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Subject: [FreeHelp] Re: Freepages-Help-D Digest V03 #315
Date: Sat, 13 Sep 2003 10:12:40 +0200
I was a complete novice to webpage writing not so long ago. After
having tried various 'synthetic' web editors and had nothing but
problems (which the generous people in the rootsweb community tried to
help me sort), I downloaded a little gem at
and followed it faithfully step by step. I write all my pages in html
and notepad and they work every time. The explanations are not only
simply given - and carefully - but they are PRECISE, ie about making
tables (always give a cell width value) and sizes of graphics (always
Just read through the first few lessons, practice a little, and in a
couple of days you'll be writing html pages, and they'll work!
If they don't, be sure someone at rootsweb will have a look and tell you
what's wrong and how to put it right. I was particularly lucky in that
Marcia helped me tremedously at the outset; she told me 'never give up
on a problem page' and that I would find it was like 'a new toy you
can't put down'. Absolutely right! Haven't had so much fun in years!
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> "Mike & Donna Allen" <>
> Thu, 11 Sep 2003 21:28:59 -0500
>I'm new to Freepages and I'm having a dickens of a time. I would like to do
>my page myself using HTML. However, for the time being, I'm using the one
>supplied by Rootsweb, but when I save my page, it knocks off most of what
>I wrote, and won't save the complete document. Does anyone know how to
>troubleshoot this problem?
>When I figure out HTML and how to do the codes, etc....I will use that.
>Thanks for any help in advance.
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