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Adobe Illustrator

Subjects : it-skills, multimedia
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1. 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

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

3. __________ 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

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

5. 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.

6. Two types of ________.

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

8. 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.

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

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

11. Letter 'x' - two arrows

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

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

14. Zoom out to view the whole art board.

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

16. 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.

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

19. Toggles the Type tool

20. The line that forms the shape of an object

21. 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)

22. ______________ 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.

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

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

25. __________ 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

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

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

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

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

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

31. 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

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

33. 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.

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

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

36. Cannot be used as symbols.

37. Opacity and blending mode

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

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

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

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

42. 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

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

44. 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

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

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

47. Hold shift to draw ___________.

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

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

50. To force an object to take a certain form