Author: Jeremy Reis
Dreamweaver’s interface makes it easy to design and manage both simple and complex web sites by providing a point-and-click interface that simplifies most tasks. Designers can drag and drop page elements in Design view, while developers can work directly with the page’s code, making use of the various tools Dreamweaver provides for ensuring correct syntax.
As in previous versions of Dreamweaver, the Property Inspector lets you specify attributes for the text and objects you insert, but includes an additional view for working with CSS. Commands are available in the Dreamweaver menus, as well as the panel groups, which can be expanded, collapsed, floated and hidden as necessary.
Dreamweaver CS4 makes it easy to customize the workspace for your particular workflow. It includes eight predefined workspace layouts targeted for application developers, coders and web designers, as well as the ability to create and save new workspaces. You can switch quickly between workspaces using the pop-up menu in the upper right-hand
portion of the screen: