This tutorial teaches you how to create pop-up windows, jump menus, swap images, and play sound using Dreamweaver behaviors and thus assumes you are familiar with some design software, even if you are new to Adobe Dreamweaver. However be assured that our detailed instructions can be followed by even a total novice.You Are Here ::: Home >> Free Tutorials >> Dreamweaver Tutorials >> Dreamweaver Behaviors
What is a Behavior?
To view all available behaviours for a tag go to Window > Behaviours, the Tag Inspector Panel will show up with the Behaviours Button as pressed. Just click on the plus (+) button shown and you'll see all the behaviours listed. Some of the other inbuild features of Dreamweaver are also behaviours like for example creating a rollover image via Insert > Image Objects > Rollover Image.
The most Useful Behaviors are as follows (click the links on the behaviours to read our detailed Tutorial on them) :
- Open Browser Window
- Show Pop-Up Menu
- Swap Image (you can create both Rollover Images and Swap Images using Dreamweaver)
- Validate Form
- Check Browser
- Check Plug-in
- Jump Menu
- Play Sound
- Popup Message
Continue reading about how to use behaviors by checking out the links to the specific behavior's tutorial in the list above.
Adobe Dreamwever (Macromedia Dreamweaver prior to version 8). Please check out the compatible versions listed in the box below. Since this tutorial series covers the core functions of Dreamweaver to create pop-up windows, jump menus, swap images and play sound using Dreamweaver behaviors, mostly any version of these software should be fine.
Compatible Versions of Dreamweaver for this Tutorial
Note: The instructions in this tutorial are same across all Dreamweaver versions listed above; Screenshot images (if any) may differ. Recommended Version: Dreamweaver CS5.5