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Shortcut to switch between states?

Jan 20, 2010 5:39 AM

Hey there gurus,


Simple one for you.


Fireworks CS4. Mac OS 10.5.2.


Is there a shortcut to switch between states?


Thanks in advance.



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    Jan 20, 2010 3:38 PM   in reply to tpstom-UAs6T9

    There's no keyboard shortcut, but you can switch them pretty quickly in the symbol editor by clicking on the last state and next state arrows at the bottom of the document window.

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    Jan 18, 2013 7:11 AM   in reply to tpstom-UAs6T9

    Fireworks (CS4)>Edit>Keyboard Shortcuts>Commands:Miscellaneous>"Next State"/"Previous State".

    Thanks, Jack

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    Jan 18, 2013 9:54 AM   in reply to tpstom-UAs6T9

    Hey Tom,


    Glad to see you found your way to the keyboard shortcuts area. Here are a couple notes that might keep your Fireworks experience happy:
    •Try to keep your Fireworks files small... Don't have too many pages when you are going to be using a lot of states; I know it is tempting to have the entire project in one file... separating the different sections by pages and the different states of the sections by the states, but it will be worth your while to keep these files smaller and have multiple files in place of multiple pages. This will do wonders for helping the app remain consistent.

    •If you do choose to use multiple smaller files in place of large ones, use 'Command + `' (1 key left of 1/! key). This will let you flip through open pages. If you want to go in reverse, add shift (Command+Shift+`).

    •Try using the terminal command 'purge' if/when things get slow, this coupled with the aforementioned smaller files has helped me avoid crashes.

    •Make some custom tool panel layouts and save them in Window > Workspace Layouts > Save Current. If you want to update a workspace layout, just type the name of the layout you wish to save over.


    Best wishes and good luck with the clients!

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