Pictures on computers
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chapter of the courses by Paul Nieuwenhuysen
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Using images in your Web pages.
Working with images in FrontPage 98
Cutting, copying and pasting images
Saving an image to the current Web
Using background images
When and how to use images
Using alternate text
Sizing your images
Placing images in your documents
Sizing images to fit your needs
Designing highlights with images
Additional enhancements for images
Creating your own images
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What is W3C doing?
Inclusion in XML
Inclusion in HTML