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Working with Layers in Fireworks 8

Chapter Description

The Layers feature is a powerful tool that helps you manage and organize objects on your page. Layers are transparent planes where you can create and store objects. In this lesson, you will create a Web page and use layers to control the placement of objects on the page.

What You Have Learned

In this lesson, you have:

  • Created new layers and moved objects to those layers (pages 69–72)
  • Used the Property inspector to move and resize an object on the canvas (page 72)
  • Renamed a layer (page 73)
  • Locked a layer to preserve its contents (pages 73–74)
  • Changed the roundness of a rectangle (pages 77–78)
  • Used an Auto Shape tool (pages 79–81)
  • Added a texture and a drop shadow to an object (pages 81–82)
  • Moved objects in a layer to change the stacking order of objects (pages 82–83)
  • Used single-layer editing (pages 84–85)
  • Set the default colors (pages 86–87)
  • Aligned objects on the canvas (pages 87–90)