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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

Using a tiled image as a background

To use an image as a background for an object or a page, we need to set the object or page's fill as an image. In this exercise, we'll add a small gradient image to the background of the A-Master page. The trick here is to tile the image horizontally to give the appearance of a large background image. The steps are as follows:

  1. 1. If it's not already open, open the A-Master blue page in Design view.

  2. 2. Make sure nothing is selected on the page. Click on the words Browser Fill on the control bar. On the drop-down menu, click on the folder icon and browse for the Background-Gradient.png image and click on Open.

  3. 3. Set the Fitting option to Tile Horizontally. This causes the small image to be repeated the whole way across the page. The problem now is that the gradient image is only 400 pixels high and there is a very sudden change in color where the gradient image ends. To fix that, we must set the background color to be the same color as the bottom of the gradient...