Fireworks 2 Bible

Fireworks 2 Bible

by Joseph Lowery
     
 
If Fireworks 2 can do it, you can do it too… With state-of-the-art vector drawing tools and pixel-based image editing — plus a Web export engine with JavaScript and HTML output — Fireworks 2 is the ultimate Web graphics tool. And the Fireworks® 2 Bible is your ultimate guide to this complex software package. Author Joseph Lowery, a

Overview

If Fireworks 2 can do it, you can do it too… With state-of-the-art vector drawing tools and pixel-based image editing — plus a Web export engine with JavaScript and HTML output — Fireworks 2 is the ultimate Web graphics tool. And the Fireworks® 2 Bible is your ultimate guide to this complex software package. Author Joseph Lowery, a professional Web developer, shows you step-by-step how to harness and customize Fireworks — and create eye-popping art for the Web. Packed with illustrations, this in-depth reference also includes dozens of real-world examples to help you master advanced skills such as animations, masking, rollovers, and tweening. Inside, you'll find complete coverage of Fireworks 2

  • Save time with Styles, Batch Processing, and Symbols
  • Bridge between images and HTML to create image maps, slides, and rollovers
  • Import graphics and text easily — including Photoshop, Illustrator, and FreeHand formats
  • Optimize images — for the highest quality in the smallest file size — with Export Preview
  • Create spectacular effects like Inner Bevel, Drop Shadow, and Glow with Live Effects
  • Link your graphics seamlessly with the URL Manager
  • Master the improved graphics tools, such as the Path Combine commands Union, Intersection, and Punch
  • Integrate Fireworks output with Dreamweaver and Flash
Valuable CD-ROM Included!
  • Fully functioning trial versions of Fireworks 2, Dreamweaver 2, and Flash 4
  • Built-in library of graphics, textures, Xtras, and gradients
  • Pantone ColorWeb Pro demonstration version
  • Alien Skin's Eye Candy 3.01, and Xenofex 1.0
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764533341
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/23/1999
Series:
Bible Series, #157
Pages:
800
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.83(d)

Meet the Author

About the Author Joseph W. Lowery has been writing about computers and new technology since 1981. He is the author of Dreamweaver 2 Bible and Buying Online For Dummies (IDG Books Worldwide). He has also written books on using the Internet for business and HTML, and has contributed to several books on Microsoft Office. Joseph is currently Contributing Editor for GadgetBoy, an online consumer review service, as well as Webmaster for a variety of sites. Joseph and his wife, dancer/choreographer Debra Wanner, have a daughter, Margot.

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