Why would you use Contribute to update a Frontpage website? You can just use
Frontpage. Contribute is designed to work together with Dreamweaver but can be
used as a stand alone application. It's not designed to keep local copies of
the site, because dreamweaver is taking care of that. This is in the help
files, o you can create a local copy:
Exporting a Web Page or Blog Entry (Windows only)
Contribute lets you export a web page or blog entry from Contribute to an
external HTML file. You can save the file anywhere on your computer or network.
If you export a new web page with images--that is, a page you haven't
published yet--you'll see the images in your exported web page. If you edit an
existing web page--a previously published page--you might not see all the
images on your exported page. This is because the new web page references local
versions of the images, and the existing page references images that are saved
on your website.
To export a web page or blog entry:
1. Browse to the web page or blog entry to export.
2. Do one of the following:
? If you are exporting a web page, click the Edit Page button in the toolbar.
? If you are exporting a blog entry, click the Edit Entry button in the
3. Select File > Export.
The Export dialog box appears.
4. Select a location to save the exported file.
5. Enter a filename.
6. Click Save.
The exported file appears in the folder you selected.
When you have a lot of files this is not a practical solution though...