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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

Working with pages within your site

In the previous chapter, we created a new site, a sitemap, and a working wireframe prototype using Muse's Plan view. We quickly created six pages for our site. Now we'll take a look at how to add, duplicate, delete, and rename pages quickly using the Plan view.

There are two types of basic pages:

  • Sibling pages: These are pages that share the same parent page; in the case of our Windsurfing site, all top-level pages (Home, Gear, Learning, and Contact) are siblings.

  • Child pages: These pages appear below a particular page on a level of the site's organization. In our example, Sails and Boards are child pages of Gear. Any page on any level of your site can have sibling pages or child pages.

Adding a sibling page

To add an extra sibling page to any level in your website, do either of the following:

  • In the Plan view, hover your cursor over the page thumbnail you are interested in. You'll see the plus signs appear at the left or right side of the page.

  • Right-click...