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6. Adding Images to Your Site > Importing images - Pg. 146

P Note: To learn more about web image best practices, see the "Web_images.pdf" file in the Lesson06 folder. Also keep in mind that Photoshop and Illustrator offer two versions of .png: 8 bit, which uses 8 bits of color or fewer per pixel, and 24 bit, which uses 24 bits of color per pixel. Importing images P Note: If you have not already done so, copy the Lessons folder onto your hard disk, from the Adobe Muse Classroom in a Book disc. See "Copying the Classroom in a Book files" on page 3. Muse offers several methods for getting images into your web designs, including placing and pasting. Placing an image into your Muse site using the Place com- mand (File > Place) creates a link to the image file, which means that if you later update the image file, the instances of that file will be updated in Muse as well. Pasting image content into your pages embeds that content into the site, meaning changes to the original image file will not update the embedded image in Muse. To learn more about pasting content into Muse see the sidebar titled, "Copy and paste image content into Muse" on page 148. Images in Muse, like text, live in rectangular frames, and are referred to as frames. The frame that contains an image can have a stroke, fill, or other formatting or transformations applied to it. Images that do not have transparency cover the fill color or background image, unless you make the frame larger than the image or make the image smaller than the frame (you'll learn how to do this on page 150). P Note: For more If you move the frame on the page, the image moves as well. You can resize the