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LESSON 11:INTRODUCTION TO ADOBE®DREAMWEAVER® A WYSIWYG TOOL11.1 INTRODUCTIONAdobe®Dreamweaveris a professional HTML editor for designing, coding, and developing websites, webpages, and web applications. Whether you enjoy the control of handcoding HTML, or prefer to work in a visualediting environment, Dreamweaver provides you with helpful tools to enhance your web creation experience.This guide introduces you to using Adobe® Dreamweaverif you’re unfamiliar with any major aspect ofit.The tutorials in this guide lead you through the process of creating a simple but functional website.11.2 ADOBE® DREAMWEAVER®The visual editing features in Dreamweaver let you quickly create web pages without writing a line ofcode. You can view all your site elements or assets and drag them from an easytouse panel directly into adocument. You can streamline your development workflow by creating and editing images in MacromediaFireworks or another graphics application, and then import them directly into Dreamweaver. Dreamweaver alsoprovides tools that make it easy to add Flash assets to web pages.In addition to draganddrop features that help you build web pages, Dreamweaver provides a fullfeatured coding environment that includes codeediting tools (such as code coloring, tag completion, a codingtoolbar, and code collapse) and language reference material on Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), JavaScript,ColdFusion Markup Language (CFML), and other languages. Macromedia Roundtrip HTML technology imports yourhandcoded HTML documents without reformatting the code; you can then reformat code with your preferredformatting style.Dreamweaver also lets you build dynamic, databasedriven web applications using server technologiessuch as CFML, ASP.NET, ASP, JSP, and PHP. If your preference is for working with XML data, Dreamweaver providestools that let you easily create XSLT pages, attach XML files, and display XML data on your web pages.
Dreamweaver is fully customizable. You can create your own objects and commands, modify keyboardshortcuts, and even write JavaScript code to extend Dreamweaver capabilities with new behaviors, Propertyinspectors, and site reports.11.3 XHTML EDITING WITH ADOBE® DREAMWEAVER®You can open or create a html file with Dreamweaver using its file menu and editing code can be donewith both GUI and plain html editing. You can easily switch the view to code, design or split (can view both codeand design at the same time) with a click of a button. It is expected that you will understand the GUI by using it. Ifyou need any help first place you have to look is the help which comes with Dreamweaver. ( Click help menu, thenClick Dreamweaver help). If what you expected is not there you can go for Dreamweaver live docs11.4 TEXT STYLESADDING TEXT TO A DOCUMENTTo add text to a Dreamweaver document, you can type text directly in the Dreamweaver Documentwindow, or you can cut and paste. You can also import text from other documents

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