Dreamweaver makes it easy to take a design built by a graphic artist and convert it to HTML. Tracing images put the graphic design in as a faded background that you then put your HTML elements on top of.
Tracing images are one of the lesser known features of Dreamweaver, but once you start using them, you’ll wonder how you ever made web pages before.
I use them primarily to show me how wide I should make my pages and where the “fold” will be on various monitor resolutions. And this tutorial will provide you with both the tracing image to determine page widths and also how to incorporate it into your Dreamweaver web pages.
Dreamweaver Version Compatibility
- Dreamweaver CS5
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- Dreamweaver 8
- Dreamweaver MX 2004
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|Save Your Page||Page Properties||Tracing Image Panel||Select Your Tracing Image|
|Move the Image||Select the Opacity||50 Percent Opaque||Tracing Image Appears|
|Style your HTML and Body||Zero Out Margins and Padding||Ready to Design|
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