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When you're ready to roll up your sleeves and start taking advantage of GoLive CS' powerful site management and collaboration capabilities, wireless authoring features, and dynamic database tools, it's time to get the guide from the people behind the software. In these pages, The Adobe Creative Team uses a series of project-based lessons to guide you through every aspect of GoLive's use. Working at your own pace, using training materials created and tested in Adobe's own classrooms and labs, you¿ll soon be creating effective, efficient Web sites with GoLive CS. Step-by-step instructions clearly detail toolbars, palettes, site architecture, Cascading Style Sheets, image maps, and more. And plenty of attention has been paid to GoLive CS' new features as well: enhanced Smart Object capabilities, advanced CSS authoring and previewing, streamlined print-to-Web production, and more. Each chapter concludes with a review section to reinforce what you've learned, and a CD-ROM provides the files and images needed to complete the exercises.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. Getting Started
    1. About Classroom in a Book
    2. Prerequisites
    3. Installing Adobe GoLive
    4. Copying the Classroom in a Book files
    5. Additional resources
    6. Adobe certification
  3. 1. Developing Web Sites with Adobe GoLive CS
    1. About this lesson
    2. The GoLive workflow
      1. Before you begin
      2. Working in the site window
      3. Adding pages and page content
      4. Laying out Web pages
      5. Designing pages in other applications
      6. Working with text
      7. Adding interactivity to pages
      8. Adding links
      9. Previewing pages
      10. Managing a site
      11. Publishing a site
    3. Getting started
    4. Creating a new site
    5. Adding files and folders
      1. Importing files and folders
      2. Creating a new folder
    6. Designing a first Web page
      1. Adding text
      2. Adding color to text
      3. Changing the background color of a page
      4. Adding images
    7. Previewing a Web page
    8. Creating a second Web page
      1. Importing a Web page
      2. Creating a rollover
      3. Creating stationery
      4. Formatting a table
      5. Adding a QuickTime movie
    9. Creating a third Web page
    10. Creating links
      1. Linking from images
    11. Comparing the files on your desktop with the site files
    12. Managing sites
    13. Review questions
    14. Review answers
  4. 2. Getting to Know the Work Area
    1. About this lesson
    2. Getting started
    3. Opening and viewing a site
      1. Using the site window
      2. Using graphical site views
    4. Using the document window
    5. Using the toolbar
    6. Creating a custom workspace
    7. Using the Objects palette
    8. Using the Inspector
    9. Using context menus
    10. Setting GoLive preferences
    11. Previewing in GoLive
    12. Previewing in a Web browser
    13. Review questions
    14. Review answers
  5. 3. Designing Web Pages
    1. About this lesson
    2. Getting started
    3. Creating a new Web site
    4. Adding files to the Web site
    5. Creating a component to be used as a navigation bar
      1. Adding a layout grid
      2. Adding an image using the pick whip button
      3. Adding an image using a keyboard shortcut
      4. Adding images by dragging
      5. Aligning and distributing multiple objects
    6. Designing the home page
      1. Applying a background image
      2. Adding a component using a placeholder
      3. Adding text using layout text boxes
      4. Adding text using a table
    7. Creating a custom color palette and adding color to text
      1. Specifying keywords
      2. Adding comments
      3. Adding a date and time stamp
    8. Adding a component to an existing Web page
    9. Updating the custom color palette
    10. Designing a Web page using layers
      1. Adding the first layer
      2. Adding the second layer
    11. Editing a component
    12. Previewing in GoLive
    13. Review questions
    14. Review answers
  6. 4. Working with text and tables
    1. About this lesson
    2. Getting started
    3. About converting layout grids to tables
    4. Creating a new Web page
      1. Changing the background color and image
      2. Adding a layout grid
    5. Adding text
      1. Formatting text
      2. Creating lists
      3. Adding a line break
      4. Changing the color of text
      5. Saving a text style
    6. Adding a table
      1. Formatting a table
      2. Changing the color of table cells
      3. Sorting the contents of a table
    7. Applying fonts
    8. Capturing a table style
    9. Editing text
      1. Finding and replacing text
      2. Checking spelling
    10. Converting a layout grid to a table
    11. Previewing in GoLive
    12. Exploring on your own
    13. Review questions
    14. Review answers
  7. 5. Creating Navigational Links
    1. About this lesson
    2. About links
    3. Getting started
    4. Opening a site
    5. Creating a navigational link from a graphic
    6. Testing a link
    7. Creating anchors
    8. Testing anchors
    9. Creating hypertext links
      1. Creating external links
      2. Creating e-mail links
      3. Changing a link's color and highlight
    10. Creating an action
    11. Using image maps
      1. Creating hotspots on an image map
      2. Editing hotspots
      3. Linking an image map with a Web page
    12. Setting preferences for link warnings
    13. Finding and fixing broken links
    14. Previewing links
    15. Review questions
    16. Review answers
  8. 6. Using Smart Objects
    1. About this lesson
    2. Getting started
    3. About Smart Objects
    4. Using Smart Photoshop objects
      1. Placing a Smart Photoshop object
      2. Resizing a Smart Photoshop object
      3. Editing a Smart Photoshop object
    5. Using Smart Illustrator objects
      1. Placing a Smart Illustrator object
      2. Resizing a Smart Illustrator object
    6. Using Smart PDF objects
      1. Placing a Smart PDF object
      2. Resizing a Smart PDF object
    7. Editing a variable in a Smart Photoshop image
    8. Review questions
    9. Review answers
  9. 7. Working with Frames
    1. About this lesson
    2. About frame sets
    3. Getting started
    4. Creating a frame set
    5. Making changes to the frame set
    6. Setting up the content frames
    7. Adding content to frames
    8. Creating targeted links
    9. Creating a return link to the home page
    10. Linking the frame set to your home page
    11. Adding an action to always load the frame set
    12. Previewing in a Web browser
    13. Review questions
    14. Review answers
  10. 8. Creating Rollovers
    1. About this lesson
    2. Getting started
    3. Opening the home page
    4. Adding a layer to hold a rollover button
    5. About naming rollovers
    6. Creating a rollover button
    7. Adding an image to a layer
    8. Creating a drop-down menu
      1. Adding the drop-down menu content
      2. Adding a link to a rollover button
      3. Showing and hiding the drop-down menu
      4. Hiding the drop-down menu when the page loads
    9. Previewing in a Web browser
    10. Review questions
    11. Review answers
  11. 9. Using Actions and JavaScript
    1. About this lesson
    2. Getting started
    3. Creating head actions
      1. Creating a browser switch action
      2. Adding a Netscape CSS Fix action
      3. Resizing a browser window automatically
    4. Using actions to manipulate layers
    5. Creating actions on call
      1. Prepping images for actions
      2. Adding “on call” actions to images
      3. Copying graphics with actions attached
      4. Adding actions to text links
    6. Assigning JavaScript scripts to page elements
    7. Review questions
    8. Review answers
  12. 10. Creating Forms
    1. About this lesson
    2. Getting started
    3. About forms
    4. Creating the Personal Information section of the form
      1. Adding a table for the form layout
      2. Adding a name field
      3. Adding address fields
      4. Aligning table cells
      5. Linking labels to text fields
      6. Creating a pop-up menu
      7. Setting table properties
    5. Storing frequently used objects
    6. Adding an image that spans two columns
    7. Adding radio buttons
    8. Modifying a list box
    9. Adding a clickable image
    10. Adding a Reset button
    11. Changing the main table's border and cell spacing
    12. Creating a tabbing chain
    13. Review questions
    14. Review answers
  13. 11. Using Cascading Style Sheets
    1. About this lesson
    2. Getting started
    3. About style sheets
    4. Exploring style sheets
      1. Exploring an internal style sheet
      2. Exporting an internal style sheet
      3. Exploring an external style sheet
    5. Working with styles
      1. Updating a style throughout a document
      2. Editing a style in a style sheet
      3. Adding a style
    6. Creating a style sheet
    7. Saving and linking a style sheet
    8. Linking and unlinking a style sheet to multiple pages
    9. Creating a class style
    10. Importing an external style sheet
    11. Duplicating a style
    12. Changing the background color
    13. Previewing the results in current browsers
    14. Review questions
    15. Review answers
  14. 12. Managing Web Sites
    1. About this lesson
    2. About Adobe GoLive Web site management
    3. Getting started
    4. Importing an existing site into GoLive
    5. Exploring the site in the site window
    6. Reviewing the expanded site window
    7. Correcting errors
      1. Resolving orphan files
      2. Correcting missing file and hypertext link errors
    8. Managing folders
      1. Creating a folder and adding files to it
      2. Moving a folder
      3. Renaming a folder
    9. Adding new pages to your site
    10. Solving the site hierarchy
    11. Changing the Navigation view
      1. Using the Site Navigator
      2. Inserting pages into your site hierarchy
      3. Creating links between pages using the Navigation view
    12. Creating new pages in the Navigation view
      1. Creating links to new pages using the Navigation view
      2. Moving newly created files into the root folder
    13. Changing all links and file references
    14. Cleaning up a site
    15. Exploring on your own
    16. Review questions
    17. Review answers
  15. 13. Creating Design Diagrams
    1. About this lesson
    2. About design diagrams
    3. Getting started
    4. Creating a new design diagram
    5. Adding sections
    6. Adding color
    7. Adding pages
      1. Adding new pages with the New Pages dialog box
      2. Adding new pages with the Section Inspector
    8. Adding objects
      1. Adding an ASP element
      2. Adding a Secure object
      3. Organizing items into groups
      4. Adding a database and PDF objects
    9. Adding a SWF animation
    10. Aligning and distributing objects
    11. Adding annotations
    12. Adding items to every page
    13. Labeling the diagram levels
    14. Printing and exporting a design diagram
    15. Anchoring a design diagram
    16. Submitting a design diagram
    17. Review questions
    18. Review answers
  16. Working with Version Cue
    1. Getting started with Version Cue