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I have about 10 hours of experience with DW so I'm guessing this is something I'll completely understand a week from now, however I'm working with a Trial Version and I know I'm going to Buy It because already it looks fantastic. However I can't do a damn thing with it yet and time runs out before you know it.

This is a screenshot of my Document. As you can see, I'm trying to Insert a swf file between the td tags. The problem I'm having is, I can't seem to Align it at the top of this Column. I'm reading everything I can find and nothing is working so far. What am I not understang about this? I want to bring up the Flash Insert to the bottom of the Brown Bar shown. The Cursor populates in the Middle of this Column regardless of what I do.

 

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Well I'm not certain if this is how you're suppose to accomplish this feat but with my overall knowledge of HTML, what I decided to do was edit my html text and basically remove all of the Table Tags. Therefore I can simply insert a table whenever I want one. Now all I have to do is align these according to the way I want my Page to appear. I don't think this is how DW is organized but I did need ot get crackin on this demo project and if I can't find an easier way to make these things occur, then I will not bother purchasing this product because what I am doing right now, I can just as easily do in NotePad.
 

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dreamweaver makes working with css very easy if you want to go that route
 

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dreamweaver makes working with css very easy if you want to go that route
R U saying you prefer to work with CSS over html? I suppose there are many CSS based software available so what makes DW so special? Do you use DW?
 

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You're absolutely correct .. CSS is very powerful in the sense of being able to position yor images where ever you want.
 

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R U saying you prefer to work with CSS over html? I suppose there are many CSS based software available so what makes DW so special? Do you use DW?
I do use dreamweaver, but not the WYSIWYG editor, I use it as a script editor (code view). I don't prefer to with with css over html, I use it as a supplement to xhtml. Drop by my site and look at the source code. All of the positioning and styling is done in an external stylesheet.
 

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I do use dreamweaver, but not the WYSIWYG editor, I use it as a script editor (code view). I don't prefer to with with css over html, I use it as a supplement to xhtml. Drop by my site and look at the source code. All of the positioning and styling is done with css.
Very nice layout - however yours is mostly a text based presentation whereas I'm putting together a composite of images and the only text on the page is contained in Flash. I'm also adding an oddcast character (which I'm working on right this very moment) so therefore positioning is paramount. Not to say, your text based app isn't.

I'm finding CSS so easy that I feel I must be doing something wrong because in the short amount of time I've been utilizing this process, I've already completed 3 pages of my site re-work.

Another issue I ran across is, something I was told by the Oddcast Rep. That Web-Spiders can't read swf files for positioning. Therefore it is important to use html based pages if that's important to you. That is probably the most important reason I'm reworking my entire site right now.
 

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Yep, working with flash reveals all sorts of new issues behind the scenes. But css isn't just for text. Use it right and you'll have absolute control of your website—more control than tables can touch with a ten-foot pole.
 

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Yep, working with flash reveals all sorts of new issues behind the scenes. But css isn't just for text. Use it right and you'll have absolute control of your website—more control than tables can touch with a ten-foot pole.
Well V ~

I actually finished my project that I worked on pretty much all day. Uploaded the files to a back section of my site, fine tuned a few codes and whalla, Nothing ! And I mean nothing ! I previewed the work prior to sending it up and everything looked great but on the Server, none of the Images display.

Not even my flash embed. So I go back to DW and read about Export and it doesn't seem to talk about anything that I haven't done. Since you're familiar with DW, aside from your normal uploading of html docs and whatever esle you have going on and making sure all of those images * html docs are in the same Root Folder, what else are you suppose to do in DW that makes your stuff show on the net that's different? Like I said, even now, I hit F12 and there it is.
 

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sorry I didn't catch this sooner. When you visit your page and nothing's there, whats the source code look like?
 

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sorry I didn't catch this sooner. When you visit your page and nothing's there, whats the source code look like?
Wow that was so long ago .. yeah I fixed that problem. What I didn't notice was the IMG SRC = " local machine folder' instead of the src pointing to the Remote location. It's funny but when something isn't working, the first reaction is to panick and you find yourself looking in all the wrong places initally, or at least I do at times. Then the answer is generally the easiest solution to correct.

I know the Golden Rules but sometimes forget them ... when your Images aren't displaying.

1. Make sure your IMGs are actually in the Folder you Up'd them too.

2. Make SURE the <img src=" " <--- is pointing to that Folder ..

Hey V ~ Although I'm beyond that issue, I do have a Question for you or anyone that can help out and I think I should probably Post a different Thread for it. So I will concerning Chat Rooms -- Please look for it and if you can give some advice I would most grateful. Thank You V-Six
 
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