Using the Image Preview window


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Using the Image Preview window

There are many different ways to optimize your graphics. Really, what it comes down to is deciding which method is the best for you. We're going to take a look at a different option for preparing your files for the Web. That's through our File menu and the Image Preview command. Now, what happens here is you get a brand -new window opening up, which gives you independent control over the currently active file. Your Export Options aren't going to be based on the Optimize panel inside of Fireworks. They are going to be based on what's inside of this particular window. So in the case here, with our logo, it's currently a GIF Format.

We can change that format. Let's switch it over to old PNG 8 that we saw earlier. That gives us a much smaller file. We can set up, in the case of PNG 8 or GIF, the type of palette being used. We can adjust the number of colors in the image. We can also set options, such as Transparency. Now again, in this case, we don't really want any...

Using the Image Preview window
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Using the Image Preview window 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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