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Adobe Illustrator

Subjects : it-skills, multimedia
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1. A saved set of panel arrangements and tool setting.

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

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

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

5. __________ 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

6. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

12. 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

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

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

15. Hold shift to select multiple objects.

16. Stroke type - brush - color transparency and effects

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

18. Layer in which one or more sublayers are stored

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

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

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

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

23. 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.

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

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

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

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

28. Hold shift to draw ___________.

29. Opacity and blending mode

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

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

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

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

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

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

36. 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.

37. ______________ 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.

38. __________ 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

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

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

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

43. Two types of ________.

44. __________________ 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/

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

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

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

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

49. 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.

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