Using shapes as image elements


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Using shapes as image elements

Whether you create your own custom shapes or use some shapes from the staple of assets which come with Fireworks, using shapes in general can add a lot to your creative options. As an example here, I've got my tourCycle page open, and we are going to scroll down at the bottom a little bit. I've got the Tour Highlights. What I want to do is I want to emphasize these highlights a bit more than just having them floating there in space. So I am going to go over my Vector tools, and I am going to work with my Rounded Rectangle tool. And the Rounded Rectangle is another AutoShape, which means it is controlled by JavaScript, and we'll see what we can do with it in just a minute.

I am just going to draw rounded rectangle around my Tour Highlights area, and I am going to change a couple of things here. I am going to add a stroke. I can see things a bit better, and you'll notice that the radius of my rounded rectangle kind of cuts into my text. Now, that's not a big deal with the ro...

Using shapes as image elements
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Using shapes as image elements 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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