Frustration with FireWorks...

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After years of reasonable happiness with FireWorks, I'm reaching a peak of frustration with FireWorks MX 2004. Actually I don't know if this is particularly due to the last version of this otherwise fine couteau suisse of the webmaster, but I've spent days fiddling with it, trying to produce a decent web version of our new logo, which source file is an Illustrator 9 file, to produce nothing half-way decent. And I think I've found more bugs and annoyances today than in the past five years, things like its inability to keep a group of objects retain their respective distances when they are moved together, strange anti-aliasing of fonts, changing two unrelated parameters when you want to change only one...

Tonight, after only one try with Photoshop CS, I came with something significantly better than the best FW could do. As we say here, il n'y a pas photo ! It's still not perfect, but very refreshing after so many lost hours and dead ends. Now if only I could get a white background for the canvas instead of this grid... I'm so ignorant about Photoshop.