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Adobe Fireworks CS4 Classroom in a Book by Adobe Creative Team

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Chapter 5. The Layers Panel—Your Best Friend

Lesson overview

Layers are probably the most important workflow and design tool you have in Fireworks. Simply put, they add structure to your document. In previous lessons, you manipulated layers as directed, but in this lesson you will more fully explore the use of layers in a design.

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

  • Create new layers

  • Create sub layers

  • Change the stacking order of layers

  • Rename layers

  • Protect layers and objects

  • Access layer options

Lesson overview

This lesson will take about 40 minutes to complete. Copy the Lesson05 folder into the Lessons folder that you created on your hard drive for these ...

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