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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...

I Receive a Message About Active Content when Trying to Preview My Site in Internet Explorer.

To help protect your security, Internet Explorer has restricted this file from showing active content that could access your computer...." Some users have reported seeing...