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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

Working with widgets

All widgets are found in the Widgets Library. Select Window | Widgets Library to see the full complement. The Widgets Library panel holds Compositions which includes Featured News and Lightbox Display. Also in the Widgets Library are Menus which are broken into Bar, Horizontal, and Vertical menus. The Panels options include Tabbed Panels and Accordion, while the Slideshow options are Basic, Blank, Lightbox, and Thumbnails. We'll look at compositions and slideshows in the next chapter. Although each type of widget provides very different functionality, many of the concepts you'll use when working with widgets are the same.

Adding a widget to the page

In the Widgets Library panel, expand the widget category by clicking on the triangle to the left-hand side of the widget category. Select the required widget from the list as shown in the following screenshot and drag it onto the page in the Design view: