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•All It Takes Is A Droplet :
Want to optimize several images with same settings? Create a "droplet "and save time. Open optimize palette in Image Ready with your image open. Set optimization to what you want-file type (JPG, GIF or PNG), quality (low, medium, high), lousiness, dither and so on while previewing result in "optimized" tab of main in Optimize palette. This creates what is called a "droplet" that contains your optimization settings. Save this droplet anywhere you want, say on your desktop.
Now drag folder containing images to be optimized onto this droplet. All images in folder will get optimized way you specified. This may take a while depending on number and size of images in folder. You can also drop images one at a time onto droplet.
•Precise Hot Spots :
Want to link different parts of an image to various URLs? You can do this by slicing image and assigning links to relevant slices, but disadvantage of this is lack of precision: slice is necessarily rectangular. Also, slices are pieces of image.
Say you're working on a Web page for children about different parts of ancient castles. You would like parts-dungeons; moat, guard towers, and so on-to have precise rollovers and links so that information is conveyed correctly. Rather than slices such an images and allot links, use image maps, select polygon Image Map tool in Image Ready and outline part you want to talk about precisely . Even circular image maps work fairly well in some areas. You can adjust points of map edge after finishing shape, too .in image map palette, you can specify URL to link to along with ALT text. To preview your work, save Optimized as a HTML file and check it in a browser.
•Optimize Your Web Graphics Easily :
Despite cable Internet connections and high-speed modems, Web graphics are still limited speed-wise. The sites that load fastest and work most efficient have well-optimized graphics .GIF images are generally good for line drawings and illustrations while JPG ones are best suited for photographs. Besides file format, there are various factor that affect optimized image like ‘lousiness'-the amount of data in image that you're willing to sacrifice for smaller file size-the number of colors you need minimum, whether you can have dithering or not, so on .
In Photoshop, to try out different optimization settings, click Save for Web . A window opens up showing current image along with various options and menus on right . in image window itself, you can see two tabs: 2-up tab to see two versions-the original and optimized-for comparison along with time needed to load image according to various modem speeds . The 4-upshows you 3 versions against original. These previews are useful and convenient, rather than having to manually save image repeatedly in different ways and comparing each of them.
•Making A Banner Ad:
We're all familiar with banner ads that we see all over Web: a strip with an image and text that changes into another and another conveying some information. Clicking on this ad takes you to site that company is advertising for. You don't have to use GIF Builder or any other graphics software to animate such an ad. You can make it easily using Front Page. Select Insert-Web component-banner ad manger. In window that opens, specify size of ad, transition effect, number of seconds to display each image, URL to link ad to and add images you've prepared. That's it.
This feature could also be used you want to share a few photographs coiled also be used when you want to share a few photographs or images but don't want images to be save-able on cline's side; right-click will not work on these images. Although images may be found in cache, at least they won't be able to be copied directly.
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