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Special Edition Using Macromedia Fireworks MX by Jeffrey Bardzell

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Chapter 4. Understanding Vector Objects, Layers, and Frames

Introducing Graphics as Objects

Most of the graphics you will work with in Fireworks are vector art. As discussed in the first chapter, vector art has significant advantages in both file size and productivity. It is very easy, for example, to change the entire color scheme of a vector illustration—even one with subtle effects such as gradients, glows, or shadows.

Many people initially find drawing ...

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