Site hosted by Angelfire.com: Build your free website today!
how-to masthead

Dreamweaver MX 2004

These videos are created and are provided by K. Dale Layfield, Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Clemson University.

The following narrated shockwave video files (turn on your speakers) provide tecnical direction on using specific software. Each video can be viewed multiple times or paused by using the controls that are included. These videos are provided as a service to the public but should not be used in any format for financial gain.

To view the videos, you must have Macromedia's Shockwave Player installed, which can be downloaded at no cost from this location get-shockwave logo.

The following How-to Videos are based on Macromedia MX 2004:

   
Design Considerations: Effective Use of Colors in Your Site
 
Coordinating Colors for Efective Web Page Design This How-to will aid in determining proper colors for a Web site and then how to add those "coordinating" colors to a palette in Dreamweaver for future use.
   
Creating a Basic Page in Dreamweaver
   
The Final Product: Begin with the End in mind  
Creating a basic Web page in Dreamweaver: Step 3 Modifying Tables, Saving & Previewing This will illustrate how to add background color to a table, how to save the document and to preview your work (locally) in an Interent Browser before uploading
Uploading multiple files to your remote Web space from Dreamweaver Once you create all of the new files, you will need to upload them to your remote space; this clip illustrates how to (using the Control key to select files) complete this task
   
Creating Links in Dreamweaver
 
The final product This brief clip illustrates the a final look at the product of the movies below, emphasizing text-based links and linking from images
   
Duplicating and Renaming Files in Dreamweaver This clip illustrates how to duplicate files in Dreamweaver (allows for consistency of look) and how to rename them
   
This clip illustrates how to link text in Dreamweaver using the Point to File feature
   
This clip illustrates how to get images from the Web and place them specifically in your images folder for use in Dreamweaver
   
This will illustrate how to past links across multiple sites and how to use the Preview in Browser tool in Dreamweaver
   
This will illustrate how to link an image to an external URL in Dreamweaver
   
This will illustrate how to open your link in a new window
   
This will illustrate how to open your link in a new window that has a unique size
   
Once you create all of the new files, you will need to upload them to your remote space; this clip illustrates how to (using the Control key to select files) complete this task
   
Using Tables in Dreamweaver
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Navigation Bars
   
This movie explains how to add an image-based navigation bar in Dreamweaver.
   
This movie illustrates how to assign a popup menu to a navigation bar in Dreamweaver. This will allow the end-user easier navigation throughout a site.
 
Using Templates in Dreamweaver
   
This movie will illustrate how to open a page that has been developed as a core template for your site and how to assign a template that will have editable regions for future Web pages. Any page that you assign the template to in the future will have the template elements locked to avoid changing any of the basic page elements, avoiding in-consistency in the pages across your site.
   
This movie illustrates how to open a basic Web page that has core "body" information and apply a pre-designed template to the page.
   
Working with Photos in Dreamweaver
   
This will exaplain how to resize photographs (permanently) in Dreamweaver using a function called re-sampling. It is recommended to be sure you have a backup image before completing this type of task as this action cannot be reversed.
 
Using the Image Viewer in Dreamweaver
 
Control multiple images on your page through the image viewer; this creates a shockwave file in your site that provides a scrolling show of multiple pictures
   
Controlling and viewing files you have uploaded to the remote server This shows you how to actually view files that have been uploaded and how to delete and rename them on the remote site; also illustrates how to 'unlock' files that may be locked
   
Creating Colored Corners for the Web with PowerPoint: Managing Text in Tables
   
This illustrates how to use PowerPoint to create rounded corners with the color of your choice and save them into your images folder for use in Dreamweaver. The actual PowerPoint file with the corners is provided at the end of the video clip for downloading.
   
This is a refresher on how to create a new table and put corners on it
   
Using the table created above, this how-to illustrates how to move data on the initial page and then copy the table for use on other pages
   
This illustrates how to paste the copied tables into other pages in your site
 
Using iFrames, CSS Borders and Installing Backgrounds in a Navigation Bar
   
This illustrates how to download and use iFrames in your site
   
This illustrates create and use professional borders for effective page design
   
This movie explains how to create a matching background image for your navigation bar buttons in PowerPoint and how to install the bar and the background
 

 

     
 

Home | Dreamweaver MX 2004 | PowerPoint 2003 | Photoshop Elements 4.0 | WebDrive


This site and its How-to Movies were created by K. Dale Layfield, Associate Professor -- Clemson University

 
     
 
Clemson Wordmark - Clemson Home