I am quite new to Fireworks and am having a little difficulty with some aspects of it.
I am building a miltiple page site, and am exporting using the the 'export CSS and Images' option from Fireworks CS4 to Dreamweaver CS4.
I have applied some 'swap image behaviour' to the links on the Master Page.
However When I try to export to Dreamweaver I get the following message:
"Only sliced images from the current state will be included in this export. Hotspot and behaviour attributes will be ignored."
Also, when I export the pages into Dreamweaver, I have noticed that the font formatting is lost e.g. <h1> format style etc So an orange <h1> font title, with black outline, will not retain that formatting in Dreamweaver (it actually renders as white, which is the same as the <p> font elements.). I do know how to alter the CSS to render a different colour in Dreamweaver: but its the character outline that I cannot reproduce by manipulating the CSS (I don't know how to anyway....).
Also, once a 'Master' page has been created, will all other pages within the document automatically inherit the functions and settings as per the Master Page. Or do I need to link each page to the Master Page in order for them to inherit its functionality and settings? I'm particuarly thinking about the states/rollover issue again here i.e. Will I need to set under/over states on each individual page or do I just need to set it once on the Master page?
Thanks for your help.
Q1: There. Is no way to resolve this in Fireworks. You'll have to export the other states manually and build the rollovers in dreamweaver.
Q2: Again, *if* there us a widely supported CSS option fir text outlining you have tomanually apply it to the code in Dreamweaver.
Q3: Hyperlinks and graphics on the master page should be applied to all child pages.
Fireworks is not a true web page editor. Keep this in mind. It is a graphics tool fulirst and foremost. The CSS and HTML features are not nearly as robust as Dreamweaver. Hope this helps