What's in index.shtml and main.html?
Learn about how IS set up files in VAweb department directories.

Let's look at the contents of index.shtml

<html> <body bgcolor="#FFFFFF" text="#FFFFFF" link="#FFFFFF" vlink="#000000">
<td ALIGN="left" VALIGN="top">
<!-- Begin Navigation Bar -->

<!--#include virtual="../navbar.html"-->

<!-- End Navigation Bar -->
<td VALIGN="top" bgcolor="#6D7EB2" width="450">
<!-- Begin Page Body -->

<!--#include file ="./main.html"-->

<!-- End Page Body -->


What does your browser do when it reads this file?

  • Changes the color of the background, text, and links.
  • Sets up a table and displays the navigation bar on the left and the contents of the file ./main.html to the right.

Let's look at the contents of ./main.html

Place Content Here

You should do what this says, i.e., put what you want to display in this file.

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I would appreciate comments, corrections, and
suggestions for how I can improve this course.

Nancy Blachman
Variable Symbols, Inc.
356 Bush Street
Mountain View, CA 94041-1332
650 966 8999
650 966 8998 fax
nancy- at -variablesymbols.com

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