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Special Edition Using® Macromedia® Studio 8 by Kristin Henry, Sean Nicholson

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Chapter 4. Developing Graphics and Animations

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Graphics As Objects

The two types of graphics used in Fireworks are bitmap graphics and vector graphics (see Figure 4.1). The simplest way to explain the difference between the two is that bitmap graphics are made up of rows and columns of pixels, whereas vector graphics are made up of points in space that are connected by strokes and then colorized with fills. Each of these elements (points, strokes, and fills) ...

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