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Questions about Fireworks, Adobe's bitmap and vector graphics editor; widely used for web and interface design. Ask anything related to designing graphics with Fireworks.

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Is there an easy way to cut out white background in Illustrator?

I have to process 120 images, I already did it with fireworks but the quality is depressingly low, I see that Illustrator only lets me cut the white background with the Pen tool, it doesn't have Magic ...
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Why do my vector graphics look like %$* when printed? [duplicate]

this is a newbie question: I only made a bit of interface design in my life, and now I have to produce some printables - I used my old faithful Fireworks because Photoshop I don't know how to use ...
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Export bitmaps from Fireworks

Suppose I have multiple, say, around 50 bitmaps in my Fireworks (CS6) file. There are pages from a scanned file. I want to export each of them to a separate file. There is a function in Fireworks ...
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How to draw roads?

How to draw roads in fireworks cs6? In the next way: I paint a line/path and I obtain two paralell lines/paths Pasing from To And changing the "roads" with the central/path of the "roads" This is ...
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How to change objects at the same time in fireworks?

I haven't used Adobe Fireworks in a long time, but today I have used it again to try create some object. Anyway, I remember that when I last used fireworks there was something you can do so that if ...
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Can the star tool in fireworks be used to create this star?

I used the star tool in Fireworks to create this star: Can Fireworks be used to make this star look like this: If no, then can Photoshop be used to create this star? Thank you.
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Fireworks fullscreen mode not working [closed]

So I'm working on an Adobe Fireworks project, but I am no longer able to enter fullscreen mode. I linked an image of the buttons that don't react. The keyboard shortcut (F) doesn't work either. When I ...
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How can I open multi-page Fireworks files?

I no longer have Fireworks, but I still have a number of old fireworks files with multiple pages. It appears that I can only access the first page in Photoshop. Does anyone know how I can access ...
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Previewing my design in browser makes it larger

I haven't been able to find the answer to this which is really frustrating. My zoom level on both chrome and firefox are 100 . My zoom level in adobe fireworks on the same machine is also 100. For ...
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Fireworks slices creates streaks in browser

this is what it looks like when ran in browser behind the scene in Adobe Fireworks
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Having issue displaying a Digital-7 font

I am trying to use the Digital-7 font for GUI in Adobe Firework, but the "1" charactere is displayed "incorectly" (sorry, I don't even know how to discribe it) like in the image below. I don't know ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 called. ...
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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 I ...
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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 ...