Few days back i wrote on how to create web 2.0 logo with Fireworks, today i will show you how to create web 2.0 buttons with fireworks.
Open new fireworks document and set the canvas to 400 x 400 pixels and 72 dpi. set the canvas color to white.
Draw a rounded rectangle, width 200, height 55 and corners 14. You can change roundness by changing the corners parameter.
Set the rectangle color as gradient and select radial gradient, colors i am using here are #BFE6FF and #35AEFF
Draw a second rectangle with dimensions width 185 and height 25, set the color as solid and white. From the properties panel select the transparency as 30.
Select the large rectangle and apply drop shadow filter.
Type button text, now your web 2.0 button is ready.