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<ul><li><p> IllustratorBy: Amesha Alexander</p></li><li><p>What is Illustrator?Brand of software used to create professional quality vector graphics.First developed for Mac computers in 1976, now available for both Mac and Windows.Companion of Photoshop</p></li><li><p>Provides results in the typesetting and logo graphic areas of design.Released in 1988.Available in more than 20 different languages.</p></li><li><p>Examples of typesetting and logo graphics done with Adobe Illustrator</p></li><li><p>Create web graphicsCreate PostersImport textFormat textCreate Backgrounds Create Borders</p><p>Used to:</p></li><li><p>Above: Poster created by IllustratorTop right: Typesetting created by IllustratorBottom right: Graphics made in Illustrator</p></li><li><p>Tool Bar:Selection tool: Lets you select entire objects, resize delete, &amp; move them.Text tool: Allows you to create and edit text.Pen tool: Lets you draw straight and curved lines.</p></li><li><p>Rectangle tool: Lets you create rectangles, which are good for borders and backgrounds.Hand tool: Lets you navigate around on the page.Zoom tool: Allows you to zoom in and out of the page.</p></li><li><p>Examples of toolboxes</p></li><li><p>ShortcutsSelecting and Moving:Option-make a copy while draggingShift-add a selectionPath Editing:Spacebar-moves anchor point while dragging with pen toolViewing and Guides:Tab-hide/show all tools and palettesShift tab-hide/show all toolbox except palettesType:Option arrow up/down-decrease/increase leadingOption arrow left/right-decrease/increase kerning/trackingShift option arrow down/up-decrease/increase baseline shift</p></li><li><p>References</p><p></p><p></p><p></p></li><li><p> The End</p><p>*</p></li></ul>