Microsoft Expression Blend Glass Orbs Screenshots





Video Tutorial




The Vista Buttons add-in for Expression Web and Frontpage allows you to create powerful dropdown menu menus, directly in Expression Web, FrontPage 2000 (version 9), Microsoft FrontPage 2002 (version 10), Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003 (version 11). Fully customizable appearance! Use one of the 500+ web buttons, 100 submenu designs, 6600+ icons, 50 ready-made samples, or create your own using the theme editor. With support for custom images, icons, colors, font styles, the possibilities are limitless. You'll create really nice looking website html menus and html buttons with little or no design skills at all! Create, insert, modify a website menu without leaving your favorite web development environment!



Menu, Button, and Icon Collection

Expression Web Menu provides huge collection of 1400 web buttons, 6600 icons, 300 ready-made samples, so you'll create really nice looking menus and buttons with little or nodesign skills at all! Web 2.0, Mac, iPhone, Aqua buttons, Vista, XP, transparent, round, glossy, metallic, 3d, tab menus, drop down menus will be a breeze!

Button and Icon Samples

Features

Css Drop Down Menus
Create drop down menus based on css using Expression Web Menu. Make various styles for each submenu item adjusting css styles.

Javascript For Photogallery For Frontpage Image Navigation
Use images for icons, backgrounds of items. Using images you can create menus entirely based on graphics.

Template Frontpage Gratuit Fonts, Borders and Background Colors
Use any necessary font of any color, size and font decoration for normal and mouseover state. Create any available type, thickness and color of a menu's frame. Choose any color for backgrounds of submenus and items.

Interactive Buttons For Frontpage Freeware Microsoft Expression Blend Glass Orbs Padding and Spacing
Specify various values for padding and spacing for the whole menu and for each separate submenu.

Search Engine Friendly
Expression Web Menu generates html code which is transparent to search spiders.

Size
You can set the size of the menu in pixels.




2.0 Buttons by Web-Buttons.com v3.0.0

How to use Vista Buttons with FrontPage

    To install the drop menu into your html page you should do the following things:

    1). Create and save your buttons in any temp folder using Vista Buttons application. You canuse "Save as HTML" function.

    Save menu

    You can enter any name you like, for example enter "menu":

    Save menu name

    So you'll have menu.html file and "menu-files" folder with all menu files.

    Generated files

    2). You can add javascript drop menu to a single page or to many pages using Shared Borders, Include Page or Dynamic Web Template so that you won't have to add it into each page separately.

    Insert a javascript menu to many pages by shared borders in FrontPage

    - Start FrontPage and open your website. When the website opens, it should look like this:

    Open website in FrontPage

    - To create the shared border page you should do the following things:
    Choose "Format/Shared Borders..." from the main menu. This will bring up the Shared Borders dialog.

    Shared Borders dialog

    - Make sure "All pages" is chosen in the 'Apply to' section. Check the "Top" checkbox to activate the top shared border page and click the OK button to close the dialog.
    A new subfolder should appear in the Folder List section in the main FrontPage window with the top.htm file in it. This is our top shared border page.

    Shared Borders dialog

    Notice that you can choose any other shared border position to install the drop menu as well.

    - Now you can add a menu for your site. Open the shared border page (double-click top.htm in Folder list window) and switch to the Design view mode. Decide where you would like the menu to appear in your page. Click in the spot you want the code to appear in and type the phrase: your code here

    Open website in FrontPage

    - Open the generated in Vista Buttons menu.htmlpage in any text editor. Copy all code within the following tags:
          <!-- Begin Vista-Buttons.com -->
            ...
          <!-- End Vista-Buttons.com -->

    - Go back to FrontPage. Switch to HTML View. Go to the "Edit Menu" with FrontPage and select the "Paste" option to paste the menu code that we copied to the clipboard earlier. Since the phrase we typed was highlighted, it will be replaced when we paste the code in.

    Insert menu in FrontPage

    - To display the mouseover state images correctly you should change vbImgPath parameter. Find the following code
    var vbImgPath="menu-files/"
    and change it to
    var vbImgPath="_borders/menu-files/"

    Copy menu files in FrontPage

    - Now you should copy the "menu-files" folder into the same folder with your top.html shared border. (You should show hidden files to see files of your website. Go to "Tools/Folder options").

    Copy menu files in FrontPage

    Copy menu files in FrontPage

    - Notice that in the Design mode your menu may be displayed not in the proper way. You should view the menu in the Preview mode.

    Design mode in FrontPage

    - Select the Preview mode to display the top.html page live (in Internet Explorer). Notice that your mouseover images can be not displayed when you hover over menu items in the Preview mode. It is normal. You'll see all images when you open index.htm page in the Preview mode.

    Preview mode in FrontPage

    - That's all. You've added all necessary code to your page, so let's test it. Open your index page (double-click index.htm in Folder list window) and switch to the Preview mode.

    Result

    - If everything goes well, save and publish your website. If something seems wrong, double-check that you followed all the steps correctly.

    - If you still run into trouble, we'd be happy to assist you further. You can post your problem to us at , and meanwhile describe your files in details.





Support

Please contact Customer Support at (please include template name in the message title)





FAQ









See also

Creating a Glass Button in Blend This tutorial is aimed at new users to Microsoft Expression Blend, as well as those that may have already used the product before, and are now looking for some tips

Mathematically Beautiful Screen Savers (MBSS) The MBSS Premier Products require Microsoft Windows 2000 Travel through a universe filled with brilliant orbs When you wear a pair of 3D glasses (which are mailed to

How to create a simple Behavior for Blend 3 Behaviors is stored in the Blend install directory (C:\Program Files\Microsoft Expression\Blend Any element can both be magnified and also become a magnifying glass

Microsoft Expression Community Gallery Microsoft does not guarantee the contribution or purport to grant rights to it. Come see new features in Expression Blend that raise the bar, making it even easier to

I Say Tomayto, You Say Tomahto Adobe PDF - View as html

Blend Candy: How to create a Gold and Sparkly effect | Online SilverLight and Blend allows us Microsoft developers to do just that . Bare with me as I try Pingback: Creating a Gold effect with Silverlight and Expression Web

Download Microsoft Expression Blend 3 Preview Microsoft Expression Blend 4 Software Development Kit for Silverlight and .NET 4 Vista Aero Glass for Firefox 3.0 with Glasser Installer (XPI) addon; Windows

A Glass Orb Button in Silverlight - CodeProject Today I would like to show you how to make a Glass Orb style button in Expression Blend. June 2008: Winner of the Microsoft expression development contest at www

WPF/Silverlight XAML template for a glass button I want to create a WPF/Silverlight XAML template for a glass button that com/winfx/2006/xaml" xml:lang="en-US" xmlns:d="http://schemas.microsoft.com/expression/blend

InformIT: Introduction to Microsoft Expression Blend > The Next Expression Blend is a designer's tool because HD) and high fidelity content, glass and gel interface objects, Expression tools and .NET programming languages. Microsoft

Search: Expression Blend 3 A Chrome and Glass Theme - Part 7 common routine to write a custom Effect component supported since Microsoft Expression Blend 3

Uber Glass Orb Tutorial The Uber Glass Orb. Go ahead and install Silverlight by wait for the next version of Expression Blend and see what further developements the Microsoft

Office 2010 WinForms Theme - Thinking Out Loud blend; case study; CodeRush; Cross Tab Reports; Delphi; DevConnections Problem is now since Microsoft made this change my apps with orbs will all be looked at as "old" dang

Black Minimalism: Black Minimalism This blog is created to showcase Black Minimalism template by Valter Nepomuceno modified to Blogger Templates by Blogcrowds. Check our links to view more Blogger XML

Huge Discounts On Ray Ban Sunglasses and Designer Glasses - www Top Designer Glasses Valentino Versace Versus, www I have noticed that the expression web designer is included gt; Ray-Ban -&gt; Aviator Sun High Street Sun Orbs

The Print Shop Business - - Shopping.com Microsoft Windows XP Other Features: Package Qty variety of templates Opacity controls to blend with a variety of logo elements like orbs, swooshes, shapes and glass