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Graphics
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Graphics
Anything on a page that is not actual text, from simple line drawings to fully active images found on the World Wide Web.
Color Depth
refers to the number of colors per pixel that can be displayed in an image.
Compression
How an image is saved in order to reducethe file size.
Lossless
no data is lost during compression
Lossy
Some data is lost during compression.
Portability
ease at which files are opened, modified, and viewed on computers using different operating systems, software and browsers.
Transparency
the background of an image is "see-through" so that the graphic can blend into the background without having a white box around it.
Raster Graphics
also called bitmap graphics.
GIF
Graphic Interchange Format
JPEG
joint photographic experts group
BMP
Bitmap
PNG
Portable Network Graphics
TIFF
tagged image file format
Vector Graphics
composed of mathematical formulas that define lines, shapes and curves.
Resolution Independent
Regardless of how much the image is enlarged or reduced, the image definition and quality remain the same
Small File Size
Easily transferred over the internet.
AI
adobe illustrator
CDR
Corel Draw
EPS
Encapsulated Postscript (meta graphic)
DXF
AutoCAD
SVG
Scalable Vector Graphics
WMF
Windows Metafile, common format for Windows Clipart
Clip Art
premade graphics that are available online and in many software packages; may be vector or raster
Photographs
raster images that contain millions of colors
Art Work
computer created drawing or painting; may be raster or vector
Resolution
the amount of detail stored in an image.
PPI
Pixels Per Inch
DPI
Dots Per Inch
Aspect Radio
the relationship of an object's height to its width
Cloning
copying part of an image and using it to replace unwanted parts of the image.
Cropping
removing a part of an image
Filters
used to apply special effects to an image
Gradients
filling an object with a smooth transition from one color to another.
Layering
compiling multiple pictures or objects together into one image
Patterns
raster graphics applied as a fill
Textures
used to create filters and backgrounds
Rotating
pivoting an object around its center point