Re: Images in Microsoft Frontpage

Subject: Re: Images in Microsoft Frontpage
From: John Posada <john -at- tdandw -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 05 Aug 2002 20:24:08 -0700

Richard...this is standard web stuff and really has little to do with FP. are you putting up the files from your local drive to the web
server. You need to (in FP terminology) "publish" the web pages to the
server. By doing this, you will automatically change the link from the html
to the image from something like this:

c:\webshare\myweb\images\picture.gif (where c:\webshare\myweb is the name of
the web project)


\images\picture.gif (where the image directory [images] is one level down
from wherever the html page is on the web server)

If you are FTPing or drag/dropping to a network drive using Explorer, the
reference to the images might still looking for them on your local drive.

Take a look at a page with the problem after you put it on the web server
and see if the drive path is still a letter (c:\). If it is, then this is
the problem.

John Posada
Senior Technical Writer
john -at- tdandw -dot- com

----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard Weir" <richard -dot- weir -at- ce -dot- com -dot- au>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Sent: Monday, August 05, 2002 4:52 PM
Subject: Images in Microsoft Frontpage

> Hi all,
> I am having a few problems with Frontpage and was wondering if there is
> someone out there that can help me out.
> I have written some html pages in Frontpage and when viewing them on my
> machine they look fine. But if I view them on another persons machine the
> links do not work and the images are not displayed, a red X appears
> I understand that this is to do with Relative positioning but I have been
> unable to find this in MS Frontpage. Does anyone know how to solve me
> problem.

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