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Table of Contents
- Getting Started: open a
- Site management: files and folders
- Edit your homepage
(background information, background image, color
background, color text, links, horizontal lines,
headings, styles, font options)
- Images: insert images,
image map editor, image editor,
- Wizards: search,
discussion forum, glossary
- Advanced Site management: global spell check, configure
Explorer, publishing, creating a new Web
Microsoft FrontPage comes with two types of software,
FrontPage Editor (or Editor) and FrontPage Explorer ( Explorer).
Explorer manages your web site and Editor edits your html files.
What computers do your need to use the FrontPage?
You need to have at least a 486-based computer running Window 95
or NT Workstation or higher. You can also ran it on a PowerMac.
For both platforms, you need to have at least 16MB of RAM.
What servers do you need to process the html files
written in FrontPage?
You can actually put your html files on any server, preferably a
NT server or UNIX server. But in order to process form data, FrontPage
Server extensions need to be installed on the NT Server or
UNIX server. A Mac server does not have the capability to process
form data submitted from FrontPage unless you use a third party
How do you get started?
- Go to the Apple menu and choose FrontPage Explorer from
the "web page creation" directory.
- You will see the following "Getting Started with
Microsoft FrontPage" window.(Figure
- Click on the button for "From a Wizard or
Template" to create a new FrontPage Web.
- The wizard will prompt you to another window to pick up a
type of Web as shown in Figure 2.
- Choose Normal Web and click OK.
- You will then see a "New Web Template" window
as shown in Figure 3. At the
space for "Web Server or File Location", type
in "nts.lll.hawaii.edu" which points to the
NFLRC NT WWW server. At the space for "Name for
FrontPage Web", type in a name that can be your
project name or course title or your name or whatever you
want to use. The name should not exceed 8 characters if
you are working on a Window machine. This name will be
part of your URL. For example, if the name is
"chn301", the URL to the new web site will be
- Now you have successfully created a new Web as shown in Figure 4.
Figure 1. Getting Started
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