computer system to work on your Frontpage website AND you are including links to video clips, PDF files, Word documents and/or lots of images. A floppy disk. MS FRONTPAGE TUTORIAL. Step 1 In this step you will use the 'Start' button to open FrontPage and create a new blank page. 1. Click on the 'Start'. This is a beginner level tutorial on using FrontPage. This will basics of the FrontPage screen layout and cover simple formatting, creating a web, hyperlinks .

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    Creating a Simple Webpage Using Microsoft FrontPage is designed for computer users who have a basic knowledge of Windows and the. Inserting images into FrontPage is exactly the same as MS Word and PowerPoint – the main Tutorials Microsoft FrontPage is a full featured HTML editor. A Web You use the FrontPage Explorer to create the structure or layout of your Web site, apply graphical.

    With all the applications in the Office suite fully Web-enabled and able to write to HTML as a native file format you might wonder why you would need FrontPage at all. In fact there's a huge difference between designing for paper and designing for the screen and an even bigger gulf between designing standalone documents and a fully navigable site. If you're wanting to tap the huge Internet audience for your new product launch, for example, it's no good just lobbing up an HTML-version of your Word press release and expecting the orders to flood in. Instead you're going to have to produce an attractive, interactive, well-structured site that shows off your business in the best possible light. This is where FrontPage comes in. Microsoft recognises that most businesses can't afford dedicated Webmasters so usability and productivity are paramount. To help you get off to a flying start FrontPage includes eight in-depth wizards. The Corporate Presence wizard is ideal for our purposes and walks through the set-up process by asking questions, such as which pages you want to include and how you want data to be handled, and then asks you to fill in email and address details. When you click Finish, the wizard then creates and formats all the desired pages including seriously advanced components such as an automatically generated table of contents, reply form and search page. FrontPage offers in-depth wizards to walk you through the process of setting up typical web sites. By clicking on the Navigation icon in the Views pane down the left-hand side of the FrontPage screen you can then see the structure of your site as a tree-based flow diagram. More importantly, by right-clicking on the window background, you can add your own top level pages and then, by right clicking on the page icons, rename them to suit your own requirements and add all the child pages you need. Building up your customised structure in this way has a number of advantages one of which you'll immediately appreciate if you double-click on any page icon to go into Page view. Thanks to its use of automatically generated top and side navigation bars, whichever page you open, you'll find that it already has links to all your site's top level pages and to all your current page's child pages.

    Cell padding is space between text and the walls of the cell; cell spacing is space between the cells. These table properties can be reset at any time by placing the cursor inside the table, right-clicking, and choosing Table Properties.

    To change the text characteristics, highlight the text to change i. Change font, size, style avoid underlining and color by using buttons in menu bar or by choosing Format, Font. The reason to avoid underlining is because underlining usually signifies a link. Placing and formatting images a.

    Place the cursor at the spot where the image should appear. If inserting clip-art, choose clip-art and browse until a desired image appears. Click on the image and it will appear on the web page. To position image on page i. Select the image ii.

    Linking to a New Page As you build a site, sometimes you'll need to link to pages that you haven't created yet. FrontPage includes a handy option for handling this.

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    Instead of forcing you to create a new page, and then return to the page you were working on to create a hyperlink, the program lets you do both simultaneously. The dialog box changes to reflect your new options. When you're creating a hyperlink and a new page all at once, the Hyperlink dialog box lets you edit the text that'll serve as a link, and name the new file. Under File path, FrontPage displays the location in which it plans to save the file. If you want to change it, click Change and browse to another folder.

    In the "Name of new document" field, type in a name for your new page. Just type the name itself. FrontPage adds the. As always, don't include any spaces, capital letters, or special characters. Click the "Edit the new document later" radio button if you don't want the new page to open right away. Click OK.

    FrontPage simultaneously creates your page and your new hyperlink. If you're working in Design view and want to edit a page you've linked to, just press Ctrl and click the hyperlink. FrontPage opens the destination page of the hyperlink in the document window. If you're the point-and-click type, FrontPage gives you another option for creating hyperlinks. With the folder list active on the left side of your screen, just drag the file you want to link to onto the page that should contain the hyperlink.

    Your hyperlink appears, taking its text from the title of the file you dragged. The page title may not be exactly what you want, but you can edit this.

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    Just right-click the link and select Hyperlink Properties. Then change the Text to Display field. A Web page title is different from its file name. The Title field shows you the page title and lets you edit it. See Creating sites in navigation view for more details. Speaking of menus, FrontPage gives you a handy menu when you're dragging your new links around. Instead of dragging with your left mouse button depressed, drag while holding your right mouse button. A menu appears that gives you more choices, as illustrated in Figure This pop-up menu offers additional actions for dragged items and even lets you back out of your drag-and-drop operation with a Cancel option.

    The right button drag offers the following choices: Create Hyperlink. Inserts a hyperlink just like dragging with the left mouse button does. Open File. Opens the file you're dragging so that you can edit it within the document window. Insert File.

    Inserts the contents of the file you dragged into the page that's currently open. Auto Thumbnail. If you've dragged a picture onto the page, this inserts the graphic as a thumbnail, or miniaturized image, that hyperlinks to the full-size version of the image Linking to an Email Address Say you want to provide site visitors with an easy way to contact you. Maybe you need to take orders, gather information, or you just haven't been getting enough email lately.

    Sure, you could just post your email address and invite people to write to you. But they might decide it's too much trouble to open their email program, copy and paste your address, type a subject line, and so on. Thankfully, FrontPage provides a faster, more convenient option that makes this process almost effortless.

    When you create a link to an email address, what you're actually doing is giving the visitor an automated shortcut. When a visitor clicks an email hyperlink, the mailto code command in HTML launches the visitor's email program and creates a new message, already addressed to the email address you specify. All that's left for him to do is fill out the message and click Send.

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    Spam Alert Think twice before you add a bunch of mailto links to your pages. The Web is crawling with automated email address harvesters, called spam bots or spiders, that scour text across the Web for anything resembling an email address.

    Addresses they find end up in the databases of the nefarious spammers who dispatch these parasites. If you post your address within a mailto link, it won't be long before your inbox is inundated. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to protect yourself. One solution is to use numeric or named entities for all the characters in your email address see Selecting and Moving Text However, many newer bots can easily crack the code.

    Perhaps the best solution is to create a "Contact Us" form on your site instead.

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