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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

Creating full width rectangles

Most of the time, when we create rectangles with the Rectangle tool, we specify the size of the rectangle by entering values in the Width and Height fields of the Control Panel, or by dragging the transformation handles.

We can also set a rectangle to be displayed at the full width or 100 percent of the browser window. This means that the rectangle will resize itself to fill the page regardless of how wide the visitor has their browser window set.

A full width rectangle can be filled with a solid color, a gradient or an image background fill. If you set a tiled background image fill, the tiled image will tile seamlessly to expand as needed to fill the 100 percent width of the page.

The following steps show us how to set up a full width rectangle:

  1. 1. On the Gear page, in the Design view, use the Rectangle tool to draw a rectangle near the bottom of the page.

  2. 2. With the rectangle still selected, set up your Fill and Stroke options as described earlier.

  3. 3. Use the...