Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
This page answers most questions we receive concerning MenuPlus. Please make sure you
read this before contacting us. If your question is still not answered, you are welcome to
Contact MenuPlus Support.
If you MenuPlus does not appear under "Additional Components" in the
"Insert" - "Components" menu, make sure you properly
installed MenuPlus and/or follow the manual installation
instructions if everything else fails. (Have you really done "Recalculate
Cause: FrontPage sometimes "looses track" of installed additional
Solution: FrontPage 2000 has a convenient feature to check if your components are okay:
Use the menu View / Reports / Components Errors. If there are any errors such as
Page "faq.html" contains an unknown FrontPage component: "fpTocPlus"
(or fpNavPlus) it usually helps to run Tools / Recalculate
If this doesn't help, you may want to try to reinstall
MenuPlus using the original installer. Be sure you download
the latest version of MenuPlus if you experience troubles. If this still
doesn't help, please contact Customer Support.
CONDITION: I want to add automatic links to titled sections in a single page, like the one above.
SOLUTION: Insert the MenuPlus Table of Contents component and set to the
- Start from: Current page
- Show start page: Disabled
- Show bookmarks: Enabled
CONDITION: I want to use the ComponentNavigationName in a separate frame.
SOLUTION: This cannot be done using the Navigation Bar. However, you can use the ComponentContentsName component to achieve this.
NOTES: FrontPage only makes available navigation information associated with a page to the
components on that page. It is not, therefore, possible for a component, not located
on a page, to know where the page is in the navigation structure.
CONDITION: I want to use buttons in the ComponentNavigationName but it does not seem to support them
like the inbuilt Navigation Bar.
SOLUTION: Use the inbuilt Navigation Bar.
was originally designed to fulfill multi-level custom text menu requirements not supported
by the inbuilt Navigation Bar. Buttons are only suitable for single level menus
which is adequately supported by the inbuilt Navigation Bar.
CONDITION: My Web host's server has FrontPage Extensions installed.
SOLUTION: MenuPlus generally works well with FrontPage
Server Extensions. Usually you would only install the MenuPlus components on
the local machine used to edit the web, and not on the actual Web server. This
works well as long as the MenuPlus components are NOT used in a shared border.
Read the full story regarding MenuPlus and
FrontPage Server Extensions here.
Check out KISSfp, the FrontPage FTP Add-On which
considerably simplifies uploading FrontPage Webs by FTP!
CONDITION: There is only one entry in the ComponentContentsName.
SOLUTION: From the Navigation View in FrontPage drag and drop files from the file list to the
NOTES: FrontPage uses a single default document (usually index.htm or similar) in a blank
navigation structure and this is what is being displayed. The solution above fills
the remainder of the navigation information correctly.
CONDITION: I want to use the characters '>' and '<' in the HTML formatting section of ComponentNavigationName but the '<'
character is not being displayed.
SOLUTION: Use the following equivalent sequence of characters exactly as written (including
NOTES: The HTML definition uses the special characters < and > to form the invisible
formatting tags. Trying to display these characters simply by inserting them will
confuse the browser displaying the HTML and produce unpredictable results. (Normally
the < will be ignored). Therefore the HTML definition supports the special
sequence of characters to represent the < and > as above.
To uninstall MenuPlus, launch "Start/Programs/FrontPage MenuPlus
Componets/Uninstall..." or use the Windows Control Panel, "Add/Remove
CONDITION: This message is displayed when trying to access control properties by double clicking
control or when the control is displayed.
SOLUTION: Close and reopen the file being edited.
NOTES: This may be the result of FrontPage not giving the correct information to the control.
try later, or maybe use a Download
Manager like free Go!Zilla
if you experience Download Problems. (or try GetRight
or ReGet.) We can also send you the file as
attachment if you wish, please contact MenuPlus Support. ,