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Welcome to the eNicola's Nvu website content editorTutorial Page

Q: What is Nvu?

A: Nvu (pronounced N-view, for a "new view") is a complete Web Authoring System that combines web file management and easy-to-use WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) web page text editing tool.  Nvu is designed to be extremely easy to use, making it ideal for non-technical computer users who want to update there website text content without needing to know HTML or web programming.

This tutorial will be covering basic information you will need to edit text content on your web pages and publish your changes to the iInternet immediately.

  1. Downloading and Installing Nvu
  2. Opening Nvu for the first time
  3. Setting Up Publishing Site Settings
  4. Opening an Existing Web page
  5. Editing Text (Content, Color, Style and Font)
  6. Publishing Your Updates

Downloading and Installing Nvu Top

1. Open your preferred Internet browser, go to the following web page to download Nvu http://nvu.com/download.html
2. Select your Operating System and download the .exe file

(Note: For this tutorial we used Windows windowslogo and Internet Explorer )

3. Click the appropriate link (.exe or .zip) and Save the the file to your Desktop.


4. When the download is complete, Double-Click the Nvu icon nvuicon on your Desktop to install the program.
5. Follow the Nvu Setup Wizard instructions to install the application.







Opening Nvu for the first time  Top

Double-Click the Nvu icon nvuicon on your Desktop to run the program.


Setting Up Publishing Site Settings Top

1. Select Edit, Publishing Site Settings...
2. Select New Site and fill-in the fields for your Website and FTP Settings. (You will need your FTP login information to complete this step.)
3. When you have finished filling in the fields, Click OK

Opening an Existing Web Page  Top

1. Select File, Open Web Location...
2. Type in the URL of the web page you wish to edit and then click Create.  (Note: This should open the web page location you typed in Nvu.)

3. At this point you can close the Site Manager pane. You will not need it for text updates.

Editing Text (Content, Color, Style and Font)  Top

1. If you are adding to existing text content, position your cursor where you would like to start and begin typing
2. If you are changing existing text content, you can either highlight the text you want to edit and begin typing or just delete the text as you would in a word processing program.
3. You may also insert text that you may have written and saved in another program by copy & pasting the text.
4. When you are finished editing your text, you can format the text in many ways through the Format Menu.
5. You may also format text using the shortcut buttons formatbuttons


Publishing Your Updates  Top

Once you have finished editing your text content, you will be ready to publish the page to the Internet.
1. You can either Click the Publish button publishbutton or Select File, Publish to begin.

2. Fill in the fields in the Publish Page window. Start by Selecting the Site Name.
3. Remember to end the Filename field with .html
4. Type /public_html  in the Site subdirectory for this page field. (Important: Be sure to type a forward slash before public_html)
5. Check the Include images and other files checkbox
6. When fields are completed, Click Publish


A status window will open showing the progress of your page upload. You can then open your preferred browser and view the page you have just edited.

Please Note: eNicola.com does not provide support of any kind for the Nvu program and services.The information on this page has  been provided for reference only. The use of this product is the sole responsibility of the user. eNicola.com shall not be held liable for any damages or costs of any type arising out of or in any way connected with your use of the Nvu program or services. This page has been created for reference purposes only. eNicola.com does not provide support of any kind for the use of  the Nvu program or services. eNicola.com is not responsible for any accidents, errors or mistakes that result from the use of the Nvu program or services. You may refer to the program Help Menu or the Nvu website  for assistance.  If you require the assistance of eNicola.com to repair or restore any web pages, graphics or content, services will be charged at a fee.









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