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Sams teach yourself Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 in 24 hours

Author: Betsy Bruce; John Ray
Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Sams ; London : Pearson Education [distributor], 2010.
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Document Type: Book
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ISBN: 9780672333309 0672333309
OCLC Number: 620321023
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Contents: IntroductionWhat Is Dreamweaver CS5? 1What's New In Dreamweaver CS5? 2Who Should Use Dreamweaver CS5? 2Who Should Use This Book? 2Conventions Used in This Book 3HOUR 1: A World Wide Web of Dreamweaver PossibilitiesWhat Can You Do with Dreamweaver? 6Defining the Technology 6Dissecting Website Examples 7Basic Web Page Elements: Text, Images, and Hyperlinks 7Page Layout 9Forms: Collecting Data for E-Commerce, Newsletters, or Anything Else 10Multimedia 12Interactivity 14Uploading a Website to the Web 15Reusable Code and Files 16Summary 17Q&A 17Workshop 18Quiz 18Quiz Answers 18Exercises 19HOUR 2: A Tour of DreamweaverAcquainting Yourself with Dreamweaver 21The Welcome Screen 22The Workspace 24The Menu Bar 25The Insert Panel 26The Document Window 39The Document Toolbar 39The Status Bar 41Panels and Inspectors 42Context Menus 45Getting Help 45Summary 46Q&A 46Workshop 46Quiz 46Quiz Answers 47Exercises 47HOUR 3: Setting Up a WebsiteDefining a New Website 49Building the Site Cache 51Using the Files Panel 51Expanding the Files Panel 52Creating New Files in the Files Panel 53Editing Site Settings 55Considering Site Organization 57Summary 58Q&A 59Workshop 59Quiz 59Quiz Answers 59Exercises 60HOUR 4: Adding Text and ListsCreating a New Page 61Saving a File 63Adding Text to a Web Page 64Copying and Pasting Text from a File 64Copying and Pasting StructuralFormatting 65Applying Text Formatting 66Understanding Paragraph and Break Tags 67Setting Page Properties 68Setting Global Page Appearance 68Setting Global Heading Properties 73Adding a Page Title 74Introducing Cascading Style Sheets 75Changing Text Attributes in theProperty Inspector 76Selecting a Text Font 76Changing Text Size 77Selecting a Text Color 78Viewing and Changing CSS Styles 78Aligning Text 80Creating Lists and Indenting Text 81Adding a Separator to a Page:The Horizontal Rule 82Previewing in a Browser 83Summary 85Q&A 85Workshop 86Quiz 86Quiz Answers 86Exercises 86HOUR 5: Making Hyperlinks, Anchors, and Mailto LinksExploring Relative and Absolute Paths 87Understanding Absolute Paths 88Understanding Document-Relative Paths 90Understanding Site Root-Relative Paths 92Adding a Hyperlink Within a Website 93Setting Link Color Preferences 96Organizing a Long Page by Using Named Anchors 97Understanding Invisible Elements 99Linking to a Named Anchor 99Adding a Mailto Link 100Summary 101Q&A 101Workshop 102Quiz 102Quiz Answers 102Exercises 102HOUR 6: Displaying Data in TablesCreating a Table for Data 103Selecting Table Elements 105Setting Cell Padding, Cell Spacing, and Header Options 107Making a Table Accessible to People with Disabilities 108Modifying a Table and Adding Content 108Adding and Sorting Data 109Adding and Removing Rows and Columns 110Changing Column Width and Row Height 111Resizing and Coloring Tables 111Merging and Splitting Table Cells 112Aligning Table Cell Contents 113Adding Color to a Table 114Exporting Data from a Table 114Summary 115Q&A 115Workshop 116Quiz 116Quiz Answers 116Exercises 117HOUR 7: Looking Under the Hood: Exploring HTMLExploring Code View 120Exploring the Head and Body of a Web Page 121Discovering the Coding Toolbar 124Using the Code Inspector 126Viewing and Editing HTML Tags by Using the Quick Tag Editor 126Using the Edit Tag Mode 127Using the Wrap Tag Mode 127Using the Insert HTML Mode 128Using the Code Navigator 128Setting Code Preferences 129Setting Code Color Preferences 129Setting Code Format Preferences 130Setting Code Hints Preferences 131Setting Code Rewriting Preferences 132Cleaning Up HTML Created with Microsoft Word 132Exploring References 134Validating Your Code 135Summary 136Q&A 136Workshop 137Quiz 137Quiz Answers 137Exercises 137HOUR 8: Displaying ImagesAdding an Image to a Page 139Adding Alternative Text 141Exploring Image Attributes 143Aligning an Image with Text 143Exploring Image Flavors: GIF, JPEG, and PNG 146Editing Images Within Dreamweaver 146Optimizing Images for Use in a Web Page 148Creating a Linked Image 151Creating an Image map 152Adding a Hotspot to an Image Map 153Aligning Hotspots 155Creating Rollover Images 156Summary 157Q&A 157Workshop 157Quiz 157Quiz Answers 158Exercises 158HOUR 9: Making Web Graphics inFireworks CS5Acquainting Yourself with Fireworks 159Modifying Images for Use in a Web Page 160Rotating, Cropping, and Changing the Size of an Image 160Undoing Changes 163Creating an Image 163Adding a Shape 164Adding Text 167Optimizing Graphics for the Web 169Designing Web Layouts in Fireworks 171Slicing Web Graphics 173Exporting HTML and CSS from Fireworks 175Summary 176Q&A 176Workshop 177Quiz 177Quiz Answers 177Exercises 177HOUR 10: Adding Flash and Other Multimedia to a Web PageExploring Multimedia and Bandwidth 179Understanding Players 180Adding Flash Files 182Previewing a Flash Movie in the Dreamweaver Document Window 183Setting Alternative Content for Flash Media 184Adding a Link to a PDF File 184Adding a Sound File to a Web Page 185Plug-in Playback 186Resizing a Control 187Looping the Sound 189Gaining Greater Control with an Embedded Player 190Adding a Java Applet to a Web Page 192Summary 194Q&A 195Workshop 195Quiz 195Quiz Answers 196Exercises 196HOUR 11: Formatting Web Pages with Cascading Style SheetsStyling Text with CSS 198Creating a Class Selector 201Applying a Class Selector 203Removing a Class Selector 203Exploring Style Settings 204Creating a Tag Selector 209Creating Compound Selectors 210Editing Styles 212Creating an External Style Sheet 213Exporting Existing CSS Styles 213Creating an External Style Sheet from Scratch 215Saving CSS Styles in an External Style Sheet 216CSS and the Property Inspector 217Understanding the Cascade 218Using Inspect Mode 219Summary 220Q&A 220Workshop 221Quiz 221Quiz Answers 222Exercises 222HOUR 12: Using CSS for PositioningUnderstanding the CSS Box Model 223Exploring a CSS Page-Layout Example 225Viewing the CSS Visually 227Understanding Float and Clear 228Positioning a Div 229Inserting Divs 229Using id Selectors 230Creating Compound Selectors 231Floating Page Elements 232Creating Columns 234Clearing the Float 236Centering Your Design on the Page 237Previewing with BrowserLab 239Summary 240Q&A 241Workshop 241Quiz 241Quiz Answers 242Exercises 242HOUR 13: Creating CSS for Mobile Devices and PrintingUnderstanding the CSS Media Attribute 243Previewing Style Rendering in Dreamweaver 245Adding an Alternative Style Sheet 246Setting the External Style Sheet Media Type 247Link to a Second External Style Sheet 248Designing CSS for Print 249Hiding Elements 250Modifying the Default Font 253Identifying Style Conflicts 254Hiding Hyperlinks 254Adding a Print-Only Message 255CSS for Handheld Devices 257Using the Handheld Style Sheet and Device Central 257Targeting the iPhone and Advanced Handhelds 258Summary 259Q&A 260Workshop 260Quiz 260Quiz Answers 260Exercises 261HOUR 14: Using Site Assets, Library Items, and TemplatesManaging Assets in the Assets Panel 263Locating and Previewing Assets 265Adding Assets to a Web Page 266Editing Assets 267Using Snippets 267Creating Your Own Snippets 268Managing Library Items and Templates in the Assets Panel 269Creating a Library Item 269Adding a Library Item to a Page 272Making Changes to a Library Item 273Creating a Template 274Making the Template Editable 277Making an Optional Region 279Modifying an Editable Region 279Creating a Web Page from a Template 280Making Changes to a Template and Updating Pages 282Dreamweaver and Content Management 282Contribute 282Summary 283Q&A 283Workshop 284Quiz 284Quiz Answers 284Exercises 284HOUR 15: Designing for WordPress and Content Management SystemsSetting Up Your Site 285Site Setup within Dreamweaver 286Locating Dynamically Related Files 289Making Site Changes 291Using Inspect Mode 291Using the Code Navigator 292Filtering Related Files 292Using Site Specific Code Hinting 294Summary 295Q&A 295Workshop 296Quiz 296Quiz Answers 297Exercises 297HOUR 16: Adding Spry Menu Bars for NavigationUnderstanding Navigation 299Inserting a Menu Bar 301Editing the Menu Bar CSS 304Targeting a Link to Open in a New Browser Window 307Summary 308Q&A 308Workshop 309Quiz 309Quiz Answers 309Exercises 309HOUR 17: Using Dynamic HTML and AP DivsWhat Is DHTML? 311Adding an AP Div 312Setting AP Div Positioning 314Adding a Background Color and Background Image 315Exploring AP Div Stacking Order 315Changing AP Div Visibility 317Nesting AP Divs 318Animating an AP Div 318Summary 320Q&A 321Workshop 321Quiz 321Quiz Answers 321Exercises 322Hour 18: Adding Interactivity with BehaviorsWhat Is a Dreamweaver Behavior? 323Using the Reference Books 324Exploring Dreamweaver Behaviors 325Exploring Events 327Attaching a Behavior to an Object 328Showing and Hiding Elements 330Creating a Null Link to Trigger the Behavior 330Creating a Hidden AP Div 331Attaching the Show-Hide Elements Behavior 331Selecting the Event That Triggers the Behavior 333Editing the Behavior 334Opening a New Browser Window 334Popping Up a Message 336Attaching Multiple Behaviors to the Same Object 337Setting Text in a Container 338Using the Go to URL Behavior 339Adding Drag and Drop with a Draggable AP Div 340Enabling Drag and Drop 341Summary 343Q&A 344Workshop 344Quiz 344Quiz Answers 344Exercises 345HOUR 19: Using Spry, the Widget Browser, and ExtensionsUnderstanding AJAX and Widgets 347Exploring Spry 348External JavaScript and CSS Files 350Adding Spry Effects 351Applying the Squish or Shake Effect 351Applying the Appear/Fade Effect 353Using Spry Widgets: Tabbed Panels, Collapsible Panels, Accordions, and Tool Tips 355Adding a Tabbed Panel 355Adding a Collapsible Panel 356Adding an Accordion 357Adding ToolTips 357Editing the Spry Panel CSS 359Using Spry to Display XML and HTML Data in a Web Page 360What Is XML? 360Displaying XML Using a Spry Data Set 361Reusing HTML Data with the Spry Data Set 363Using Third Party Widgets with the Widget Browser 366Installing the Widget Browser 367Installing Widgets 368Customizing and Configuring Widgets 369Inserting Widgets in your Pages 370Using External AJAX Widgets 371Using Lightview 371Using Dreamweaver Extensions 373Finding Extensions 374Installing and Managing an Extension 375Summary 376Q&A 376Workshop 377Quiz 377Quiz Answers 377Exercises 378HOUR 20: Using the Dreamweaver HTML5 FeaturesUsing HTML5 in Dreamweaver 379What is HTML5? 380Creating HTML5 Documents 382Using HTML5 Tags 383Previewing Documents and Configuring Media Queries 384Getting HTML5 Help 386Summary 387Q&A 387Workshop 387Quiz 387Quiz Answers 388Exercises 388HOUR 21: Creating a Form and Collecting DataCreating a Form 389Adding Text Fields to Forms 392Applying Text Field Attributes 394Adding Radio Buttons and Check Boxes to Forms 396Radio Button Groups 396Check Boxes 397Adding Lists and Menus to Forms 399Adding Push Buttons and Image Buttons to Forms 401Adding Submit and Reset Buttons to Forms 402Adding an Image Button to Forms 403Adding Generic Buttons to Forms 403Structuring a Form with Labels and Fieldsets 404Creating a Jump Menu to Navigate to Different URLs 404Summary 405Q&A 406Workshop 406Quiz 406Quiz Answers 407Exercises 407HOUR 22: Sending and Reacting to Form DataValidating a Form's Data Using the Validate Form Behavior 409Using the Spry Framework Validation Objects 412Receiving Information from a Form 414Preparing a Page to Interact with ASP, ASPNET, JSP, PHP, or CFML 415Setting Form Properties 416Adding a Hidden Field to a Form 417Uploading a File from a Form 418Exploring Submission Security 419Summary 420Q&A 420Workshop 421Quiz 421Quiz Answers 421Exercises 422HOUR 23: Uploading, Sharing, and Managing Web ProjectsEnabling Server Connection 423Adding Your Remote Site 423Moving a Site onto a Remote Server 428Understanding Dreamweaver's Website Management Capabilities 430Enabling Check In/Check Out 430Transferring Files 431Importing an Existing Website 433Subversion Version Control 434Understanding Subversion 434Getting Started with Subversion 435Summary 436Q&A 436Workshop 437Quiz 437Quiz Answers 437Exercises 438HOUR 24: Maintaining a WebsiteManaging the Local and Remote Sites 439Synchronizing Your Files on the Local and Remote Sites 439Managing Your Links 443Using, Saving, and Sharing Searches 445Adding Design Notes to Pages 447Sharing Your Screen with Adobe ConnectNow 450Generating Reports About a Website 451Summary 452Q&A 453Workshop 453Quiz 453Quiz Answers 454Exercises 454Index 455
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