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Word 2000 in a Nutshell by Walter Glenn

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Format Frames

Synopsis

Frames are mostly used in web pages and are separate documents viewed within the same browser window. Each document is a distinct web page. Frames can target one another so that clicking a link in one frame cause a page to display in another frame. For example, links on a navigation frame could open the various parts of a web site in another frame (Figure 8-20).

Breaking web pages into separate sections with frames

Figure 8-20. Breaking web pages into separate sections with frames

Creating a frame automatically switches the document to Web Layout view and opens the Web and Frames toolbars. The Web toolbar provides browser-like controls for navigating pages and the Frames toolbar provides a quick way to add frames to the left, right, above, or below the current page, add a table of contents frame, delete frames, and view frame properties.

Use Different Views for Different Frames

The default view when working with frames is Web Layout. Place the insertion point inside a particular frame to change the view for just that frame. A different view can be used for every frame.

The Format Frames submenu offers only two choices (Table of Contents in a Frame and Add Frame Page) when the current document has no existing frames. When the current document does have frames, the menu expands to mirror the choices on the Frames toolbar.

Using a Table of Contents Frame

Normally, a document’s table of contents is a static ...

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