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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

Chapter 7. Working with Images

While designing web pages, we use images that are eye-catching and interesting focal points for visitors. Images are used for everything from background images to bullet points. In this chapter, we'll add images to our website, transform them, change their opacity, and look at how Muse is tightly integrated with Photoshop.

In this chapter, you will be learning the following topics:

  • Choosing a suitable file format for your images

  • Placing an image

  • Duplicating an image

  • Resizing, rotating, cropping, and positioning an image

  • Adding effects to an image

  • Setting image opacity

  • Pinning an image

  • Pasting an image from another program

  • Using an image as a background

  • Grouping multiple objects together to work with them as a single object

Using images within your content can be a powerful way of capturing visitors' attention and communicating your message. Images can draw people towards parts of the pages they may not have looked at during a quick scan. If used effectively, they are a...