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Adobe Illustrator

Subjects : it-skills, multimedia
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Letter 'a' - white arrow - will select individual objects in a group - or anchor points.

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

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

4. 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.

5. 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

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

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

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

9. To force an object to take a certain form

10. Cannot be used as symbols.

11. 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

12. Line extending from anchor point that shows the direction of a curve

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

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

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

16. Zoom out to view the whole art board.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

28. An anchor point that connects path segments in a smooth curve.

29. Letter 'z'. magnifying glass - click and drag around the zoom area - hold option + click and zoom out.

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

31. Letter 'x' - two arrows

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

33. __________ 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

34. 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.

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

36. Stroke type - brush - color transparency and effects

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

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

39. Switch through drawing modes (W/M)

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

41. ______________ 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.

42. fills overlapping SELECTED shapes and line segments

43. 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.

44. Two types of ________.

45. 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.

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

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

48. Resizing an object horizontally - vertically - or proportionally in both directions to a percentage of its origanal size.

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

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