Maintaining crisp text in web images


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Maintaining crisp text in web images

When you are exporting out images for the Web, typically, if they are photographs, you are going to be exporting them out as JPEG files. JPEGs do a good job of handling image data. However, they can do a real number on text quality. JPEGs are not really good at handling solid color, and that's usually what text is made up of. So we are going to look at an example here of how to maintain better quality with your text, when you are planning to export out your file. So, here's my design, a little teaser image going into one of my Web pages. We've got a little saying up top and a little logo down in the bottom.

As it stands right now, it looks fine inside of Fireworks. But I want to do a couple of things here. I am going to open up my Optimize panel, and I'm going to switch to my Preview mode. As soon as I switch to Preview, we're seeing exactly what is going to happen to the image once it's exported based on the current export settings, and if you look really closely ...

Maintaining crisp text in web images
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Maintaining crisp text in web images 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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