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Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 Tutorial


Adobe Dreamweaver® CS4 is the industry-leading HTML editor for designing, coding, and developing websites, web pages, and web applications. Dreamweaver’s flexible workspaces, clean HTML code and deep feature set have earned it a reputation as the tool of choice for Web designers and developers. In this course, author, James Gonzalez applies his many years of experience teaching Dreamweaver to provide complete but clear, step-by-step demonstrations on how to use Dreamwaver CS4 to efficiently create attractive and effective web pages and sites. To begin learning Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 today, simply click on one of the movie links.

Introduction to Dreamweaver CS4

Course Introduction
What is Dreamweaver?
New Features pt. 1
New Features pt. 2
What is Covered in this Course

Site Setup

About Dreamweaver Sites
Creating a Site
Working with Remote & Local Files
Site & File Management Tips

Dreamweaver Workspace

Views & Workspaces
Insert Bar / Tag Selector / PI
Panels Overview
The Insert Menu pt. 1
The Insert Menu pt. 2
Using the Properties Inspector
Setting Page Properties

Creating & Laying Out Pages

Laying Out Pages by Drawing AP DIVs
Laying Out Pages with Tables
Laying Out Tables Over a Tracing Image
Laying Out AP DIVs Over a Tracing Image
Creating Pages Using Provided Templates pt. 1
Creating Pages Using Provided Templates pt. 2

Tables

About HTML Tables
Setting Initial Table Properties
Setting Table & Cell Properties in the PI
Easier Table Editing in Expanded Tables
Selecting & Resizing Table Elements
Adding & Removing Rows & Columns
Splitting & Merging Table Cells
Copying / Pasting / Deleting Cells
Nesting Tables
Table Formatting Precedence

Text

Adding & Cleaning up Text
Formatting / Finding / Spell Checking Text
Working with Text Paragraphs
Working with Lists
Adding Special Characters

Inserting Media

Image File Formats
Inserting Images
Setting Image Properties pt. 1
Setting Image Properties pt. 2
Editing with External Image Editors
Optimizing Images in Fireworks
Creating Image Rollovers
Creating Navigation Bars
Integrating Interactive Fireworks Content
Inserting Content Created in Flash

Using Cascading Style Sheets in Dreamweaver

What is CSS?
Why Use CSS?
CSS Selectors
Creating Your First Styles
Creating an External Style Sheet
Applying Class Styles
Applying the Other Styles
Organizing & Maintaining Style Sheets
CSS Styles Panel
Setting CSS Properties pt. 1
Setting CSS Properties pt. 2
Setting CSS Properties pt. 3
Checking for Cross-Browser CSS Problems

CSS-based Layouts

About CSS Layouts
About AP DIV Elements
HTML Code for AP Div Elements
Working with Div Tags
Positioning Properties

Links

About Pathnames
How Relative Paths Work
Document vs. Site Root-Relative Paths pt. 1
Document vs. Site Root-Relative Paths pt. 2
Linking to Files
Linking to Specific Locations in a Document
E-Mail Links
Checking & Testing Links
Updating Links Automatically

Creating Forms

About Client-Side Forms
Creating an HTML Form
Inserting Form Objects
A Survey of Form Objects pt. 1
A Survey of Form Objects pt. 2
Validating Form Data

Library Items

About Library Items
Creating Library Items
Inserting & Updating Libraries
Library Management Tips

Behaviors / Spry Widgets / Spry Effects

About Behaviors
Applying Behaviors / Check Plug-in
The Open Browser Window Behavior
The Hide / Show Elements Behavior pt. 1
The Hide / Show Elements Behavior pt. 2
About Spry Widgets
Inserting a Spry Menu Bar
Inserting Spry Effects pt. 1
Inserting Spry Effects pt. 2

Site Management

Setting up the Site Cache
Checking Links
Synchronizing Local & Remote Files pt. 1
Synchronizing Local & Remote Files pt. 2
Checking In & Checking Out Files
Checking & Improving Content Accessibility

Extending Dreamweaver

About Dreamweaver Extensions
Finding Extensions at Dreamweaver Exchange
The Adobe Extension Manager

Course Wrap-up

Course Summary
About Your Instructor


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