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Adobe Illustrator

Subjects : it-skills, multimedia
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1. Uses the z-axis to rotate 2D artwork in 3D space and change the artwork's perspective.

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

3. 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.

4. Opacity and blending mode

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

6. A temporary frame around a selected object that shows the object's outer dimensions.

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

8. 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.

9. 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)

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

11. To force an object to take a certain form

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

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

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

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

16. __________________ 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/

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

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

19. 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.

20. Switch through drawing modes (W/M)

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

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

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

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

25. A group of relaxed command and options.

26. stretch artwork evenly along a path and include strokes that resemble graphic media - such as the Charcoal-Feather brush used to create the tree and objects such as the Arrow brush.

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

28. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

34. A single level in the stacking order that can hold any number of object.

35. Letter 'x' - two arrows

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

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

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

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

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

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

42. Two types of ________.

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

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

45. Zoom out to view the whole art board.

46. The line that forms the shape of an object

47. 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.

48. Cannot be used as symbols.

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

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