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Chapter 1 Understanding How FrontPage Works

Page 2 To move a toolbar

Drag a docked toolbar by its move handle to move it out of its docked position.

Drag a floating toolbar by its title bar to an edge of the window to dock it.

Double-click a floating toolbar’s title bar to dock it

2 To open a new toolbar

Right-click any toolbar, and on the shortcut menu, click the toolbar you want open.

2 To add or remove toolbar buttons

1.
At the right end of the toolbar, click the Toolbar Options button.

2.
Point to Add or Remove Buttons, and then point to the toolbar’s name to open the list of commands that are available for the toolbar.

3.
Click a button’s name to add or remove the button from the toolbar.

9 To open an existing FrontPage-based Web site

1.
On the File menu, click Open Site.

2.
In the Open Site dialog box, browse to the folder where your Web site is stored.

3.
Click the name of the Web site you want, and then click Open.

Chapter 2 Creating a Web Site to Promote Yourself or Your Company

Page 26 To create a Web site by using a template

1.
If the New task pane is not displayed, on the File menu, click New.

2.
In the New Web site area of the New task pane, click More Web site templates.

3.
In the Web Site Templates dialog box, click the icon for the type of Web site you want to create, and click OK.

32 To create a Web site by using a wizard

1.
Click the down arrow to the right of the Create a new normal page button, and then click Web Site.

2.
In the Web Site Templates dialog box, click the icon for the type of Web site you want to create.

3.
Follow the wizard’s instructions, clicking Next to move to the wizard’s next page, and clicking Finish to complete the wizard and create the Web page.

36 To insert text into a Web site

1.
Open the Web site, and open the page in which you want to add text in the Page view editing window.

2.
Position the insertion point where you want the text to appear.

3.
Type the text.

40 To insert existing text into a Web page

1.
Open the page into which you want to insert text in the Page view editing window.

2.
Position the insertion point where you want the text to appear.

3.
On the Insert menu, click File.

4.
Browse to the folder that contains the text you want to insert.

5.
Click the file that contains the text in the list of available files, and then click Open to insert the full text of the document in your Web page.

45 To format text

Select the text you want to format.

To increase font size, on the Formatting toolbar, click the Increase Font Size button.

To add italics, click the Italic button.

To change the font, click the down arrow to the right of the Font box, and click the font you want in the drop-down list.

To change the font color, on the Formatting toolbar, click the down arrow to the right of the Font Color button, and click a new font color.

To add a border, on the Formatting toolbar, click the down arrow to the right of the Borders button, and click the option you want to apply.

To format a paragraph, on the Format menu, click Paragraph. In the Paragraph dialog box, set the alignment, indentation, spacing, and any other settings you want, and then click OK.

50 To insert a hyperlink

1.
Position the insertion point where you want to insert the hyperlink.

2.
Type and select the text you want to hyperlink.

3.
On the Insert menu, click Hyperlink.

4.
In the Insert Hyperlink dialog box, click the Browse for File button, browse to the folder that contains the file you want to link to, click the file, and click OK twice.

52 To preview a Web site

1.
Open the page in Design view.

2.
At the bottom of the Page view editing window, click the Show Preview View button to switch to the Preview pane.

3.
On the Standard toolbar, click the Preview in Browser button to see how the site looks in your default Web browser.

4.
Click each of the navigation links to view the different pages of the site.

56 To delete a Web site

1.
In the Folder List, right-click the top-level folder of the site you want to delete, and click Delete on the shortcut menu.

2.
In the Confirm Delete dialog box, select the Delete this Web site entirely option, and then click OK to delete the Web site.

Chapter 3 Presenting Information in Lists and Tables

Page 60 To add a new bulleted or numbered list item to an existing list

Position the insertion point at the end of a list item and press .

64 To create a table

Position the insertion point where you want to insert the table, and on the Standard toolbar, click the Insert Table button.

On the Table menu, point to Insert, and then click Table.

On the Table menu, click Draw Table.

71 To add information to a table

Position the insertion point in a cell, and then type the information.

74 To edit a table

To delete a row or column, click in the row or column, point to Select on the Table menu, and click Column or Row. Then on the Tables toolbar, click the Delete Cells button.

To adjust the size of the columns in a table, point to the right border of the column you want to adjust, and drag or double-click the border.

To size the cells of a table to fit their contents, click anywhere in the table, and on the Tables toolbar, click the AutoFit to Contents button.

To edit the structure of a table through the Table Properties dialog box, right-click anywhere in the table, click Table Properties on the shortcut menu, enter your table specifications, and then click OK.

To make all the columns the same width, select the columns, and on the Tables toolbar, click the Distribute Columns Evenly button.

74 To add a header row to a table

Position the insertion point in the first table row, and on the Tables toolbar, click the Insert Rows button.

79 To manually format a table

1.
Select the cells you want to format.

2.
Right-click the selection, and click Cell Properties on the shortcut menu.

3.
In the Cell Properties dialog box, enter your table format specifications, and then click OK.

79 To apply a ready-made format to a table

1.
Position the insertion point anywhere in the table.

2.
On the Tables toolbar, click the Table AutoFormat button.

3.
In the Table AutoFormat dialog box, use the key to scroll through the Formats list on the left.

4.
Select the format you want to apply, and click OK.

83 To split a table into two or more tables

1.
Position the insertion point in the row where you want to split the table.

2.
On the Table menu, click Split Table.

Chapter 4 Enhancing Your Web Site with Graphics

Page 89 To insert clip art

1.
On the Insert menu, point to Picture, and then click Clip Art.

2.
Use the Clip Art task pane’s search feature to find items that you want, then click an image to insert it into your Web page.

89 To insert a picture

1.
On the Insert menu, point to Picture, and then click From File.

2.
In the Picture dialog box, browse to the folder that contains the picture you want to insert.

3.
Select the image you want, and then click Insert to insert the graphic in the Web page at the insertion point.

94 To size a picture

1.
Double-click the picture to display the Picture Properties dialog box.

2.
On the Appearance tab, select the Specify size check box, and set the Width to the desired number of pixels. (To prevent distortion, ensure that the Keep aspect ratio check box is selected.)

94 To crop a picture

1.
Click the picture to select it, and on the Pictures toolbar, click the Crop button.

2.
Drag the handles of the dashed-line crop box to redefine the size as you like.

3.
Click the Crop button again or press to crop the picture to the specified shape and size.

94 To convert a selected color picture to black and white

1.
On the Pictures toolbar, click the Color button.

2.
In the Color drop-down list, click Grayscale.

94 To add a bevel frame to a selected picture

On the Pictures toolbar, click the Bevel button.

97 To create and test a thumbnail of a picture

1.
Click the picture to select it and open the Pictures toolbar.

2.
On the Pictures toolbar, click the Auto Thumbnail button.

3.
On the Standard toolbar, click Preview in Browser. Save the page and embedded graphics if prompted to do so.

4.
When your Web page opens in your browser, click the thumbnail to display the fullsize graphic, and then click the browser’s Back button to return to the thumbnail.

101 To add and modify a horizontal line

1.
On the Insert menu, click Horizontal Line.

2.
Right-click the line, and then click Horizontal Line Properties on the shortcut menu.

3.
In the Horizontal Line Properties dialog box, set the width, height, and color to the desired settings, and click OK.

101 To insert a pre-defined shape

1.
On the Insert menu, point to Picture, and then click New Drawing.

2.
On the Drawing toolbar, click AutoShapes to see the menus of available shapes.

3.
Click the shape category, and then click the shape you want to insert.

4.
Repeat Step 3 and move the shapes as needed until you have completed your drawing.

101 To rotate a shape

Click the shape, and drag its rotate handle (the green dot).

101 To move a shape out from behind another shape

Right-click the shape, on the shortcut menu, point to Order, and then click Bring to Front.

101 To select multiple shapes

Click one shape, and then hold down the key while clicking the other shapes in turn to select them.

101 To deselect one shape among many in a selected group

Hold down the key, and click the shape you want to deselect.

101 To group multiple shapes

Right-click the selected elements, and on the shortcut menu, point to Grouping, and then click Group.

101 To ungroup elements in a drawing

Right-click the drawing, and on the shortcut menu, point to Grouping, and then click Ungroup.

101 To create multiple copies of a shape

1.
Select a shape, and press to copy it.

2.
Press to paste it, and while holding down the key, repeat pressing the key as many times as you want to paste the image into your drawing.

101 To format an AutoShape

1.
Right-click the shape, and click Format AutoShape.

2.
In the Format AutoShape dialog box, click the appropriate tab, and choose from among the available setting options.

3.
Click OK to close the dialog box and apply your settings.

108 To create a photo gallery in your open Web site

1.
On the Insert menu, click Web Component, and then select Photo Gallery.

2.
In the Choose a Photo Gallery Option box, select the layout option you want, and click Finish.

3.
In the Photo Gallery Properties dialog box, click Add, and then click Pictures from Files.

4.
Browse to the folder that contains your picture files.

5.
Select all the files at once by clicking the first file, holding down the key, and clicking the last file. Then click Open to import them into the photo gallery.

6.
Click OK to close the Photo Gallery Properties dialog box and generate the photo gallery.

111 To insert text using WordArt

1.
On the Insert menu, point to Picture, and then click WordArt.

2.
Select the style you want in the WordArt Gallery dialog box.

3.
Click OK, and in the Edit WordArt Text dialog box, type your text in the Text box.

4.
Set the font, font size, and any other formatting you want, and then click OK.

Chapter 5 Creating a Web Site from Scratch

Page 118 To create a new Web site

1.
If the New task pane is not displayed, on the File menu, click New.

2.
In the New Web site area of the New task pane, click More Web site templates.

3.
Click the Empty Web Site icon.

4.
Specify the location and name of your new Web site, preceding the location with C:\ or another drive letter for disk-based sites or with http:// for server-based sites, and then click OK.

121 To create a new Web page

1.
On the Standard toolbar, click the Create a new normal page button.

2.
Type the name you want to give your home page.

3.
On the File menu, click Save As to open the Save As dialog box.

4.
In the Save in drop-down list, browse to the folder where you want to save your file, and click Save.

123 To change the name of your home page

1.
In the folder where you store your Web site, double-click the file name in Folder List to open it in the Page view editing window.

2.
On the File menu, click Save As.

3.
In the Save As dialog box, click the Change title button.

4.
Change the page title, and click OK.

5.
Click Save to close the Save As dialog box and save your change.

6.
Click Yes when prompted to overwrite the existing file.

126 To create a color background for a Web page

1.
On the Format menu, click Background.

2.
In the Colors area, click the down arrow to the right of the Background box to expand the color selection area.

3.
Click More Colors.

4.
Select the color you want, click OK to close the More Colors dialog box, and then click OK to close the Page Properties dialog box and apply the selected background color to the Web page.

126 To create a picture background for a Web page

1.
On the Format menu, click Background.

2.
On the Formatting tab of the Page Properties dialog box, select the Background picture check box.

3.
Click the Browse button, browse to the folder that contains your picture file, click the image you want to use, and click Open.

4.
Select the options you want to apply to the image, and then click OK.

130 To add a border

1.
On the Format menu, click Borders and Shading.

2.
In the Borders and Shading dialog box, click the Borders tab and choose among your setting options.

3.
Click OK to apply your settings.

133 To create shared borders

1.
On the Format menu, click Shared Borders.

2.
In the Shared Borders dialog box, select from the All pages and Current page options, and select any or all of the Top, Left, Right, and Bottom check boxes.

3.
Click the Border Properties button to open the Border Properties dialog box, and set the properties the way you want.

4.
Click OK twice to close the dialog boxes and apply the new border settings.

133 To insert a page banner

1.
On the Insert menu, click Page Banner.

2.
In the Page Banner Properties dialog box, select either the Picture or Text options, and click OK.

133 To insert a date stamp

1.
In a bottom shared border, type Last Updated: and a space.

2.
On the Insert menu, click Date and Time.

3.
In the Date and Time dialog box, set the properties you want, and click OK to close the dialog box and apply your settings.

138 To apply a theme to a Web page or Web site

1.
Select the Web page to which you want to apply a theme.

2.
On the Format menu, click Theme to open the Theme task pane.

3.
In the Select a theme area, choose a theme, and then click the down arrow to its right.

4.
From the drop-down list, click either Apply as default theme or Apply to selected pages; or click Customize if you want to alter the theme before applying it.

Chapter 6 Changing Web Page Layout

Page 150 To create a basic page layout template

1.
Create, name, and save a new normal page.

2.
Position the insertion point in the body of the page.

3.
On the Table menu, click Layout Tables and Cells.

4.
In the New tables and cells area, click Insert Layout Table.

5.
In the Table properties area, set the table properties.

6.
In the Table layout area, click the layout option you want.

154 To create a page template from an existing Web page that uses frames

1.
Open the Web page that you want to use as a template.

2.
Right-click in a cell and on the shortcut menu, click Cell Formatting.

3.
On the Cell Formatting task pane, set the formatting options you want to apply.

4.
Add any information that you want to appear on every page in the Web site.

5.
Save the template.

158 To create a Web site by using a page template

1.
Create and name a one-page Web site.

2.
Open the page template file, and save it as the home page of the one page Web site, also saving any embedded graphics.

3.
Make a copy of the page template for each page of your Web site. Rename each copy and change its page title.

4.
Add the pages to the Web site’s navigation structure.

5.
Add elements to the individual pages as needed, and save the Web page.

164 To create a frames page

1.
Open the New task pane.

2.
In the New page area, click More page templates to open the Page Templates dialog box.

3.
Click the Frames Pages tab.

4.
Click the template you want, and then click OK.

168 To convert existing static pages to a frame-based template

1.
Open the frame-based template in the Page view editing window.

2.
To link an existing file to a frame, click Set Initial Page, browse to the file, and then click Open.

3.
To create a new page for a frame, click New Page, create the file content, and save and name the file.

Chapter 7 Enhancing the Capabilities of Your Web Site

Page 180 To create a new folder within the Web site structure

1.
At the top of the Folder List, click the New Folder button.

2.
When the new folder appears at the bottom of the Folder List, type a name for the folder, and then press .

180 To sort the files by type

In the Folders pane, click the Type heading.

180 To sort the folders and files alphabetically

In the Folders pane, click the Name heading.

180 To move files into folders

Select the files you want to move, and drag them to the folder.

183 To make Web pages into a subweb

Right-click the folder that contains the Web pages, on the shortcut menu, click Convert to Web, and in the warning that appears, click Yes.

186 To create a link bar

1.
Open the Web page in Design view.

2.
On the Insert menu, click Navigation.

3.
In the Component type box, click Link Bars, pick a bar type from the Choose a bar type box, and then click Next.

4.
Click the bar style you want, and click Next.

5.
Specify the link bar’s orientation, and then click Finish.

6.
Enter a name for the new link bar, and then click OK.

7.
Edit the Link Bar properties to specify the pages to which the bar will link.

186 To create an image map

1.
Select the image to which you want to add links.

2.
On the Pictures toolbar, click the hotspot shape you want.

3.
Draw the hotspot.

4.
In the Insert Hyperlink dialog box, browse to the location you want to link to, and then click OK.

193 To insert a hyperlink to another Web site

1.
Select the words or object that you want to use as the link, and then click the Insert Hyperlink button.

2.
In the Insert Hyperlink dialog box, enter the URL into the Address box.

3.
If you want to specify a target frame, click Target Frame to open the Target Frame dialog box.

4.
In the Common targets box, click New Window, or choose a different target.

5.
Click OK to close the Target Frame dialog box, and then click OK to close the Insert Hyperlink dialog box and insert the hyperlink.

199 To insert a Web component

1.
On the Standard toolbar, click the Web Component button to display the Insert Web Component dialog box.

2.
In the Component type list, click the type of component you want to add, click the specific style or effect, and then click Finish.

3.
Specify the properties for the component you chose, and click OK.

207 To insert a scrolling marquee on a Web page

1.
Position the insertion point where you want to add the marquee.

2.
On the Standard toolbar, click the Web Component button.

3.
With Dynamic Effects selected in the Component type box and Marquee selected in the Choose an effect box, click Finish.

4.
In the Text box, type the marquee text, specify the properties you want, and click OK.

5.
With the marquee text still selected in Design view, format the text, and click OK.

207 To make a sound play each time a visitor loads a Web page

1.
On the Format menu, click Behaviors.

2.
On the Quick Tag Selector, click the <body> tag to select the entire page.

3.
On the Behaviors task pane, click the Insert button to display the list of behaviors, and click Play Sound.

4.
In the Play Sound box, type the name of the sound file you want to play (or browse to its location and select it), and then click OK.

Chapter 8 Communicating with Your Visitors

Page 212 To insert included content into a file

1.
On the Insert menu, click Web Component to open the Insert Web Component dialog box.

2.
In the Component type list, click Included Content.

3.
In the Choose a type of content list, click Page, and then click Finish.

4.
Click the Browse button.

5.
Navigate to the file you want, and then click OK to return to the Include Page Properties dialog box.

6.
Click OK to close the Include Page Properties dialog box and insert the included component.

212 To include a scheduled picture

1.
On the Standard toolbar, click the Web Component button to display the Insert Web Component dialog box.

2.
In the Component type list, click Included Content.

3.
In the Choose a type of content list, click Picture Based On Schedule, and then click Finish.

4.
In the Picture to display area at the top of the dialog box, click the Browse button to the right of the During the scheduled time box.

5.
Navigate to the file you want to insert, select it, and then click OK.

6.
Set the Starting date and time and the Ending date and time, and click OK to insert the Web component.

218 To create a feedback form

1.
Open the New task pane.

2.
In the New page area, click More page templates to open the Page Templates dialog box.

3.
On the General tab, click Feedback Form, and then click OK.

4.
On the Standard toolbar, click the Save button to display the Save As dialog box.

5.
In the File name box, type a name for the file.

6.
Click the Change title button. In the Set Page Title dialog box, type a title for the page.

7.
Click OK to close the Set Page Title dialog box, and then click Save to close the Save As dialog box and save your file.

8.
Switch to Navigation view.

9.
Drag the feedback file from the Folder List to the navigation structure at the same level as the home page.

218 To create a feedback confirmation page

1.
Open the New task pane.

2.
In the New page area, click More page templates to open the Page Templates dialog box.

3.
On the General tab, click Confirmation Form, and then click OK.

4.
Save the page, typing a name and page title for it.

5.
Switch to Navigation view, and drag the confirmation page to the navigation structure at the same level as the home page.

223 To create a Frequently Asked Questions page

1.
Open the New task pane.

2.
In the New page area, click More page templates to open the Page Templates dialog box.

3.
Click Frequently Asked Questions, and then click OK to generate the new page.

4.
On the File menu, click Save As.

5.
In the Save As dialog box, in the File name box, type a name for the FAQ page.

6.
Click Change title, type a page title, and click OK to close the dialog box.

7.
Click Save to apply your changes.

8.
Switch to Navigation view.

9.
Drag the FAQ file from the Folder List to the navigation structure.

223 To create a Search page using a page template

1.
Open the New task pane, and in the New page area, click More page templates to open the Page Templates dialog box.

2.
On the General tab, click Search Page, and then click OK.

3.
On the File menu, click Save As to open the Save As dialog box.

4.
Name and save the file.

Chapter 9 Creating a Web Site to Support Team Projects

Page 234 To create a project-management Web site

1.
Open the New task pane.

2.
In the New Web site area, click More Web site templates to open the Web Site Templates dialog box.

3.
On the General tab, click the Project Web Site icon.

4.
In the Options area, click the Browse button, and navigate to the folder where you will store the new Web site.

5.
On the toolbar, click the Create New Folder button.

6.
In the New Folder dialog box, type a name for the new folder, and then click OK.

7.
In the New Web Site Location dialog box, click Open.

8.
In the Web Site Templates dialog box, click OK.

239 To create a discussion Web site

1.
Open the New task pane.

2.
In the New Web site area, click More Web site templates to open the Web Site Templates dialog box.

3.
On the General tab, click the Discussion Web Site Wizard icon.

4.
In the Options area, click the Browse button, and browse to the folder where you will store the new Web site.

5.
On the toolbar, click the Create New Folder button.

6.
In the New Folder dialog box, type a name for the new folder, and then click OK.

7.
In the New Web Site Location dialog box, click Open.

8.
In the Web Site Templates dialog box, click OK.

248 To create a SharePoint team Web site

1.
On the Standard toolbar, click the down arrow to the right of the Create a new normal page button to expand the list of elements that can be created.

2.
In the drop-down list, click Web Site to open the Web Site Templates dialog box.

3.
Click the General tab.

4.
Click the SharePoint Team Site icon.

5.
In the Specify the location of the new web box, type http:// <server>/<sitename>, where <server> is the name of your Web server and <sitename> is the name you want for your Web site. Then click OK.

251 To add a document library to a SharePoint team Web site

1.
At the top of the page, click Create.

2.
To add a new document library to the site, click Document Library.

3.
In the Name box, type a name for the document library

4.
In the Description box, type a description.

5.
Select the other options you want, and then click Create to create the new document library.

251 To add a link to a SharePoint team Web site

1.
On the Links page, click New Item.

2.
On the Links: New Item page, type the URL in the URL box.

3.
In the Type the description box, type a description, and then click Save and Close to save the Web site link to your Links list.

251 To apply a theme to a SharePoint team Web site

1.
Display the Site Settings page.

2.
In the Customization area, click Apply theme to site.

3.
On the Apply Theme to Web site page, click the theme you want to apply, and at the bottom of the page, click Apply.

256 To turn on source control

1.
On the Tools menu, click Site Settings to open the Site Settings dialog box.

2.
On the General tab, select the Use document check-in and check-out check box, and then click OK.

3.
If a message box appears, warning you that there will be a delay while FrontPage recalculates the Web site, click Yes to proceed.

Chapter 10 Publishing Your Web Site

Page 264 To publish a disk-based Web site to a local folder

1.
On the File menu, click Publish Site.

2.
Select the File System option to indicate that you are publishing to a local folder.

3.
Click the Browse button to open the New Publish Location dialog box, and browse to the folder in which you want to publish the Web site.

4.
On the dialog box’s toolbar, click the Create New Folder button to open the New Folder dialog box.

5.
In the Name box, type a name, and then click OK to return to the New Publish Location dialog box with your newly created folder selected.

6.
Click Open to return to the Remote Web Site Properties dialog box.

7.
Click OK, and click Publish Web site to create the new Web site at the specified location.

8.
Click Ignore and Continue in the message boxes that appear.

270 To publish a disk-based Web site to a Web server

1.
On the File menu, click Publish Site.

2.
Select the FrontPage or SharePoint Services option.

3.
In the Remote Web site location box, type http:// <server> PublishRemote, where <server> is the name of your Web server, and then click OK.

4.
When prompted to create a new site at that location, click Yes.

5.
Click Publish Web site.

Chapter 11 Managing Your Web Site

277 To create a subweb

1.
On the File menu, click Open Site.

2.
In the Site name box, type the address of your site, and then click Open.

3.
On the Tools menu, point to Server, and then click Administration Home.

4.
In the Administration area, click Manage sites and workspaces.

5.
To create a new subweb, click Create.

6.
In the Title box, type a title.

7.
In the URL name box, type a name.

8.
At the bottom of the page, click the Create button.

9.
In the Template list, click a template, and then at the bottom of the page, click OK.

283 To generate reports

1.
On the File menu, click Open Site.

2.
In the Site name box, type the address of your site, and then click Open.

3.
On the View menu, point to Reports, point to the specific report that you want, and then click it.

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