Email Leigh Leigh Howells a designer at Headscape shares why he has decided to make the transition from Photoshop to Fireworks. The post you are viewing is out of date and almost certainly no longer accurate. For more topical posts, check out the see also section at the bottom of this page or drop me an email with any questions. I have been a Photoshop user for over sixteen years, ten of which have been in a production web design environment. I played with it, and I was impressed by a lot of what I was seeing. I persevered with it and started producing much of my my day-to-day work in preference to Photoshop. A Fireworks file on the other hand allows multiple pages with multiple layers per page. When working on a multi-page mock-up for a site design, the advantages of having all your assets contained within a single file are enormous. Although having 5 different PSD files may be workable initially, once edits and changes are required, for example changing text in a consistent header or footer, things can soon get messy and time-consuming as changes have to be made across all files. As well as having multiple pages within the Fireworks.
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