Change various page properties by selecting
File|Properties from the menu bar. The Page Properties window
will allow you to change many general properties, the page
background, margins, and more.
- General - Under the General tab, one property that
needs to be changed is the Title. This is the text that
will appear across the top of the screen above the browser's menu
bar when the page is viewed on the web. Background sounds are not
recommended and design-time control scripting options do not need
to be changed.
- Background -
Check the Background
picture box and select an image by clicking the
Browse... button to add a repeating graphic to the
background of the page.
Enable hyperlink rollover
effects adds a Cascading
Style Sheet to the page that causes the appearance of text
links to change when the mouse is placed over them. These effects
are not visible in Netscape version 4 and lower.
Background color and a default Text color if it is
Hyperlink colors can be changed as well. The
color set for Hyperlink will be the color of the text of a
link that has not been viewed yet by the web site user. Visited
hyperlink is the color the link will turn after the page has
been visited. Active hyperlink is the color of the link as
it is being pressed. This color is usually barely seen as the user
quickly clicks the link. The default colors that web users are
used to are blue for normal and purple for visited. Refrain from
swapping these colors so users will not be confused!
- Margins - Set the top and left margin width by pixels
if necessary. It is not necessary to alter any of the properties
on the remaining tabs.
Themes can quickly add color, graphics, and a common layout to
your web pages.
- Open a web page and select Format|Theme from the menu
bar or right-click on the page and select Theme... from the
- Under Apply Theme to, select All pages to add
the theme to all pages in your web or Selected page(s) to
only apply the theme to activated pages.
- Scroll through the theme selections and highlight the theme
names to preview the theme in the Sample of Theme window.
Click the check boxes to change the theme as well.
- Vivid Colors enhances the colors of the theme.
- Active Graphics will convert navigation buttons to
Java applets that change when the mouse hovers over them.
- Background picture including a repeating background
image to the page. Uncheck the box for a plain color background.
- Apply Using CSS will add the properties to a style
- Click OK when you have chosen the theme
Removing a Theme
To remove a theme from a page after it has been applied, select
Format|Theme from the menu bar and select the first "(no
theme)" option from the themes list. Click OK.