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Re: A question about background images....
Posted by Ralph on 7/24/06
(2) Comments

    Based on your source, you are still linking to an image on
    your C: drive in your My Pictures folder and not your
    website. Make sure the image you want is on the web server
    then link to it directly (i.e. http://kle11225-
    01.k12.fsu.edu/appleoutline.gif) If your editor won't let
    you do this, then after you have created the web page open it
    with notepad or some other simple editor and change the link
    manually. Once you've done this you should be able to
    upload / publish the page to your website.

    Good luck

    On 7/19/06, Tallytchr wrote:
    > My webpage is published with a composer in Netscape (Using
    > Netscape or Mozilla Composer..is what the tutorial says).
    > Everything works great EXCEPT I can't get my backgrounds to
    > publish...
    >
    > My homepage has a background because a computer techie
    > person at the university did something on the server to
    > make it work!
    >
    > But now...I'd like to add some more...and that techie
    > person no longer works there and I'm on my own!
    >
    > Here's what the tutorial said:
    >
    > BACKGROUND IMAGES - To add a background image to your Web
    > page:
    >
    > 1. First, make sure that your background image is
    > located inside the same directory as your web site pages!
    > If you inadvertently link to a background image on you hard
    > drive, it will not go with the Web site when it is
    > transferred to the server, and will not show up once
    > transferred online.
    > 2. Choose Format, Page Colors and Properties from
    > Composer's main menu and click the Colors and Background
    > tab.
    > 3. Type the path and filename to the background image in
    > Use Image or click Choose File to browse your computer.
    > WARNING:If you use the Choose file option, make sure that
    > the file that you are linking to is enclosed within the
    > SAME directory that your Web page is located. DO NOT LINK
    > TO A FILE ON YOUR HARD DRIVE!!
    > 4. Click OK to save changes.
    >
    >
    > My question? How do I get the file to link directly to the
    > server...When I add an image...it sticks...but when I do
    > the same thing for the backgrounds...it doesn't!
    >
    > Here's my webpage link...if the source pages are any help
    > to answering my frustration with this one part of the web
    > publishing process!