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Learning Adobe Muse

By : Jennifer Farley
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Learning Adobe Muse

By: Jennifer Farley

Overview of this book

Adobe Muse is an exciting new tool from the world's foremost design software company which allows users to create beautiful and fully functioning websites without writing any code. It provides graphic designers the power to use their print design skills over the Web. This book will help web designers as well as graphic designers to master Adobe Muse quickly. It will provide step-by-step instructions that guide you through building a website with Adobe Muse."Learning Adobe Muse" will teach you how to plan, design and publish websites using Adobe Muse. It starts by covering the tools and interface of the program and moves on to the concepts you'll need to understand for laying out your web pages. You'll learn how to format text using reusable styles, add images, create a clean navigation system, and add interactive elements such as panels and slideshows to your pages and all this without writing a single line of code!By the end of the book you will have created a smartlydesigned, fully-functioning website.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Learning Adobe Muse
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Muse, Meet the Adobe Creative Suite

Adding a Photoshop rollover button

A rollover button is a graphic created by a web designer, which provides interactivity between the page's visitor and the page itself. The term "rollover" comes from the idea that when the visitor rolls their mouse over the button, something changes visually.

Simple rollovers use two images. The first image is what we see when the page first loads. When we roll over that button, the second image is quickly swapped into place. When we roll our mouse off the button, the first image is swapped back into place. This type of interactivity is created using JavaScript, but as always, Muse does the work behind the scenes and writes the code for us.


Rollovers are sometimes referred to as mouseovers.

Rollovers don't have to use images; the simplest rollovers of all use only text. The text may simply change color or appear in bold, italic, or be underlined. We created some text-based rollovers when we added our menu system to the...