Here is the complete outline for the Fireworks 2 Bible. If you're having trouble with a particular topic, you can check to see whether it's included in the book. If you're new to Fireworks, reading through the outline will give you an idea of the kinds of things that can be accomplished with Fireworks 2.

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  1. Preface by Dennis Griffin, Fireworks VP, Macromedia
  2. Introduction
  3. Part I: Come See the Fireworks <--
    1. Chapter 1: Welcome to Fireworks
      1. The New Generation of Web Graphic Tools
      2. Of Pixels and Paths: The Best of Both Worlds
        1. Vector tools with organic bitmaps
        2. Live Effects
        3. Text
        4. Every Element, Always Available
      3. Linking to the Web
        1. Hotspots and Slices
        2. Images with Behaviors
        3. Optimizing for the Web
        4. Dreamweaver Integration
      4. Production Tool
        1. Batch Processing
        2. URL Manager
        3. Project Management
      5. What's New in Fireworks 2
        1. User Interface
        2. Graphic Creation
        3. Web Connectivity
        4. Image Optimization
        5. Workflow Management
    2. Chapter 2: Understanding the Interface
      1. Navigating The Drawing Area
      2. Accessing Toolbars
        1. Opening the Toolbox
        2. View controls
          1. Magnification settings
          2. Display modes
          3. Page preview
        3. Main toolbar (Windows only)
        4. Modify toolbar (Windows only)
          1. Status toolbar (Windows only)
      3. Managing the Floating Panels
        1. Grouping and moving panels
        2. Hiding and revealing panels
        3. Examining common features
        4. Object inspector
        5. Stroke panel
        6. Fill panel
        7. Effect panel
        8. Info panel
        9. Tool Options panel
        10. Color Mixer
        11. Swatches panel
        12. Layers panel
        13. Frames panel
        14. Styles panel
        15. Behavior inspector
        16. URL Manager
        17. Find and Replace panel
        18. Project Log
      4. Using the Menus
        1. File menu
        2. Edit menu
        3. View menu
        4. Insert menu
        5. Modify menu
        6. Text menu
        7. Xtras menu
        8. Window menu
        9. Help menu
    3. Chapter 3: Customizing Your Environment
      1. Setting Preferences
        1. General Preferences
          1. Specifying Undo levels
          2. Color Defaults
          3. Photoshop preferences
        2. Editing Preferences
          1. Using Precise Cursors
          2. Image Editing Options
        3. Folder Preferences
      2. Adjusting a Document's Properties
        1. Slicing an Image
          1. Shim options
          2. Export undefined slices
        2. Using Image Map options
      3. Selecting Print Options
    4. Chapter 4: Setting Up Documents
      1. Creating New Pages
        1. Width and height
        2. Resolution
        3. Canvas color
      2. Opening Existing Images
      3. Opening Multiple Images
      4. Storing Files
        1. Closing a file
        2. Reverting to a saved file
      5. Modifying Canvases
        1. Changing Image and Canvas Size
        2. Altering the canvas size only
          1. Specifying a new canvas size numerically
          2. Using the Crop tool
          3. Trimming the canvas
        3. Picking a new canvas color
  4. Part II: Mastering the Tools -->
  5. Part III: Achieving Effects -->
  6. Part IV: Coordinating Workflow -->
  7. Part V: Entering the Web -->
  8. Part VI: Animation -->
  9. Part VII: Appendix
    1. Keyboard Shortcuts
    2. What's on the CD-ROM
  10. CD-ROM
    1. Fireworks 2 Trial
    2. Dreamweaver 2 Trial
    3. Flash 4 Trial
    4. Additional Trial Programs
      1. Kai's Power Tools from MetaCreations
      2. Xenophone and EyeCandy from Alien Skin
      3. Xaos Tools's Total Xaos Filters
      4. ColorWeb Pro from Pantone
    5. Gradients
    6. Stroke Styles
    7. HTML Code
    8. Image Library
    9. Textures
    10. Resources
    11. Fireworks 2 Bible Examples
 
 
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