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imagesbyj
12-17-2009, 04:54 PM
Hello All!

I am currently working on a website for a commissioning business. I created a page in photoshop, sliced it as i need (in PS).

My question is, once i have saved as an html, is there a way to reslice an image in dreamweaver? Can i remove one of my .gifs from my page and replace is with two smaller .gifs that fit exactly into it's place?

Any help would be great! Thanks in advance!

-Josh

gentleone
12-17-2009, 08:20 PM
once i have saved as an html

I don't want to discourage you, but this is NOT the way to build websites.

imagesbyj
12-17-2009, 08:46 PM
once i have saved as an html

I don't want to discourage you, but this is NOT the way to build websites.


I am sorry to disappoint you. I just looking for a little help or some tips. I DID NOT go to school for website design. I know nothing about coding, I know a lot about photoshop, so that is where i started my learning process. I have built 3 websites so far.

www.tlstroh.com (http://www.tlstroh.com)
www.87stflats.com (http://www.87stflats.com)
http://dakotacreeklofts.com/

I know they are pretty simple, but at least i am making an effort to learn.

gentleone
12-17-2009, 09:45 PM
Sorry... that did sound a bit harsh, but was not meant that way. It's good that you wanna learn yourself (I did too), so let me point you in the right direction.

Photoshop saves the PSD to HTML as a table-based layout and this is not the way a website should be build. Tables are meant to structure tabular data.
If you really wanna learn things then I'd recommend that you're going to learn how to lay out your web pages with CSS (and divs).

This tutorial is a good one to start and if you have any questions about it, just ask here on the forum.

http://articles.sitepoint.com/article/html-css-beginners-guide#

imagesbyj
12-17-2009, 09:50 PM
Thank you very the link! I will most definitely check it out!

gentleone
12-17-2009, 10:09 PM
Once you get a hang of CSS, then you can lay out the most weirdest designs :) what you never can accomplish with tables.

You need less code, so your pages will load must faster, less trouble with cross browser compatibility (although IE will always be a pain in the ass) and your website will be much easier to maintain (you don't get lost in your code like you could get lost with nested tables).

Corrosive
12-18-2009, 07:05 AM
My question is, once i have saved as an html, is there a way to reslice an image in dreamweaver? Can i remove one of my .gifs from my page and replace is with two smaller .gifs that fit exactly into it's place?



To answer your question, no. Dreamweaver will not let you slice an image. You could replace an image with two others made in Photoshop in the code if you wanted to.

Ricky55
12-23-2009, 06:45 PM
That's just one of the many reasons why using CSS is better.

IMO if you are building websites and getting paid you need to be building with CSS.