Chapter 11. Using Behaviors
IN THIS CHAPTER
Dreamweaver Technique: Incorporating Behaviors
Adding a behavior's event and action
Dreamweaver Technique: Modifying Behaviors
Looking at the standard behaviors
Creating behaviors is one of the more challenging Dreamweaver features to master. Implementing these gems, however, is a piece of cake. This chapter examines the concepts behind behaviors and the reality of using them. It details the use of all the behaviors included with Dreamweaver, as well as some from notable third-party sources. This chapter also contains tips for managing your ever-increasing library of behaviors.
Here's a guarantee for you: After you get the hang of using Dreamweaver behaviors, your Web pages will never be the same.
Understanding Behaviors, Events, and Actions
A behavior, in Adobe parlance, is the combination of an event and an action. In the electronic age, you push a button (the event) and something (the action) occurs — such as changing the channel on the TV with your remote.
In Dreamweaver, events can be something as interactive ...