Creating hotspots


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Creating hotspots

The Hotspot tool is one of the two Web-centric tools in Fireworks. It used to create one or several Hyperlinks within a single unsliced graphic, and it's most commonly used for image maps for Web site navigation. Hotspots have other uses, though. From a prototyping perspective, they can be used to trigger disjointed or remote Rollovers. This is a situation where the user clicks or mouses over one area, and another area on the page changes. This interactivity is typically done in conjunction with JavaScript. But there are CSS methods for doing this as well. They don't really involve Fireworks, so we won't be covering them here.

Okay, I've got a multi page mockup onscreen here, which is eventually going to end up as some kind of interactive application. But for the time being, the entire application has been mocked up inside of Fireworks. So I'll just quickly go through these pages, and show you what's going on here. We have a Master Page. It has our common elements. An...

Creating hotspots
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Creating hotspots provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Jim Babbage as part of the Fireworks CS5 Essential Training

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Web
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