lesson 1-6: Getting Familiar with the Explorer Views
Folders View
All Files View
Navigation View
Hyperlinks View
Hyperlink Status View
Themes View
Tasks View
Lesson 1-7: Exiting FrontPage
Unit 1 Quiz
Unit 1 Exercise
Unit 2: Working with Web Pages in the FrontPage Editor
Lesson 2-1: Opening an Existing Web Site in the Explorer
Lesson 2-2: Launching the FrontPage Editor
Lesson 2-3: Opening a Web Page from within the Editor
Opening a page in the current Web site
Opening a Web page that isn't part of a FrontPage Web site
Recess
Lesson 2-4: Creating a New Web Page
Lesson 2-5: Converting Other File Formats into Web Pages
Lesson 2-6: Saving a Page
Saving a new page as part of your Web site
Saving a page originally opened from elsewhere on your computer as part of your Web site
Unit 2 Quiz
Unit 2 Exercise
Part I Review
Unit 1 Summary
Unit 2 Summary
Part I Test
Part I Lab Assignment

Part II: The Art of Web Page Creation

Unit 3: Making Text Look Good
Lesson 3-1: Working with the Dummies 101: FrontPage 98 Example Files
Lesson 3-2: Formatting Text with Font Styles
Changing typeface
Changing text formatting
Changing text size
Changing text color
Lesson 3-3: Structuring Your Page with Paragraph Styles
Lesson 3-4: Aligning and Indenting Paragraphs
Recess
Lesson 3-5: Inserting Symbols
Lesson 3-6: Previewing a Page
Unit 3 Quiz
Unit 3 Exercise
Unit 4: Organizing Your Page with Headings, Lists, and Lines
Lesson 4-1: Prioritizing Information with Headings
Lesson 4-2: Creating a Numbered List or a Bulleted List
Lesson 4-3: Creating a Definition List
Lesson 4-4: Adding a Visual Break with Horizontal Lines
Unit 4 Quiz
Unit 4 Exercise
Unit 5: Hopping around the World with Hyperlinks
Lesson 5-1: Creating a Hyperlink
Linking to another page in your Web site
Linking to a site on the Web
Linking to an e-mail address
Lesson 5-2: Working with Bookmarks
Creating a bookmark
Linking to a bookmark
Recess
Lesson 5-3: Setting Link Colors
Lesson 5-4: Creating a Navigation Bar
Creating a navigational structure using the Navigation View in the Explorer
Inserting a navigation bar into the page
Unit 5 Quiz
Unit 5 Exercise
Unit 6: Adding Zing with Images
Lesson 6-1: Inserting an Image
Inserting a graphic stored in your Web site
Inserting a graphic stored elsewhere
Lesson 6-2: Changing How the Image Is Displayed in the Page
Aligning an image with surrounding text
Setting how much space surrounds the image
Setting image display dimensions
Providing an alternative text label
Lesson 6-3: Editing the Image File
Making a GIF transparent
Cropping an image
Applying an effect
Recess
Lesson 6-4: Inserting a Background Image
Lesson 6-5: Saving a Page Containing Images
Lesson 6-6: Applying a Theme to a Web Site
Unit 6 Quiz
Unit 6 Exercise
Unit 7: Creating an Image Map
Lesson 7-1: Choosing an Image Map Style
Lesson 7-2: Drawing Hotspots
Lesson 7-3: Setting the Default Link
Unit 7 Quiz
Unit 7 Exercise
Unit 8: Building Sturdy Tables
Lesson 8-1: Creating a Table
Creating an empty table
Converting existing text into a table
Lesson 8-2: Setting the Table's Attributes
Changing table dimensions
Aligning a table on the page
Setting border thickness
Padding cells
Adding space between cells
Recess
Lesson 8-3: Adjusting Table Layout
Adding and deleting rows and columns
Changing the dimensions of cells, rows, and columns
Merging and splitting cells
Aligning cell contents
Lesson 8-4: Coloring a Table
Adding background color
Changing border color
Unit 8 Quiz
Unit 8 Exercise
Part II Review
Unit 3 Summary
Unit 4 Summary
Unit 5 Summary
Unit 6 Summary
Unit 7 Summary
Unit 8 Summary
Part II Test
Part II Lab Assignment

Part III: A Web Site with All the Trimmings

Unit 9: Keeping in Touch Using Forms
Lesson 9-1: Understanding Form Fundamentals
Lesson 9-2: Adding a One-Line Text Box
Lesson 9-3: Adding a Scrolling Text Box
Lesson 9-4: Adding a Group of Check Boxes
Recess
Lesson 9-5: Adding a Group of Radio Buttons
Lesson 9-6: Adding a Drop-Down Menu
Lesson 9-7: Choosing What Happens to Form Submissions
Lesson 9-8: Previewing and Testing Your Form
Unit 9 Quiz
Unit 9 Exercise
Unit 10: Framing Your Web Site
Lesson 10-1: Frames Facts
Lesson 10-2: Creating a Frames Page
Lesson 10-3: Adding Content Pages
Recess
Lesson 10-4: Adjusting the Frames Page
Lesson 10-5: Creating a No Frames Message
Lesson 10-6: Saving and Previewing the Framed Site
Unit 10 Quiz
Unit 10 Exercise
Unit 11: Getting Dynamic with FrontPage Components and Active Elements
Lesson 11-1: Understanding FrontPage Components and Active Elements
Lesson 11-2: Creating a Hover Button
Lesson 11-3: Simplifying Site Updates with the Scheduled Include Page Component
Lesson 11-4: Adding a Keyword Search to Your Web Site
Recess
Lesson 11-5: Inserting a Hit Counter
Unit 11 Quiz
Unit 11 Exercise
Part III Review
Unit 9 Summary
Unit 10 Summary
Unit 11 Summary
Part III Test
Part III Lab Assignment

Part IV: Publishing and Maintaining Your Web Site

Unit 12: The Final Pass
Lesson 12-1: Cleaning Up the File System
Moving files into folders
Renaming a file
Lesson 12-2: Checking Spelling
Recess
Lesson 12-3: Testing Hyperlinks
Checking hyperlinks
Fixing broken hyperlinks
Lesson 12-4: Readying Your Site for Publication
Unit 12 Quiz
Unit 12 Exercise
Unit 13: Going Public
Lesson 13-1: What Publishing Your Web Site Means
Lesson 13-2: Publishing Your Web Site (Finally!)
If your Web server supports FrontPage Server Extensions
If your Web server doesn't have FrontPage Server Extensions installed
Recess
Lesson 13-3: Updating Your Web Site
Updating pages that have changed
Publishing the entire Web site again
Unit 13 Quiz
Unit 13 Exercise
Part IV Review
Unit 12 Summary
Unit 13 Summary
Part IV Test
Part IV Lab Assignment

Part V: Appendixes

Appendix A: The FrontPage 98 Supporting Cast
Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0 with Internet Mail and Internet News
Microsoft Image Composer 1.5 with GIF Animator
Microsoft Personal Web Server
Microsoft Web Publishing Wizard
Appendix B: Quiz and Test Answers
Unit 1 Quiz Answers
Unit 2 Quiz Answers
Part I Test Answers
Unit 3 Quiz Answers
Unit 4 Quiz Answers
Unit 5 Quiz Answers
Unit 6 Quiz Answers
Unit 7 Quiz Answers
Unit 8 Quiz Answers
Part II Test Answers
Unit 9 Quiz Answers
Unit 10 Quiz Answers
Unit 11 Quiz Answers
Part III Test Answers
Unit 12 Quiz Answers
Unit 13 Quiz Answers
Part IV Test Answers
Appendix C: About the CD
System Requirements
Installing the CD Files onto Your Computer
Installing the exercise files
Installing MindSpring sign-up software
Removing the Dummies 101: FrontPage 98 CD Files from Your Computer
Removing the exercise files
Removing the MindSpring software
If You Have Problems (Of the CD Kind)

Index

License Agreement

Installation Instructions

Book Registration Information

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