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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 headings

As mentioned, we use headings to provide structure to the page and we can use Paragraph or Character styles to define how those headings look. That's what we'll do now:

  1. 1. If it's not already open, open the Learning page in the Design view.

  2. 2. Select the Text tool and drag out a text frame under the Windsurf Wild text logo.

  3. 3. Type in the words Learn How to Windsurf.

  4. 4. Highlight the words you've just typed, then apply the following formatting either through the Control Panel or the Text panel:

  5. 5. Font: Arial

  6. 6. Size: 36

  7. 7. Bold

  8. 8. Color: Navy (#000090).

  9. 9. In the Paragraph Styles panel, click on the Create New Style button.

  10. 10. Double-click on the new paragraph style and name it Heading 1 in the Style Options dialog box. From the Paragraph Tag drop-down menu, choose Headline (H1). This is how we tell Muse that this particular piece of text is the most important text on the page.

So that's our Heading 1 style created. Let's apply it on the Gear page:

  1. 1. Open the Gear page in the...