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Adobe Illustrator

Subjects : it-skills, multimedia
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1. Will allow you to change all of the colors in your selected art in a variety of ways.

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

3. 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

4. Letter 'x' - two arrows

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

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

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

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

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

10. 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)

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

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

13. Hold shift to select multiple objects.

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

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

16. Two types of ________.

17. __________________ 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/

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

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

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

21. 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.

22. fills overlapping SELECTED shapes and line segments

23. Zoom out to view the whole art board.

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

25. Switch through drawing modes (W/M)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

36. Two ways to bring symbols from _____________ : Copy and paste the symbol(s) from Illustrator to Flash - choose File > Import > Import to Stage - or choose File > Import > Import to Library.

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

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

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

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

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

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

43. ______________ 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.

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

45. Hold shift to draw ___________.

46. The line that forms the shape of an object

47. 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.

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

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

50. __________ 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