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Artboard The area of the illustration that contains the printable part of your work
Objects Any shape, image, or text that can be moved, scaled or edited.
Lines An open ended path with ended path with two anchor point, which included straight, braziers, and spirals
Anchor Point Basic component of paths, which appear at the start and end of every path or where it changes directions.
Line Segment Part of a line that has an anchor point on each end.
Path Made up of one or more line segments, connected by two or more anchor point or nodes.
Open Path One or more path for which the start point and end point are not the same, for examples a straight or curved lines.
Closed Path A continuous path that has no beginning or end, for example a circle or rectangle.
Shapes Geometric based tools that allow you to create primitive shapes, such as rectangle,ellipses, and polygons.
Transformations Scaling,rotation,shearing (skewing), and reflecting (flipping) objects to change their appearance.
Smart Guide Guides that appear as you move around a document indicating various points of alignments with existing objects.
Stacking Order The order of how objects are arranged on the art board, in front or behind each other. By default new object are created at the front of the stacking order.
Selection Tool Selects an object or a group of objects.
Direct Selection Tool Selects individual anchor points or path in order to edit individual pieces of an objects.
Stroke The visible outline of a shape or path , such as the color, weight, or style, which is not the same as a path as a path can have no stroke as an option.
Fill To put a color, gradient, or pattern into an object.
Swatches Named colors tints gradients and patterns.
Gradients Filling an object with a smooth transition from one other.
Patterns A repeated (tiled) decorative design.
Drawing Using shapes or other tools as the pencil to simulate the experience of drawing on paper.
Pen Tool It uses anchor points and paths to allow you to create straight lines, Bezier lines (curved), and shapes in a countless amount of combinations. Considered one of the most powerful tools in graphic design.
Bezier A curved segment of a path which uses handles to control the shape of the curve.
Image Trace A tool in a vector program will take a raster image or a scanned drawing and automatically convert it to paths, based on the selected settings.
Pathfinder A tool that contains four shape objects and six pathfinder options that allow you to combine multiple objects in a variety to way to create complex shapes.
Vector Effects Commands that can be applied to an option, group,or layer to change its characteristics, such as distort and transform, warp, and stylize.
Point Type A line of text that begins at the point that you click, which expands as you type. The type will not automatically wraps to the next line you must use enter.
Area Type Uses the boundaries of an area created by dragging a marquee with the type of tool to control the flow of the text. When text gets to the end of the boundary, it automatically wraps to the next line.
Type on Path Allows you to attach text to an open or closed path.
Text Wrap Controls how area text flows over or around objects and images.
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