Changing Text Font and Color
in HTML Editor
To increase impression of your future web site based on
our web design templates maybe you will need to change text
color or font style. There are some ways of doing that.
If you want to change part of text or some words do the
following. Select text, witch properties you want to modify.
If you are Microsoft FrontPage user you can see high amount
of tools at the top toolbox. There you can change text
color, font and its size, make text bold or italic and
If you are working with Macromedia Dreamweaver, you can
check and change text properties at the properties panel.
you can't see it for some reason, select Window/Properties from top menu to call this properties panel.
If you will decide to change color of
text on whole page, for example if you have changed color
scheme of your web design template and text must conform
new web site color, you should use CSS for it.
can use CSS (Cascade Style Sheets) to change text attributes
whole page or specified tag.
are two ways of doing that: you can use built-in style
editor or put style directly to HTML code.
you are using Macromedia Dreamweaver MX then you have
to press Ctrl+Shift+E to
launch CSS editor or choose Text/CSS
styles from the
top menu. You will see list of
styles used in this web design template. Double click
you want to edit. Then just change font options in
If you are Microsoft FrontPage
user then you should choose Format/Style from
the top menu.
Double click style you want to change. Select font button
at the bottom of appearing dialog. Now you can modify all
possible text properties.
If you have some HTML skills you can put style directly
into code tag. For example if you want to change link color
to red you should put following code into reference tag:
<a style="color:FF0000" href="link_text_here">Reference
If you want to change table cell text size to 11px you should
add following code in td tag:
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