View Full Version : Slices or Image Maps

11-15-2006, 03:52 PM
What the difference when doing slices in Fireworks or an image map in Dreamweaver as they both seenmto do the same thing, or have I missed something

11-15-2006, 05:35 PM
Hi Soad

Slicing an image actually creates many smaller images, this is useful if you need to swap any of the slices for example.

Using an imagemap keeps the main image intact, and places shapes on it (any crazy shape actually), on which you can apply links.

It's really depending on your scenario and goal which one would fit the best. Can you tell us something about what you are trying to achieve? That way I could maybe give a better recommendation for you.

More on slicing:

More on Image Maps:

11-21-2006, 10:53 PM
Just a quick question on this, I want to create a hotspot on an image map. But when I insert the URL into the link textfield, it appends it to the current URL when clicked in the browser and the new URL cannot be reached. How do I counteract this please?


11-21-2006, 11:59 PM
Hi Stone,
details please. Which url are you putting into the url field. and how does it append?