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Use IconWorshop™ with Macromedia® Freehand®
If you use Macromedia® Freehand® to create your images, here is how to work with Axialis IconWorkshop™ to create icons.
Transferring an Image from Macromedia Freehand® to Create an Icon
1. Axialis IconWorkshop™ supports the PNG image format with Transparency. In Macromedia® Freehand®, save your image to a PNG file.
In IconWorkshop™, choose "File/Open",
browse your folders and select your file (Windows® standard dialog box).
- or -
Explorer" or press Ctrl+E.
A built-in Axialis file explorer window opens. Browse your disks, see
the thumbnail preview and double-click the image file you wish to open.
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In the Recently
Used zone (in the main toolbar), type the full
pathname of the image file you wish to open then hit Enter.
3. The image file opens in a document window. Its contents appears automatically in the main area. If the image contains transparency, it has been kept (see the chessboard texture). Now you can create
an icon from this image (see Step 2 of topic Create
an Icon from an Image File).
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Article written by Axialis Software Team on Monday, March 13, 2006.