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Creating Aqua Buttons in Fireworks MX

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One of the most popular effects graphic designers want to learn to create and use is the aqua-style button found in the Mac interface. In this tutorial article, Tony Arguelles describes the quick and easy steps to make these buttons in Fireworks MX.
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One of the most popular effects graphic designers want to learn is how to create the aqua-style buttons found in the Mac interface. In this article, you learn how to create these buttons quickly and easily in Fireworks MX.

Creating a New Document

To create a new document in Fireworks MX, click File, New or press CTRL+N (Mac users: press Command+N).

The New Document dialog box appears. Make the following customizations (as shown in Figure 1) and then click OK.

  • Width = 400 Pixels
  • Height = 400 Pixels
  • Resolution = 72 Pixels/Inch
  • Canvas Color = White

Figure 01Figure 1 The New Document dialog box with the correct settings.


NOTE

The canvas size can be larger or smaller than 400 x 400 pixels. A size is specified here so that what you see onscreen matches the screen shots in this tutorial.

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