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New Perspectives on Macromedia Dreamweaver 8, Comprehensive,9781418839222

New Perspectives on Macromedia Dreamweaver 8, Comprehensive

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1/30/2006
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Summary

Providing comprehensive coverage of Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 software, this text uses the New Perspectives real-life case-based, problem-solving approach to teaching this robust software. This book gives students everything they need to get Web sites up and running, offering basic coverage as well as more advanced features of the software.

Table of Contents

Preface iii
Macromedia® Dreamweaver® 8
Level I Tutorials
1(2)
Read This Before You Begin
2(1)
Introducing Macromedia Dreamweaver 8
3(44)
Exploring an Existing Web Site
3(1)
Session 1.1
4(1)
Dreamweaver and the Internet
4(10)
The Internet and the World Wide Web
4(1)
Web Servers and Clients
5(1)
Web Pages and Web Sites
6(8)
Session 1.1 Quick Check
14(1)
Session 1.2
14(1)
Evolving Web Design Tools
14(1)
Starting Dreamweaver and Selecting a Workspace Layout Configuration
15(2)
Creating a Site Definition
17(4)
Configuring a Local Site Definition
18(3)
Exploring the Dreamweaver Environment
21(14)
Files Panel
21(5)
Document Window
26(5)
Property Inspector
31(2)
Insert Bar
33(2)
Getting Help in Dreamweaver
35(4)
Exiting Dreamweaver
39(1)
Session 1.2 Quick Check
39(1)
Tutorial Summary
40(1)
Key Terms
40(1)
Review Assignments
40(2)
Case Problems
42(3)
Quick Check Answers
45(2)
Planning and Designing a Successful Web Site
47(56)
Developing a Web Site Plan and Design
47(1)
Session 2.1
48(1)
Creating a Plan for a New Web Site
48(8)
Determining Site Goals
48(2)
Identifying the Target Audience
50(2)
Conducting Market Research
52(2)
Creating End-User Scenarios
54(2)
Session 2.1 Quick Check
56(1)
Session 2.2
56(1)
Creating Information Architecture
56(3)
Creating Categories for Information
56(1)
Creating a Flowchart
57(2)
Gathering and Organizing Information
59(1)
Designing a Web Site
59(10)
Creating a Site Concept and Metaphor
59(1)
Considering Accessibility Issues
60(1)
Selecting Colors
61(3)
Selecting Fonts
64(2)
Choosing a Graphic Style and Graphics
66(2)
Sketching the Layout
68(1)
Checking the Design for Logic
69(1)
Session 2.2 Quick Check
69(1)
Session 2.3
70(1)
Creating a New Site
70(5)
Creating a Local Site Definition
70(1)
Creating a Remote Site Definition
71(4)
Creating and Saving Pages in a Defined Site
75(4)
Adding New Pages
75(2)
Saving New Pages
77(1)
Setting Page Titles
77(1)
Resaving Pages
78(1)
Reviewing the HTML Tags
79(2)
Setting Page Properties
81(6)
Previewing a Site in a Browser
87(3)
Uploading a Web Site to a Remote Location
90(3)
Previewing on the Web
91(2)
Session 2.3 Quick Check
93(1)
Tutorial Summary
93(1)
Key Terms
93(1)
Review Assignments
94(1)
Case Problems
95(5)
Quick Check Answers
100(3)
Adding Text and Formatting Text with CSS Styles
103(64)
Using the Property Inspector, CSS Styles, and HTML Tags
103(1)
Session 3.1
104(1)
Adding Text to a Web Page
104(5)
Checking the Spelling in Web Pages
106(1)
Using the Find and Replace Tool
107(2)
Formatting Text Using the Property Inspector
109(2)
Creating Text Hyperlinks
111(5)
Adding and Formatting Hyperlink Text
112(1)
Creating Links from Text
113(3)
Exploring HTML Tags for Hyperlinks
116(4)
Exploring HTML Tags that Apply to Hyperlinks
117(3)
Session 3.1 Quick Check
120(1)
Session 3.2
120(1)
Understanding Cascading Style Sheets
120(2)
Creating CSS Styles
121(1)
Modifying HTML Tags
122(4)
Creating and Applying Custom Style Classes
126(2)
Using the Advanced CSS Type to Customize Anchor Tag Pseudoclasses
128(3)
Session 3.2 Quick Check
131(1)
Session 3.3
131(1)
Using External Style Sheets
131(7)
Exporting Styles to an External Style Sheet
131(2)
Deleting Styles from a Style Sheet
133(1)
Attaching a Style Sheet to Web Pages
134(2)
Creating a Style in an External Style Sheet
136(2)
Examining Code for CSS Styles
138(7)
Viewing Code for Internal Style Sheets
138(2)
Viewing Code for External Style Sheets
140(2)
Viewing Style Tags
142(3)
Editing CSS Styles
145(5)
Editing Styles in the CSS Rule Definition Dialog Box
145(2)
Editing Styles in the Properties Pane of the CSS Styles Panel
147(3)
Changing Text Appearance in the Property Inspector
150(1)
Exploring HTML Tags Used with Text
150(5)
Formatting Text in HTML Mode
154(1)
Updating a Web Site on a Remote Server
155(2)
Session 3.3 Quick Check
157(1)
Tutorial Summary
157(1)
Key Terms
157(1)
Review Assignments
157(3)
Case Problems
160(6)
Quick Check Answers
166(1)
Organizing Page Content and Layout
167(80)
Working with Graphics, Rollovers, and Tables
167(1)
Session 4.1
168(1)
Understanding Graphics and Compression
168(3)
Using GIF
169(1)
Using JPEG
169(1)
Using PNG
170(1)
Adding Graphics to Web Pages
171(5)
Using the Insert Bar to Add Graphics
172(2)
Using the Assets Panel to Insert Graphics
174(2)
Formatting Graphics Using CSS Styles and the Property Inspector
176(3)
Editing Graphics from Within Dreamweaver
179(5)
Creating Graphic Hyperlinks
184(4)
Linking an Image
184(1)
Creating an Image Map
185(3)
Creating Rollovers
188(5)
Inserting Rollovers
189(4)
Editing a Rollover
193(1)
Session 4.1 Quick Check
193(1)
Session 4.2
193(1)
Creating Tables
193(5)
Inserting a Table
194(3)
Adding Content to Cells
197(1)
Selecting Tables and Table Elements
198(5)
Selecting a Table
199(1)
Selecting a Table Cell
200(1)
Selecting Columns and Rows
201(1)
Using Expanded Tables Mode
202(1)
Working with the Entire Table
203(4)
Modifying Table Attributes
203(1)
Resizing and Moving a Table
204(3)
Deleting a Table
207(1)
Working with Table Cells
207(3)
Modifying Cell Formatting and Layout
207(2)
Adjusting the Row Span and Column Span of Cells
209(1)
Working with Rows and Columns
210(2)
Modifying Rows and Columns
210(1)
Resizing Columns and Rows
210(1)
Adding and Deleting Columns and Rows
211(1)
Using Preset Table Designs
212(2)
Exploring the HTML Code of Tables
214(3)
Redefining Table Tags Using CSS Styles
217(1)
Session 4.2 Quick Check
217(1)
Session 4.3
217(1)
Planning a Table in Layout Mode
217(3)
Creating a Table in Layout Mode
220(3)
Drawing Cells in Layout Mode
220(2)
Drawing a Table in Layout Mode
222(1)
Selecting Tables and Cells in Layout Mode
223(2)
Selecting Tables in Layout Mode
224(1)
Selecting Cells in Layout Mode
224(1)
Working with Tables in Layout Mode
225(5)
Resizing Tables in Layout Mode
226(1)
Modifying Table Attributes in Layout Mode
227(2)
Deleting a Layout Table
229(1)
Working with Cells in Layout Mode
230(5)
Moving and Resizing Cells in Layout Mode
230(1)
Modifying Cell Attributes in Layout Mode
231(2)
Adding Content to Cells in Layout Mode
233(2)
Updating the Web Site on the Remote Server
235(2)
Session 4.3 Quick Check
237(1)
Tutorial Summary
237(1)
Key Terms
237(1)
Review Assignments
237(3)
Case Problems
240(5)
Quick Check Answers
245(2)
Adding Shared Site Elements
247(68)
Creating a Navigation Bar and Using Frames
247(1)
Session 5.1
248(1)
Creating a Navigation Bar Object
248(11)
Inserting a Navigation Bar
251(6)
Copying a Navigation Bar
257(2)
Modifying the Navigation Bar
259(2)
Session 5.1 Quick Check
261(1)
Session 5.2
261(1)
Understanding Frames and Framesets
261(3)
Creating a Web Page That Uses Frames
264(10)
Creating Frames by Splitting a Web Page
265(2)
Creating Frames by Dragging Borders
267(2)
Using a Predefined Frameset
269(2)
Selecting and Saving Frames
271(1)
Selecting and Saving the Frameset
272(2)
Adjusting Page Properties for Frames
274(2)
Adjusting Frame and Frameset Attributes
276(5)
Adjusting Frame Attributes
278(1)
Adjusting Frameset Attributes
279(2)
Session 5.2 Quick Check
281(1)
Session 5.3
281(1)
Inserting Frames and NoFrames Content
281(4)
Adding Content to Frames
281(3)
Adding NoFrames Content
284(1)
Using Hyperlinks with Frames
285(6)
Reviewing HTML Associated with Frames and Targets
291(2)
Finding Solutions to Common Frame Problems
293(3)
Updating the Web Site on the Remote Server
296(2)
Session 5.3 Quick Check
298(1)
Tutorial Summary
298(1)
Key Terms
298(1)
Review Assignments
298(4)
Case Problems
302(8)
Quick Check Answers
310(3)
Macromedia® Dreamweaver® 8
Level II Tutorials
313(2)
Read This Before You Begin
314(1)
Creating Dynamic Pages
315(56)
Inserting Layers and Adding Behaviors
315(1)
Session 6.1
316(1)
Using Layers
316(1)
Inserting Layers
316(1)
Using the Layout Visualization Tools with Layers
317(1)
Selecting, Resizing, and Moving a Layer
318(3)
Adding Content to a Layer
321(6)
Adjusting Layer Attributes
327(2)
Examining the Code for Layers
329(3)
Session 6.1 Quick Check
332(1)
Session 6.2
332(1)
Modifying Layers
332(9)
Adjusting Layer Stacking Order
332(5)
Aligning Layers
337(1)
Positioning Layers and Other Elements Using the Grid
338(1)
Creating Nested Layers
339(2)
Using the Netscape Resize Fix
341(1)
Converting Layers to Tables
342(2)
Session 6.2 Quick Check
344(1)
Session 6.3
345(1)
Understanding Behaviors
345(17)
Adding Behaviors Using the Behaviors Panel
346(9)
Adding an E-mail Link to a Page
355(1)
Adding a Custom Script to a Page
356(4)
Editing and Deleting Behaviors
360(2)
Updating the Web Site on the Remote Server
362(1)
Session 6.3 Quick Check
363(1)
Tutorial Summary
363(1)
Key Terms
363(1)
Review Assignments
363(2)
Case Problems
365(8)
Quick Check Answers
373
Creating Animations
371(48)
Adding a Timeline
371(1)
Session 7.1
372(1)
Understanding Animation
372(2)
Exploring the Timelines Panel
372(2)
Creating a Timeline
374(5)
Moving and Resizing Animation Bars
379(3)
Moving an Animation Bar
379(2)
Resizing an Animation Bar
381(1)
Session 7.1 Quick Check
382(1)
Session 7.2
382(1)
Adding Keyframes to an Animation Bar
382(1)
Creating an Animation
383(1)
Adjusting Layer Visibility in the Timelines Panel
384(1)
Previewing a Timeline
385(3)
Previewing a Timeline in Dreamweaver
386(1)
Previewing a Timeline in a Browser
386(2)
Adjusting Layer Stacking Order in the Timeline
388(4)
Moving a Layer in the Timelines Panel
392(2)
Resizing a Layer Over Time
394(2)
Deleting an Animation Bar
396(1)
Session 7.2 Quick Check
396(1)
Session 7.3
397(1)
Starting a Timeline with a Button
397(2)
Adding Behaviors to the Behaviors Channel
399(3)
Creating Multiple Timelines
402(7)
Updating the Web Site on the Remote Server
409(1)
Session 7.3 Quick Check
410(1)
Tutorial Summary
410(1)
Key Terms
410(1)
Review Assignments
411(1)
Case Problems
412(6)
Quick Check Answers
418(1)
Adding Rich Media to a Web Site
419(50)
Inserting Flash, Shockwave, Sound, and Video Elements
419(1)
Session 8.1
420(1)
Adding Media to a Web Site
420(1)
Understanding Macromedia Flash
420(3)
Adding Flash Movies to Web Pages
423(5)
Adjusting Attributes of a Flash Movie
426(2)
Adding Flash Text to Web Pages
428(3)
Using Flash Buttons
431(2)
Session 8.1 Quick Check
433(1)
Session 8.2
433(1)
Understanding Macromedia Shockwave
433(4)
Adding Shockwave Movies to Web Pages
437(5)
Adjusting Attributes of a Shockwave Movie
441(1)
Understanding Sound
442(2)
Embedding a Sound-only Flash Movie
444(3)
Adjusting Attributes of a Sound-only Flash Movie
447(1)
Embedding Other Sound Formats
447(1)
Creating a Link to an MP3 Sound File
447(3)
Creating Links to Other Sound Files
449(1)
Session 8.2 Quick Check
450(1)
Session 8.3
450(1)
Understanding Digital Video
450(2)
Reviewing Video File Formats
451(1)
Adding Flash Video to a Web Page
452(6)
Reviewing the Files and Code Added with Flash Video Clips
455(3)
Deleting Flash Video
458(1)
Mark of the Web
458(2)
Updating the Web Site on the Remote Server
460(1)
Session 8.3 Quick Check
461(1)
Tutorial Summary
461(1)
Key Terms
462(1)
Review Assignments
462(1)
Case Problems
463(4)
Quick Check Answers
467(2)
Creating Reusable Assets and Forms
469(64)
Creating Meta Tags, Library Items, Templates, and Forms
469(1)
Session 9.1
470(1)
Reviewing Head Content
470(1)
Optimizing Web Pages for Search Engine Placement
470(1)
Adding and Editing Keywords
471(3)
Adding Keywords and Examining the Code
472(1)
Editing Keywords
473(1)
Adding and Editing a Meta Description
474(2)
Adding a Meta Description and Viewing the Code
475(1)
Editing a Meta Description
476(1)
Understanding Library Items
476(1)
Creating and Using a Library Item
477(8)
Adding a Library Item to Web Pages
480(1)
Examining the Code for a Library Item
480(2)
Editing a Library Item
482(2)
Deleting a Library Item
484(1)
Session 9.1 Quick Check
485(1)
Session 9.2
485(1)
Understanding Templates
485(1)
Creating a Template
486(6)
Adding Regions to a Template
488(4)
Creating Web Pages from a Template
492(4)
Creating a New Template-Based Page
492(3)
Applying a Template to an Existing Web Page
495(1)
Editing a Template
496(2)
Deleting a Template
498(1)
Creating Nested Templates
498(3)
Session 9.2 Quick Check
501(1)
Session 9.3
501(1)
Understanding Forms
501(1)
Creating a Form
501(4)
Adding a Form to a Web Page
502(1)
Setting Form Attributes
503(2)
Adding Form Objects
505(11)
Creating the Form Structure
506(2)
Inserting Text Fields and Areas into a Form
508(2)
Inserting Checkboxes into a Form
510(1)
Adding Radio Buttons to a Form
511(2)
Adding Lists to a Form
513(1)
Adding Buttons to a Form
514(2)
Validating Form Data
516(4)
Testing a Form
518(2)
Updating the Web Site on the Remote Server
520(1)
Session 9.3 Quick Check
521(1)
Tutorial Summary
521(1)
Key Terms
521(1)
Review Assignments
521(2)
Case Problems
523(4)
Quick Check Answers
527(6)
Bonus Tutorial
533(71)
Adding Database Functionality
533(1)
Collecting and Viewing-Form Data in a Database
533(1)
Session B.1
534(1)
Exploring Databases and Dynamic Page Content
534(1)
Creating Database-Driven Pages Using MySQL and PHP
535(22)
Modifying the Form
536(1)
Creating New Pages
537(2)
Creating a Database on a Remote Server
539(2)
Connecting a Web Site to a Database
541(2)
Adding Server Behaviors
543(5)
Creating Backend Pages for Viewing Data in a Database
548(4)
Creating a Login Page to Protect Backend Pages
552(5)
Session B.1 Quick Check
557(1)
Session B.2
558(1)
Creating Database-Driven Pages Using Access and ASP
558(22)
Modifying the Form
558(2)
Creating New Pages
560(2)
Uploading a Database to a Remote Server
562(2)
Connecting a Web Site to a Database
564(2)
Add Server Behaviors
566(5)
Creating Backend Pages for Viewing Data in a Database
571(4)
Creating a Login Page to Protect Backend Pages
575(5)
Session B.2 Quick Check
580(1)
Tutorial Summary
580(1)
Key Terms
581(1)
Review Assignments
581(3)
Case Problems
584(10)
Quick Check Answers
594(1)
Building a Web Site with a Form
595(3)
Building a Web Site with Animation
598(3)
Building a Web Site with Database Functionality
601(3)
Glossary/Index 604(14)
Task Reference 618


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