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FreeHand MX Lesson 4: Using gradients

Macromedia FreeHand MX gives you greater control over gradients than ever before. Gradient handles now let you easily adjust the direction, angle, and proportions of many gradients. New gradient types add to your creative possibilities. In this lesson, you'll learn about the types of FreeHand gradients, and you'll learn how to edit gradients using the Object panel and the new gradient handles.

Step-By-Step

View gradient types and handles
View gradient behaviors
Open a document
View the Object panel
Select a gradient type
Work with gradient handles
Add color to a gradient


Article Information
Author: Dale Crawford

Dale Crawford creates FreeHand documentation and instructional design. Prior to joining Macromedia, Dale worked as graphic designer and software user interface designer.


Last Updated: 10 February 2003

Keywords: behavior, FreeHand, gradient, lesson

Doc ID: 9955