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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 and applying character styles

As we've seen, paragraph styles work great with several lines or blocks of text, but what happens if we want to create a style and only apply it to certain words? Well that's where character styles come in. Using character styles allows us to save a set of definitions or rules for a very specific group of characters or words.

Let's say, for example, that you wanted to highlight certain words on your page, this is how we do it:

  1. 1. In the Design view, on the Learning page, highlight the word novice in the first line. Then set the following values in the Text panel:

    • Font: Arial

    • Size: 12

    • Bold and Italic

    • Color: Bright Yellow

  2. 2. In the Character Styles panel (Window | Character Styles), click on the Create New Styles button in the lower-right corner.

  3. 3. Rename the new style by double-clicking on it and entering a descriptive name in the textbox. Call it Bold Yellow.

  4. 4. Now that you've created a character style, you can apply it to any other text on your pages...