Programs: Microsoft FrontPage: Lesson #2

Lesson #2:  In this lesson we will learn the basics of FrontPage files and how to use them.
Put main objectives of this lesson in bullet form: (these are examples)
  • Opening FrontPage
  • File Types
  • Saving Files
  • Opening Existing Files
Objective # 1 Opening FrontPage

How to Open FrontPage: 

Left click on the start button and hover over programs.  Click on Microsoft FrontPage.  FrontPage will open and the application window will pop up.    

Please open FrontPage
Objective # 2 File Types

<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=windows-1252">

<meta name="GENERATOR" content="Microsoft FrontPage 4.0">

<meta name="ProgId" content="FrontPage.Editor.Document">

<title>Programs: Microsoft Access(r)</title>


HTML Files:

Hypertext Markup Language - the basic file of a web page.

Example of HTML is in the cell to the left.
BMP Files, JPG Files, and GIF Files: image files
This is an example of a JPG File.
Objective # 3

Saving File


To Save a File that you have created:

Once you have created a web page you want to save all files in one folder on your disk.  Go to File on the menu bar and select "save as."  Select the "3 1/2 floppy (A:)" in the select in pull-down bar to save to a floppy disk, or in the same pull-down bar select your hard drive (c:) to save it to the hard drive instead of a disk.  Create a new folder by clicking on the create new folder icon on the tool bar.  Name the folder.  Then type in your file name in the space provided and save type as web pages.  Hit save and your web page should save everything in your folder.


Objective #4

Opening Existing File

To Open an existing file:

Go to file on the menu bar and click "open."  Select which drive your document is in and wait for the computer to search within that drive.  Double-click on the file you wish to open.  Your file should open for you.

Lesson Review

In this lesson we covered how to open FrontPage and what types of files FrontPage uses.

Restate objectives, but expand upon them a bit...

  • Open FrontPage using the Start Menu
  • File Types: BMP, JPG, GIF
  • Save File
  • Open File

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Programs: Microsoft FrontPage: Lesson #2