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Fireworks CS3 Essential Training

with Tom Green

Video: Welcome

Master each tool in Fireworks to create and edit all kinds of amazing web-based graphics.
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  1. 1m 56s
    1. Welcome
      1m 12s
    2. Using the exercise files
  2. 19m 7s
    1. What's new in Fireworks CS3
      1m 14s
    2. Importing from Photoshop CS3
      2m 54s
    3. Importing from Illustrator CS3
      3m 30s
    4. The Common Library
      2m 27s
    5. 9-Slice scaling
      2m 42s
    6. Rich symbols
      1m 53s
    7. Auto Shapes
      2m 18s
    8. Flex Builder 2 prototyping
      2m 9s
  3. 38m 23s
    1. The Windows workspace
      6m 59s
    2. The Macintosh workspace
      8m 7s
    3. Working with preferences
      7m 12s
    4. Working with panels
      4m 6s
    5. Making room on the screen
      1m 47s
    6. Using the keyboard to select tools
      5m 2s
    7. Getting help
      5m 10s
  4. 41m 8s
    1. Vectors and bitmaps
      4m 9s
    2. Creating basic shapes
      7m 9s
    3. Combining shapes
      4m 55s
    4. Auto Shapes and their properties
      5m 5s
    5. The Pen tool
      6m 40s
    6. The Freeform tool
      2m 20s
    7. Drawing lines
      3m 8s
    8. Rulers, guides, and grids
      7m 42s
  5. 17m 49s
    1. The new Color Picker
      3m 59s
    2. The Color Mixer panel
      4m 42s
    3. Using the Eyedropper tool
      4m 15s
    4. The Replace Color tool
      4m 53s
  6. 21m 58s
    1. Fill types
      6m 29s
    2. Creating gradients
      6m 13s
    3. Creating strokes
      5m 13s
    4. Adding arrows
      2m 11s
    5. Creating a picture frame
      1m 52s
  7. 26m 48s
    1. Making selections
      6m 51s
    2. Using the Pencil and Brush tools
      4m 6s
    3. Using the Eraser tool
      3m 14s
    4. Using the Rubber Stamp tool
      3m 30s
    5. Using the Blur tool
      2m 12s
    6. Using the Sharpen tool
      2m 3s
    7. Using the Dodge and Burn tool
      2m 46s
    8. Using the Smudge tool
      2m 6s
  8. 21m 13s
    1. Using the Property Inspector to format text
      6m 19s
    2. Checking spelling
      3m 20s
    3. Importing text
      2m 11s
    4. Inserting special characters
      2m 23s
    5. Typing text on a path
      2m 23s
    6. Converting text to paths
      3m 9s
    7. Converting text to bitmaps
      1m 28s
  9. 33m 42s
    1. Using the Image Editing panel
      5m 25s
    2. Using the Property Inspector
      2m 2s
    3. Using levels
      4m 15s
    4. Using curves
      2m 37s
    5. Adjusting hue and saturation
      3m 0s
    6. Adjusting color in channels
      3m 13s
    7. Using Unsharp Mask
      3m 40s
    8. Removing red-eye
      1m 57s
    9. Creating slideshows
      7m 33s
  10. 23m 45s
    1. Creating symbols
      5m 55s
    2. Applying 9-slice scaling
      3m 20s
    3. Reviewing the Common Library
      4m 58s
    4. Creating a site flowchart
      2m 48s
    5. Exporting symbols to Flash CS3
      2m 34s
    6. Using the Flex widgets
      4m 10s
  11. 16m 22s
    1. Creating and using vector masks
      5m 4s
    2. Creating and using bitmap masks
      2m 5s
    3. Using Hide and Reveal
      2m 38s
    4. Using text as a mask
      4m 5s
    5. Alpha masking
      2m 30s
  12. 29m 5s
    1. Live effects vs. filters
      7m 51s
    2. Using Photoshop Live Effects
      4m 8s
    3. Incorporating Photoshop Layer Effects
      2m 43s
    4. Using blends
      3m 23s
    5. Using Photoshop Layer Blends
      2m 13s
    6. Using the Assets panel
      4m 38s
    7. Using styles
      4m 9s
  13. 8m 20s
    1. Aligning and distributing objects
      4m 22s
    2. Transforming objects
      3m 58s
  14. 18m 15s
    1. Introducing layers
      5m 43s
    2. Managing layers
      4m 36s
    3. Sharing layers
      2m 22s
    4. Importing multi-layer Photoshop documents
      2m 54s
    5. Using Master Pages
      2m 40s
  15. 13m 3s
    1. Understanding the Optimize Panel
      6m 16s
    2. Understanding the Image Preview Window
      3m 1s
    3. Using Selective JPEG Optimization
      2m 31s
    4. Using the Optimize to Size Wizard
      1m 15s
  16. 30m 53s
    1. Using the Export wizard
      2m 11s
    2. Using the Image Preview menu
      5m 19s
    3. Using the Export Area tool
      1m 59s
    4. Using the History panel
      6m 7s
    5. Creating commands with the History panel
      3m 36s
    6. Using batch processing
      4m 10s
    7. Exporting for Flex Builder
      4m 25s
    8. Using the Quick Export functions
      3m 6s
  17. 17m 36s
    1. Image slicing
      7m 32s
    2. Using the Polygon Slice tool
      2m 1s
    3. HTML slicing
      4m 53s
    4. Exporting a single slice
      3m 10s
  18. 19m 28s
    1. Creating simple rollovers
      2m 14s
    2. Exporting rollovers
      2m 58s
    3. Complex rollovers
      3m 26s
    4. Creating image maps
      2m 30s
    5. CSS pop-up menus
      8m 20s
  19. 21m 2s
    1. Frame-by-frame animation
      4m 25s
    2. Tweening
      3m 30s
    3. Animating masks
      2m 56s
    4. Animating symbols
      4m 28s
    5. Exporting animations
      3m 18s
    6. Importing animations
      2m 25s
  20. 7m 47s
    1. Quick Export
      2m 59s
    2. Round-tripping with Illustrator
      2m 13s
    3. Round-tripping with Photoshop
      2m 35s
  21. 8m 44s
    1. Quick Export
      1m 55s
    2. Round-tripping with Dreamweaver
      6m 49s
  22. 9m 36s
    1. Quick Export
      5m 4s
    2. Round-tripping with Flash
      2m 21s
    3. Drag and drop
      2m 11s
  23. 51s
    1. Goodbye

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Fireworks CS3 Essential Training
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Fireworks CS3 Essential Training is all about using each tool in this tremendously powerful application to its full potential to make amazing web graphics. From understanding the interface to importing Photoshop and Illustrator files, from formatting text to editing and optimizing images, instructor Tom Green covers all the skills needed to best create and edit all kinds of web-based graphics. Exercise files accompany the training.



Well hello there. And welcome to Adobe Fireworks CS3 Essential Training and you're loOKing at that picture wondering who is this guy? Well my name is Tom Green. I am the professor of interactive multimedia with a college in Toronto, Humber College, and Toronto is located in Canada, and that means that as we go through this you may hear the odd Canadianism such eh. As we go through this series though you're going to discover that Fireworks CS3 has actually had its molecules turned inside out and rearranged.

There is a lot under the hood with this application and we're going to have a lot of fun with it. We're going to start with the basics right in Chapter 1 and then we're going to just work all our way through a variety of tasks and little exercises and things like that that will introduce you to using the keyboard, using the mouse, creating interactive presentations, using symbols, the whole bit and we're going to wind it up with creating Flash animations and creating symbols that are used in Flash. You're about to discover that this is one very deep, deep application that is going to result in a major productivity boost for you if you're a web developer.

Lets have some fun, let's jump into the application and let's get started.

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