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Macromedia® Fireworks® 8: Training from the Source by Patti Schulze

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Chapter 6. Creating Buttons

As you design your Web site, you may want to create buttons to add interest and interactivity to your pages. The buttons you make can be simple rectangles with the name of the link or 3D buttons that react to the mouse by changing color, glowing, or taking on the look of a mechanical button that has been pressed down.

In Fireworks, you can create a variety of buttons, complete with all the JavaScript and HTML that make them work. You can create simple buttons, and you can use the Button Editor; you can even create your own custom buttons that you can save to use again.

A rollover is an image that changes appearance when the user moves the pointer over it or clicks it. There are four common button states, although you ...

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