There's no better teacher to guide you through this award-winning HTML editor than Lynda Weinman, one of the industry's most sought-after Web trainers and authors. With Dreamweaver 3 H.O.T. (Hands-On Training), you'll feel like Lynda is sitting right there next to you, walking you through the program and sharing her invaluable perspective.
This thoroughly updated version of the bestselling original includes an all-new chapter on plug-ins and how to use them, plus coverage of the expanded objects palette and the new HTML styles palette. Structured as a series of exercises that explore Web design, site structure, frames and tables, Cascading Style Sheets, and more, the book also gives you Lynda's expert tips, warnings, and background information about her techniques. An accompanying CD-ROM includes source files for the exercises, as well as QuickTime movies of key concepts.
Author and designer Lynda Weinman--creator of lynda.com, a leading force in Web-design training--has taught digital arts since the late 1980s at Art Center College of Design, American Film Institute, San Francisco State University, and UCLA. Lynda also is a featured columnist and writes on digital graphics and animation for numerous national and international magazines. Her bestselling books, including Designing Web Graphics, have been translated into six languages and are used by Web designers and teaching professionals nationally and internationally.
She and her husband, Bruce Heavin, founded and operate the Ojai Digital Arts Center in Ojai, California, which offers small, intensive workshops in Web design. Lynda has recently launched a series of training videos under the lynda.com imprint. For more information on her books, videos, and workshops, visit www.lynda.com.
Garo Green is the director of training at lynda.com in Ojai, California. He's worked extensively in the development of custom curriculum and courseware for software training, and has over five years of teaching experience in both hardware and software applications. In addition, he has an extensive knowledge of HTML, computer graphics, and Web design. He is well versed in Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Freehand, Photoshop, GoLive, and ImageReady. He has also been a featured speaker at the Web99 and FlashForward2000 conferences. Prior to joining lynda.com, Garo was a software instructor and intranet developer for State Farm Insurance Company.
1. Browser Basics.
About Browsing. Launching the Browser. The Browser Window. The Button Bar. Using the Address Bar. Using the Favorites Bar. Customizing the Display. Getting Help.2. Navigating the Web.
Entering a Web Page Address. Clicking Links. Using the Page Holder. Revisiting a Web Page.3. Working with Favorites.
Adding Favorites. Organizing Favorites. Organizing Favorites Bar Buttons. Creating a Web Page Shortcut. Importing and Exporting Favorites.4. Searching the Web.
Searching with the Search Assistant. Customizing the Search Assistant. More Search Methods. Using a Search Engine. Tips for Productive Searches. Searching for Text within a Web Page.5. Offline Browsing and Web Subscriptions.
Going Offline and Online. Opening Saved Web Pages. Viewing Pages in the History Folder. Subscribing to Favorites.6. Working with Files.
Setting Download Preferences. Downloading Files. Saving Web Pages. Saving Page Elements. Storing Items in the Internet Scrapbook. Opening Files on Your Hard Disk. Using FTP Sites.7. Working with Multimedia.
Configuring the QuickTime Plug-in. Playing Multimedia Files. Saving Multimedia Files.8. Auction Manager.
Tracking Auctions. Managing Auctions. After the Auction Ends.9. Internet Explorer Preferences.
Setting Preferences. Web Browser Preferences. Forms AutoFill Preferences. Receiving Files Preferences. Network Preferences. Email Preferences.10. Setting Up Outlook Express.
Installing Outlook Express. Setting Up OE5. Recording Your Email Accounts.11. Introducing Outlook Express.
Outlook Express Features. The Outlook Express Window. Online and Offline. Configuring OE5 for Multiple Users. Getting Help.12. Using the Address Book.
Opening the Address Book. Setting Display Options. Creating and Editing Contacts. Creating Groups. Modifying a Group. Importing and Exporting Information. Synchronizing with a Palm Organizer.13. Composing and Sending Email.
Composing Email. The Message Header. Writing a Message. Formatting a Message. Adding Attachments. Other Message Options. Sending Messages.14. Receiving Email.
Checking for New Mail. Reading Messages. Marking Messages as Read or Unread. Working with Attachments. Finding Messages and Text. Managing the Mail. Creating Schedules.15. Setting Mail Preferences.
General Preferences. Read Preferences. Compose Preferences. Display Preferences. Spelling Preferences. Proxies Preferences. Notification Preferences.16. Newsgroup Essentials.
About Newsgroups. About News Servers. About Outlook Express.17. Reading and Managing Articles.
Adding a News Server. Subscribing to Newsgroups. Reading Articles. Article Selection Tips. Article Attachments. Managing Articles.18. Posting to Newsgroups.
Composing and Posting Articles. Addressing the Article.19. Working Offline.
Reading News Offline. Composing and Posting Messages Offline.20. Setting News Preferences.
Compose Preferences. Display Preferences. Server-Specific Preferences.21. Customizing Outlook Express.
Customizing the Display. Working with Folders. Automating Email and Article Handling. Adding Commands with AppleScript.Appendix A: Glossary. Appendix B: IE5 Keystroke Reference. Appendix C: Email Keystroke Reference. Appendix D: News Keystroke Reference.