Let me make a BIG suggestion to you! If you use your computer quite a bit (school work, research, playtime) and have not cleaned your C drive up - you need to! Following these directions:
  • Make sure that there are NO programs running (ie the internet, a virus protector, AOL instant messenger)
  • Click Start
  • Go to Programs
  • Click Accessories
  • Click System Tools
  • Click Scan Disk
  • A box will appear - make sure your C drive is highlighted. Put a check in the box that says (under type of test) Thorough. Also check the box that is beside the sentence "Automatically fix errors"
  • This will take some time to perform. The amount of time depends on your computer (how quick it is!) Once your systems check is done your computer will run a lot smoother. Do this once a week.

    You should be able to copy and paste from this page....all the spaces have been added, even if it does not look like it! JUST be sure and change all the pertinant information that relates to YOU!
    Make sure and this page!

    Posting size when posting graphics

    Putting a "mailto:" address on an email

      If you email someone and would like them to respond to another email address, simply put this on your email:

      That will create a hyperlink that can be clicked to obtain a new message box.

    Putting gif/music in a guestbook

      <a href="http://www.oocities.org/Colosseum/Field/2750">
      <img src="//www.oocities.org/Colosseum/Field/2750/cooper-i.gif">
      <BGSOUND src="//www.oocities.org/Colosseum/Field/2750/twin_peaks_theme.mid" LOOP=1>
      <EMBED src="//www.oocities.org/Colosseum/Field/2750/twin_peaks_theme.mid" WIDTH="51" HEIGHT="15"
      AUTOSTART="true" LOOP="true" VOLUME="50" ALIGN="CENTER"
    My suggestion is to copy and paste the above to a page you wish to save it on, and then change it- The lines have to be a certain way (first three are individual lines..)
    Submitted by Susan Benjamin.

    Putting A Signature On Your Email

      You have to make up something to save-a quote and your http address is fine-- go to an area where you can write it and save it... like note pad or even a blank page in Microsoft works would do- You take that blank page, and type in what you want to show at the bottom of your mail-
      Type in what you want...then save to your C-drive- this will have to be saved as TEXT document, not just document.
      Go to your mail section, find the OPTIONS...MAIL AND NEWS PREFERENCES........
      then go to Identify- you will see a signature file- Browse until you have the file that you saved- I saved mine as SIGNATURE (duh!!!) click ok.......
      now...once you have finished- go to your mail, and mail me a note- whatever you have saved.....should be on the bottom of the email- like mine is----

    This should generate more traffic to your page- you advertise it each time you send an email!

    To Put Music on Your View Guest Book Page

      To get music to play in your guestbook, you need to go to the UTILITY page, and on to where you can add backgrounds and text... Insert the following code: <embed src="//www.oocities.org/Colosseum/Field/2750/friends.mid" height="0" width="0" loop=true autostart=true> with your own MIDI source, of course! Submitted by ~Kymberlie McGuire~.

    Getting a page from ICQ on your homepage

      <center><a href=http://www.mirabilis.com/products.html><IMG SRC="icq.gif"></a></center>
      <center><font face="Comic Sans MS">HEY~ Page me at ICQ~ <a href=http://wwp.mirabilis.com/yournumber><IMG SRC="smpager.gif"></a></center></font face>
      NOTE: The following html text is what actually gets the person to YOU: <a href=http://wwp.mirabilis.com/yournumber>Page ME</a>

    Using A Left Sided Bordered Background

      When you have a background with a border on the left, you need to indent your wording. Visit my teaching background site to find out how do do this.

    Enabling Someone To Upload A Zipped File From Your Site
      After you upload the zipped file into GeoCities, you then post this:

      <a href="myfile.zip">Name You Give Zipped File</a>

      This information courtesy of Donald Keith Robinson.

    Getting Your Own Personal Website
      If you are interested in getting your own website that is personalized (ie: www.susancooper.com) make sure and visit Internic Software. You can obtain a website at a nominal fee....if the name has not already been taken~

    Concerning Emails

      When you specify on your homepage for someone to email you about a certain issue, the subject is always BLANK...well, here is a cool way to automatically have that subject filled in:
      <a href="mailto:mhtmom@bellsouth.net?subject=AWARD">EMAIL ME</a>
      Where I have written AWARD, you can type anything in!

    A Terrific Source For ALL Your HTML Needs

      Found, quite by accident, this site has GIF size reduction, an Imaging Machine and the coolest site is the Doctor HTML.The Doctor HTML will take your web site and examine the Document Structure, Table Structure, Form Structure, Image Analysis, Spelling, and perform several other "tests". You will be given a summary sheet, and after printing this, you will be able to re-edit your web site page....Too Cool!

    1999 Please let me know if you find any of this information usefull, or you would like to submit something of interest!


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