Microsoft Expression Web Plain and Simple


Here’s WHAT You’ll Learn

  • Design a dynamic site from a template or blank canvas
  • Format text and graphics, add sound and other effects...
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Here’s WHAT You’ll Learn

  • Design a dynamic site from a template or blank canvas
  • Format text and graphics, add sound and other effects
  • Add links to other Web pages or e-mail addresses
  • Easily create interactive forms and buttons
  • Publish your site and perform easy maintenance

Here’s HOW You’ll Learn It

  • Jump in wherever you need answers
  • Easy-to-follow STEPS and SCREENSHOTS show exactly what to do
  • Handy TIPS teach new techniques and shortcuts
  • Quick TRY THIS! exercises help you apply what you learn right away
  • This book is based on the first version of Expression Web.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735625198
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 10/10/2007
  • Series: Plain & Simple Series
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Katherine Murray has written more than 60 computer books, including Microsoft Office 2010 Plain & Simple, Microsoft Word 2010 Plain & Simple, and Microsoft Word 2010 Inside Out. She specializes in teaching people and businesses how to improve their productivity using Microsoft technologies, and she loves the freedom that comes along with the “work virtually anywhere” approach Office 365 offers.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: About This Book;
1.1 What Happened to Microsoft FrontPage?;
1.2 What You’ll Find Here;
1.3 A Little About You;
1.4 A Little About the Microsoft Expression Suite;
1.5 A Quick Look Ahead;
Chapter 2: Getting Started with Expression Web;
2.1 Starting Expression Web;
2.2 Checking Out the Workspace;
2.3 Choosing Your Tools;
2.4 Getting Familiar with the Editing Window;
2.5 Using Task Panes;
2.6 Reading the Status Bar;
2.7 Displaying Different Views;
2.8 Getting Help When You Need It;
2.9 Moving On;
Chapter 3: Creating a Simple Web Site;
3.1 Where to Begin;
3.2 Creating a One-Page Web Site;
3.3 Beginning with an Empty Web Site;
3.4 Importing an Existing Site;
3.5 Starting with a Template;
3.6 What’s in a Template?;
3.7 Opening an Existing Web Site;
3.8 Renaming a Web Site;
3.9 Exporting a Web Site;
3.10 Deleting a Web Site;
3.11 Viewing Site Information;
3.12 Moving On;
Chapter 4: Working with Pages;
4.1 Creating a New Page;
4.2 Adding the Master Design;
4.3 Saving the Page;
4.4 Setting Page Properties;
4.5 Opening a Web Page;
4.6 Closing a Web Page;
4.7 Renaming a Web Page;
4.8 Deleting a Web Page;
4.9 Adding a Page Background;
4.10 Previewing Web Pages;
4.11 Working with Dynamic Web Templates;
4.12 Moving On;
Chapter 5: Adding and Editing Text;
5.1 Entering Text;
5.2 Copying and Pasting Text;
5.3 Simple Formatting;
5.4 Working with Fonts;
5.5 Creating a New Font Family;
5.6 Controlling the Spacing of Your Text;
5.7 Using the Format Painter;
5.8 Applying Styles;
5.9 Creating Lists;
5.10 Adding Borders and Shading;
5.11 Viewing Code Changes;
5.12 Checking Spelling and Using the Thesaurus;
5.13 Finding and Replacing Text;
5.14 Moving On;
Chapter 6: Working with Pictures;
6.1 Getting Ready to Add Pictures;
6.2 Understanding Picture Types;
6.3 Adding Pictures;
6.4 Resizing Pictures;
6.5 Controlling Picture Placement in Text;
6.6 Aligning Pictures;
6.7 Adding Picture Margins and Borders;
6.8 Editing Pictures;
6.9 Cropping Pictures;
6.10 Creating an Auto Thumbnail;
6.11 Viewing Pictures in Code;
6.12 Saving Pages with Pictures;
6.13 Moving On;
Chapter 7: Creating Links;
7.1 Understanding Links;
7.2 What Makes a Good Link Good?;
7.3 Adding Links to Text;
7.4 Viewing Links as Code;
7.5 Adding Links to Pictures;
7.6 Adding a Link to an E-mail Address;
7.7 Inserting Bookmarks as Links;
7.8 Adding a ScreenTip to a Link;
7.9 Changing the Look of Links;
7.10 Modifying Link Styles;
7.11 Displaying Links;
7.12 Checking and Repairing Links;
7.13 Moving On;
Chapter 8: Adding Tables;
8.1 Understanding Tables and Layout Tables;
8.2 Adding a Layout Table;
8.3 Resizing a Layout Table;
8.4 Creating a New Table;
8.5 Adding Table Data;
8.6 Adjusting Column Width;
8.7 Working with Table Tools;
8.8 Adding, Deleting, and Moving Rows and Columns;
8.9 Merging and Splitting Cells;
8.10 Formatting Tables;
8.11 Distributing Table Content;
8.12 Viewing Table Code;
8.13 Previewing Your Table;
8.14 Moving On;
Chapter 9: Working with Frames;
9.1 Understanding Frames;
9.2 Creating a Frames Page;
9.3 Adding Content to a Frames Page;
9.4 Saving the Frames Page;
9.5 Viewing Frames in Code;
9.6 Adding a "No Frames" Message;
9.7 Resizing Frames;
9.8 Splitting Frames;
9.9 Deleting Frames;
9.10 Controlling Frame Spacing;
9.11 Locking Frames;
9.12 Adding Target Frames to Hyperlinks;
9.13 Working with Inline Frames;
9.14 Moving On;
Chapter 10: Including Web Forms;
10.1 Simplifying Forms;
10.2 Understanding Form Controls;
10.3 Creating a Form;
10.4 Inserting Text;
10.5 Adding a Form Control;
10.6 Resizing Form Fields;
10.7 Setting Field Properties;
10.8 Arranging Fields on the Form;
10.9 Setting Tab Order;
10.10 Moving On;
Chapter 11: Adding Interactivity;
11.1 Adding Interactive Buttons;
11.2 Viewing the Button Code;
11.3 Creating a Navigation Bar;
11.4 Applying Page Transitions;
11.5 Adding Sound to Your Pages;
11.6 Moving On;
Chapter 12: Working with Styles and Style Sheets;
12.1 CSS Basics;
12.2 Understanding Styles;
12.3 Viewing Styles;
12.4 Setting Style Preferences;
12.5 Applying Styles;
12.6 Modifying Style Properties;
12.7 Creating a Style;
12.8 Deleting Styles;
12.9 Understanding Cascading Style Sheets;
12.10 Attaching a Style Sheet;
12.11 Creating a Style Sheet;
12.12 Detaching a Style Sheet;
12.13 Moving On;
Chapter 13: Publishing Your Site;
13.1 What You Need to Know Before Publishing Your Site;
13.2 Checking Accessibility;
13.3 Checking Compatibility;
13.4 Optimizing HTML;
13.5 Publishing Your Site;
13.6 Moving On;
Chapter 14: Creating Site Reports;
14.1 Creating a Site Report;
14.2 Arranging Report Data;
14.3 Changing Report Settings;
14.4 Changing Report Defaults;
14.5 Filtering Report Data;
14.6 Saving Report Data;
14.7 Moving On;
About the Author;

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