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Shrink (not compress) a PDF file using free software

After designing a document in Adobe Fireworks (I know, not made for it, but hey, legally buying software is expensive) I am able to export it to a PDF. The problem is that I designed it at 300 DPI, ...
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Fireworks CS6 linking slices to pages

I am making a homepage in Fireworks and I would like to link a page to a slice I made... However, when I choose a page to link it to, it keeps going away and not linking... What can I do? I am ...
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icon sizes and consistency

I downloaded an icon pack and there isn't an icon for a certain category in my project.I want to keep my icons consistent with the look so what should I do in this situation? Do I just look for ...
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Batch place images into fireworks grid

Say i have a canvas size 1480px X 790px. I have the the canvas divided up into two sections 740px x 790px grid-1 and grid-2. The images are named 1-1.jpg 1-2.jpg. Is there a way to program image ...
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Trouble identifying Macromedia Fireworks font

I created the below logo in Macromedia Fireworks and I suspect I may have used one of its fonts. I no longer have access to the origin file or the software. I am having a sign made with the logo ...
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Adobe Fireworks - Rotating vector shape causes worse quality

I am trying to create an arrow with the vector shape tool in Adobe Fireworks. I used the rectangle tool to create a thin rounded line and when i copied and pasted another version to rotate it, I ...
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Type>Area Type Options in photoshop cs6

how can I do « Type>Area Type Options » in photoshop or fireworks ? tool like this picture
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Replicate Color Overlay

I am trying desperately hard to replicate a style that my designer applied to a stock photo for one of my websites but thus far, I have had no success. I am trying to apply the same sort of overlay ...
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How do you extract text and styling from a Static GIF?

I have a static non-animated GIF image, is there anyway to extract a line of text and/or its font formatting information from it? I've tried opening it in GIMP, but the whole image appears to be only ...
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Trying to use a nav bar prototype on a second page in fireworks

I made a nav bar with certain slices and different states when hovered over. That works fine when I preview it but the issue is that I tried using this same nav bar on a second page and linked them. ...
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Contour to an image in fireworks

I have an image that is filled now with color. I want to have it when only a contour is being shown and the inner part of it is no color. How do i do that? thank you
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Find out opacity and color value of a semi transparent PNG?

I have a semi transparent PNG. I want to know the exact hexadecimal and color value so I can create it in my website with CSS. How can I find this out? I have Photoshop and Fireworks on my computer ...
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What´s the most suitable software and way to do this kind of CALENDARS? [duplicate]

I like 2 kinds of annual calendar. ONE is this ( origianl in PDF ) ANOTHER(numer two) is this ( origianl in PDF ) I usually use Fireworks CS6 (and may be than in a few months I´m going to use ...
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How to change one color for another?, in Fireworks CS6

Using Adobe Fireworks CS6, if you want to use this image but Instead of the balck color I want that the image use the #F1A340 color (close to orange) How could I do this?. I try Adding FILTERS OF ...
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Export vectorial objects to import into Sketch3

I have got a .png adobe fireworks containing over 50 pages of a website design. Now i want to import all the objects (preserving vectorial mode) into Sketch3. How can i accomplish this?
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Adobe Fireworks - Customising States

when creating multiple states and making changes it updates both states - when I only want the changes to appear on the state I'm working on at the time. How can I ensure that the changes don't ...
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How can I fit an image onto an iPhone template perfectly?

I made a mock-up for mobile and saved it as a jpeg. Adobe fireworks has a library that contains an iPhone template and I wanted to fit my mock-up to fit perfectly inside it. I used transform and held ...
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Is there a way to center text/images without multiple clicks on items?

I was wondering if there is a way to center images/text without needing to click multiple items? Usually i will need to click multiple items in order to be able to align things. I am in a situation ...
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How to remove the dark line at the start of Fireworks image fade gradents?

In Fireworks I need the images I work with to fade to white on the left hand edge. Unfortunately I can't seem to get fireworks to behave the way I want it to. First off, as seen in the image, there ...
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How can I get smooth fonts in mock ups?

I am mainly a coder but have to do design mockups from time to time. For this I have Fireworks CS5 which is great because I know how to use it and can just chop up various supplied media into a ...
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How do I remove a line from a continuous path?

I'm using Fireworks and I'd like to know how to remove this line that is in red? The result should be just a line in the form of an arch.
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Trying to edit a radio button symbol (Fireworks default library) distorts it

I need to add an HTML radio input to a file I'm working on so I've taken one from the Common Documents Library built in Fireworks. When I drag it onto canvas it looks fine, but it comes with a label ...
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Adobe Fireworks Animation: Animate an object on curved path.

I am using adobe fireworks for creating a animated gif for UI animation. The project requires to show the interaction in a gif form to show the demo. Currently I am able to animate things in a ...
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Adobe Fireworks CS6 maximum canvas size

I've just installed Fireworks CS6 on my Mac. In a previous version of Fireworks I was able to change the size of my canvas from the default od 6000 pixels. Since then I've upgraded to Yosemite and to ...
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Which modern software is a decent successor / replacement for Fireworks?

Just to give a little context, I have a background as a design-savvy developer (not a developer-savvy designer). I worked at an agency many years ago. I've been out of the design game for about 3 ...
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Transparent circle in white rectangle using fireworks

I need to make a transparent circle in a white rectangle/background... so using css I can can color the transparent area and obtain a colored circle. Help!
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How do I curve a paragraph of text in Fireworks?

If I draw a curved path using the pen tool and then attach a paragraph of text to the path the text jumps to a single line. How do I carry the curve through out the entire block of text?
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Converting Fireworks document into a high-res .pdf

I created a image in Fireworks. I need to convert the image into a high-resolution .pdf. I used export wizard on Fireworks to convert the image into a .tif. I then opened the file in Photoshop and ...
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Is there a way to update PSD files in Fireworks?

Is there a way to update the PSD file that I'm using in Fireworks? I'm slicing and making some action in Fireworks, but I have to change and add elements and layer in my Photoshop document. Is there a ...
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Fireworks States: Does any other layout tool have an equivalent feature?

I'm dropping Fireworks as my main tool for web layouts. It's just too slow and Adobe isn't supporting it anymore. Is there another tool that can do something similar to Fireworks' states? Photoshop ...
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How to change canvas size in fireworks without your work being moved?

I am making a website mockup in adobe fire works. I noticed that i need more space so i try to change the canvas size vertically and it does add more space but i notice that my content is moved out of ...
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Adobe fireworks UI to mobile live preview

I am running Fireworks on Windows 8.1 and I am designing a user Interface for Moto G mobile. Is there any simple way to see live preview in USB connected mobile phone? I don't remember but there is ...
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optimizing a website mockup for portfolio

I saved my website mockup as a jpeg and the highest quality but when i upload it to my portfolio and see how it looks i notice the quality is worse still. The proper size is not showing as well. ...
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Best and the quickest way to place variable sized photographs into canvas with no gaps

I have 46 images and have to put them inside a 300cm×120cm canvas. All the image files have different sizes. Is there any tool or method or technique to place them onto the canvas without ...
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Text Editor In Adobe Fireworks CS6 has been removed

I'm using Adobe Fireworks CS6. The latest version I'm missing a very helpful tool in CS6 is text editor window. I have also worked on Fireworks CS3 and it has the text editor. How can I import the ...
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Put a border on an image in Illustrator or Photoshop or Fireworks

I picked up this "like" icon from iconfinder.com. Originally it was in black. I adjusted it to orange. To help the user, I'd like to have it be "hollow" (i.e. just a border - transparent in the ...
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Designing a document for A4 paper size printing issues

I am designing a document in Fireworks using a canvas size of 1000 pixels by 1294 pixels, which is in perfect proportion of the standard A4 paper size. I have finished all the designs, the way I want ...
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Rollover in Fireworks without slice tool

I want to create an imagemap in Fireworks CS5 on which certain parts shall change when I roll over with the mouse. These parts shall contain links to a new website as well! Since I am using a ...
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Make a certain area of a shape/text a different colour

I have this: I've been searching for tutorials online on how to change the colour of part of a shape/text, but I have not found anything and I also do not know what this particular method is ...
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Fireworks Text Glossy Effect

I am applying a simple glossy effect over some text using Fireworks. I am doing this by partially placing an ellipse over the text (see image) How can I adjust this so that the ellipse is cropped ...
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Is it good practice for designers to use Photoshop?

I'm a software developer, not a designer, I usually have designs provided by my clients before the work begins. It seems the designers always want to provide the designs in .psd file format, is this a ...
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How to see the outline of images in a Fireworks document?

I have a number of images in a Fireworks document. When I select them they have a blue outline which tells me exactly how big the image is (they contain transparency). How can I see this outline ...
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Edit a png file that cannot be edited

Is it somehow possible to edit the color of something that's in a .png file that cannot be edited? I'm trying to change colors of icons in a .png file that's used as a .css sprite. The originals are ...
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text in PNG files is blurry in IE9+

I've created some navigation images for use on a website and they appear blurry only in IE9 browser and above. The font is arial and the size is 100 x 14 with 12 pt font. I've tried making the image ...
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How to create animated GIFs of prototype mockups, like the ones on Dribbble?

I'm sure you've seen Dribbblers upload animated mockups of their designs. Here's an example: I can create mockups on Photoshop and even apply simple Tween Animations to them but I can never get ...
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How to create a translucent, glowing image of code at a perspective using Adobe Fireworks CS6?

I like very much this kind of images, with code or with handwriting... Could you guide me how to do this kind of images? In two parts: How can I create the text with a warped perspective? How can ...
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How can I separate seven wedges evenly

I am creating a seven wedge citrus fruit cross section. Is there a trick to getting all the wedges evenly separated? Or do I have to drive myself crazy doing it manually? I got this far by using a ...
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adjust contrast on non-selected portion of image

I have an image taken of a room directly at a sunny window. When I adjust the image brightness and contrast the window turns white. Is it possible use the wand to select the the portion of the image ...
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Transparency problem

I have been trying to create a logo design, and I've come across an issue that seems very simple but has so far been very puzzling. Basically the logo that I am designing has intersecting squares; ...
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How to tone an image to with a specific color? Like greyscale, but toned

I need this image in a grayscale rgb(82, 82, 74), hex: #52524A: How can I do this on Fireworks or Photoshop?