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Macromedia Dreamweaver8 Certified Developer Study Guide by Donald Booth, Sue Hove

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Chapter 6. Using Images

IN THIS CHAPTER

Image Types and Uses 64

Inserting Images 66

Image Maps 69

Tracing Image 70

Summary 70

Sample Questions 71

The earliest Web browsers could render only text, and surfing the Web (for the little content that was there) was a decidedly monotonous affair. With the release of Mosaic, the first GUI browser, images could be referenced in HTML code and would appear as if embedded in the rendered page, and the Web as we now know it—a vast network of rich documents—was born. These days, with advanced browser capabilities and an array of plug-in applications, Web pages can contain animations, video, and sound, but graphics are still by far the most common form of nontextual content.

Graphics are embedded using the ...

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