need help with site im making *big picture*

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  1. 127.0.0.1

    127.0.0.1 New Member

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    alright. im working on this site, and I want to make it so when someone clicks on a link, the page opens up in the big shaded rectangle in the center of the page. is there any simple way to do this without using flash?

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    I would guess that the simplest way to do it would be to use frames, but personally, I'd stay away from those. You could also maybe use CSS, but I'm not very good with CSS myself yet, so couldn't help you with a specific implementation.

    It might help to show us some HTML also, or at least give more details...
     
  3. Thrasher

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    It might indeed be possible with CSS and DIV-tags in HTML
     
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    I could make it with frames, but I dont know how to draw my own frames. that is the main problem.

    if someone wants to help me, I will send them all the links and such that would be needed for it. i have made the site in photoshop mostly, and a little in frontpage.

    i wish i knew how to use dreamweaver. because i heard that makes this kind of stuff much easier. what is CSS anyway?
     
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    CSS = Cascading Style Sheets. It's basically a way to format web pages without having to cheat with HTML. There are ways to do what you are wanting to do with CSS. But, you sound like somewhat of a novice at web design (?).

    As for Frontpage... :barf: Frontpage is horrible. That, of course, is just a personal opinion. Frontpage may be easier for novices to use because of the familiar feel of an Office app. I personally think it's crap. Better off coding by hand then letting Frontpage bloat your page with useless crap.

    Dreamweaver is by far the better WYSIWYG editor, but there is a little bit of a learning curve. Dreamweaver is not without its own set of useless bloat, but I mainly use it to speed up the process. I still go in and edit code by hand when I feel it necessary.

    Anyway, if you wanna post or PM more info, feel free. No passwords or anything. Maybe just a copy of the HTML files. I can try to take a look at it for you if you'd like.
     
  6. Thrasher

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    HTML is actually only for bringing structure in your page.
    CSS on the otherhand is for giving your page a layout.

    That's in rough lines what W3C says.
     
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    I know frontpage is bad, but like you said, it is easy to work with. let me know where i can send the files. my aim name is promodojo55. can i do any CSS in frontpage?
     
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    You could do this very easily with an IFRAME.

    And dump frontpage and get real software. By the looks of the banner and such it looks like you have decent skills...dont limit yourself by using a POS program like that
     
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    Yeah, you can do CSS in frontpage. I don't know if there's some fancy-ass interface for it, but you can do it by hand by going to the source of the page and editing it.
     
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    what is iframe?
     
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    :werd: Iframes would be the easiest way
     
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