Horizontal Lines

Horizontal lines can divide sections of text for easy reading.

  1. Place the cursor on the page where the horizontal line should be added.
  2. Select Insert|Horizontal Line from the menu bar.
  3. Double click on the line to change its properties.
    [Horizontal Line Properties window]
  4. Set the Width of the line either as a percentage of the window or an absolute size in pixels.
  5. Change the thickness of the line by setting the Height in pixels.
  6. Set the Alignment of the line to the left, center, or right size of the page.
  7. The lines are automatically shaded to give the illusion of depth. Check the Solid line box to make the line all one color and set a Color for the line if necessary (not supported by Netscape).

    Shaded horizontal line:

    Solid horizontal line (red when viewed with MSIE):

  8. Click OK when finished.


Add unique symbols such as the copyright () and accented letters () from the Symbol dialog box. Select Insert|Symbol... from the menu bar. Click the symbol on the list you want to add and it will appear in the preview window. Click the Insert button to add the symbol to the page. Keep adding symbols and click Close when finished.

[Symbol window]


Text can be hidden from visitors to your web page and still be visible to you when the page is edited in FrontPage. These comments can be added by following these steps:

  1. Place the cursor on the page at the location where the comment will be added.
  2. Select Insert|Comment from the menu bar.
    [Comment window]
  3. Type the text in the Comment box and click OK.
  4. Notice that the commented text begins with "Comment: " and is another color to differentiate it from regular text. Open the page in a browser to see that the commented text is not visible on the page.
    [Comment example]