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Adobe Illustrator

Subjects : it-skills, multimedia
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1. Layer in which one or more sublayers are stored

2. 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.

3. Appearance panel contains the _______________ (fill type - color - transparency and effects)

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

5. Scatter an object - such as a leaf - along a path; you can adjust the size - spacing - scatter and rotation options to change the appearance of the brush.

6. An anchor point where a path changes direction direction in an angle rather than smoothly.

7. vector paths that are continuious and have no ends - the beginning and end points are the same.

8. To ___________ Select the paths - then press Ctrl+J/Select the paths - then press Command+J

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

10. white arrow that will select individual objects in a group or anchor points

11. 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

12. Uses the y-axis to revolve an object around an axis. For example - an arc becomes a circle.

13. Opacity and blending mode

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

15. To create _________ by placing the object to be used as a mask on top of the object to be masked. Then you select the mask and the objects to be masked - and choose Make Opacity Mask from the Transparency panel menu.

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

17. Will show you variations on a selected color including tints - shades - and pallets based upon that color.

18. Three types of _______: Extrude & Bevel - Revolve - Rotate

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

20. Stroke type - brush - color transparency and effects

21. Change the _______ of a spiral (W/M) - Start dragging then Ctrl-drag/Start dragging then Command-drag

22. printable portion of the work area - where illustrations can be finalized.

23. Measurement system used in graphic design; 1/72nd of an inch.

24. A special effect applied to a digital image. Many filters mimic the effect of special camera lenses.

25. __________________ 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/

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

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

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

29. Letter 'z'. magnifying glass - click and drag around the zoom area - hold option + click and zoom out.

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

31. Using the S_______________ - you can visually and intuitively merge - delete - fill and edit overlapping shapes and paths directly in the artwork.

32. Increase size of Blob Brush (W/M)

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

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

35. __________ 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

36. Uses the z-axis to give a 2D object depth by extruding the object. For example - a circle becomes a cylinder.

37. black arrow that will select the whole or grouped objects.

38. A saved set of panel arrangements and tool setting.

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

40. Toggles the Type tool

41. object that is dimmed and unavailable for modification but can be used as a guide for creating objects.

42. 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

43. A graduated blend between two or more colors or between tints of the same color.

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

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

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

47. The two main benefits of ______________are cross-platform compatibility (they work the same on Windows and Mac OS) and support of widely expanded character sets and layout features - which provide richer linguistic support and advanced typographic co

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

49. Defined by an elliptical shape whose center follows the path; they create strokes that resemble hand-drawn lines made with a flat - angled calligraphic pen tip.

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