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Adobe Illustrator

Subjects : it-skills, multimedia
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1. vector paths that have two ends; the beginning and end points are not the same

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

3. 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.

4. Opacity and blending mode

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

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

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

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

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

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

11. Zoom out to view the whole art board.

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

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

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

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

16. 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

17. The line that forms the shape of an object

18. fills overlapping SELECTED shapes and line segments

19. Hold shift to draw ___________.

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

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

22. 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

23. __________ 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

30. To force an object to take a certain form

31. 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

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

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

34. A group of relaxed command and options.

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

36. 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.

37. 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.

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

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

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

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

42. Switch through drawing modes (W/M)

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

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

45. __________________ 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/

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

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

48. 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

49. __________ 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

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