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Adobe Illustrator

Subjects : it-skills, multimedia
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1. Characteristics of the outline of an object - such as its weight - color - style - etc.

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

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

4. Letter 'x' - two arrows

5. A graduated blend between two or more colors or between tints of the same color.

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

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

8. Hold shift to select multiple objects.

9. 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.

10. 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

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

12. object that is dimmed and unavailable for modification but can be used as a guide for creating objects.

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

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

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

16. To slant or skew an object from its original orientation.

17. Opacity and blending mode

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

19. 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.

20. 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.

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

22. 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

23. 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.

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

25. __________ 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

26. Zoom out to view the whole art board.

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

28. A point on a path that indicates a change of direction.

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

30. Five ________: Art - Calligraphic - Pattern - Bristle and Scatter.

31. Switch through drawing modes (W/M)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

39. Stroke type - brush - color transparency and effects

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

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

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

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

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

45. Hold option to draw from the center.

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

47. Amount of light that can pass through an object. a transparent object allows objects below to appear.

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

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

50. 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.