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Fireworks 8 Essential Training

with Abigail Rudner

Video: Welcome

How to design and export static, animated, and interactive graphics for the web.
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  1. 12m 56s
    1. Welcome
    2. What's new in Fireworks 8
      12m 27s
  2. 42m 24s
    1. The default workspace (Windows)
      3m 54s
    2. The default workspace (Mac)
      1m 30s
    3. Panel management
      14m 31s
    4. Essential preferences
      9m 20s
    5. Selecting tools with the keyboard
      5m 6s
    6. Customizing the keyboard shortcuts
      2m 53s
    7. Finding help
      5m 10s
  3. 42m 40s
    1. Vectors vs. bitmaps
      6m 18s
    2. Creating basic shapes
      9m 43s
    3. Combining shapes
      6m 8s
    4. Using auto shapes
      4m 0s
    5. Drawing with the Pen tools
      10m 6s
    6. Rulers, guides, and grid
      6m 25s
  4. 17m 25s
    1. The Color Mixer panel
      8m 35s
    2. The Swatches panel
      6m 8s
    3. Using the Eyedropper tool
      2m 42s
  5. 39m 22s
    1. Fill types
      16m 20s
    2. Gradients
      10m 1s
    3. Stroke settings
      6m 20s
    4. Creating custom strokes
      6m 41s
  6. 10m 50s
    1. Pencil, Brush, and Eraser tools
      5m 59s
    2. Tracing art
      4m 51s
  7. 13m 58s
    1. Bitmap Paint Brush settings
      7m 18s
    2. Combining bitmap and vector art
      6m 40s
  8. 56m 48s
    1. The Image Editing panel
      8m 4s
    2. Selecting pixels
      10m 20s
    3. More about selecting pixels
      7m 38s
    4. Saving selections
      6m 3s
    5. Red-eye removal
      3m 11s
    6. Tonal correction with Levels
      7m 15s
    7. Adjusting colors with Hue/Saturation
      4m 15s
    8. The Color Replace tool
      4m 21s
    9. Sharpening an image with Unsharp Mask
      5m 41s
  9. 35m 28s
    1. Intro to fonts/installing fonts
      1m 4s
    2. Creating and formatting text
      11m 57s
    3. Special characters
      2m 39s
    4. Importing text
      4m 32s
    5. Spell-checking
      2m 57s
    6. Text on a path
      4m 49s
    7. Converting text to paths
      7m 30s
  10. 29m 42s
    1. Layer basics
      11m 11s
    2. Managing layers
      13m 10s
    3. Transparency and Blend Modes
      5m 21s
  11. 10m 12s
    1. Using graphic symbols
      10m 12s
  12. 8m 48s
    1. Aligning and distributing objects
      4m 31s
    2. Scaling, skewing, and distorting
      4m 17s
  13. 34m 34s
    1. Using vector masks
      21m 59s
    2. Using bitmap masks
      4m 52s
    3. Using hide and reveal
      4m 9s
    4. Masking with text
      3m 34s
  14. 36m 55s
    1. Live vs. traditional filters
      13m 35s
    2. Shadows
      11m 16s
    3. Working with Styles
      12m 4s
  15. 58m 23s
    1. GIFs
      13m 55s
    2. GIFs with transparency
      6m 45s
    3. JPEGs
      4m 44s
    4. Selective JPEG optimization
      6m 52s
    5. Using the Export Wizard
      7m 28s
    6. The History panel
      6m 39s
    7. Batch processing
      12m 0s
  16. 26m 43s
    1. Image slicing
      13m 20s
    2. HTML slicing
      4m 58s
    3. Exporting a single slice
      7m 13s
    4. The Polygon Slice tool
      1m 12s
  17. 4m 5s
    1. Creating image maps
      4m 5s
  18. 1h 29m
    1. Simple rollovers
      5m 5s
    2. Exporting rollovers
      5m 22s
    3. Complex rollovers
      7m 22s
    4. Button Symbols
      13m 11s
    5. Creating multiple rollovers
      21m 37s
    6. Exporting multiple rollovers
      13m 44s
    7. Rollovers and image maps
      8m 9s
    8. CSS pop-up menus
      14m 59s
  19. 56m 58s
    1. Frame-by-frame animation
      7m 14s
    2. Animated masks
      11m 26s
    3. Sharing layers across frames
      2m 54s
    4. Exporting GIF animations
      2m 58s
    5. Importing photos as animations
      9m 44s
    6. Tweens
      9m 11s
    7. Animating Symbols
      10m 37s
    8. Importing animations
      2m 54s
  20. 22m 11s
    1. QuickExport
      3m 1s
    2. Roundtrip essentials
      2m 54s
    3. Building a simple site
      16m 16s
  21. 8m 23s
    1. QuickExport
      3m 47s
    2. Fireworks to Flash
      4m 36s
  22. 17s
    1. Goodbye

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Fireworks 8 Essential Training
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Fireworks 8 Essential Training with Abigail Rudner is a video-based tutorial designed for beginning to intermediate Fireworks users who need to design and export static, animated, and interactive graphics for the Web. This tutorial begins with an overview of the Fireworks 8 interface, then advances to cover topics such as working with vector tools, manipulating bitmap images, image optimization and exporting methods, as well as integration with Dreamweaver 8 and Flash 8. Exercise files accompany the training videos, allowing you to follow along and learn at your own pace.



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