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Adobe Fireworks CS4 Classroom in a Book by Adobe Creative Team

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Chapter 2. Working with Bitmap Images

Lesson overview

If content is king on the web, then graphics are the king’s finery. Everyone enjoys surfing through a good-looking, organized website or using a professionally designed interface. Adobe Fireworks includes a solid set of tools for creating and editing bitmap images. As you work through this lesson, you will learn how to do the following:

  • Select and use some of the bitmap tools in the Tools panel

  • Open and import bitmap images in Fireworks

  • Use a variety of methods to crop images

  • Set options for a selected tool using the Property inspector

  • Use guides to help position and align images

  • Use the 9-slice Scaling tool to scale bitmap images

  • Use various bitmap tools and filters to adjust brightness, contrast, ...

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