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1 With Alex Conger – President of FrontPage 2002 Level I (Intro & Training) FrontPage 2002 Level I (Intro & Training)

2 FrontPage Topics Covered  FrontPage 2002/Introduction to FrontPage 2002 What is FrontPage 2002? Creating new Pages Page Properties  The FrontPage 2002 Interface FrontPage 2002 workspace Changing Windows Creating new Pages Page Properties  Toolbars The Standard Toolbar Adding text Editing text

3  Creating Bulleted lists  Images Working with images Adding images Using Jpg files Using Gif files Images  Links Using Hyperlinks Using Email Links  Tables and Cells Working with Tables Working with Cells  Productivity Working With Web Pages Using text and Graphics Linking Pages  Publishing Publishing a Site

4 Part One: How FrontPage Works

5 Graphics are saved in the images folder. The index.htm file is the home page. When you create a new Web in FrontPage, it makes folders/directories and starts the structure for your Web site.

6 Selecting a View –You can look at a FrontPage Web site in several different views. Page: Edit a web page Folders: organize files and folders Reports: analyze your web and manage its contents Navigation: design the web site’s structure Hyperlinks: view hyperlinks to and from any page Task: create and manage tasks

7 Double click the index.htm file in a Web to view a home page. You are now in Page View. Home Page Home Page Selecting a Mode –Click on Preview tab. This option allows you to view your web pages as if they were displayed in web browser. –Click the Normal tab to return to Normal Mode which allows you to edit the web page. –Click on the HTML tab at the bottom of the screen to view the HTML source code that creates the web page.

8 Front Page Toolbars Title bar Menu bar Standard bar Formatting bar FrontPage is a Microsoft product with Toolbars that look similar to Microsoft Word and other Microsoft programs.

9 Part Two: Setting Up a Simple Page It is easy, as long as you follow a few basic steps.

10 1.Open FrontPage 3.Select Empty Web from the window that appears on the right of the screen. Create a FrontPage Web Create a FrontPage Web 2.Choose File > New > Page or Web.

11 4.In the Web Site Templates window select: One Page Web. 5.Click in the Specify the location of the new web box and type the name of the folder for your page: C:My Documents\MyWebs\yournameweb Note: You can save your Web folders anywhere you want by clicking Browse and selecting the new location. 6.Click OK and FrontPage will create a new empty web site.

12 7.Click on Folders in the Views pane The index.html page is the home page for your Web site. It will open first when your Web folder is on a Web server and people go to the Web address (URL). You can see the folders created for your web.  The images folder is where FrontPage can save the graphics for your pages.  The index.htm file is your first page. 8.Double click on index.htm to open the blank page.

13 Give Your Page a Title 1.Go to File > Properties 2.Select the General tab 3.Type the title of your page in the title box. The title will become the bookmark title and will show at the top of the browser page. Set Page Properties

14 Set Colors & Background  Select the Background tab  Select an image for background or pick a color.  Pick colors for text  Pick colors for hyperlinks.  Use a background from another page. You can select all the colors and the background separately. OR

15 Select a Theme Click Format > Theme to select from themes like the example below. This is a quick way to start a Web page with coordinated colors and background. Apply the Theme to: All pages or Selected page(s)

16 Save the Page  Click the Save button on the Standard toolbar. After setting up page properties: Right click on the page and select Page Properties To quickly access Page Properties to make changes: Remember to save your page frequently as you work.

17 Part Three: Creating the Content What do you want to show and tell?

18 Create Text Use any Word processor or text editor to create content:  Microsoft Word  Notepad Save the document, and in FrontPage select Insert > File and open your document. or Use CTRL + C to copy and CTRL + V to paste the text into FrontPage Editor. You can type directly into Front Page. or

19 Format Text The safest fonts to use for Web pages are Arial and Times New Roman. The safest fonts to use for Web pages are Arial and Times New Roman. Font types Font color Font size Alignment Heading & Paragraph styles Bold & Italics Bullets Numbered Lists Indent

20 Toolbar Features Save the file & click on Preview to see how the page will look on the Web. Create a table Create a hyperlink to another Web site or a specific Web page Insert an image Check spelling Insert a component Undo Copy & paste a format style

21 Insert Images 1.Place the cursor where you want the image 2.On the menu, click Insert > Picture > From File. 3.Find the image file and click Insert. 4.To insert Clip Art in your page, click on Insert > Picture > Clip Art

22 Adjusting Images 3.Click on the picture in your Web page to select it. Black boxes appear at the edges. 4.You can reposition or resize the picture right on the page 5.Right click on a picture & choose Picture Properties to open the Picture Properties window for more options for adjusting images.

23 Picture Properties - General  FrontPage accepts many different types of graphic files but Web browsers can use 2 types: gif & jpeg  FrontPage converts image file types automatically for you when the page is saved.  Here you can manually select the type you prefer for a picture.

24 Picture Properties - Appearance Click on the Appearance tab for the following:  Set Text Wrapping & Alignment  Put a border around an image  Change the size of an image. When you adjust picture size manually in the Web page, these numbers will automatically change.

25 Saving Your Page w/ Images When you select a picture by clicking on it in your page, an expanded Picture Toolbar appears. After adjusting an image, it is very important to Resample the image. FrontPage reduces the file size and resaves your image. (If you choose not to, you will have a small image that could be 2 megs) Rotate & Flip CropContrast & Brightness Thumbnail Make transparent

26 Embedding Images Part 1 When you save a page for the first time after adjusting and resampling images, the Save Embedded Files window appears. 1.Click on Change Folder 2.Select the images folder

27 Embedding Images Part 2 FrontPage should remember to save all your page’s embedded images in the images folder from now on when you work on this Web page

28 How to save images from the web 1.Find the image that you like. 2.Right click on the image. 3.Click on Save Image As.. 4.Navigate to a folder on your computer. 5.Rename the image if needed and Save.

29 Insert a horizontal line Place the cursor where you want the line. Go to Insert > Horizontal Line. The horizontal line is a nice way to separate parts of your web page.

30 3 Ways to select a background graphic Find a graphic saved on your hard drive. or Look for a graphic on the Web. Type the URL (Web address) here: or Search for a background graphic in Clip Art. Click on OK Find a graphic saved on your hard drive. or Look for a graphic on the Web. Type the URL (Web address) here: or Search for a background graphic in Clip Art. Click on OK

31 Part Four: Creating Links Make connections to target areas on your pages, other Web sites, and email addresses.

32 Make Web Links Create a Text Link 1.Type the text to identify what the link is and highlight it. 2.Click on the Link icon on the Toolbar. 3.Select Existing File or Web Page 4.Locate the path to the file or copy the URL of your link. 4.Click OK. Save the file and click on Preview to test the link.

33 Create Email Links 1.Type the name of the person or the email address in the Web page and select it (highlight). 2.Click on the Link icon on the Toolbar. 3.Select Email Address and type the email address. FrontPage adds the mailto: part of the address automatically. 3.Click OK When the link is clicked on the Web page, an email message box will pop up.

34 Set Internal Links - Targets Create a Target/Bookmark 1.Place your cursor where you want the link to go to. 2.On the Insert menu, Click Bookmark. 3.Give the bookmark a name. 4.Click OK. Create an Internal Link 5.Go to the text for your link and highlight it. 6.Click on the Link icon. 7.Select Place in This Document 8.Click on the drop down menu for Bookmarks and select in the list. 9.Click OK.

35 Part Five: Inserting Tables Tables can help control the alignment of images and text on a Web page.

36 Set up a Table 1. Select the number of rows and columns. 2. Right click inside the table and select Table Properties. 3.Select Layout Alignment. 4.Set Cell spacing & padding 5.Choose a border width or 0 for no border. 6.Set table width (how much of the page it will cover). 7.Select a color or image for Table background if desired. Place the cursor where you want the table and click on Table on the toolbar. width.

37 Change Cell Properties You can change the settings for all the Table, a Row, or an individual Cell. 1.Put the cursor inside the Table, Cell, or Row you want to change and right click. 2.Select Table properties. 3.Click on the correct tab – Table, Row, Cell and make the changes You can select a background color for individual cells.

38 Part Six: Special Features FrontPage has many additional features to help make creating Web pages easier

39 Templates When you click on File > New > Page or Web, you can select from a variety of FrontPage Page Templates or Web Site Templates

40 Components Click on Insert > Component to see a list of advanced items to add to your pages.

41 In Conclusion… I think you will agree that although FrontPage is not the only editing tool available, it is a fast and easy way to add and manage web content. Alex Conger For Phone Support: (208) 870-4332 Toll Free: 1-866-441-8018

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