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  • Copyright 2001
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-201-70841-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-201-70841-7

Use this task-based, visual guide to learn GoLive 5, AdobeÕs newly updated, professional Web authoring tool.

Adobe GoLive 5 for Macintosh and Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide provides step-by-step coverage of AdobeÕs professional Web site authoring and management tool. The task-based book introduces readers to the programÕs menus and palettes, and quickly gets them up and running with GoLiveÕs advanced Web site and maintenance tools. GoLive 5 is highly integrated with Photoshop, Illustrator and LiveMotion, and now offers complete support for W3C standards (including XML and CSS), as well as professional source code editing and advanced site reporting features.

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Table of Contents


Who Should Read This Book. How This Book Is Organized. What's New in GoLive 5?

1. Learning Your Way Around.

The GoLive Desktop. The Document Window. The Toolbar. Objects Palette. The Inspector. The Color Palette. Auxiliary Palettes. Site Management Tools. Working GoLive Interface. Getting Help.

2. Your First GoLive Page.

Opening and Creating Files. Creating a Simple Page. Saving the Page. Setting Up a Site.

3. Working with Text.

Entering Text. Formatting Text. Formatting Text Blocks. Spell Checking. Find and Replace Text.

4. Working with Layout Tools.

The Quest for Layout. The Layout Grid. Working with Objects on a Grid. The Rules for Lines. Media Objects. Browser-Specific Elements. Color Management. The History of Palette.

5. Images.

Using Images on the Web. Adding Images. Importing Images. Setting Image Attributes. Creating Clickable Image Maps. Smart Objects and Save for Web. Adding Layered Photoshop Images.

6. Working with Links.

How Links Work. Creating Links. Editing Links. Named Anchors. Links and Targets. Link Warning.

7. Working with Tables.

About Tables. Inserting Tables. Editing Tables. Adding Table Content. Nesting Tables. Using Table Styles. Converting Tables to Layout Grids.

8. Working with Forms.

How Forms Work. Creating Forms. Adding Form Elements. HTML 4.0 Form Elements. HTML 4.0 Form Features.

9. Working with Frames.

How Frames Work. Creating Frames. Adding Content to Frames. Adding Frames and Framesets. Adding Noframes Content. Adding Inline Frames.

10. Working with Code.

Using the HTML Outline Editor. The Markup Tree. Using the HTML Source Editor. Using the Source Code WINDOW AND Layout Editor Together. Head Elements. Web Settings.

11. Working with Style Sheets.

How Style Sheets Work. Types of Style Sheets. Creating Style Sheets. Selectors. Adding Properties. Cascading and Inheritance. Using Style Sheets.

12. Layers and Positioning.

How Layers Work. Floating Boxes. Floating Boxes as Layers. Positioning Text with Style Sheets.

13. Working with Rich Media.

Setting Up Plug-ins. JavaScript. Java Applets. ActiveX.

14. Building Sites.

Using Site Tools. Creating Sites. Design Before You Build. Adding Files and Objects.

15. Viewing and Managing Sites.

Working with Site Objects. A Closer Look at the Site Window. Custom Site Objects. The Navigation View. The Links View. Peripheral Panes. Collections. Troubleshooting Sites. Site Reporting.

16. Publishing Your Sites.

Four Ways to Publish Your Site. The FTP Browser. The FTP Tabs. Exporting a Site. WebDAV.

17. Using Actions.

Actions Tools. Adding Actin Icons. Configuring Actions. Creating Your Own Actions The Golive SDK.

18. Animation and Quicktime.

Animation Prerequisites. Animating Floating Boxes. Working with Multiple Animations. QuickTime Authoring and Editing. QuickTime Tracks.

Appendix. Beyond HTML.

= Dynamic Link. XML.


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