In the Property inspector, click the Add
Effects button and
select Adjust Color > Hue/Saturation...
Slide the Saturation to around -35. Anywhere in that area is
fine. Click OK to close the Hue/Saturation window.
Click the Add Effects button again and this time select Blur > Gaussian Blur... and set the value of the blur to around .5
Click OK to close the Gaussian Blur
That should help it look a little more realistic.
This concludes Fireworks MX 2004: Paste Inside Tutorial.
We covered a little more than only Paste Inside but I hope this
lesson helped in showing you how several tools and techniques come
to create effects.
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