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Adobe Illustrator

Subjects : it-skills, multimedia
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1. __________ 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

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

3. Measurement system used in grapic programs; there are six of these in an inch.

4. Two types of ________.

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

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

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

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

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

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

11. 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.

12. Keep the inner radius of a star ________ (W/M) - Start dragging - then hold down Ctrl/Start dragging - then hold down Command

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

20. A group of relaxed command and options.

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

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

23. 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

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

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

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

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

28. Stroke type - brush - color transparency and effects

29. Hold shift to draw ___________.

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

31. ______________ 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.

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

33. Switch through drawing modes (W/M)

34. 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.

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

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

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

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

39. 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.

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

41. The line that forms the shape of an object

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

44. Because the __________ is part of the Illustrator file - no link can be broken.

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

46. __________ 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

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

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

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

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