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draws
05-01-2010, 02:02 PM
I am totally new to Dreamweaver functionality so please bear with me on my question(s) and my poor choice of terminology used.

We have a third party vendor who has designed our web site. They provide the host web server and will be allowing me access to their .html code for changes to the body (open area) of the pages. They have provided the ftp link to their server and I have succesfully copied the code to my desktop.

Question 1: One of the changes was to select a company name and create a hyperlink to the company's website. However, when I test out the change by clicking on the company name, the link does not work. Does this mean that I must "put" the file back to the remote server to test the change?

Question 2: The .htm/.html code that I am using contains only the code that I'm able to modify (i.e. not including the code for the page header, links and side-bar .jpg's). Clicking the "Design" button only displays the code I am able to change but not the .jpg images. Does this mean that I must move the .jpg images down to my desktop from the remote server as well? Or must I establish a special link to the remote folders where the images reside?

Perhaps everyone is saying, "oh what a dufus this guy is!" Oh well. Your help is appreciated anyway. Thanks

Corrosive
05-01-2010, 02:51 PM
The answer is 'yes' to both questions. "oh what a dufus this guy is!" Nah, we've all been there ;)

draws
05-01-2010, 03:10 PM
Thanks, Corrosive. Just a followup. Question 2 had two parts:

A. Does this mean that I must move the .jpg images down to my desktop from the remote server as well?

B. Or must I establish a special link to the remote folders where the images reside?

Which one of the above applies? If B applies, how would I establish the link so that I can perform my test on my desktop?

Thanks

Corrosive
05-01-2010, 03:11 PM
A. Download them if you want to view them locally.

draws
05-01-2010, 03:16 PM
Outstanding!! Thanks again for your quick response. Perhaps, when I'm a bit more informed, I'll be able to return the favor. Best

Corrosive
05-01-2010, 03:18 PM
No problem and welcome to the forum. What is your business? Maybe you have knowledge I could tap?

draws
05-01-2010, 03:30 PM
Background:

Software Engineer, Project Leader, Project Manager
EDI SW Engineer/project manager/consultant, - 1967 through 2003
Learned Web design with html code using Arachnophelia (basic code)2004 through 2005
Self trained on Photoshop 7.0 with HTML links 2004 to present
Photography and graphics design work - Intermediate Graphics knowledge
Webmaster for http://www.nationallancers.org from 2006 to present with Arachnophelia
Recently purchased and installed Adobe Photoshop and Dreamweaver CS
Just hired by a local company to manage and develop changes to their website using Dreamweaver and Photoshop and do photography work. A real nice fit considering all of this was a hobby up until recently
Learning Dreamweaver and improving knowledge of Photoshop CS - In processStrengths: Photography especially panoramics. See http://www.panoramio.com/user/3849664 for number of examples

gentleone
05-01-2010, 03:41 PM
Nice list and nice photos. You even got the change to make a photo of Corrosive while he was sleeping. :mrgreen:

http://www.panoramio.com/photo/34785251

Corrosive
05-01-2010, 03:42 PM
Love the panoramics :) I always like the way your brain tells you it is wrong but it seems to look good as you move your eyes across it.

Corrosive
05-01-2010, 03:45 PM
Nice list and nice photos. You even got the change to make a photo of Corrosive while he was sleeping. :mrgreen:

http://www.panoramio.com/photo/34785251

It was only a nap and I swear I didn't know he was there...

draws
05-01-2010, 03:47 PM
I appreciate the nice comments guys. What a great forum and I'm sure I'll learn a lot from all of you. Please feel free to ask and I'll help in any way possible.

gentleone
05-01-2010, 03:48 PM
I swear I didn't know he was there...

You know how these paparazzi are when you're famous horse ;)

Corrosive
05-01-2010, 03:55 PM
I appreciate the nice comments guys. What a great forum and I'm sure I'll learn a lot from all of you. Please feel free to ask and I'll help in any way possible.

Thanks very much :mrgreen:

Corrosive
05-01-2010, 03:55 PM
You know how these paparazzi are when you're famous horse ;)

http://cache.deadspin.com/images/2006/05/mr.Ed.jpg

gentleone
05-01-2010, 03:59 PM
I appreciate the nice comments guys. What a great forum and I'm sure I'll learn a lot from all of you. Please feel free to ask and I'll help in any way possible.

That's the spirit! :)

gentleone
05-01-2010, 04:02 PM
http://cache.deadspin.com/images/2006/05/mr.Ed.jpg

Okay!?!... I thought already why are you such a famous horse? It's not because of your looks, but because you're smart.