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  1. Sexual Vanilla

    Sexual Vanilla New Member

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    I downloaded a free website template for use in Dreamweaver (I am simply trying to get familiar with the program, so I figure this is a good place to start). The template has a few navigation buttons along the top, but these are saved as GIF images, so editing the text of the buttons has proven to be difficult. How can I do this as pain-free as possible, while matching the existing font style/size/etc of the other buttons? I have access to Paint Shop Pro if this helps any. TIA.

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    re-design them.
     
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    if i were doing it i'd take the nav button gif, open it in photoshop, get the color of the background and the dimensions of the gif and start fresh. or take the original gif and cover the existing text with the background color and put in your own text (font matching :x:).

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    orrr...remove gif completely from the web page and just alter the template to look like the .gif buttons? then you'll be able to edit it easier in the future.
     
  4. Sexual Vanilla

    Sexual Vanilla New Member

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    That's how I've been doing it...I was just wondering if there was an easier way.
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    I'll probably just end up redesigning them anyway.:o
     
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    sorry man. maybe someone else has more info.

    my thoughts though are if it's an image, you'll have to redo the image every time you need to change it.

    if you code in the nav bar in the template, you'll just have to alter the code when you need a change.

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