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After you save your publication as a Web page in Microsoft Office Publisher 2003 by using the Save As dialog box, you do not have customized page names that were specified by using Web Page Options. Instead, the names of the Web pages resemble the following: page00001.htm.
This problem occurs because Publisher 2003 lets you to save a Web site in a rich Web format. This format lets you edit the Web site directly in Publisher 2003 without any conversion. Therefore, Publisher uses the following naming format when saving in the rich Web format: page 0000# .htm/.html. This format does not use the customized page names that are specified in Web Page Options.
To work around this problem, you must use the Publish to the Web feature in Publisher 2003.
When you publish a Web site using Publish to the Web on the File menu, the Web site is saved in a filtered HTML format. The file names for the Web pages follow the following naming format: PageTitle.htm/.html. This format does use the customized page names that are specified in Web Page Options.
To use the Publish to the Web feature, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
You can control the file name of each page in your Web site by setting the File Name property for each page in Web Page Options. To do this, follow these steps: