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Micro Button Tutorial
in ten easy steps (Created with FX MX 2004)
Create a new file 500 by 500 pixels (image below displays 1024*500, just give
yourself enough space to work)
Zoom to 300% as shown below.
Keep your workspace at 300% until the button is complete.
Now create a rectangle 71 by 15 pixels with the following settings.....as shown
in the image below.
Outer edge #626262
Now create a horizontal line...for the top edge...
Create a vertical line for the left hand edge,
1 pixel width,
12 pixels in height ,
Create a vertical line for the right hand edge,
1 pixel width,
12 pixels in height,
Now we'll create the lines for the bottom edge. You're
Create a horizontal line with the following settings...
67 pixels wide by
1 pixel in height,
You need to copy this line so with this line selected...
Hit the arrow key up once to move the pasted line up one pixel. as shown below...
Now with this line selected ctrl+c and ctrl+v again,
Move the line up one pixel by pressing the up arrow once
Now change the colour of this line to #EAEAEA
CTRL+A to select all the graphics on the workspace, and
Ctrl+G to group your selection.
Now reduce the zoom to 100%.
You're probably better off to practice with the
tutorial but for those of you with little patience the source files are here.
Couldn't be easier!!!!
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