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Chapter 5. Working with Images > Placing an Image

Placing an Image

There are several ways to place images using Dreamweaver.

To place an image:

1.
With the desired page open in the Document window, click at the place on the page where you'd like the image to appear.

2.
From the Document window menu bar, select Insert > Image (Figure 5.3).

Figure 5.3. Select Insert > image from the Document window menu bar.


or

Click on the Image button in the (Figure 5.4).

Figure 5.4. Click on the Image button in the Objects panel.


or

Press Ctrl+Alt+I (Command+Option+I).

Regardless of the method, the Select Image Source dialog box will appear (Figures 5.5 and 5.6).

Figure 5.5. The Select Image Source dialog box is similar to the familiar Open dialog box. If you click on a filename, a preview of the image is displayed.


Figure 5.6. The Select Image Source dialog box on the Mac. Click the Show/Hide Preview button to show or hide the image preview.


3.
If you know the location of the image on the Web or on your computer, type it in the URL text box.

or

Browse through the files and folders on your computer until you find the image file. Click on the image file's icon or file name, so that its name appears in the File name text box.

4.
Click on OK to close the Insert Image dialog box. The image will appear at the insertion point in the Document window.


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