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Adobe® Dreamweaver® CS6 on Demand, Second Edition

Book Description

Need answers quickly? Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 on Demand provides those answers in a visual step-by step format. We will show you exactly what to do through lots of full color illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions.

Inside the Book

  • Use the latest web technologies to create sites and mobile apps

  • Create sites with HTML5/CSS3 and mobile apps for iOS and Android

  • Use web page templates to quickly create pages or mobile apps

  • Use the simplified site setup to create and work with sites

  • Use Live view to design your web pages under real-world conditions

  • Create and maintain Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

  • Use coding tools to develop consistent and reusable code

  • Insert Adobe Photoshop files to create image Smart Objects

  • Preview sites or apps using Multiscreen Preview and Adobe BrowserLab

  • Use Subversion to manage site versions

  • Manage local, remote, and testing sites

  • Transfer, synchronize, and WC3 validate sites

  • Table of Contents

    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright Page
    3. Acknowledgments
      1. Perspection, Inc.
      2. Acknowledgments
      3. About the Author
      4. We Want to Hear from You!
    4. Contents
    5. Introduction
      1. How This Book Works
      2. What’s New
      3. Keyboard Shortcuts
      4. Step-by-Step Instructions
      5. Real World Examples
      6. Workshops
      7. Adobe Certification
      8. Get More on the Web
    6. 1. Preparing and Planning a Web Site
      1. Introduction
      2. Beginning with a Plan
      3. Creating a Visual Mind Map
      4. Generating a Timeline
      5. Creating a Storyboard
      6. Creating a Site Design
      7. Assembling the Site
      8. Creating a Site Local Root Folder
    7. 2. Getting Started with Dreamweaver CS6
      1. Introduction
      2. Understanding System Requirements
      3. Installing Dreamweaver
      4. Getting Started
      5. Examining the Dreamweaver Window
      6. Creating a Web Site
      7. Opening or Importing a Web Site
      8. Creating a Blank Web Page
      9. Creating a Web Page from a Blank Template
      10. Creating a Web Page from a Fluid Grid Layout
      11. Creating a Web Page from a Template
      12. Creating a Web Page from a Sample
      13. Saving a Web Page
      14. Opening an Existing Web Page or File
      15. Working with Views
      16. Switching Between Pages and Views
      17. Previewing Pages in Live View
      18. Previewing Pages in Multiscreen View
      19. Previewing Pages in a Browser
      20. Getting Help While You Work
      21. Getting Dreamweaver Updates on the Web
      22. Closing a Web Page or File
      23. Finishing Up
    8. 3. Working Within the Dreamweaver Environment
      1. Introduction
      2. Working with Toolbars
      3. Resizing Panels
      4. Working with Panels
      5. Docking and Undocking Panels
      6. Grouping and Ungrouping Panels
      7. Creating a Workspace
      8. Using the Status Bar
      9. Changing the View with the Zoom Tool
      10. Working with Rulers
      11. Working with the Grid and Guides
      12. Creating Keyboard Shortcuts
      13. Setting General Preferences
      14. Setting New Document Preferences
      15. Working with Colors
      16. Setting Highlighting Color Preferences
    9. 4. Managing Web Site Files
      1. Introduction
      2. Exploring Web Site Files and Folders
      3. Setting Up Site Folders
      4. Viewing the Files Panel
      5. Opening and Creating Files in the Files Panel
      6. Managing Files and Folders in the Files Panel
      7. Finding Files in the Files Panel
      8. Saving a File with Different Formats
      9. Identifying Dreamweaver File Formats
      10. Setting the Home Page
      11. Preparing to Set Page Properties
      12. Setting Appearance Page Properties
      13. Setting Link Page Properties
      14. Setting Heading Page Properties
      15. Changing Title and Encoding Page Properties
      16. Changing Page Properties for a Tracing Image
      17. Using Visual Aids
      18. Working with Invisible Elements
      19. Selecting Elements
    10. 5. Working with Web Page Text
      1. Introduction
      2. Adding Text to Web Pages
      3. Importing Tabular Data
      4. Importing Content from Microsoft Documents
      5. Inserting Special Characters and the Date
      6. Selecting Text
      7. Copying and Pasting Text
      8. Setting Copy/Paste Preferences
      9. Formatting Paragraph Text
      10. Formatting Characters
      11. Using Web Fonts
      12. Modifying Font Families
      13. Setting Font Preferences
      14. Controlling Line Spacing
      15. Inserting Horizontal Rules
      16. Creating Ordered and Unordered Lists
      17. Creating Definition Lists
      18. Modifying Lists
      19. Applying Text Styles
      20. Creating Text Styles
      21. Renaming Styles
      22. Finding Text
      23. Finding and Replacing Text or Code
      24. Using the Results Panel
      25. Defining Acronyms and Abbreviations
      26. Checking Spelling
      27. Using Undo and Redo
    11. 6. Working with Web Page Images
      1. Introduction
      2. Using Web Friendly Graphics
      3. Defining an Image Folder
      4. Inserting Images
      5. Inserting Images from Photoshop
      6. Updating Images from Photoshop
      7. Inserting Images from Fireworks
      8. Optimizing Images Using Fireworks
      9. Using an External Editor
      10. Setting File Types/Editors Preferences
      11. Optimizing Images
      12. Modifying Images
      13. Using Low Source Images
      14. Resizing Images
      15. Cropping Images
      16. Changing Image Brightness and Contrast
      17. Changing Image Sharpness
      18. Creating Rollover Images
      19. Inserting an Image Placeholder
    12. 7. Linking Web Pages
      1. Introduction
      2. Understanding Link Types
      3. Understanding Paths
      4. Setting the Relative Path
      5. Adding a Link
      6. Adding an Email Link
      7. Linking within a Web Page
      8. Creating Image Map Hotspots
      9. Modifying Image Map Hotspots
      10. Creating a Null or Script Link
      11. Modifying a Link
      12. Removing a Link
      13. Updating Links
      14. Testing a Link
      15. Changing Links Sitewide
    13. 8. Working with Web Page Tables
      1. Introduction
      2. Working with Tables
      3. Switching Between Table Modes
      4. Inserting a Table in Standard Mode
      5. Modifying a Table
      6. Adding Content into a Table
      7. Importing and Exporting Table Data
      8. Adding Columns or Rows to Tables
      9. Resizing Columns and Rows
      10. Splitting and Merging Cells
      11. Sorting Table Data
      12. Changing Table Properties
      13. Changing Cell, Row, or Column Properties
      14. Using a Tracing Image
      15. Creating a Nested Table
    14. 9. Working with Cascading Style Sheets
      1. Introduction
      2. Introducing Cascading Style Sheets
      3. Creating a Web Page with a CSS Layout
      4. Creating CSS Styles
      5. Applying Internal CSS Styles
      6. Applying and Modifying External CSS Styles
      7. Applying Multiple CSS Classes
      8. Removing Internal Styles
      9. Using the CSS Styles Panel
      10. Editing CSS in the Properties Panel
      11. Setting CSS Properties
      12. Working with CSS Rules
      13. Moving CSS Rules
      14. Disabling or Enabling CSS Rules
      15. Inspecting CSS Code
      16. Creating CSS Transitions
      17. Viewing Relevant CSS Rules
      18. Working with ID Selectors
      19. Creating and Applying an ID Selector
      20. Checking for CSS Browser Compatibility
      21. Formatting CSS Code
      22. Setting CSS Styles Preferences
      23. Using Design-Time Style Sheets
      24. Optimizing Web Pages
    15. 10. Creating Page Layouts Using CSS-P
      1. Introduction
      2. Introducing CSS Layouts and AP Elements
      3. Creating AP Elements
      4. Nesting AP Elements
      5. Setting AP Element Preferences
      6. Using CSS Positioning
      7. Applying a CSS-P Style
      8. Modifying CSS-P Properties
      9. Working with AP Elements
      10. Creating a Rollover Using AP Elements
      11. Converting AP Elements to Tables
    16. 11. Creating Page Layouts Using Fluid Grids
      1. Introduction
      2. Creating a Fluid Grid Layout
      3. Viewing a Fluid Grid Layout
      4. Working with a Fluid Grid Layout
      5. Resizing a Fluid Grid Layout
      6. Modifying a Fluid Grid Layout
      7. Previewing a Fluid Grid Layout in a Browser
    17. 12. Creating Frames
      1. Introduction
      2. Creating a New Frame
      3. Opening a Web Page in a Frame
      4. Providing Information for No Frame Support
      5. Selecting Frames and Framesets
      6. Adding Frameset Information
      7. Saving a Frameset
      8. Modifying Frames
      9. Changing Frame Properties
      10. Changing Frameset Properties
      11. Targeting Links
      12. Creating Quick and Easy Frame Links
    18. 13. Working with Multimedia
      1. Introduction
      2. Introducing Flash File Types
      3. Inserting a Flash or Shockwave Movie
      4. Changing Flash or Shockwave Movie Properties
      5. Inserting a Flash Video
      6. Linking or Embedding Sound
      7. Using Java Applets
      8. Using ActiveX Controls
      9. Using Plug-ins
      10. Checking for Plug-ins
    19. 14. Creating Forms
      1. Introduction
      2. Understanding Forms
      3. Creating a Form
      4. Inserting Form Objects
      5. Modifying Text Fields and Text Areas
      6. Modifying Radio Buttons and Check Boxes
      7. Modifying Lists and Menus
      8. Modifying Buttons
      9. Inserting an Image Button
      10. Making Form Objects Dynamic
      11. Using Tables to Control Forms
      12. Validating Forms
      13. Creating and Editing a Jump Menu
      14. Viewing Example Code for Forms
    20. 15. Viewing the HTML Behind the Page
      1. Introduction
      2. Understanding HTML
      3. Using the Reference Panel
      4. Using Code View
      5. Using Code Live View
      6. Setting Code View Options
      7. Entering HTML Code
      8. Using Code Hints
      9. Working with HTML Head Tags
      10. Inserting HTML Comments
      11. Using the Coding Toolbar
      12. Using Quick Tag Editor
      13. Using the Tag Inspector
      14. Using the Tag Chooser
      15. Opening Related Files
      16. Navigating to Related Code
      17. Setting Site Specific Code Hints
      18. Setting Code Hint Preferences
      19. Setting Code Format Preferences
      20. Setting Code Rewriting Preferences
      21. Setting Code Color Preferences
    21. 16. Working with Behaviors
      1. Introduction
      2. Introducing Behaviors
      3. Applying Behaviors to Page Elements
      4. Applying Behaviors to Entire Page
      5. Editing Behaviors
      6. Working with Behaviors
      7. Adding Behavior Effects
      8. Going to Another Web Page
      9. Opening Another Browser Window
      10. Displaying Text Messages
      11. Preloading and Swapping Images
      12. Changing Element Properties
      13. Dragging an AP Element
      14. Showing and Hiding Elements
      15. Executing a JavaScript
      16. Working with Server Behaviors
    22. 17. Using Spry Widgets and Effects
      1. Introduction
      2. Inserting Spry Widgets
      3. Selecting and Editing Spry Widgets
      4. Working with Spry Panel Widgets
      5. Working with Spry Validation Widgets
      6. Working with Spry Menu Bar Widgets
      7. Creating a Spry Tooltip
      8. Displaying Spry Data Sets
      9. Creating a Spry Region
      10. Creating a Spry Repeat List
      11. Customizing a Spry Widget
      12. Adding and Removing Spry Effects
      13. Checking Out Spry Samples
    23. 18. Using Code Snippets and Libraries
      1. Introduction
      2. Introducing Snippets
      3. Inserting a Snippet
      4. Editing Existing Snippets
      5. Creating Snippets
      6. Introducing Assets and Libraries
      7. Using the Assets Panel
      8. Inserting an Asset
      9. Working with Site Assets
      10. Working with Color and URL Assets
      11. Working with Favorite Assets
      12. Creating and Inserting Library Items
      13. Editing Library Items
      14. Working with Library Items
      15. Creating an External JavaScript Library
      16. Inserting and Editing an External JavaScript
      17. Using Server-Side Includes
    24. 19. Creating Templates
      1. Introduction
      2. Introducing Templates
      3. Creating a Template
      4. Opening a Template
      5. Defining Editable Regions
      6. Defining Editable Attributes
      7. Creating Repeating Regions
      8. Creating Optional Regions
      9. Creating InContext Editing Editable Regions
      10. Creating InContext Editing Repeating Regions
      11. Creating Nested Templates
      12. Creating a Web Page from a Nested Template
      13. Creating a Web Page from a Custom Template
      14. Updating a Template
      15. Attaching or Detaching a Template
      16. Importing XML into a Template
      17. Exporting Template Data as XML
    25. 20. Testing a Web Site
      1. Introduction
      2. Finding Broken Links
      3. Fixing Broken Links
      4. Validating Web Pages
      5. Checking for HTML Browser Compatibility
      6. Checking Pages in a Browser
      7. Checking for Balanced Code
      8. Cleaning Up HTML
      9. Cleaning Up Word HTML
      10. Adding Accessibility
      11. Running Reports to Test a Site
      12. Viewing and Saving Reports
      13. Gathering Download Statistics
    26. 21. Managing a Web Site
      1. Introduction
      2. Setting Advanced Site Definitions
      3. Defining Local Info for a Site
      4. Defining Remote Info for a Site
      5. Defining the Testing Server
      6. Defining Version Control
      7. Defining Site Cloaking
      8. Setting File View Columns Options
      9. Using Design Notes
      10. Viewing Design Notes
    27. 22. Moving Your Site to the Internet
      1. Introduction
      2. Setting Site File Preferences
      3. Managing Site Files with the Files Panel
      4. Transferring Files
      5. Comparing Local and Remote Files
      6. Checking Site Files In and Out
      7. Managing Site Files Versions with Subversion
      8. Working with Business Catalyst Site Files
      9. Synchronizing Site Files
      10. Cloaking and Uncloaking Files
    28. 23. Creating Mobile Applications
      1. Introduction
      2. Using jQuery Mobile
      3. Creating a Mobile App
      4. Inserting jQuery Mobile Components
      5. Using jQuery Mobile Swatches
      6. Using Media Queries
      7. Previewing a Mobile App
      8. Changing the Orientation for a Mobile App
      9. Saving a Mobile App
      10. Packaging a Mobile App
    29. 24. Automating Dreamweaver
      1. Introduction
      2. Using the History Panel
      3. Undoing and Redoing History Steps
      4. Replaying History Steps
      5. Copying History Steps Between Documents
      6. Saving History Steps as Commands
      7. Using and Managing History Commands
      8. Recording Commands for Temporary Use
      9. Setting History Panel Preferences
      10. Using Advanced Find and Replace for Text
      11. Using Advanced Find and Replace for Tags
      12. Creating and Using a Search Query
    30. New! Features
      1. Adobe Dreamweaver CS6
      2. Only New Features
      3. What’s New
      4. Dreamweaver CS6
      5. What Happen To ...
      6. Dreamweaver CS5.5
      7. What Happen To ...
    31. Adobe Certification
      1. About Adobe Certifications
      2. What Does This Logo Mean?
      3. About the Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) Program
      4. What Is an ACE?
      5. Choosing an ACE Certification Level
      6. Preparing for an ACE Exam
      7. Getting ACE Recertified
      8. Taking an ACE Exam
      9. About the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Program
      10. What is an ACA?
      11. Preparing for an Adobe Certified Associate Exam
      12. Taking an Adobe Certified Associate Exam
      13. Getting More Information
    32. Index
    33. Online Workshop
      1. Bonus Online Content
      2. Here are Some of the Workshops you’ll Find