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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 photographic image as a background image

Photographic images as backgrounds have been popular on the Web for years. As an additional exercise, we'll add a large 1280 pixel wide image by performing the following steps:

  1. 1. On the A-Master page, make sure nothing is selected, then click on the Browser Fill button on the Control bar.

  2. 2. Click on the folder icon to choose an image. Choose the 1280RobbieNaish.jpg image and click Open.

  3. 3. Click on the centre point in the Position grid. Try out top-centre, middle-centre and bottom-centre to see how the position of the image changes.

  4. 4. If you want the image to stay in place while allowing the rest of the content to scroll above it, turn off the Scrolling checkbox.

And that's how easy it is to add a large photographic image.

Now that you know how to add a photographic background, as an exercise try out some of your own images as backgrounds and see how well they work.

Check out the following tips on using background images:

  • Make sure your background...