Importing files


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Importing files

Importing images into an existing design can be quite helpful for a couple of reasons. One, you don't have to open the file and then copy and paste it into your target document or drag and drop it, and two, importing lets you scale the image interactively, so the file was brought in at the right dimensions for your needs. I've got my mockup_tourWine_working file open here, and there's a few things we need to adjust. First of all, you'll see those two big gray boxes. Those are just placement shapes for photos that need to be put in those spots. Also, I've got a logo up here. I'm going to zoom in to 100%.

We'll just take a quick look at that logo for a second. Now the logo that was dropped in here is actually a bitmap image, and I can tell that by looking in the Properties panel. You'll see it says Bitmap. It's called logo. So what this means is if I decide I want to make this logo any bigger, I'm going to have some trouble. If I scale this and make it ...

Importing files
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Importing files 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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Fireworks
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