Practical Manual Fireworks 8 Patricia Gonzalez Cristobal Rojas FIREWORKS

Adobe Fireworks (Fw) is an application Adobe Flash) but more like a workshop imization bitmap or vector. Originally as purchased in 2005 by Adobe Systems. ing graphics for the Internet. Workspace screen:

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Fireworks On entering we find the following

Then go to File (File)> New (New), and we see this window, used to configure the workspace: Here are the options to determine the width (width) and height (height) of the c anvas, the resolution and the measurement system we use: pixels, inches (inches) , or centimeters. Tools On the left, or somewhere in the screen, find the call toolbox, used to start an y kind of project in Fireworks. Each has a different application to use, the typ es of paths, dropper and pen with which we carry out vector points. Rectangles, lines and ellipses: 1. 2. 3. Draw a rectangle with the tool (pen or tie) Ventana (Window)> Object (Object). O r Alt + F2 you get a window "Object": In this window there are options to make a n angle of "rounded" (roundness) to the ends of the rectangle, and put the line, inward focus, or out with respect the object (stroke). Similar options are whet her to draw ellipses or polygons. You can also do the same to have selected the polygon tool, but before you draw an object: Window> Tool Options (Tool options), and note that the following opti ons appear, allowing you to select: 8. 9. 10. If you draw a polygon or a star. How many sides has the polygon or how many poin ts the star. The angle of the sides of the star. Other tools track:

Pencil drawing is freehand. The line is open ended anywhere. The line closed in the same place where it began, and the resulting figure can be given filler. Bru sh: allows paint strokes of freestyle, while the Pencil tool draws pencil stroke

s of a pixel. Pen: is for frame by frame drawn. The resulting nodes in this path , have sub-nodes that help change the curve of one of those segments. Plus: The layout, color, effect and other characteristics are modifiable from the window design (stroke). • Both images created with the drawing tools can be changed from the windows and Border Fill (Fill and Stroke) to be accessed from t he Window menu (Window). Image Editing and remodeling: The images are selected by default with a thin blue line. Clicking on any of its nodes with the tool "Select", we can change the size. But if we change the size while retaining the proportions, we must use the "Scale" Another option that gi ves "Scale" rotate the object Inserting images: 1. 2. 3. Insert menu (Insert)> Image (Image). Select the image to insert. OK or OK. The images are inserted with their original size and weight. If the size of the canvas (canvas) differs with the image can be arranged through the command "Cut" (Trim) menu "Edit" (Modify). Effects: Selected the image you want to apply, go to the Window menu (Window)> Effects (E ffect). Then this window will appear: In principle appears without any effect se lected

To display menu options appear and the effects that are used by default (use def aults):

The effects "default" are four: 1. Inner Bevel 2. Outer Bevel 3. Drop Shadow 4. Glow

Each has a drop down menu (activated by clicking the blue "i" you see in the ima ge) to configure in detail each of the effects that choice:

Another option to apply effects is the "Style Library", which is activated by th e Window menu (Window), then Styles (Styles).

Fireworks, also gives you the ability to create their own styles and add them to the list of existing ones. It must start from an existing image, one that alrea dy has various effects and styles, self-applied. 1 - Select the image. 2 - Click the New Style button (New Style) of window styles: Image Masking:

The masks are created by grouping two objects in a mask group.€The top object (t he mask) is used to create the effect of cuts on the lower object. Example: Two objects Ellipse on image We apply "Modify (Modify)>-Mask (Mask)> Group as Mask" (Group as Mask).

Another case is when the ellipse is below the image, it takes the color. or • When the mask is below the object, this will take the range of colors that def ine the mask. Animated Gifts: In Fireworks you can open and edit existing GIF animations or create new ones. " • Series of still images "that comprise it. Images created in fireworks or charged to the program. • These images are pasted on a new canvas, one on another but perfectly centered. • Next step is to go to Window (Window)> Frames (Frames). • In the same window g o to the button "Distribute to Frames" (Distribute to frames), and automatically , the images are distributed each in a different frame. • Now set the "times" of animation. In the bottom of the window frames (Frames), this button (Forever), which gives the options to do so up to 20 times, continu ously and without any repetition.

You can also configure the length of time frames, individually or generally. Thi s is done by clicking twice on the number listed to the right of each frame numb er. There will appear a menu where you set the run time each frame. If you want to set the duration of all frames, will have to select them all before doing so.

Other settings: 1 - To add a frame. 2 - To delete the / the frame / s selected / s. • Finally PLAY

Creation and organization of layers can work with layers (layers) is in the menu window Ventana (Window)> Layers (Layers). By default, the canvas appears with two layer s: the web layer and layer 1.

Example: In a newly opened document, insert a photo. This will appear in a separ ate layer from layer 1. Being in a layer draw a geometric figure and place it on the figure. This image and others that will be adding its unique layer. The lay ers are used to having everything separate item with an order and ability to edi t each layer, adding effects, to name the layer, change colors, size, and positi on it. Document History: Lets see, change and repeat the history of the document. In addition: 1 - Undo and redo commands common. 2 - Select a certain number of c ommands made to repeat them. 3 - Select and save a group of statements recently made to save it as a single command Save As ...

To save the project go to File, Save As, choose the type of format. The format c an be a choice. THANKS FOR YOUR TIME ... "We now turn to the notes"