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Re: Making web pages.

From: David Poehlman <poehlman@clark.net>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 1999 12:16:12 -0500
Message-ID: <38060FDB.1B712A47@clark.net>
To: jfw@yoyo.cc.monash.edu.au, WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, h t m l designers <htmldesigners@onelist.com>
I thought I'd bring some heads to bear on this topic.  I'll start with
answering your last question.  Learning html is essential for good
html writing.  If you look at many pages out there, you'll not see a
lot of nesting.  Much of what is neded as code is provided as
containers which you can have on hand and just fill in.  I use wordpad
myself.  There is not a tool that is streightforward as we might like
one to be.
Kevin Minor wrote:
> Hi listers.
> As usual, the topic was discussed, but I don't have the information on it.
> I'm wanting to create web pages for work as well as at home, and I'm looking
> for a good web building tool.
> I'd like this tool to be powerful enough for future use, but for now here is
> what I'm looking for.
> A tool that lets you specify the displayed text for a link, and then prompts
> you for the address of the link.
> I also need to build forms with check boxes, combo boxes and an area for
> comments.
> At present, I'm not looking to add graphics to the page, but I'd like the
> flexibility to do so.  I have looked at HTML code, and it's fairly straight
> forward until you think of all the nesting required.  It's tedious, and I'd
> like to find something that automates much of the HTML coding.  I have
> looked at Aracnofilia, but it still requires some knowledge of HTML coding.
> Thanks in advance for any information.  One other thing.  I want to know the
> good web building tools, as well as how much they cost.
> Kevin Minor
> kminor1@prodigy.net
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