Ideal for web designers, this book introduces Flash Catalyst basics with detailed step-by-step instructions and screenshots that illustrate every part of the process. You’ll learn hands-on how to turn your static design or artwork into working user interfaces that can be implemented in Flash Builder or Adobe AIR.
Import files from Photoshop, Illustrator, or Fireworks
Convert your artwork into interactive components and apply specific actions
Create animated transitions between the web pages in your project
Test interactive components and transitions while you work...
Getting Started with Photoshop Article
of Photoshop, right? Of course you have — you wouldn’t be reading this book otherwise! You’ve probably heard of Photoshop’s sidekick, Fireworks, too, but you might not be quite sure of what it does or where it fits in. Photoshop and Fireworks are two of the most commonly used tools in the web designer’s arsenal. From the preparation of initial design comps to generating optimized graphics for a web page, most web designers rely heavily on these two programs.
At the bottom of the screen is the Property inspector. If the Property inspector isn’t visible,
choose Window Properties. The Property inspector displays properties for a selected object
or tool. You can change these properties. If no objects or tools are selected, the Property
inspector displays document properties.
The Property inspector displays either two or four rows of properties. If the Property inspector
is at half height, that is, displaying only two rows, you can click the expander arrow in the
lower right corner to see all properties.