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Adobe Fireworks CS4 Classroom in a Book by Adobe Creative Team

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Chapter 10. Prototyping Basics

Lesson overview

Fireworks is a graphical, rapid-prototyping tool with a multitude of features, including multiple pages, interactive web layers, and component symbols. Layout features (smart guides and tooltips) and the ability to switch seamlessly from vector to bitmap graphic editing make Fireworks an ideal application for building prototypes to test user interaction and nail down interface or page-design issues.

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

  • Create a multipage mockup

  • Share layers to multiple pages

  • Use the Hotspot tool to create interactivity between pages

  • Preview a mockup design in a web browser

  • Export a secure, interactive PDF file

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