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How to make a corner only rectangle with Adobe Fireworks

Using the Rectangle tool, how can I make a rectangle with only the corners being visible? Something like this image: Note: I made this one using two other "white" rectangles to hide the invisible ...
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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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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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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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Fireworks batch renaming doesn't work (remove '.fw')

I'm handling a lot of company images (300+) at various resolutions (16, 48, 256) and the appended '.fw' is becoming a huge waste of time for me. After creating the images at the 3 resolutions I use ...
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How to prevent text converting into image when exporting as HTML in firework

I am an architect and I want to design my basic website with minimum graphics. I'm using coreldraw, but it's more related to print (hardcopies) and it's not as "smart" compared to the adobe software. ...
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In Adobe Fireworks CS4 how do I change document dimensions without cropping bitmaps contained in the document?

If I am working with Bitmaps in fireworks their data behaves independently of the document area, in other words I can move a bitmap in and out of the canvas without losing any of its data. This ...
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How to expand/create a path around a stroke in Adobe Fireworks?

I have a graphic that looks like a stamp created in Fireworks, it is mainly made of Paths that have custom stroke types on them, the problem is that I want to expand the custom Stroke so that I ...
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In Fireworks how to make a pictogram icon with partially overlapping stroke/outline

In Adobe Fireworks CS5 how to make a pictogram style icon like this one: Or more precisely, how to get the overlapping stroke/outline of the star atop the bottle without using a stroke filter?
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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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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 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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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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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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Opening a .jpg with Fireworks so that the canvas fits

Is it possible to open a .jpg in Fireworks so that the canvas size will automatically fit it? At the moment I have to get the dimensions of the image, create a canvas of this size and then drag the ...
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Fireworks - inner shadow on transparent background

How to get inner shadow inside rectangle with transparent background?
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Can I edit layered PNGs like I can with Fireworks in Photoshop or any other product?

I loved this feature of Fireworks but since Fireworks is being discontinued I was wondering whether it's possible in Photoshop or other products. Thanks.
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How do I use a vector graphic to cut an image in Fireworks?

I am designing a website with Adobe Fireworks and I want to have a design where I have divs with rounded corners. Inside those divs I want to have an image that gets cut (rounded) by the containing ...
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How do I curve a vector line in Fireworks?

I've been using Fireworks for a long time, but mostly for basic edits and web exports. I want to do more with it. I'm just trying to create a vector version of the Dribbble logo entirely in Fireworks, ...
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Jagged lines on my icons

I'm creating an app and I am trying to create some icons for it. I made the icon in AI, changed the color of the icon in Fireworks, and then resized the icon to the exact size I needed in Photoshop. ...
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Envelope-Distort a vector shape in fireworks

Is there a way to envelope-distort a vector shape in Adobe Fireworks? Meaning - distort it by by manipulating the object's surrounding rectangle. I want to reach effects like wave or fish-eye. ...
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In Adobe Fireworks, how do I make the margin beneath the text in a text box smaller?

I'm trying to either make the inner margin in a text box smaller, or align the text on the bottom of the text box in fireworks. (by text box, I mean the box surrounding a text element). With the ...
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Changing position of text in objects from common library & copying layer structure to another file

this is a double question (to avoid wasting space :P) 1: How can I precisely move the text of an element from the common library? I'm currently using a mac text field and after resizing it the text ...
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How do I get a clean path inset/offset in Adobe Fireworks CS5?

I've tried a number of different settings in the GUI, and have tried manual path tools from the path panel, but no matter what the inset path function completely mutilates the path into a blob. ...
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Using a touch screen computer - can't draw lines?

Is there a way to draw a line, using your finger, without having the screen scroll down? I can draw curves and circles, but when I'm drawing a mostly straight line, it makes the screen scroll down. I ...
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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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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 1-1....
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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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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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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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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 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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Object Styles in Fireworks CS6

Is there a way to create object, character, and paragraph styles (etc.) in Fireworks, the same way that one creates styles in InDesign? There must be a way as this is a commonly needed function, but I ...
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Fireworks: Export from layers - Include common layer?

I am versed in exporting all visible layers in Fireworks to separate files. What I would like to is one notch more sophisticated - I'd like to include one or more of these layers in each and every ...
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Fireworks CS4 - Editing the size of the background of an animated .gif without changing the size of the sprite

I have an animated .gif which I'd like to modify. Specifically, I'd like to be able to make the background/canvas slightly larger without it affecting the actual animated sprite. Is there a ...
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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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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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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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How to convert the ordinary image into effective image in photoshop

I want to convert the images by the following Images Conversion Method. How do i convert in photoshop cs6 Response Me.. From To
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How to make a image fade out to both sides

I want to use an image in different screen resolutions with fading and the same background color. In a website, the image will not scale, but the background will. Something like this:
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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 ...