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Microsoft FrontPage 2003

Viewing Options

FrontPage 2003 allows you to view your web page in several different views. This document discusses the various views and their options.

return to topViewing Options

While working in Page view, you are provided with four environments.

NOTE: If you are working with a frames page, two additional environments will become available: No Frames and Frames Page HTML. For more information on these environments, refer to Frames Page Views.

Environment Purpose Example
Design Allows you to create and edit your page in an interface similar to that of Microsoft Word. This is a WYSWYG (what you see is what you get) interface. Normal view example
Split Displays both Code and Design views. Split view example
Code Allows you to add, modify, and delete the HTML code for specific or advanced web page design. Code view example
Preview Allows you to follow hyperlinks and test usability by displaying the page as it would appear in a web browser.
NOTE: This tab appears only if you have Internet Explorer 3.0 or later installed on your computer.
Preview view example

To switch between environments:

When editing your web page, you may find it useful to alternate between different environments depending on what you want to accomplish.

  1. In the lower left corner of the window, select the desired environment
    The page is displayed in the selected environment.
    view options

return to topWorking with Multiple Web Pages

Maintaining a website oftentimes involves updating multiple web pages. FrontPage allows you to switch between web pages with ease by designating tabs for each page that is currently open. These tabs are located below the Formatting toolbar.

NOTE: An asterisk (*) in the tab indicates that changes have been made to the web page since it was last saved.
Multiple Web Pages graphic

To switch between web pages:

  1. Select the tab containing the file name of the web page you wish to work with
    The page is displayed.

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