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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

How menu widgets work

Menu widgets display website navigation on a web page. We can choose to let Muse populate the menu with the names of each of our pages using the structure we set up in the Plan view, or we can add links to the menus manually. We can set the menu to a horizontal or vertical orientation.

Menu items which are automatically populated appear with the same name as the page name displayed in the Plan view. Once we've created the menu we can still safely make changes to our website structure and those changes will automatically be updated in the menu to match to the website plan.

When we populate items manually, a plus (+) symbol appears to allow us to add new menu items or submenu items. To delete a menu item, select it and then hit Delete on the keyboard. Manual menu items can be rearranged by clicking-and-dragging them to reposition the items within the menu.

Adding a menu bar

Let's start our widget journey by adding a menu bar. The menu bar is something which will appear on...