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Adobe Illustrator

Subjects : it-skills, multimedia
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1. 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.

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

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

4. Hold option to draw from the center.

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

6. Opacity and blending mode

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

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

9. The line that forms the shape of an object

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

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

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

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

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

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

16. Hold shift to draw ___________.

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

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

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

20. Toggles the Type tool

21. Letter 'a' - white arrow - will select individual objects in a group - or anchor points.

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

23. Stroke type - brush - color transparency and effects

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

25. Keep the inner radius of a star ________ (W/M) - Start dragging - then hold down Ctrl/Start dragging - then hold down Command

26. __________ 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

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

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

29. ____________ winds from a spiral while increasing the length of the spiral (W/M) - Start dragging - then Alt-drag/Start dragging then Option-drag

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

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

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

33. Layer in which one or more sublayers are stored

34. 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

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

36. A group of relaxed command and options.

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

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

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

40. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

47. 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

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

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

50. Hold shift to select multiple objects.