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Dreamweaver in a Nutshell by Bruce A. Epstein, Heather Williamson

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Chapter 16. Miscellaneous Behaviors

This chapter covers the Dreamweaver behaviors that don’t fit within the categories discussed in other chapters.

Changing Object Properties

The Change Property behavior can set various object properties, as we saw in Section 14.1.2.1 in Chapter 14. Applying the Change Property behavior in the Behaviors panel opens the Change Property dialog box shown in Figure 16-1.

Change Property behavior parameters

Figure 16-1. Change Property behavior parameters

The dialog box options are as follows (see Table 16-1 for details):

Type of Object

Select an object type from the pop-up list. Each object type corresponds to a single HTML tag, except for the LAYER option, which matches all HTML tags that can be used to display layers.

Named Object

Select one of the HTML entities matching the chosen Type of Object. For example, if Type of Object is IMG, the Named Object pop-up menu lists all <img> tags in the current document.

Property

Select either a predefined property or enter a custom one using the following options:

Select

Enable the Select radio button to choose from a pop-up list of attributes supported by the current browser for the current object.

Browser pop-up list

Choose the browser you are supporting (NS3, IE3, NS4, or IE4). The chosen browser determines which properties appear in the Select pop-up list for each object type.

Enter

Enable the Enter radio button to enter a property manually in the adjacent ...

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