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 -->
  4. Part II: Mastering the Tools -->
  5. Part III: Achieving Effects <--
    1. Chapter 11: Fills and Textures
      1. Using Built-in Fills
        1. Turning off an object's fill
        2. Solid
        3. Web-Dither
      2. Managing Gradients
        1. Applying a Gradient fill
        2. Altering gradients
          1. Modifying the gradient pattern
          2. Editing gradient colors
        3. Saving and renaming
          1. Examining Fill panel options
          2. Storing a modified gradient
          3. Using the gradient in another document
        4. Using the Styles feature
      3. Fireworks Technique: Making Transparent Gradients
      4. Using Patterns
        1. Adding new patterns
        2. Altering patterns
      5. Fireworks Technique: Creating Seamless Patterns
      6. Adding Texture to Your Fills
        1. Adding new textures
          1. Converting a color image to grayscale
          2. Using a grayscale palette on export
        2. Assigning an additional Textures folder
      7. Filling with the Paint Bucket
    2. Chapter 12: Live Effects
      1. Working with Pre-Designed Effects
        1. Inner Bevel and Outer Bevel
          1. Effect panel options
          2. Bevel effect Button presets
        2. Drop Shadows
          1. Applying a drop-shadow
          2. Using the Knock Out option
        3. Emboss
        4. Glow
      2. Fireworks Technique: Making Perspective Shadows
      3. Applying Multiple Effects
      4. Managing Live Effects
        1. Storing a customized effect
        2. Using the effect in another document
        3. Using the Styles feature
    3. Chapter 13: Arranging and Compositing Objects
      1. Using Layers
        1. Working with Layers
          1. Adding a Layer
          2. Deleting a Layer
          3. Changing Stacking Order
          4. Moving Objects Between Layers
          5. Layer by Layer Editing
          6. The Web Layer
        2. Hiding Selected Objects
      2. Aligning and Distributing Objects
      3. Getting Layout Assistance
        1. Using Rulers
        2. Working with Guides
          1. Adding Guides
          2. Locking or Hiding Guides
          3. Snapping to Guides
          4. Guide Colors
          5. Clearing Guides
        3. The Grid
          1. Snap to Grid
          2. Grid Color and Frequency
      4. Grouping Objects
        1. Subselecting and Superselecting
        2. Mask Groups
          1. Mask Group Image Cropping
          2. Mask Group Suggestions
        3. Fireworks Technique: Quick Photo Edges
      5. Opacity and Blending
        1. Controlling Opacity
        2. Using Blending Modes
        3. The Modes Themselves
          1. Multiply and Screen
          2. Darken, Lighten and Difference
          3. Hue, Saturation, Color and Luminosity
          4. Invert and Tint
          5. Erase
        4. Fireworks Technique: Copy, Paste, Blend
    4. Chapter 14: Xtras and Filters
      1. Apply an Xtra to ... What?
        1. Path Objects
        2. Image Objects
        3. Pixel Selections in an Image Object
        4. False Pixel Selections
        5. Multiple Objects
      2. Xtras That Aren't Extras
        1. Sharpening to Bring Out Detail
        2. Adding Depth With Blurring
      3. Working with the PhotoOptics Filters
        1. Saving PhotoOptics Settings
        2. Color Correction
          1. Color Cast Correction
          2. Scans of Color Negatives
      4. Fireworks Technique: The Fireworks Photocopier
      5. Using Photoshop compatible filters
        1. Installing third party filter packages
        2. Using Filters with multiple applications
        3. Alien Skin Eye Candy 3.0
          1. Jiggle
          2. Perspective Shadow
        4. MetaCreations Kai's Power Tools 5
          1. RadWarp
          2. ShapeShifter
  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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