Keywords for Flash CS5, Unit B, Creating Graphics and Text
Is a mathematically calculated object composed of anchor points and straight or curved line segments, which collectively for a path.
Squares on a vector object used to manipulate its path
Straight or curved line segments
A boarder around a path or object
Displays a picture image as a matrix of dots or pixels, on a grid. Also called a raster Image
The smallest square of color used to display an image on a computer screen
Another name for a bitmap
Describes the degree of clarity, detail, and sharpness of a displayed or printed image
Merge Drawing Mode
A tool setting that combines objects’ path
Object Drawing Mode
A tool setting that treats the shapes as separate objects
Is an alphanumeric system for defining color on the Web that designates each color by a set of six numbers and/or letters
Regular Shape tools
Shape options are set before the shape is created. After the shape is created it cannot alter shape options, such as corner radius value for a rectangle, and start and end angles and inner radius values for an oval
Are separate objects, similar to objects drawn in Object Drawing mode using regular shape tools. You can change a corner radius as you are creating it by dragging the mouse on the State.
Reconfigures an object by scaling, rotating, skewing, and distorting it.
Shows information based on where the pointer is on the Stage, such as the color beneath the pointer, and the size, location and color of a selected object.
The panel used to size, align, or distribute multiple objects to the Stage or to each other.
Performs the functions of the Free Transform Tool, and more precise modifications.
Contains features for adjusting an object’s stroke and fill color
Contains colors from the active color palette, or set, of available colors
Web-Safe Color Palette
Is the default Flash color palette that contains 216 colors that appear consistent in Web browsers and across computer platforms.
An object containing text that you can move and modify
A text type in which the text block continues to expand as long as you type
A text type whose width is limited by the size of the text block
Text Layout Framework (TLF)
The default text option that provides flexible formatting features and can accommodate advanced typographic requirements