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Learning DreamWeaver 8

by Greg Bowden (428 pages)

The Learning DreamWeaver 8 tutorials provide web page lessons for beginners and advance users.

 

The modules are also available as podcasts.

 

Tutorials to teach or learn DreamWeaver 8

Module 1 introduces the DreamWeaver 8 basics including how to set up a site, insert images, use tables, create links, anchor points and hotspots, manage assets, use layers, create templates and forms, import Word and Excel files and uploading files to a remote server.

Module 2 covers advanced DreamWeaver 8 exercises including using CSS styles, creating CSS based page layouts, formatting CSS based pages, using behaviours to create popup menus, validate forms and create help messages, inserting timeline animations, inserting Flash Media (Flash Text, Flash Buttons, Flash Animations, Flash Video) and using commands and snippets.

 

 

 

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  • Chapters and Sample Pages
  • Chapter Descriptions

 

 

Module 1 DreamWeaver 8 Basics

 

Contents

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Chapter 1: Introduction to Dreamweaver 8 (20 pages)

 

Chapter 2: Using Text and Graphics (21 pages)

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Chapter 3: Using Tables (24 pages)

 

Chapter 4: Creating Links (13 pages)

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Chapter 5: Anchor Points and Hotspots (18 pages)

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Chapter 6: Site Assets and Library Items (19 pages)

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Chapter 7: Using Layers (18 pages)

 

Chapter 8: Using Templates and Layout Tools (24 pages)

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Chapter 9: Creating Forms (32 pages)

 

Chapter 10: Editing and Importing Tools (14 pages)

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Chapter 11: Navigation Bars (18 pages)

 

Chapter 12: Checking and Uploading Web Files (16 pages)

 

Project 1 (4 pages) Multi-user version only

 

 

 

 

Module 2 DreamWeaver 8 Advanced Exercises

 

 

Contents

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Chapter 13: Cascading Style Sheets (20 pages)

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Chapter 14: Sample CSS Page Layouts (8 pages)

 

Chapter 15: Creating a CSS Based Page (18 pages)

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Chapter 16: Adding Content to CSS Pages (14 pages)

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Chapter 17: Formatting CSS Pages (18 pages)

 

Chapter 18: Using Behaviours (26 pages)

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Chapter 19: Adding Timeline Animations (18 pages)

 

Chapter 20: Inserting Flash Media (16 pages)

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Chapter 21: Commands and Snippets (18 pages)

 

Project 2: Multi-user version only

 

 

 

 

The tutorials can be used onscreen next to the software package, from a tablet or printed. Assignments are provided at the end of each chapter and the multi-user version provides projects at the end of each module.

 

Support files that provide all the images and data required to complete the activities are included with the product.

 

 

Module 1 Chapter Descriptions

 

 

Chapter 1: Introduction to DreamWeaver 8

 

This chapter demonstrates the different panels and tool bars on the DreamWeaver screen then students are shown how to set up a site.

 

 

Chapter 2: Entering Text and Graphics


This chapter provides activities that demonstrate how to insert text and graphics into a page. Students are shown how to format text, adjust the size and position of images, insert page backgrounds and horizontal rules. The following page is created:

 

DreamWeaver 8 entering text and graphics

 

 

Chapter 3: Using Tables

 

This chapter demonstrates how to insert and format tables. Students learn how to enter text and images into tables, name tables, adjust column widths and row heights, use rulers and grids and add backgrounds to tables. The following Travel Packages page is created:

 

DreamWeaver 8 tables

 

 

Chapter 4: Creating Links

 

This chapter demonstrates how to link text and graphics. Text then graphic links are added to the Travel Packages page

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DreamWeaver 8 links

 

 

Chapter 5: Anchor Points and Hotspots

 

This chapter demonstrates how to add links within a page (anchor links) and how to create links on sections of a page (hotspots or image maps). The following page is used to create hotspots on a world map.

 

DreamWeaver 8 anchor points, hotspots

 

 

Chapter 6: Site Assets and Library Items

 

This chapter demonstrates how to use the Assets panel to manage and use the resources of the site, and how to create Library items such as the date a page was updated message on pages and placing link tables as a library items to automate the updating of links on pages. The following page is used to include a navigation bar library item and an updated date library item.

 

DreamWeaver 8 site assets, library items

 

 

 

Chapter 7: Using Layers

 

This chapter provides activities that demonstrate the use of the Layers tool. It covers how to create a layer, insert content into a layer, change the stacking order of layers, move layers, place tables within layers, convert layers to tables and vice versa. The following page is created:

 

DreamWeaver 8 layers

 

 

 

Chapter 8: Using Templates and Layout Tools

 

This chapter introduces to concept of templates. A template for the Travel Agency is created and applied to other pages in the site. Adjustments are made to the template to show how all the pages set to the template are also adjusted. The use of Layout tools are also introduced in the creation of the following template:

 

DreamWeaver 8 templates, layout tools

 

 

 

Chapter 9: Using Forms

 

This chapter demonstrates how to create Forms. It shows how to insert the form tag, how to insert the text fields, how to insert pop-up menus and add values to the menu, how to insert radio buttons and check boxes, how to insert submit and reset buttons, and how to name the form and set its post properties. The following order form is created:

 

DreamWeaver 8 forms

 

 

 

 

Chapter 10: Editing and Importing Tools

 

This chapter provides activities that demonstrate how to make simple adjustments to images within DreamWeaver using its built in FireWorks tools and how to import formatted text and tables from Microsoft Word and Excel. The following page is created from a supplied Word document.

 

DreamWeaver 8 edit, import

 

 

 

Chapter 11: Navigation Bars

 

This chapter demonstrates how to add a Navigation Bars with rollover buttons. The template is updated to provide buttons along the left side of the page.

 

DreamWeaver 8 navigation bar

 

 

 

Chapter 12: Checking and Uploading Web Files

This chapter demonstrates how to run browser checks and report on web sites, cloak file types and folders that don't need to be uploaded to a remote sever, uploading files to a remote folder and managing files once they have been uploaded.



Project 1

For multi-user version students are set the task of using the web authoring skills that they have learned during the module to create a web site for a used car dealer. All the text needed to complete the project is included.




Module 2 Chapter Descriptions

 

Chapter 13: Cascading Style Sheets

This chapter demonstrates the difference between internal and external CSS style sheets, how to export styles to an external style sheet, the advantages of external style sheets, how to attach external style sheets to pages and using external style sheets within templates.

 

DreamWeaver 8 css



Chapter 14: Sample CSS Page Layouts

This chapter looks at some of the sample CSS page designs that DreamWeaver provides. It introduces the concept of storing layout details in a separate file.

 


Chapter 15: Laying Out a CSS Based Page

 

This chapter demonstrates how to create a CSS based page layout. It includes how to attach a CSS file to a page, how to define DIV tags to regions of the page, how to nest DIV tags and how to set styles to control DIV tags.



Chapter 16: Adding Content to CSS Pages

Students learn how to insert content into the DIV tag regions defined in the previous chapter. A company logo is added to the Banner DIV tag, buttons to the Navigation DIV tag, text links to the secondary navigation region and text to the Content region.

 

 

DreamWeaver 8 css content

 

 

 

Chapter 17: Formatting CSS pages

This chapter demonstrates how to set styles to control the format and layout of a page. The 4 types of styles are covered - Class, ID, Tag and Compound. Students learn how to apply styles to linked text, along with editing styles and saving the CSS page as a template.

 

DreamWeaver 8 css formatting

 

 


Chapter 18: Using Behaviours

This chapter demonstrates how to use the Tag Inspector panel to set behaviours to provide help messages, popup windows, display larger versions of images, validate data in fields within forms and add effects to images.


DreamWeaver 8 behaviors

 

 

 

Chapter 19: Timeline Animations

 

This chapter provides activities that demonstrate how to use the DreamWeaver Timelines panel to create simple animations and slide shows. An animation to move an image across the page is created, along with animating along a drawn path. Images are also set to change to other images on a page after a few seconds.

 

DreamWeaver 8 timeline animation

 

 

 

Chapter 20: Inserting Flash Media

This chapter demonstrates how to insert the different types of Flash Media (Flash Text, Flash Animations, Flash Buttons and Flash Video) into pages.

 

DreamWeaver 8 Flash media

 

 

 

Chapter 21: Commands and Snippets

 

This chapter demonstrates how to create custom Commands that can be re-used as required, how to add DreamWeaver's supplied Snippets to pages and how to create your own snippets.

 


 

Project 2

 

The multi-user version provides a detailed project.

Students are set the task of using the web authoring skills that they have learned during the module to create a CSS based web site on a topic negotiated with the teacher, or on the provided details about a Real Estate Agency. All the text needed to complete the Real Estate task is included.