Table of content

  Table of Contents
Sams Teach Yourself Internet and Web Basics All in One
By Ned Snell, Bob Temple, T. Michael Clark
Publisher : Sams Publishing
Pub Date : May 21, 2003
ISBN : 0-672-32533-0
Pages : 816

    Lead Author
    We Want to Hear from You!
      Reader Services
      Who We Wrote This Thing For
      How This Book Is Organized
      Things You Would Probably Figure Out by Yourself
      One More Thing
    Part I.  Internet Basics
      Chapter 1.  What Is the Internet and What Can You Do There?
      Understanding the Net (Easy Version)
      Making the Net Work: Clients and Servers
      What Can You Do Through the Net?
      Chapter 2.  What Hardware and Software Do You Need?
      ModemsWherein the Lack of Speed Kills
      Choosing a Computer
      Getting Internet Software
      Chapter 3.  Getting Connected to the Internet
      Types of Internet Accounts
      Who Can I Get Dial-up Access From?
      How Do I Choose a Dial-up Internet Plan?
      Getting Connected
      Using the Connection Wizard on Your Own
      Chapter 4.  Basic Browsing
      About Your "Home Page"
      Understanding Web Page Addresses
      Going Straight to Any Web Address
      Basic Jumping Around
      Fussing with Frames
      Chapter 5.  Sending and Receiving Email
      Types of Email Programs
      Understanding Email Addresses
      Setting Up Your Email Program
      Getting Around in Your Email Program
      Composing and Sending a Message
      Receiving Messages
      Replying and Forwarding
      Using an Address Book
      Attaching Files to Email Messages
      Using the Web for Email
      Chapter 6.  Chatting and Instant Messenger
      Understanding Internet Chatting
      Chatting Through Your Browser
      Chatting in AOL
      Using Microsoft Chat
      Joining a Chat Room
      What Is Instant Messenger?
      Chapter 7.  Participating in Newsgroups and Mailing Lists
      Getting Started with Newsgroups
      Reading Newsgroup Messages
      Composing and Replying to Messages
      The Basics of Mailing Lists
      Working with Mailing Lists
      Online Communication Tips and Tricks
      Chapter 8.  Using Internet Explorer 6
      Why Choose Internet Explorer?
      Where and How to Get Internet Explorer
      Features of Internet Explorer
      Setting Your Internet Options
      Chapter 9.  Using Netscape Navigator 6
      Why Choose Netscape Navigator?
      Where and How to Get Netscape Navigator
      Features of Netscape Navigator
      Working with the Preferences
      Working with Bookmarks
      Chapter 10.  Using AOL 6
      Understanding AOL
      Taking a Quick Tour of AOL
      Where Can I Get the AOL Software?
      Chapter 11.  Plug-In and Add-On Programs
      Understanding Plug-Ins, Java, and Other Programs in Pages
      Playing Audio and Video
      Downloading and Playing CD-Quality Music (MP3 Files)
      Chapter 12.  Searching
      What's a Search Site?
      Can I Really Search the Whole Web?
      Where Are the Major Search Sites?
      Simple Searching by Clicking Categories
      Understanding Searches
      Phrasing a Simple Search
      Phrasing a Serious Search
      About Site Searches
      Finding People
      Chapter 13.  Downloading Programs and Files
      What's Downloading, Anyhow?
      Choosing Files You Can Use
      Finding Sites That Help You Find Files
      Working with Zip Files
      Watching Out for Viruses
      Downloading Files in AOL
      Chapter 14.  Enjoying Safe Family Fun and Games
      Choosing a Family Starting Point
      Important Family Safety Steps
      Online Rules for Kids
      Resources for Parents
      Censoring Web Content
      Using AOL's Parental Controls
      Chapter 15.  Buying and Selling on the Net
      Shopping 'Til You Drop
      Finding All the Sites Online That Sell What You Want
      Buying and Selling Through Online Auctions
      Chapter 16.  Going Wireless
      What Is Wireless Internet/Email?
      Real-Time Versus Synched
      Hardware to Get You Going
    Part II.  Using a Free Web-Authoring Program
      Chapter 17.  Understanding Web Authoring
      Anatomy of a Web Page
      How a Web Page Works
      Pictures, Sound, and Other Media
      Extensions: Love 'Em!, Hate 'Em!
      Ways to Organize a Web Site
      Chapter 18.  Getting Started with a Web Authoring Program
      Opening Composer
      Exploring the Composer Toolbars
      Starting a New Web Page
      Saving and Naming Web Page Files
      Editing Pages You've Saved
      Checking Out Your New Page in a Web Browser
      Printing Pages
      Chapter 19.  Choosing a Title, Text Colors, and Other Page Basics
      About Page Properties
      Choosing an Effective Page Title
      Helping Search Pages Catalog Your Page
      Choosing Custom Colors for a Whole Page
      Chapter 20.  Adding, Editing, and Formatting Text
      Understanding Paragraphs and Their Properties
      Understanding What Each Paragraph Property Does
      Entering Text and Assigning Properties
      Aligning and Indenting Text
      Editing Your Text
      Checking Your Spelling
      Tips for Good Text Design
      Chapter 21.  Formatting Text
      Working with Lists
      Dressing Up Text with Character Properties
      Chapter 22.  Organizing Text with Tables and Rules
      About Horizontal Lines
      About Tables
      Chapter 23.  Making Links
      What's in a Link?
      What's Linkable?
      Web Pages
      Anchors in Pages
      Local Files
      Creating New Links
      Creating a Signature (Linking to Email)
      Copying Links from Other Pages
      Checking That Links Lead Where They're Supposed To
      Editing Links
      Delinking Text
      Understanding Targets
      Creating Targets in a Page
      Deleting Targets
      Linking to Targets
      Creating Links that Download Files
      Chapter 24.  Using Links to Build a Web Site
      The Basic Act: Linking One Page to Another
      Linking from One Page to a Target in Another
      Site-Design Tips
      Chapter 25.  Adding Pictures (and Picture Backgrounds)
      Inserting a GIF or JPEG Image in Composer
      Using the Same Image Multiple Times
      Deleting an Image
      Choosing an Image's Size and Other Properties
      Entering Images in Table Cells
      Inserting Fancy Bullets and Rules
      Using an Image as a Link
      Adding a Picture Background
      Chapter 26.  Editing HTML
      Reading an HTML File
      Viewing the HTML Source Code of a Document
      Using Composer to Insert an HTML Tag
      Adding Attributes with the Composer Advanced Edit Buttons
      Editing an HTML Source File Directly
      About HTML Assistant Pro
      Editing Composer Pages in HTML Assistant Pro
      Using HTML Assistant Pro to Add Sound and Video to Your Web Pages
      Chapter 27.  Dividing a Page into Frames
      What Does It Take to Make a Frames Page?
      Using HTML Assistant Pro to Create a Frames Page
      Creating Frames in HTML
      Specifying the Frame in Which a Linked Page Opens
      Accommodating the Frame-Intolerant
      Chapter 28.  Designing Fill-in-the-Blanks Forms
      Understanding Forms
      Creating the Visible Form
      Chapter 29.  Putting Multiple Links in One Picture
      About Imagemaps
      Server-Side Versus Client-Side
      Choosing (or Creating) Images Suited for Imagemapping
      Creating an Imagemap
      Chapter 30.  Publishing Your Page
      About Web Servers
      How Much Space Do I Need?
      Preparing to Publish
      Publishing from Composer
      Viewing Your Page Through the Internet
      Testing and Maintaining Your Page Online
      Chapter 31.  Developing Your Authoring Skills
      Getting Your Own Domain (Your Own Dot-Com)
      Advancing to New Authoring Tools and Techniques
      How to Grow as a Web Author
    Part III.  Creating Your Own Web Graphics with Paint Shop Pro
      Chapter 32.  Paint Shop Pro Basics, Tools, and Preferences
      Overview of New Features
      Overview of the Paint Shop Pro Interface
      The Standard Toolbar
      The Toolbox
      The Menus
      Using the Palettes
      Setting Preferences
      Chapter 33.  Opening, Saving, and Printing Files
      Opening a File
      Importing Files
      Saving Files
      Exporting Files
      Printing Basics
      Multi-Image Printing
      Chapter 34.  Creating Your First Image
      Issues to Consider Before Constructing an Image
      Creating a Simple Image
      Editing a Simple Image
      Fixing Errors
      Chapter 35.  Creating and Working with Selections
      Using the Selection Tools
      Editing Selections
      Chapter 36.  Working with Deformations
      Using the Deformation Tool
      Chapter 37.  Drawing Tools and Techniques
      The Drawing Tools and Their Options
      Drawing Shapes
      Drawing Lines
      Chapter 38.  Painting Tools and Techniques
      Painting and Drawing with the Paint Brush Tool
      Using the Airbrush Tool
      Using the Flood Fill Tool
      Learning the Mysteries of the Clone Brush Tool
      Chapter 39.  Creating Cool Text Effects
      Using the Text Tool
      Creating Wooden Textured Text
      Creating Chrome Text
      Adding a Drop Shadow
      Adding a Glow to Your Text
      Creating Text on a Path
      Vector Text
      Chapter 40.  Applying Filters
      Why Filters?
      Where You Can Get Plug-ins
      Using Built-In Filters
      Using Third-Party Filters
      Chapter 41.  Retouching Your Images
      Using the Retouching Tools
      Retouching to Remove Portions of an Image
      Chapter 42.  Preparing Your Graphics for the Web
      Working with File Formats
      Adjusting Color Depth
      Using Palettes
      Previewing Your Images in SmartSaver
      Understanding Dithering
      Understanding Anti-aliasing
      Chapter 43.  Buttons and Seamless Tiles
      Creating Buttons
      Creating Seamless Tiles
      Chapter 44.  Animation
      Animation Concepts
      Why Use Animation?
      Building an Animation
      Using Transitions
      Creating Text Effects
      Chapter 45.  Advanced Animation
      Using Layers and Masks in Animation

Sams Teach Yourself Internet and Web Basics All in One
Sams Teach Yourself Internet and Web Basics All in One
ISBN: 0672325330
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2003
Pages: 350
Authors: Ned Snell © 2008-2017.
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