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Adobe Illustrator

Subjects : it-skills, multimedia
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1. vector paths that are continuious and have no ends - the beginning and end points are the same.

2. Paint a pattern made up of separate sections - or tiles - for the sides - ends and corners of the path; the brush applies different tiles from the pattern to different sections of the path - depending on where the section falls on the path.

3. Zoom out to view the whole art board.

4. 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

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

6. To force an object to take a certain form

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

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

9. 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.

10. fills overlapping SELECTED shapes and line segments

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

19. Opacity and blending mode

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

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

22. Cannot be used as symbols.

23. 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.

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

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

26. Draw from the center of a shape (except for polygons - stars - and flares) (W/M)

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

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

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

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

31. 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

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

33. __________ 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

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

35. 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.

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

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

38. Stroke type - brush - color transparency and effects

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

40. 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.

41. 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

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

43. The area surrounding the art board on the computer screen - depending on the magnification or view - it may or may not be visible.

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

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

46. ______________ polygon sides - star points - arc angle - spiral winds - or flare rays (W/M) - Start dragging - then press the Up Arrow or Down Arrow

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

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

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

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