AFTER COMPLETING THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:
Explain the three basic approaches to creating Web pages.
Know when to use an HTML editor, an HTML translator, or a WYSIWYG tool.
Understand how HTML editors work, and be able to find HTML editors on the Web.
Recognize the names of the most popular WYSIWYG editors, and know how to find out more about them.
Realize how HTML translators can save time when you need to create a Web page from a word-processed document, a spreadsheet, a database, or a presentation.
Learn what WYSIWYG stands for and understand the concept of WYSIWYG editing.

INTERNET LITERACY RESOURCES:

  HTML editors
 

After you decide which of these might be best for you, try downloading and installing the sample versions available from each site.


HomeSite BBEdit
Google Directory Yahoo Directory


HTML Translators
 

If you already own one of these products, try opening a document and saving it in HTML format. Can you view the file in your Web browser now?


Microsoft Office

Word
Word

Excel
Excel

Access
Access
PowerPoint
PowerPoint


WYSIWYG Editors
 

FrontPage and Dreamweaver are free to try and Nvu is open source. Try downloading and installing each one to be ready to create your web pages.


FrontPage
Microsoft FrontPage

NVu


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