1 Reply Latest reply on Dec 12, 2006 8:06 AM by Newsgroup_User

    Edging an image with a path

    Jadenn
      I'm stuck in Fireworks. I have a path in the shape of a curved line and
      want to convert that path to the bottom edge of a collage of images.
      Meaining, I want the bottom of the images to be in the shape of that
      path. I tried the paste inside, but since it isn't a shape that
      wouldn't work.

      If anyone knows how to do this, I would greatly appreciate a response.
        • 1. Re: Edging an image with a path
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          Jadenn wrote:
          > I'm in the midst of creating a promo card for the MS Walk and I'm
          > stuck in Fireworks. I have a path in the shape of a curved line and
          > want to convert that path to the bottom edge of a collage of images.
          > Meaining, I want the bottom of the images to be in the shape of that
          > path. I tried the paste inside, but since it isn't a shape that
          > wouldn't work.
          >
          > If anyone knows how to do this, I would greatly appreciate a response.
          >
          >


          So you are saying that you have an open path? Why not just use the pen
          tool to create the top and sides (so you do have a shape) then you can
          do the paste inside without a problem. You could even make the sides and
          top larger than the image so there is no worry about masking something
          you don't want masked.

          You could also try Modify > Alter Path > Inset path and choose the
          Outside radio button. This will close the path and you can use the sub
          selection tool to drag the new control points around to fit your desired
          area.


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