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Page Properties

The Page Properties dialog box allows you to edit non-visible elements of the document such as the page's title and META tags.

To open the Page Properties dialog box, click on the 'File' menu and choose 'Properties...'.

The General Tab

The General Tab
The General Tab

The 'General' tab includes the following options:

Option Description
Location Shows the location of the document currently open.  'unsaved:///' will be displayed if the document has not been saved.
Title Specifies the title that will appear in the browser's window title when viewed.  It is important to set a good, relevant title as it will appear in search engine results.  See the TITLE tag.
Base location Specifies the base location - see the BASE tag
Background sound Specifies the background sound, which will be played when the document loads.  You can also specify how many times the sound loops or whether it plays continuously.  See the BGSOUND tag.
Style The 'Style...' button allows you to create customised classes to apply to paragraphs

The Background Tab

The Background Tab
The Background Tab

The 'Background' tab includes the following options:

Option Description
Background picture Allows you to set a background picture for the page.  See the BODY tag.
Watermark If selected, the background picture will remain static while the page is being scrolled.  See the BODY tag.
Enable hyperlink rollover effects Allows you to specify how hyperlinks will be formatted when the user hovers their mouse cursor over them.  Click on the 'Rollover style...' button to specify the formatting options.
Colors You can specify the background, text, hyperlink, visited hyperlink and active hyperlink colours here.  See the BODY tag.

All of the options on this page can and should be specified by using a style sheet.

The Margins Tab

The Margins Tab
The Margins Tab

You can specify the top and left margins of the page here.  As before, these options can and should be specified by using a style sheet.

The Custom Tab

The Custom Tab
The Custom Tab

The 'Custom' tab allows you to add meta tags to the page.  You can specify 'HTTP-EQUIV' attributes in the top section and 'NAME' attributes in the bottom section.  See the META tag.




Archived Comments

From: Steve
Date: Friday, March 16, 2007 at 00:32:33
Comments: Great! I've love this white page. Thanks for the help. I'm even using Windows XP and this still works with a few modifications Thanks again
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