Adobe® Fireworks® CS5

Course Specifications

Course number: 084393
Course length: 2.0 day(s)

Course Description

Course Objective: You will use Adobe Fireworks CS5 to create vector graphics, edit bitmap graphics, optimize images, create and assign rollover effects, and create multiple pages for the web.

Target Student: This course is intended for students looking to learn and use the features and functions of Adobe Fireworks CS5.

Prerequisites: Before taking this course, students should be familiar with the basic functions of their computer's operating system such as creating folders and launching programs. Students should also have basic Windows application skills, such as copying and pasting objects, formatting text, saving files, and more. Students should be familiar with web terminologies.

Hardware Requirements

Software Requirements

Each computer requires the following software:

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

Course Content

Lesson 1: The Adobe® Fireworks® CS5 Environment

Topic 1A: The Adobe Fireworks CS5 Interface
Topic 1B: Customize the Interface
Topic 1C: Use Fireworks Help
Topic 1D: Explore the Adobe® Bridge® Workspace
Lesson 2: Creating Shapes in a Document

Topic 2A: Create a Document
Topic 2B: Differentiate Between Raster and Vector Graphics
Topic 2C: Draw Basic Shapes
Topic 2D: Save a Document
Lesson 3: Creating Vector Paths

Topic 3A: Draw Paths
Topic 3B: Modify Paths
Lesson 4: Working with Text

Topic 4A: Insert Text
Topic 4B: Make Text to Flow on a Path
Topic 4C: Convert Text to Paths
Topic 4D: Import Text
Topic 4E: Insert Special Characters
Lesson 5: Working with Bitmap Graphics

Topic 5A: Import and Resize Bitmap Graphics
Topic 5B: Edit Bitmap Graphics
Lesson 6: Enhancing Objects

Topic 6A: Align Objects
Topic 6B: Modify Vector Graphics
Topic 6C: Work with Vector Graphics Color
Topic 6D: Format Text with Styles
Topic 6E: Apply Live Filters to Objects
Lesson 7: Working with Pages

Topic 7A: Generate Pages
Topic 7B: Create Layers
Lesson 8: Working with Hotspots

Topic 8A: Create Hotspots
Topic 8B: Add Links to Hotspots
Lesson 9: Creating Web Elements

Topic 9A: Create Symbols
Topic 9B: Create States
Topic 9C: Slice an Object
Topic 9D: Apply Rollover Effects
Lesson 10: Finalizing Documents

Topic 10A: Check a Document for Spelling Errors
Topic 10B: Optimize Images
Topic 10C: Export a Document
Lesson 11: Organizing Assets Using Adobe Bridge

Topic 11A: Customize the Adobe Bridge Workspace
Topic 11B: Append Metadata to Assets