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Adding dimmer and recessed LED canless

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Hello all- I did a quick search through the forum but couldn't find a direct answer to my problem...

I finally decided to install recessed lighting in my kitchen. There is an existing ceiling light/fixture installed which has the power feed, and then a line to the switch box. I would like to keep this switch and add a dimmer directly to the recessed lights. I'm looking for some advice on exactly how to connect both switches, especially, the dimmer since it seems like the white wire is now "hot" and I'm not sure how to connect the neutral for the dimmer. I can post some pictures if that helps. Any help is appreciated.
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Do you actually have a Neutral available in the box concerned?

If not, make sure that you purchase a dimmer which does not require a neutral connection AND is suitable for dimmable LEDs.

For example, look down "two pages" and see the specifications for the models shown in this
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