3.4. Drawing tools

In addition to the selection tools, Fireworks includes a number of tools that let you paint, erase, and alter your target bitmap. We'll step through each tool and review its capabilities and settings.

3.4.1. Pencil tool

The Pencil tool is used to draw fine lines at 1 px in diameter. It's great for drawing very small, precise bitmap objects like bullets or arrows, or cleaning up resized icons for better clarity at low resolution. To use the Pencil tool, press the B key until the Pencil tool icon is highlighted in the Tools panel. Now click and drag on any bitmap layer or object.

Figure 3-10 shows the Pencil tool's Property inspector settings.

Figure 3-10. Pencil tool settings

The following list details each of the Pencil ...

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