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Adobe Illustrator

Subjects : it-skills, multimedia
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1. Measurement system used in grapic programs; there are six of these in an inch.

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

3. 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.

4. 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.

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

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

7. Layer in which one or more sublayers are stored

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

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

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

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

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

13. 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.

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

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

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

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

18. 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.

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

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

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

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

23. 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

24. Letter 'x' - two arrows

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

32. Switch through drawing modes (W/M)

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

34. 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

35. A separate - external file connected to the Illustrator file by an electronic link.

36. Will turn the top shape into a picture frame for all selected art below it.

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

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

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

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

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

42. Opacity and blending mode

43. To force an object to take a certain form

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

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

46. __________ 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

47. 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)

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

49. Two types of ________.

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