Course, then again if I just read the post thoroughly I wouldn't stick my
big fat foot in my mouth now would I. Sorry bout that macromed he did
mention wanting some advise on a program didn't he. My fault...
> Download a whole program just to do a triangle? Toasty's line tool method
> was the right one here. Photoshop can handle a triangle just fine. No, I'm
> not knocking Fireworks or any other fine products from Macromedia.
> I'm not on your case here Macromed5; we've danced around or two before you
> and I, but clearly you came off like a pitchman that time.
> > > What's the best way to make triangle? And if the answer is to
> > > use a vector based program, do people recommend Illustrator
> > > or Freehand? Re the second question, I'd prefer a simpler program
> > > that I can use for creating web images.
> > Sounds like you might want to try the Fireworks trial version from the
> > Macromedia site, then. Why?
> > -- has your usual polygon/star tool, to make triangles and more
> > -- as a vector program, the painterly brushstrokes remain editable
> > make them... if you pull out the peak of the triangle, or add other
> > it or bend out a side, then the oil bristles, paper texture, beveling
> > shadowing all automatically follow your edits
> > -- contains other common requests like editable text-on-a-curve,
> > vertical skewing for 3D effects
> > -- then, for the web graphics, it still has the best pure-GIF
> > engine, lets you create rotation/scaling animations, has a very elegant
> > slicing/behavior model to go out to various HTML editors, much more.
> > Fireworks is precisely tuned for web delivery, and integrates the common
> > functions people actually use -- things remain editable all throughout
> > design work. It's faster than older methods and integrates with a wider
> > of tools.
> > It's an easy way to make a triangle.... ;-)
> > jd
> > John Dowdell, Macromedia Tech Support, San Francisco CA US
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