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Adobe Creative Cloud Design Tools All-in-One For Dummies by Jennifer Smith

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Chapter 2: Understanding the Dreamweaver Workspace

In This Chapter

  • Familiarizing yourself with the workspace
  • Finding out about panels
  • Creating a new website
  • Discovering the Property inspector
  • Previewing your page
  • Understanding Dreamweaver preferences

Dreamweaver CC lets you create and manage web pages and complete websites for desktop, mobile, and tablet devices. In this chapter, you find out how to start a website and build pages within it. A website is simply a group of linked pages that contain text and images and can also contain media, such as video, audio, Flash movies, transitions, and animations.

Getting to Know the Workspace

Dreamweaver comes with a number of workspaces, which are arrangements of different panels and toolbars. A workspace consists of panels, toolbars, and inspectors and puts most all the tools you need within close reach. The Designer workspace is what you see by default. (See Figure 2-1.) The Dreamweaver workspace is slightly different from ones you may see in other Adobe applications, but their premise is the same: You can open panels, panel groups, toolbars, and dialog boxes to do the work you need. Whichever document you're editing appears in the Document window, which occupies most of the workspace — with top and bottom toolbars and lots of options to choose from. You can customize your workspace with only the panels, toolbars, and arrangement of windows you need, or choose from a number of additional workspace presets included with Dreamweaver. ...

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