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"montychurch" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> help pleez
> i designed a template with css boxes and fields. when i put text or
> into them that should fit into these areas... alot of the time the css
> borders get out of alignment etc..... then it looks like a third grader
> designed the page in any browser...safari..opera...internet explorer...anf
> firefox.... believe me i know how to insert pictures the right way..
> how come adobe indesign, illustrator, and photoshop can lock an item, box,
> text field into a non-moving position, but dream weaver can't...or am i
> surely there must be a way to do this
> thanx to the person who will be kind enuf to help
> come on...one of you dreamweaver savants/pros must know the answer
The answer is that it's crucial to understand that Dreamweaver is not the
equivalent of InDesign, Illustrator or Photoshop, because with Dreamweaver
you're working in a medium which is nowhere near being flat and static like
the products that are created with those other software packages.
In order to build web pages which look the way you want in the various
browsers, you need to understand how HTML and CSS work - at least a basic
familiarity, a working knowledge. When you have that, you can use the set of
tools that is Dreamweaver in a way that won't be puzzling and frustrating
like it is now.
If you need recommendations for tutorials, etc., let us know.
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On Thu, 20 Nov 2008 17:09:18 +0000 (UTC), "montychurch"
> how come adobe indesign, illustrator, and photoshop can lock an item, box, or
>text field into a non-moving position, but dream weaver can't...or am i missing
Because they describe pixels. Web pages use HTML and it is not as
inflexible as an image. Unless you understand HTML and CSS, the learning
curve building web pages is going to be steep.
thanks so much.....i now understand. u were so kind to take the time to explain....
thank u so much for your reply...i finally understand why dreamweaver is different
On Thu, 20 Nov 2008 18:40:44 +0000 (UTC), "montychurch"
>thank u so much for your reply...i finally understand why dreamweaver is different
I'm in a similar situation. My situation is that I am using a template and when I merge the cells in the table it flushes the alignment and expands cells. Any suggestions or help would be most appreciated. I am studying HTML and working more and more with Dreamweaver, but I am doing this project for a friend where it is part pay and part learning platform for me. Can you direct me to any additional resources that would help with the learning curve?