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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

Adding color – fills and strokes

Although we often use rectangles as "invisible" containers to hold our text or images, we can also apply color to them using fills and strokes.

Adding a stroke

Perform the following steps to add strokes:

  1. 1. In the Design view, select a rectangle.

  2. 2. With the rectangle still selected, add a stroke color by clicking on the Stroke color picker in the Control Panel, and then choosing a stroke color. We can use the eye-dropper tool to select a color from the color field, or from another area on the web page, or you can specify RGB values. For this exercise choose white as the stroke color.


    Picking and Saving Colors

    Anytime you use the color picker, whether it's for a stroke, a fill, or a browser fill, you can create a new color swatch in conjunction with the color picker. Click on the New Swatch icon next to the trash can icon in the lower-right corner of the color picker after specifying a new color and this will save the swatch for you.

    Double-clicking on a swatch...