IN THIS CHAPTER
Choosing a Workspace Layout
Comparing workspace layouts
Working in the Document window
Accessing common commands on the toolbars
Inserting elements with the Insert panel
Modifying tag properties with the Property inspector
Working with dockable panels
Stepping through the menus
Accessing online services
Dreamweaver's user interface is efficient, powerful, and flexible. By offering a wide variety of customizable tools and controls, Dreamweaver helps you tailor its workspace to your specific preferences and needs so that you can focus on the task of creating your Web site. This chapter provides a detailed overview of the Dreamweaver workspace so you know where all the tools are when you need to use them.
One of Dreamweaver's greatest strengths is its flexibility. The makers of Dreamweaver realize that not everyone works in the same way, and they have created a product that you can customize to maximize your efficiency. By default, Dreamweaver provides a range of different workspace layouts and even allows you to customize your own.
You can access these options by choosing Window
The default layout option is referred to as the Designer workspace. Here, the most design-oriented of Dreamweaver's many panels are organized into groups and docked on the right side of the window, with the panel names exposed. The Designer workspace ...