Now that you’re familiar with all the potential graphic elements in Fireworks—bitmap, path, and text objects—you can work on effective design and composition with a number of different objects. The flexibility of paths makes it easy to create a variety of graphics from just a few simple lines and shapes. You’ll also learn how to use layout tools, such as rules, grids, and the Align panel, to make composition a breeze.
In this hour you will
Use path operations to manipulate path objects
Convert text objects into path objects to use as graphics
Create masks from paths for any object
Correctly space and align graphics with layout guides
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