Total Training for Fireworks CS5 begins by teaching you the foundations of Fireworks and will quickly show you how to create vector shapes and design a logo. You will also learn to work with text, bitmaps and layers, before moving on to creating interactive buttons using slices, hotspots and rollovers.
In this Fireworks CS5 series, you will also explore wireframing, RIA, AIR and mobile prototyping and how Fireworks allows you to design in multiple pages, and even export standards compliant CSS.
New Design Templates
Property Inspector Workflow enhancements
Layers, Pages and States Panel Improvements
Chapter I: GETTING STARTED WITH FIREWORKS CS5 (26 min)
Creating a New Document & Modifying the Workspace
Exploring the Tools Panel
Exploring the Properties Inspector & Preferences
Using Rulers, Guides & Grids
Customizing Keyboard Shortcuts
Accessing Fireworks Help & Support
Chapter II: CREATING VECTOR SHAPES (28 min)
Drawing a Shape & Adding a Gradient
Using the Freeform & Subselection Tools
Using Auto Shapes
Selecting Colors & Swatches
Applying Textures & Patterns
Applying Filters & Working with Styles
Chapter III: WORKING WITH TEXT (15 min)
Creating & Formatting Text
Importing Text & Using Placeholder Text
Using the Check Spelling & Find and Replace Commands
Dee Sadler loves being a girl geek and a designer who codes. She is an artist, photographer, web designer and loves reading books on web standards. Community, is her middle name because she’s an Adobe User Group Manager, Adobe Community Professional on the Creative Suite, Adobe Freelance Professional, and a Certified Instructor in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash and Fireworks. Dee is dedicated to bridging the gap between designers and developers.
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