Adobe Muse CC 2015 Training: Level 1

Adobe Muse CC hands-on training

Muse CC 2017

Level 1: 2-Day Training

Students receive a course text – Adobe Muse CC 2017 Classroom in a Book – which includes downloadable class files. These resources provide students with a valuable tool for post-training practice, using familiar files and lessons.

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Hands-on Adobe Training

$799.00

  • Adobe Certified instructors
  • Hands on classes
  • Personal attention
  • Small class size

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  Photoshop CC 2017

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  InDesign CC 2017

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  Dreamweaver CC 2017

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  Animate CC 2017

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  Fireworks

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  Captivate 9

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  Acrobat DC

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  Muse 2017

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  EPUB with InDesign

Class Description

Muse is nothing short of awesome allowing you to create and publish dynamic websites for desktop and mobile devices — without writing a single line of code! For any designer familiar with InDesign, Muse provides a familiar paradigm for taking your design skills to the web. Design freely using familiar tools and hundreds of web fonts. Add dynamic interactivity, slide shows, forms, and more. Build pages with parallax scrolling, Twitter feeds, live Google maps and HTML 5 animation. Developing rich web experiences has never been so easy! Topics include:

  • Planning your site
  • Adding and deleting site pages
  • Working with master pages
  • Using paragraph & character styles
  • Applying effects and graphic styles
  • Understanding masks & channel
  • Working with slideshows and widgets
  • Publishing and exporting your site

Course Curriculum

A typical Muse web workflow

  • Creating a site concept
  • Planning and creating your Muse site
  • Designing and previewing your pages
  • Publishing your site

Touring the Workspace

  • Working in Design and Preview mode
  • Working with the tools and panels
  • Zooming, panning and scrolling through a document

Creating Your Site

  • Editing the site properties
  • Creating and editing your site map
  • Adding and deleting pages in your site
  • Arranging pages in the site map
  • Setting page properties
  • Adding page metadata

Working with Master Pages

  • Web design vs. print design
  • Resolution and File size
  • Fixed, yet fluid design
  • Understand web navigation
  • Designing with interactivity in mind
  • Building a master page
  • Editing the page area and browser fill
  • Editing master page properties
  • Editing the master page guides
  • Adding a logo to the header
  • Adding a navigation menu
  • Assigning content to the footer
  • Creating new master pages
  • Applying master pages
  • Testing your pages

Adding and Styling Text

  • Inserting text
  • Typing text
  • Placing text
  • Formatting text
  • Adjusting Font Size
  • Selecting a font
  • Changing alignment, leading, and letter spacing
  • Adjusting paragraph indents, margins, and spacing
  • Changing text color and case
  • Creating Type Styles
  • Creating and applying paragraph styles
  • Clearing overrides and editing a paragraph style
  • Deleting and duplicating a paragraph style
  • Unlinking a paragraph style
  • Creating and applying a character style
  • Editing a character style
  • Pasting text between Muse sites
  • Rotating a text frame

Working with Shapes and Color

  • Working with shapes
  • Drawing with the Rectangle tool
  • Creating 100% width content
  • Applying a background image to a frame
  • Creating a line
  • Creating a dotted line
  • Working with color
  • Creating and applying a color fill
  • Sampling color
  • Saving and editing a swatch
  • Creating and editing a color stroke
  • Duplicating and deleting a color swatch
  • Working with gradients

Adding Images to Your Site

  • Resolution and web-image basics
  • Color
  • Image formats
  • Importing images
  • Placing an image
  • Placing a Photoshop file (.psd)
  • Moving, cropping, and resizing images
  • Transforming images with the Selection tool
  • Locking and grouping content
  • Rotating images
  • Wrapping text around content
  • Understanding the Assets panel
  • Relinking and editing images
  • Fixing broken and modified links
  • Pinning content
  • Inserting Flash files
  • Adding alternative text and a title to images

Working with Links and Buttons

  • Creating an internal link
  • Creating an external link
  • Creating an e-mail link
  • Editing link properties
  • Styling your text links
  • Adding links to images
  • Working with anchors
  • Creating anchors
  • Linking to an anchor
  • Working with buttons
  • Creating a button in Muse
  • Using the States panel to add button states
  • Adding a link to a button
  • Setting up a button in Photoshop
  • Placing your Photoshop button
  • Adding a link to your Photoshop button
  • Vector Drawing
  • About bitmap images and vector graphics
  • Working with the Pen tool
  • Working with custom shapes
  • Working with Smart Objects

Applying Effects, Graphic Styles, and Inserting HTML

  • Working with rounded corners, effects, and opacity
  • Rounding the corners of a frame
  • Applying a Shadow effect
  • Applying a Bevel effect
  • Applying a Glow effect
  • Adjusting opacity
  • Working with graphic styles
  • Creating and applying a graphic style
  • Clearing overrides and editing a graphic style
  • Embedding HTML
  • Adding a Google map
  • Editing the embedded HTML

Working with Widgets

  • About widgets
  • Inserting a composition widget
  • Inserting a Lightbox Display composition widget
  • Editing composition widget options
  • Adding or deleting a trigger
  • Editing a trigger
  • Adding content to a target area
  • Working with slideshows
  • Adding a Blank slideshow widget

Publishing and Exporting Your Site

  • Understanding Muse publishing
  • Excluding pages from export
  • Publishing your site
  • Making and uploading edits
  • Upgrading a temporary Business Catalyst site
  • Exporting your site as HTML