14 , 2001
menus into an HTML document
Now launch Dreamweaver and open up a document or create a new one. Place your insertion point where your menu will actually reside on the final page. Then choose Insert > Interactive Images > Fireworks HTML.
Because you highlighted that table in the regular view, your code view will already have your code highlighted. Find the part of the code that says, <a href="#" onMouseOut="FW_startTimeout();" onMouseOver="window.FW_showMenu(window.fw_menu_0,100,10);" >. (Yours will vary from this.) See that little part at the end that reads, menu_0,100,10? The "100" and "10" are the horizontal and vertical positions of the menu relative to the top left corner of your document (100 pixels over and 10 down). All you have to do is change these to match the position of your actual menu. In many cases, this will be simple because you're probably going to have your menu near the top of your page, and the position won't change much from browser to browser. So just enter appropriate values to match the position of your navigation bar. Repeat this process for each of the menus listed in your codes view (menu_1, menu_2, etc.).
If you have your menu buried somewhere in the middle or near the bottom of the page, this will be more of a problem because the position is likely to be dramatically different depending on the viewer's browser, screen resolution, window size, etc.
At any rate, this problem forces me to revise my recommendation about upgrading to Fireworks 4 until it's resolved. Hold off until there's a fix for this. There's no reason to go headlong into buying software that's not ready for professional use.
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