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Actual Drawing

Type of Program: WYSIWYG Web authoring tool
Supported Platforms: Windows 9x/ME/NT/2000/XP
Company Name: PY Software
Version: 7.7
Price: $59.00
Installed Size: 20mb


Actual Drawing is a very easy to use program that allows you to design and build web pages without needing any knowledge of HTML all you have to do is drag and drop page content. It even has its own image manipulation tools thus eliminating the need for a third party image editor. Additional tools allow to Flip, Rotate, Resize, Adjust Colors, Blur, Sharpen, Dilate, Erode or Emboss any image. It also has a built in FTP program.

Features include:
Character-level control over all text attributes
  - Javascript Rollover Images
  - Image Optimization
  - Instant effects like drop shadow, glow, inner shadow, blurred bevel, inner glow etc.
  - Filling and outlining images: linear fill, velvet fill, radial fill, conical fill, square fill and pattern
  - Creating Web-based forms
  - Creating Frame-Based Pages
  - Creating Web Albums
  - Checking up Broken Links for entire site
  - Submitting Web Pages to most popular search engines
  - Automaticaly upload all page content to your Website
  - Spell Checking for major languages
  - Ready-to-use Java Scripts
  - Drag and drop images from Internet Explorer
  - Insert special and extended characters into your Web page
  - Calculating download time for a Web page
  - Floating layers
  - Vector Images
  - Includes over 100 background images, buttons, logos, pointers for use in your web pages
  - Includes over 20 web page templates to help you get started
  - Includes Batch Processor for simplifying process of making changes in large number of web pages
  - Preview supports JavaScript, StyleSheets, and DHTML.

Well worth the money and will have you producing very professional websites very quickly indeed.

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Reviewed by Simon Baillie

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