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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

Getting images onto your page

Now that we know which kind of images are suitable for the Web, we can go about putting them onto our pages. In Muse, images behave in the same way as rectangles.

Placing an image

In Chapter 5, The Joy of Rectangles, we saw how we could insert an image by drawing a rectangle and adding an image to it. Now we'll see how to place an image into one of our Windsurfing pages by performing the following steps:

  1. 1. Open your Windsurfing site that we've been working on.

  2. 2. In Plan view, double-click on the Sails page to open it in Design view. Turn on the rulers and guidelines to help you position the image on the page.


    Note: If you've been following the exercises in the book, your Sails page will have a red background, which we set in Chapter 4, Powerful Pages. We'll change it back shortly, so it matches the blue background of the rest of the website.

  3. 3. In Design view, choose File | Place.

  4. 4. Browse and select the image or images that you want to place on the page and...