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Adobe Creative Suite 6 Design and Web Premium All-in-One For Dummies by Fred Gerantabee, Christopher Smith, Jennifer Smith

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Chapter 9: Building a Wireframe Using Fireworks

In This Chapter

check.png Introduction to wireframing

check.png Creating a master page in Fireworks

check.png Adding navigational items

check.png Exporting your wireframe

Many people don’t understand the concept of wireframing much less how to create a good wireframe. Essentially, a wireframe introduces others on your team, or perhaps clients, to functionality that you might want to use on a website or an application. Wireframes are sometimes referred to as simplified prototypes, which you make so that you and others can test a website before investing lots of time in it.

The intent behind a wireframe is to create a simplified model of your finished website or application. Typically they follow these rules (see Figure 9-1):

check.png No color! Use only black and white.

check.png No shading, rounded corners, drop shadows, or any other kinds of decorative formatting that might take away attention ...

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