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Special Edition Using Macromedia Fireworks MX by Jeffrey Bardzell

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Chapter 5. Drawing Simple Vector Shapes

Introducing Drawing with Vectors

At the heart of any graphics program are its tools for creating and modifying art. This is true of Fireworks as well, though with a twist. Although the task that most graphics programs focus on requires only a single type of graphics—vector or bitmap—Fireworks is built around a task—creating Web graphics—that benefits from both vector and bitmap graphics.

Generally, you can be more productive creating Web graphics with vectors, and Fireworks encourages ...

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