1. Introducing Dreamweaver

Welcome to the world of Dreamweaver! The premiere Web design and development tool from Macromedia may appear a little daunting at first, so this chapter will show you what’s what and what’s where. Once you understand what all the parts of its interface do, you’ll soon find that Dreamweaver is an invaluable application for creating and maintaining Web sites.

In this chapter, you’ll learn about the Dreamweaver Start Page and document window. Then you’ll see the plethora of toolbars included with the software: the menu bar, the Insert Bar, the Document toolbar, the Style Rendering bar, and the Standard bar. The Status bar, Property Inspector, and panels are next, and then you’ll learn about the included workspace layouts, ...

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