Using vector tools is pretty intuitive, but to the new user, they may seem a bit intimidating. In Fireworks (similar to Illustrator or Flash), you can draw almost any shape at all by using vectors. Now is your chance to familiarize yourself with several vector tools, including vector shapes and the Pen tool. You will also use the Property inspector and Subselection tool to modify vectors you’ve created. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:
Draw simple vector shapes
Use guides to place objects on the canvas
Learn the differences between vector and bitmap images
Use the 9-Slice Scaling tool to scale vector shapes
Learn how to use Auto Shapes
Create paths with the Pen tool
Edit paths ...