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Adobe Illustrator

Subjects : it-skills, multimedia
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1. Uses the y-axis to revolve an object around an axis. For example - an arc becomes a circle.

2. Increase the skew value for _________ in a rectangular grid or concentric dividers in a polar grid by 10% (W/M) - Start dragging - then press C

3. place a file or object in a file so that it becomes part of the file.

4. Constrain Blob Brush path horizontally or vertically (W/M)

5. Line extending from anchor point that shows the direction of a curve

6. Toggles the Type tool

7. Characteristics of the inner area of an object - such as the color - pattern style - etc. - inside an object.

8. A graduated blend of colors used as a fill; can be linear (flat) or radial (round)

9. An anchor point that connects path segments in a smooth curve.

10. Decrease size of Blob Brush (W/M)

11. Rectangle drawn around an object with a tool to select an area.

12. Characteristics of the outline of an object - such as its weight - color - style - etc.

13. Letter '/' (questions mark key) - a box with red slash

14. Five ________: Art - Calligraphic - Pattern - Bristle and Scatter.

15. __________ the skew value for vertical dividers in a rectangular grid or concentric dividers in a polar grid by 10% (W/M) - Start dragging - then press X

16. Layer in which one or more sublayers are stored

17. Provides access to a large bank of color pallets built by an international design community.

18. __________________ horizontal lines from a rectangular grid or concentric lines from a polar grid (W/M) - Start dragging - then press the Up Arrow or Down Arrow/

19. Six basic ___________ are: Rectangle - Rounded Rectangle - Ellipse - Polygon - Star - and Flare.

20. This creates a single line of text. If you re-size this type it will re-size the text.

21. A separate - external file connected to the Illustrator file by an electronic link.

22. Constrain a shape's proportions or orientation to: equal height and width for rectangles - rounded rectangles - ellipses - and grids; Increments of 45 for line and arc segments; Original orientation for polygons - stars - and flares (W/M)

23. This creates a text box where the text will wrap at the end of the line to the next. Also when you re-size the box - the text remains the same size.

24. ______ an arc - keeping the reference point constant (W/M) - Start dragging - then hold down F

25. __________ the skew value for horizontal dividers in a rectangular grid or radial dividers in a polar grid by 10% (W/M) - Start dragging - then press V

26. The bottom box in the color icons (bottom of the tool bar) and what you call the outline "color" of a shape

27. Menu button You can access symbols from saved documents either by clicking the _____________ at the bottom of the Symbols panel and choosing Other Library from the menu that appears; by choosing Other Library from the Symbols panel menu; or by choosi

28. Keep the sides of a star ________ (W/M) - Alt-drag/Option-drag

29. You ____________ by selecting a layer name in the Layers panel and dragging the layer to its new location. The order of layers in the Layers panel controls the document's layer order - topmost in the panel is the frontmost in the artwork.

30. Because the __________ is part of the Illustrator file - no link can be broken.

31. Get you out of the Type tool and selects the Selection tool

32. The point on which an object rotates or transform . The point of orgin may be within the object or outside it.

33. fills overlapping SELECTED shapes and line segments

34. To slant or skew an object from its original orientation.

35. Measurement system used in grapic programs; there are six of these in an inch.

36. A point on a path that indicates a change of direction.

37. Zoom out to view the whole art board.

38. To force an object to take a certain form

39. Letter 'x' - two arrows

40. Uses the z-axis to rotate 2D artwork in 3D space and change the artwork's perspective.

41. Moves the view of the art board when zoomed in- you can toggle it with the space-bar

42. These tools allow you to cut and merge selected shapes.

43. in the option bar for a selected live paint group

44. Nonprinting lines that can be used to create boundaries or guidelines in a drawing

45. Switch between __________ (W/M) - Start dragging - then hold down C

46. solidity of an object's color; the opposite of transparency.

47. Stroke type - brush - color transparency and effects

48. A mask can be a ______________. You can use type as a mask. You can import opacity masks with placed Photoshop files. You can also create layer clipping masks with any shape that is the topmost object of a group or layer.

49. Letter 'd' - black 1pt stroke - white fill.

50. Resizing an object horizontally - vertically - or proportionally in both directions to a percentage of its origanal size.