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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

Slideshow widgets

The Slideshow widgets work in a very similar fashion to the Composition widgets, the main difference being the Slideshow widgets work exclusively with images while the Composition widgets can work with any type of content. The types of Slideshow widgets available in the Widgets Library menu are:

  • Basic: The Basic Slideshow widget consists of a large content area, surrounded by a dark gray border. Underneath the content area there is a caption area, the number of slides or images which make up the slideshow, and a next and previous button. When you drag out the widget, it comes preloaded with three slides.

  • Blank: The Blank Slideshow widget is similar to the Basic Slideshow widget except that it is empty when you drag-and-drop the widget out onto the page.

  • Lightbox: The Lightbox Slideshow widget dims the rest of the page while the gallery element being displayed is active. This is a very popular type of slideshow on the web as it keeps the visitor's focus on the gallery element...