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Visual QuickStart Guide: Dreamweaver CS6 by Dori Smith, Tom Negrino

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12. Using Dreamweaver’s Layout Tools

The layout of elements on your pages is key to the usability of your sites, and Dreamweaver has many tools that help you view and work with your page layouts. These tools fall into two main areas: tools that help you work within your document window to align and view page elements, and tools to help you visualize your CSS-based layouts.

The document window tools will be familiar from image editing programs, and include an onscreen grid, page guides, and rulers. Because it’s often useful to get a closer look at your work, you also have ...

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