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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

Web-safe colors – a thing of the past?

In Chapter 6, Typography, we discussed the idea of web-safe fonts and how the Web has moved on a little bit from there. The concept of web-safe colors is also going the way of the dodo and is not really a consideration unless you know your target audience is using ancient monitors that can only display 256 colors.

Just to give a very brief history lesson, web-safe colors were a small palette of fewer than 256 colors that would display properly on both Windows computer and Mac computer monitors. Today's monitors can show literally millions of colors; even the phone in your pocket can handle more colors today than those old monitors.

If you're using Photoshop or Illustrator to create your graphics, you'll see that when you choose Save for Web & Devices, you can still convert the colors in your image to their web-safe equivalent by using the Color Table section. You can also see the web-safe color palette by using the context-sensitive menu on the Swatches...