Using the Properties panel


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Using the Properties panel

The Properties panel is an essential panel when using Fireworks. It's context-sensitive, displaying properties for selected objects on the canvas or selected tools from the Tools panel. Let's take a look at what I mean by this whole context-sensitive thing. I've got a couple of files open - and feel free to open these yourself. They are in the Chapter 1 folder, mockup_index.png and logo_final.png. Now in the mockup file here, we have a lot of bitmap elements. We've got a background photo here of two people looking off into the sunset. We've got a whole range of other different elements inside of here.

So, I'm going to go ahead and select that background photo. If I take a look down in the Properties panel, you'll see that we have just a little bit of information here, not a lot, because this is a bitmap image. So, we see the name that we were using in the Layers panel, in this case, I've called it photo. We see the Width and Height, and we also see its X ...

Using the Properties panel
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Using the Properties panel 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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