Formatting background properties
Color | Images | Watermarks | Sound

To format a background color, choose one of the following:

  1.  In Page view, from the toolbar select Format, then Background.
  2.  In the Color section of the dialog box that opens, choose the standard or custom color you prefer.
  3. Click the OK button.

or

  1. In Page view, right-click the page, click Page Properties on the shortcut menu.
  2. In the Page Properties dialog box, click the Background tab.
  3. In the Color section of the dialog box that opens, choose the standard or custom color you prefer.
  4. Click the OK button.

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To use a picture as a background choose one of the following:

  1. In Page view, from the toolbar select Format, then Background.
  2. Under Formatting, select the Background picture check box.
  3. Browse to find the image on your computer.
  4. Click the OK button.

or

  1. In Page view, right-click the page, click Page Properties on the shortcut menu.
  2. In the Page Properties dialog box, click the Background tab.
  3. Under Formatting, select the Background picture check box.
  4. Browse to find the image on your computer.
  5. Click the OK button.

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Using a watermark as the background

A watermark is a graphic that appears in the background of web pages but does not scroll as the page scrolls.

  1. In Page view, from the toolbar select Format, then Background.
  2. Under Formatting, select the Background picture check box and then the Watermark check box.
  3. Browse to find the image on your computer.
  4. Click the OK button.

or

  1. In Page view, right-click the page, click Page Properties on the shortcut menu.
  2. In the Page Properties dialog box, click the Background tab.
  3. Under Formatting, select the Background picture check box and then the Watermark check box.
  4. Browse to find the image on your computer.
  5. Click the OK button.

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Adding background sound

When a background sound is added, the sound plays as the page is opened. Use this feature sparingly as many visitor are bothered by constant music or sound.  The sound may be stopped by pressing the stop button in the Internet Explorer tool bar. This feature is not supported by Netscape browsers.

  1. In Page view, from the toolbar select Format, then Background.

  2. Click the General tab, locate the Background sound area, then Browse to locate the sound file.
  3. Do one of the following:

or

  1. In Page view, right-click the page, and then click Page Properties on the shortcut menu.
  2. Click the General tab, locate the Background sound area, then Browse to locate the sound file.
  3. Do one of the following:

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