Step by step exercise. Unit 6. Creating Flash buttons


Objective

 

To Practice the operations used to create Flash buttons.

1 You need to open Dreamweaver in order to perform the exercise.

2 If the Files panel doesn't show up, open it through Window menu, and then the Files option.

3 Select the Animals site in Files panel.

4 Click twice on the menu.htm document, found in the Files panel.

A document will be opened in Dreamweaver.

5 Insert a blank line between the image and the Contact e-mail text, then place the mouse in that line.

6 Click on the Insert menu.

7 Select the Media option.

8 Select the Flash Button option. A new window will be opened.

9 In the Style: option select Generic-Gold. In Sample: button will appear.

If in Style: Generic-Gold button doesn't show up, select another with similar colors to the one in the image.

10 In Button text : - write Start.

11 In Font: - select Comic Sans MS.

12 In Size: - write 18.

13 In Link: - write Start.htm.

14 In Save as: - write bstart.swf.

15 Click on the OK button.

16 Insert a new button underneath the one you have just created, repeat steps 6 to 15, but with the following differences:

In Button text : - write Dogs.

In Link: - write dogs.htm.

In Save as : - write bdogs.swf.

17 Insert a new button underneath the other you have just created, repeat steps 6 to 15 but with the following differences.

In Button text : - write Cats.

In Link: - write cats.htm.

In Save as : - write bcats.swf.

18 Insert a new button underneath the last one you have just created, repeat steps 6 to 15 but with the following differences.

In Button text : - write Consults.

In Link: - write consults.htm.

In Save as : - write bconsults.swf.

19 Press F12 to see the results in your browser

20 Close the browser window.

21 Click on the Save button on the toolbar.

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