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Dreamweaver CS5.5: The Missing Manual by David Sawyer McFarland

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The Missing Credits

About the Author

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David Sawyer McFarland is president of Sawyer McFarland Media, Inc., a web development and training company in Portland, Oregon. He’s been building websites since 1995, when he designed an online magazine for communication professionals. He’s served as the webmaster at the University of California at Berkeley and the Berkeley Multimedia Research Center, and he’s helped build, design, and program numerous sites for clients that include Macworld.com, among others.

In addition to building websites, David is a writer, trainer, and instructor. He’s taught web design at the UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism, the Center for Electronic Art, the Academy of Art College, and the Art Institute of Portland. He currently teaches in the Multimedia Program at Portland State University. He’s written articles about web design for Practical Web Design, Macworld, and CreativePro.com.

David is also the author of CSS: The Missing Manual and JavaScript: The Missing Manual.

He welcomes feedback about this book by email at . (If you’re seeking technical help, however, please refer to the sources listed in Appendix A.)

About the Creative Team

Peter McKie (editor) graduated with a master’s degree from Boston University’s School of Journalism and lives in New York City, where he researches the history of old houses and, every once in a while, sneaks into abandoned buildings. Email: .

Adam Zaremba (production editor) has a master’s degree from the Editorial Institute at Boston University. He lives in Chestnut Hill, Mass., and has learned that there are three things never to discuss with people: religion, politics, and the Great Pumpkin.

Ron Strauss (indexer) specializes in the indexing of information technology publications of all kinds. Ron is also an accomplished classical violist and lives in northern California with his wife and fellow indexer, Annie, and his miniature pinscher, Kanga. Email: .

Stacie Arellano (proofreader) is a freelance proofreader/copy editor from Wisconsin with a background in marketing and web development. When she isn’t editing, she is working on her fantasy adventure graphic novel at TributeWaters.com. Email: .

Murray R. Summers (technical reviewer) is an Adobe Certified Dreamweaver Developer and Community Professional. He has co-authored and contributed chapters to several books on Dreamweaver, been the technical editor for the last six editions of the Dreamweaver Missing Manual, and presented at multiple national conferences. His company, Great Web Sights, has been active in web development since 1998. Murray lives in southern Delaware with his wife Suzanne. One daughter attends Clemson University, and the other is a skilled web developer (carolinawebcreations.biz). His two sons live and work in Virginia Beach.

John C. Bland II (technical reviewer) is the founder of Katapult Media Inc., which focuses on desktop, mobile, and web development. Through Katapult, John works diligently on FastKast (http://fastkast.com), which powers numerous low- to high-profile media players. He is a coauthor of ColdFusion Web Application Framework for ColdFusion 9 and Flex 4 in Action. As an Adobe Community Professional, John continues give back to the community that helped mold him into the developer he is today. John blogs regularly at www.johncblandii.com.

Acknowledgments

Thanks to all of those who have helped with this book (and all of my books over the years): my students, colleagues, and the wonderful people at O’Reilly. But thanks, most of all, to my mom for all the many gifts she gave me. This book is dedicated in loving memory of her.

Dave McFarland

The Missing Manual Series

Missing Manuals are witty, superbly written guides to computer products that don’t come with printed manuals (which is just about all of them). Each book features a handcrafted index and cross-references to specific pages (not just chapters).

Recent and upcoming titles include:

Access 2007: The Missing Manual by Matthew MacDonald

Access 2010: The Missing Manual by Matthew MacDonald

Buying a Home: The Missing Manual by Nancy Conner

CSS: The Missing Manual, Second Edition, by David Sawyer McFarland

Creating a Website: The Missing Manual, Third Edition, by Matthew MacDonald

David Pogue’s Digital Photography: The Missing Manual by David Pogue

Droid X: The Missing Manual by Preston Gralla

Dreamweaver CS4: The Missing Manual by David Sawyer McFarland

Dreamweaver CS5: The Missing Manual by David Sawyer McFarland

Dreamweaver CS5.5: The Missing Manual by David Sawyer McFarland

Droid 2: The Missing Manual by Preston Gralla

Droid X: The Missing Manual by Preston Gralla

Excel 2007: The Missing Manual by Matthew MacDonald

Excel 2010: The Missing Manual by Matthew MacDonald

Facebook: The Missing Manual, Third Edition, by E.A. Vander Veer

FileMaker Pro 10: The Missing Manual by Susan Prosser and Geoff Coffey

FileMaker Pro 11: The Missing Manual by Susan Prosser and Stuart Gripman

Flash CS4: The Missing Manual by Chris Grover with E.A. Vander Veer

Flash CS5: The Missing Manual by Chris Grover

Flash CS5.5: The Missing Manual by Chris Grover

Google Apps: The Missing Manual by Nancy Conner

Google SketchUp: The Missing Manual by Chris Grover

iMovie ’09 & iDVD: The Missing Manual by David Pogue

iMovie ’11 & iDVD: The Missing Manual by David Pogue and Aaron Miller

iPad: The Missing Manual by J.D. Biersdorfer

iPad 2: The Missing Manual by J.D. Biersdorfer

iPhone: The Missing Manual, Fourth Edition, by David Pogue

iPhone App Development: The Missing Manual by Craig Hockenberry

iPhoto ’09: The Missing Manual by David Pogue and J.D. Biersdorfer

iPhoto ’11: The Missing Manual by David Pogue and Lesa Snider

iPod: The Missing Manual, Ninth Edition, by J.D. Biersdorfer and David Pogue

JavaScript: The Missing Manual by David Sawyer McFarland

Living Green: The Missing Manual by Nancy Conner

Mac OS X: The Missing Manual, Leopard Edition by David Pogue

Mac OS X Snow Leopard: The Missing Manual by David Pogue

Microsoft Project 2007: The Missing Manual by Bonnie Biafore

Microsoft Project 2010: The Missing Manual by Bonnie Biafore

Motorola Xoom: The Missing Manual by Preston Gralla

Netbooks: The Missing Manual by J.D. Biersdorfer

Office 2007: The Missing Manual by Chris Grover, Matthew MacDonald, and E.A. Vander Veer

Office 2010: The Missing Manual by Nancy Connor, Chris Grover, and Matthew MacDonald

Office 2008 for Macintosh: The Missing Manual by Jim Elferdink

Office 2010 for Macintosh: The Missing Manual by Chris Grover

Palm Pre: The Missing Manual by Ed Baig

Personal Investing: The Missing Manual by Bonnie Biafore

Photoshop CS4: The Missing Manual by Lesa Snider

Photoshop CS5: The Missing Manual by Lesa Snider

Photoshop Elements 8 for Mac: The Missing Manual by Barbara Brundage

Photoshop Elements 8 for Windows: The Missing Manual by Barbara Brundage

Photoshop Elements 9: The Missing Manual by Barbara Brundage

PowerPoint 2007: The Missing Manual by E.A. Vander Veer

Premiere Elements 8: The Missing Manual by Chris Grover

QuickBase: The Missing Manual by Nancy Conner

QuickBooks 2010: The Missing Manual by Bonnie Biafore

QuickBooks 2011: The Missing Manual by Bonnie Biafore

Quicken 2009: The Missing Manual by Bonnie Biafore

Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Leopard Edition by David Pogue

Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Snow Leopard Edition by David Pogue

Wikipedia: The Missing Manual by John Broughton

Windows XP Home Edition: The Missing Manual, Second Edition, by David Pogue

Windows XP Pro: The Missing Manual, Second Edition, by David Pogue, Craig Zacker, and Linda Zacker

Windows Vista: The Missing Manual by David Pogue

Windows 7: The Missing Manual by David Pogue

Word 2007: The Missing Manual by Chris Grover

Your Body: The Missing Manual by Matthew MacDonald

Your Brain: The Missing Manual by Matthew MacDonald

Your Money: The Missing Manual by J.D. Roth

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