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Dreamweaver CS3 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual Quickstart Guide by Dori Smith, Tom Negrino

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13. Using Behaviors and Navigation Objects

Dreamweaver provides a number of JavaScript actions you can easily add to your pages. No prior knowledge of JavaScript is required to use them. Adobe calls these JavaScript actions behaviors. Behaviors can add interactivity to your site. Many times the behavior is triggered by some action of the user; for example, the behavior will happen when the user clicks a link or hovers over a link. Other behaviors happen without any overt action from the user, such as a browser check for a needed plug-in as a page loads.

In Dreamweaver, you add many behaviors with the Behaviors panel. There are also some behaviors available in the Insert Bar menu. And finally, Dreamweaver imports behaviors from other Adobe software ...

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