DREAMWEAVER – CREATING A BASIC WEB PAGE (Page 4)

Formatting Shortcut Keys Applying Colour to Text The Page Properties dialogue box lets you setup a colour scheme for the whole page. You can define the colours of body text, links and followed links. You can override these defaults by applying a different colour to text using the Property Inspector. Some colours will not display …

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DREAMWEAVER – CREATING A BASIC WEB PAGE (Page 3)

To create a new font combination The default font combinations include several fonts found on PC and Apple MAC computers. Very few fonts are “safe” across all platforms. For example, the Arial font found on all Windows computers is not available on Apple MACs. Tip: There are several resources on the web that can help …

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DREAMWEAVER – CREATING A BASIC WEB PAGE (Page 2)

Formatting Text Basic formatting on a web page is achieved using HTML tags. Tags are used to describe the structure of text and its appearance. You do not need to know the tags themselves to apply formatting to text. This can be done using the Property Inspector and/or the Text menu. The structure of text …

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DREAMWEAVER – CREATING A BASIC WEB PAGE (Page 1)

Objectives of this Tutorial Generally: To create a basic web page by adding and formatting text. Specifically: On completion of this section, you will be able to: Create a web page Add and edit text Change font combinations, sizes and styles Align text Change the text colour Save and title a web page Web pages …

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DREAMWEAVER – CREATING A BASIC WEB PAGE

Objectives of this Tutorial Generally: To create a basic web page by adding and formatting text. Specifically: On completion of this section, you will be able to: Create a web page Add and edit text Change font combinations, sizes and styles Align text Change the text colour Save and title a web page Web pages …

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DESIGNING YOUR WEB SITE FOR ALL BROWSERS

Let’s face it. Building a web site that browses consistently on multiple platforms and multiple browsers is not always as easy as we would like. It is safe to say that most designers spend most of their time building their sites on a given platform. Those with the highest standards should, upon completion, take a …

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DESIGNING USABLE FORMS (Page 4)

Labeling Controls Clearly labeling your controls is vital when designing forms, so that the user knows where to enter data or which option to choose. There are two types of labels: Implicit labels – which take the form of normal text and markup next to a control such as a text input, radio button, or …

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DESIGNING USABLE FORMS (Page 3)

Grouping Controls Once you’ve decided on the form controls, you can put them on a page. Often, the data you collect can be split up into logical units requiring related answers – such as details about the users themselves, details about their interests and hobbies, details about orders they would like to make, and so …

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DESIGNING USABLE FORMS (Page 2)

Designing the Form Having captured some key information about the form, we’re ready to start designing it. We’ll approach the topics in this section in the order in which you might like to consider implementing them. We’ll assume that you’re designing a single form (or set of forms), disregarding locale. For international sites, you may …

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