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Adobe Muse CC Classroom in a Book® (2014 release)

Book Description

Those creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Muse choose Adobe Muse CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release) from the Adobe Creative Team at Adobe Press. The 11 project-based lessons in this book show readers step-by-step the key techniques for working in Muse.((In addition to teaching the key elements of the Muse interface and workflow for creating websites using the latest web standards without writing code, this completely revised edition covers a wide range of new features including: a new workspace appearance and options, alternate layouts for mobile, scroll effects, layers, the Library panel, Button widgets, forms, 100%-width slideshows, and much more.

Important Note

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Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Where are the lesson files?
  4. Contents
  5. Getting Started
    1. About Classroom in a Book
    2. Prerequisites
    3. Installing Muse
    4. Fonts used in this book
    5. Accessing the Classroom in a Book files
    6. Restoring default program preferences
    7. Recommended lesson order
    8. Jumpstart
    9. Mac OS vs. Windows
    10. Additional resources
    11. Adobe Authorized Training Centers
  6. 1. An Introduction to Adobe Muse
    1. A typical Muse web workflow
    2. Touring the workspace
    3. Understanding modes
    4. Review Questions
    5. Review answers
  7. 2. Creating Your Site
    1. Creating a new site
    2. Editing your site map
    3. Review Questions
    4. Review answers
  8. 3. Working with Master Pages
    1. Web design vs. print design
    2. Building a master page
    3. Creating a new master page
    4. Applying master pages
    5. Testing your pages
    6. Review Questions
    7. Review answers
  9. 4. Adding and Styling Text
    1. Setting up layers
    2. Adding text
    3. Formatting text
    4. Creating Type Styles
    5. Review Questions
    6. Review answers
  10. 5. Working with Shapes, Color, and Images
    1. Working with shapes
    2. Working with color
    3. Web image basics
    4. Importing images
    5. Transforming images
    6. Understanding the Assets panel
    7. Editing image properties
    8. Review Questions
    9. Review answers
  11. 6. Working with Links and Buttons
    1. Working with links
    2. Working with buttons
    3. Working with anchors
    4. Pinning content
    5. Review Questions
    6. Review answers
  12. 7. Working with Widgets
    1. About widgets
    2. Understanding Button widgets
    3. Inserting a Composition widget
    4. Adding a form
    5. Adding a navigation menu
    6. Adding an Accordion Panel widget
    7. Working with slideshows
    8. Working with Social widgets
    9. Review Questions
    10. Review answers
  13. 8. Applying Effects and Graphic Styles
    1. Working with rounded corners, effects, and opacity
    2. Working with scroll effects
    3. Working with graphic styles
    4. Review Questions
    5. Review answers
  14. 9. Inserting HTML and Working with the Library Panel
    1. Embedding HTML
    2. The Library panel
    3. Review Questions
    4. Review answers
  15. 10. Designing for Mobile Devices
    1. Working with alternate layouts
    2. Review Questions
    3. Review answers
  16. 11. Publishing and Exporting Your Site
    1. Understanding Adobe Muse publishing
    2. Publishing your site
    3. Uploading your site to a third-party host
    4. Exporting your site as HTML
    5. In-Browser Editing
    6. Review Questions
    7. Review answers
  17. Index
  18. Production Notes
    1. Images
    2. Typefaces used
    3. Team credits
  19. Contributor