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This Vocabulary Crossword will help student practice the vocabulary terms for MaWD 2.02b Digital Vector Graphics Vocabulary.

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SMART GUIDES: guides that appear as you move around a document indicating various points of alignment with existing objects.
BOUNDING BOX: An outline around a selected vector object that can be used to transform the object.
SHAPE TOOL: Vector drawing tools that enable a user to draw common, closed-path shapes with ease and efficiency.
IMAGE TRACE: a tool in a vector program will take a raster image or scanned drawing and automatically convert it to paths, based on selected settings.
STACKING ORDER: the order of how objects are arranged on the artboard, in front of or behind each other.
DIRECT SELECTION TOOL: selects individual anchor points or paths in order to edit individual pieces of an object.
LINES: an open ended path with two anchor points, which included straight, beziers, and spirals.
OBJECTS: any shape, image, or text that can be moved, scaled, or edited.
STROKE: The visible outline of a path.
AREA TYPE: uses the boundaries of an area created by dragging a marquee with the type tool to control the flow of text
CORNER POINT: An anchor point along a vector path where the direction changes.
POINT TYPE: a line of text that begins at the point that you click, which expands as you type.
LINE SEGMENT: part of a line that has an anchor point on each end.
MINUS FRONT: subtracts the top shape from the bottom most shape.
CLIPPING MASK: A vector object used to hide portions of lower objects in a stack.
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.
ARTBOARD: the area of the illustration that contains the printable part of your work.
STROKES: 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.
PATH: made up of one or more line segments, connected by two or more anchor points or nodes.
DRAWING: using shapes or other tools such as the pen or pencil to simulate the experience of drawing on paper.
EASILY EDITABLE: since each vector is made up of separate and distinct objects, each can be edited independently at any time.
TRANSFORMATIONS: scaling, rotation, shearing (skewing), and reflecting (flipping) objects to change their appearance.
META GRAPHIC: graphic formats that can contain both vector and raster data.
LINE TOOL: Draws open path line segments.
DIVIDE: separates the selected shapes in individual parts.
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