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Adobe Illustrator

Subjects : it-skills, multimedia
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. An anchor point that connects path segments in a smooth curve.

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

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

4. ______________ 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.

5. Zoom out to view the whole art board.

6. 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

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

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

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

10. Hold shift to select multiple objects.

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

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

13. Stroke type - brush - color transparency and effects

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

15. 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.

16. Toggles the Type tool

17. Letter 'x' - two arrows

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

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

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

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

22. 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.

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

24. 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.

25. 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.

26. __________________ 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/

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

28. __________ 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

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

30. 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.

31. 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)

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

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

34. Cannot be used as symbols.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

42. Hold option to draw from the center.

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

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

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

46. 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.

47. 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

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

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

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