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Adobe Illustrator

Subjects : it-skills, multimedia
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1. solidity of an object's color; the opposite of transparency.

2. Will allow you to change all of the colors in your selected art in a variety of ways.

3. Hold shift to select multiple objects.

4. 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

5. Allow you to create brush strokes with the appearance of a natural brush with bristles.

6. Decrease the _______ for horizontal dividers in a rectangular grid or radial dividers in a polar grid by 10% (W/M) - Start dragging - then press F

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

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

9. Hold option to draw from the center.

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

11. ______________ a Live Trace object in one step (W/M) - Alt-click Live Trace in the Control panel - or hold down Alt and select a tracing preset./Option-click Live Trace in the Control panel - or hold down Option and select a tracing preset.

12. Two ways to bring symbols from _____________ : Copy and paste the symbol(s) from Illustrator to Flash - choose File > Import > Import to Stage - or choose File > Import > Import to Library.

13. A layer within a layer that can have its own name and its own settings

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

15. Stroke type - brush - color transparency and effects

16. A location in the application window where a panel or panels are secured so they do not float.

17. Zoom out to view the whole art board.

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

19. To force an object to take a certain form

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

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

22. Switch through drawing modes (W/M)

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

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

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

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

27. Two types of ________.

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

29. Add or remove _______________ from a rectangular grid or radial lines from a polar grid (W/M) - Start dragging - then press the Right Arrow or Left Arrow

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

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

32. vector paths that have two ends; the beginning and end points are not the same

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

34. Move a shape while drawing it (W/M)

35. 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.

36. Letter 'v' - black arrow - will select the whole or grouped objects

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

38. Amount of light that can pass through an object. a transparent object allows objects below to appear.

39. Letter 'c' - it will cut line segments

40. A mathematically generated curve that has two endpoints and control points to specify curve direction

41. 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.

42. To ______________ Select the paths - then press Shift+Ctrl+Alt+j/Select the anchor point - then press Shift+Command+Option+j

43. 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

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

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

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

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

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

49. __________ 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

50. Toggles the Type tool