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Creating a Web Site in Dreamweaver CS4: Visual QuickProject Guide by Nolan Hester

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Chapter 3. Add Images

While text and headlines lend structure and meaning to Web pages, it’s images that give your pages real impact.

Dreamweaver can handle basic image editing; for more demanding tasks use a dedicated graphics program. Two obvious options are Adobe’s own Photoshop and Fireworks programs, available individually or included in some versions of the Dreamweaver CS4 suite. With Photoshop, you can drag images directly into Dreamweaver. For other options, take a look in the graphics section of www.versiontracker.com, where you can compare prices, features, and user comments.

Image Tools

You’ll use the Properties panel as your main tool for most image work. (See extra bits on page 44.) While you can use the Edit buttons to optimize or resample ...

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