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I Can't Find My Project on My Computer.

Visual Site Designer saves your projects with the file extension .vnu . To pull up a list of all the .vnu files on your computer, go to the Windows Taskbar and select Start > Find >...

It Takes a Long Time to View My Webpages on the Internet.

Try to cut down on the number of large images or objects on your pages. For more information about large objects in Visual Site Designer, consult this article: I Am Told by Visual Site...

When Viewing My Homepage on the Internet I Just See a File Listing.

You probably didn't write the correct catalog-name in the dialog box Internet Connection under the menu Settings > Internet Connection. Double-check all the FTP information in this...

How Do I Reuse Graphic Objects?

Select the object you want to reuse and copy it to the Windows clipboard by going to Edit > Copy or by using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+C . The object is now available to be pasted until...

How Do I Insert Images?

Click the Image tool in the left toolbar, and then click the location on the page where you would like to place the image. This opens a window that allows you to browse your computer for...

How Do I Place and Move Objects With More Precision?

Visual Site Designer allows you to insert guides to help you position page elements. Right-click the design area and select Insert Horizontal Guide or Insert Vertical Guide . This places a...

I Can't See the Left Toolbar.

You can show or hide the left toolbar by going to View > Show/Hide Left Toolbar.

I Am Told by Visual Site Designer that I Use Large Objects.

There can be a couple different causes for this. Most often, it is because you have very large shapes on your pages. It can also be because you have an advanced text object with a pattern fill...

When I Print a Page in VSD, the Background Is Not Included.

This issue occurs because Visual Site Designer uses standard functionality from Internet Explorer when printing. To fix this issue, open Internet Explorer and go to Tools > Internet Options...

What is a Website?

Before jumping into web design, it’s important to make sure you have a basic grip on what websites are and how they work. Essentially, a website is a collection of documents known...

Overview of Visual Site Designer

This article explains the different parts of the Visual Site Designer workspace. The Menu Bar and Toolbar At the top of the Visual Site Designer interface is...

When I Start Visual Site Designer, it Won't Go Past the Splash Screen.

This issue could be caused by having Large Fonts (120 DPI) enabled in Windows. Visual Site Designer only works with Normal Fonts (96 DPI). Here's how to change these settings: Windows...

Replicating Your Page

You can reuse a page design by highlighting the entire page with your mouse, right-clicking, and choosing Copy . Next, create a new page, and then right-click it and select Paste . This...

How to Create a Gradient Background

If you're looking for an alternative to using an image or solid color for your webpage background, you may want to try using a gradient. Here's how: Click the Page button...

Adding a Counter to Your Site

You can locate pre-made counter scripts at HotScripts.com that you can add to a page created in Visual Site Designer. Follow these step-by-step instructions to add a counter to your website:...

Can I Use Transparent Images?

You can insert transparent .gifs and .pngs onto your page using the Image tool , but not within shapes created using the Shapes tool . When you place a transparent image on your page, the...

I Can't See the Properties Window.

Each button on the top toolbar has its own Properties window . If you can't see the Properties window for a certain option, just click that button and it will redisplay. For example, if...

Adding a Firestarter Animation or Other SWF File to a Visual Site Designer Website

This article explains how to insert a Flash animation created with Firestarter into a webpage created with Visual Site Designer. You can also follow these steps to add any SWF file to a Visual...

How to Create a Mouseover

This tutorial explains how to create a mouseover using two different circular images and text. Click the Shapes tool in the left toolbar and select the circle. Use your mouse to...

Where Do I Find Output Files in MP3 Rip & Burn?

After you rip the CD tracks or convert the audio files you can find the output WAV, MP3, WMA, AAC, OGG, APE, and VQF files by selecting the shortcut "Output." You can also define the...

What is the Purpose of Audio Compression?

Until audio compression was invented, high-quality digital audio data took a lot of hard disk space to store. Let's go through a short example. Suppose you want to sample your favorite...

Which Bitrate Should I Use to Get CD-Quality Audio?

This is another of those questions that people debate endlessly. There really is no single (correct) answer - it depends on your ears, your equipment, the quality and complexity of the input...

Is There a JavaScript or HTML Debugger Included in the Program?

There are no JavaScript debugging tools in HTML Editor, but there is an HTML code cleaner that can find unclosed and unsupported tags, as well as other anomalies in your code. To access it, go...

Why Do I See a Box with a Red X Where My Image is Supposed to Be?

There are a couple of different issues that could explain why your images are not displaying correctly: Note : Most of these problems can be solved by transitioning to using Website...

Using the Code Cleaner.

If you've ever tried to edit someone else's code, you know how much of a hassle it can be to pick through a style that isn't your own. Reformatting can be a pain, but with the HTML...

Left-Align Your Code

Individual HTML code style is kind of like handwriting — everyone's is a little different. For instance, some designers love using indents to help organize their code and set certain...

How to Create a Custom Toolbar.

Everyone loves a toolbar. Why spend time digging around in menus when you can accomplish a task with the click of a button? Well, with the HTML Editor's customizable interface, you can get...

Using Snippets

If you've ever been frustrated at having to type the same piece of code over and over, you'll love snippets. A snippet is a piece of code stored in the HTML Editor that can be used...

Creating Custom Palettes.

If you're the type of web designer who works with both the page design and the code, then you'll appreciate CoffeeCup HTML Editor's color picker. Gone are the days of experimenting...

Using Find and Replace

If your site has more than one page — like pretty much every website ever — then you know that making a global change can be pretty difficult. For example, say you want to replace...