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Adobe Illustrator

Subjects : it-skills, multimedia
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1. Allow you to create brush strokes with the appearance of a natural brush with bristles.

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

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

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

5. The line that forms the shape of an object

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

13. Switch through drawing modes (W/M)

14. Two types of ________.

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

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

17. 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)

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

19. 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

20. Appearance panel contains the _______________ (fill type - color - transparency and effects)

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

22. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

31. 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.

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

33. Hold option to draw from the center.

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

35. __________ 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

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

37. Hold shift to select multiple objects.

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

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

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

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

42. __________ 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

43. 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

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

45. A group of relaxed command and options.

46. 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

47. Letter 'x' - two arrows

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

49. Cannot be used as symbols.

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