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22. Adding Dynamic Data to Your Pages > 22.6. Master Detail Page Set

Master Detail Page Set

A common task when building a database-driven Web site is providing your visitors with both an overview and detailed view of information. Usually, it takes two separate Web pages to do the job: One that lists limited information about all records in a recordset, and one that links to a second page with detailed information about a single record. Dreamweaver calls these master and detail pages and provides a tool for making quick work of this task (see Figure 22-17).

An example of Dreamweaver’s Master Detail Page Set. The screen on the left represents a master page— a list of items retrieved from a recordset. Clicking a link on this page opens a detail page (right), which displays the details of a single record.

Figure 22-17. An example of Dreamweaver’s Master Detail Page Set. The screen on the left represents a master page— a list of items retrieved from a recordset. Clicking a link on this page opens a detail page (right), which displays the details of a single record.


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