Looking at the vector toolset


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Looking at the vector toolset

Part of what makes Fireworks unique is that it handles both vectors and bitmaps just as easily. In fact, you've already seen in previous lessons that you can place vector and bitmap objects on the same canvas and switch between them seamlessly. Let's have a closer look at some vector objects to get a better understanding of vectors in general. All right. I have got my olivestuff.png file open, and it is made up entirely of different vector objects, and just to give you an idea of what I mean, I am going to select my Pointer tool. I am going to move my mouse over the first vector in the upper-left corner.

And as I move my cursor around, you'll see that different elements get selected. Now these are all different vector objects. For example, if I click on that bottom yellow part of that olive branch design, you'll see I select an entire shape. Now if we look down in the Properties panel, we can get a sense of how this vector is constructed. You'll see over here on the left-...

Looking at the vector toolset
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Looking at the vector toolset provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Jim Babbage as part of the Fireworks CS5 Essential Training

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