Laying out a page in a text document


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Laying out a page in a text document

Now that we have our Dreamweaver workspace and preferences set up, we are ready to start working on our style guide. Before I actually get into the HTML, often I take a text editor or Notepad, open up a text document and just try to work out my ideas and thoughts about what the copy should be, where images should be. I don't even use real images; I just use the words 'Placeholder Text Header goes here.' I have actually done that for this project. If you look at the Files panel, there is a text folder. Let's open up the text folder and you can see that we can't really see the names of the text files. This is a little disconcerting. But there's an easy way to fix this. Simply go up to where it says Local Files, hover over at the bar right there. You'll get the two- headed arrow, click on that and drag it out to the right. There we go. Now we can see those names. This makes it much easier to see. There's other ways we can enlarge the panels but I try to kee...

Laying out a page in a text document
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Laying out a page in a text document provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Laurie Burruss as part of the Creating a CSS Style Guide: Hands-On Training

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