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From: Tina Norris Fields <>
Subject: Re: [FreeHelp] Re: Gackground & graphic prooblem
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2001 08:11:43 -0400
References: <200106090628.f596ShU01765@lists7.rootsweb.com> <3B240F10.27A682F2@usa.net> <002a01c0f216$c24359d0$37045d3f@oemcomputer>
By default FrontPage creates "relative" links. To take advantage of that,
organize your files, even on your own computer. Make a folder for your
website. Put your "graphics" or "images" folder inside the website folder. If
you have other folders needed, make them and put them inside the website
folder. This keeps them all close together and facilitates the "relative" link.
Imagine this structure:
There are three folders inside the MyWebSit folder. All the images and graphics
are stored in the MyPictures folder. A page inside the MyFamily folder uses as
its background the photo "my_background.jpg" that is in the MyPictures folder.
The link will look like this
<.body background="../MyPictures/my_background.jpg"> (without the leading dot,
The code "../MyPictures" says "look up one directory from me and find the
directory MyPictures." This is a "relative" link - the directions to the folder
holding the photo are "relative" to the location of the page containing the
I hope this is useful to you.
> I found out that once I named the page I had the page on, it changed to what
> it was suppost to.
> Weird huh???
> I think you are right tho, if I put the graphics in a graphics folder
> completely away from my frontpage or even my documents, it would probably be
> a better idea.
> Thanks, I appreciate you answering this for me.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ray Brown" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Sunday, June 10, 2001 6:21 PM
> Subject: [FreeHelp] Re: Gackground & graphic prooblem
> > > Linda write:
> > Hi,
> > I'm using frontpage 2000 and am all of a sudden having problems that I
> didn't have before.
> > This is what is showing up on this new page:
> > <body background="file:///C:/My%20Documents/My%20Webs/homestead_bgr.jpg">
> > <p><img border="0"
> > <p align="center"><img border="0"
> > "></p>
> > Now, this is what is showing up on the other pages and I don't think I did
> anything different:
> > <body background="homestead_bgr.jpg">
> > <p align="center"><img border="0" src="homestead_bgr.jpg" width="59"
> > <p align="center"><img border="0" src="homestead-2.jpg" width="435"
> > Now, why is it this way and will it make a difference when I go to upload
> to rootsweb?
> > Thanks,
> > Linda
> > Linda
> > As long as your pages on your system are in the same folder as the
> graphics this should not happen. If you have them in another folder off of
> the C prompt and put in a grapgic at my documents/my webs frount page will
> add the whole local path. Keep your pages and graphics in the same folder
> and you will have no problem.
> > If you have a sub folder called graphics it should show up as
> graphics/graphic-name-jpg to show that is is in a sub folder.
> > Ray Brown
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