Microsoft KB Archive/157477
Article ID: 157477
Article Last Modified on 1/19/2007
- Microsoft Word 97 Standard Edition
This article was previously published under Q157477
When authoring Web pages in Word, you can use many familiar Word features, such as spelling and grammar checking, AutoText, and tables. Some features are customized to make Web authoring easier, such as graphic bullets and lines. Features that are not supported by HTML are not available for authoring Web pages. The list below explains which features are changed or unavailable when you are authoring Web pages.
Available Feature or changed Notes ------- ---------- ----- Columns See Notes Newspaper columns are not supported in HTML, but you can use tables to create a multicolumn effect. Comments and Track See Notes Word comments and track changes Changes features are not supported in HTML. You can use strikethrough formatting to represent text that might be deleted. For comments, you can format text with the Comments style. Comments will not appear in Web browsers. Highlighting No Highlighting is not available in HTML. Font sizes See Notes Fonts are mapped to the closest HTML size available in the <FONT SIZE> tag, which ranges from size 1 to 7. These numbers are not point sizes but are used as instructions for font sizes by Web browsers. Word displays the fonts in sizes ranging from 9 to 36. Bold, strikethrough, Yes Special underline effects, such as italic, underline dotted underline, are not available. Animated text See Notes Animations are not available. For an animated effect, insert scrolling text. Emboss, shadow, No These font effects are not supported engrave, small caps, in HTML all caps, double strikethrough, and outline effects Tabs No Tabs are not available because they are often displayed by Web browsers as spaces. To control the layout of your page, use a table. Ruler See Notes The ruler does not appear by default because margin settings, indents, and tabs differ in the Web page authoring environment. You can point to the gray area at the top of the document to display the ruler. Equations, charts, See Notes When you save charts, equations, other OLE objects organizational charts, and other OLE objects in HTML format, a graphic image is created. You can use these graphics on your Web pages, but you won't be able to update the data they represent. If you need to later update data in a chart or equation that you're displaying on a Web page, save a backup copy of your file as a Word document (.doc format). Drawing objects, See Notes These items are not available on the such as AutoShapes, Drawing toolbar. They are available text effects, text as Microsoft Word Picture objects-- boxes, and shadows click Object on the Insert menu, and then click Microsoft Word Picture. Once you close your document, the graphic becomes a GIF image, and you will not be able to update it using the Drawing toolbar again. Headers, Footers No Headers and footers are not supported in HTML. Footnotes, Endnotes No Footnotes and endnotes are not supported in HTML. Cross-references No Cross-references are not supported in HTML. You can use a hyperlink to jump to another part of your web page. Master documents No Master documents are not supported in Web page authoring. You can separate large amounts of text into unique Web pages and then insert hyperlinks to these smaller documents onto one Web page. Mail merge No Mail merge is not supported in HTML. Versioning No Versioning is not supported in HTML. Styles Yes When you define your own styles, only the formatting that's supported in Web page authoring will be available. Paragraph formatting See Notes Some paragraph formats, such as settings to control how paragraphs flow, spacing before and after paragraphs, and line spacing aren't available. To control the layout of your page you can use a table. Tables of contents, No The Word tools for creating these tables of items are not available. You can authorities, simulate a table of contents by using indexes hyperlinks. Page borders No Borders around pages are not supported in HTML. You can use a table to border a page, or to make the page more interesting, you can add a background by using the Background command on the Format menu. Page numbering No An HTML document is considered a single Web page, regardless of its length. Margins No To control the layout of a page, you can use a table.
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