Learn How To Modify a Template in Expanded Mode in Dreamweaver
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Now, I can see a couple of things floating around. One of them, you can see right here on this page and that is the flame seems to have gotten disconnected and floated down a little bit. That is because on this page, we have actually inserted enough content to stretch beyond the original confines that we have designed into the template.
Now, that would probably change again once we set some styles in here but this is a consideration that we want to take care of right away. I can change that very easily but we will also notice that I will need to change these flames off in a template file. You see the no sign there. That is not going to be change that I can edit here in a pages because it is not in the editable content area.
Now, when we go over to the template file, I also want to set up our main navigation system. Now, that we have got a few pages to work with, we can set up the links from our button graphics to the pages, so those are all working as well.
So, let us move back into the template file and make a couple of changes. I have got my template open, so I should be able to just click on the tab here and we can move over to our base template area. Let us take care of that flame right away. The problem we are having is that as the table stretches, the cell with my flame graphic in it is stretching as well.
Now, that is fine as long as the flame graphic stays towards the top of the table cell. I am just going to switch my tool tablet over the lay out tools and we will try expanded table mode once again. Now, you can see in the expanded mode once again. Now, you can see in expanded mode it is much easier for me to access the table cell that the flame graphic is residing in.
I will just click next to the graphic. That gives me easy access to the properties and I am going to change the vertical default to top. Now, most table cells default to a middle setting. By setting it to top, that flame graphic will always be pushed to the top of the cell no matter how tall the cell gets.
Now, we can switch back to standard mode. You can see how hard it would have been to get my cursor right in between there to make that selection. So, be sure to use expanded mode whenever it is convenient.