Removing the Background By Masking/Eliminating The Jagged Edges
in Fireworks 8

Removing backgrounds in Fireworks can leave the image with jagged edges if using the magic wand and then just deleting the background. The example below shows the original picture and the background removed using the magic want. Notice the jagged edges? By using a masking technique we can remove the background from an image with clean edges.

Removing the Background Just Using the Magic Wand
White Background
Jagged Edges

Kid Selected

Kid Selected Twice

No Jagged Edges

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