Custom Logo Design Glossary
Target object: The object you perform a shaping action on, such as welding, trimming, or intersecting with another object. The target object retains its fill and outline attributes while copying these attributes to the source objects used to perform the action.
See also source object.
Template: A predefined set of information that sets the page size, orientation, ruler position, and grid and guideline information. A template may also include graphics and text that can be modified.
Threshold: A level of tolerance for tonal variation in a bitmapped image. For example, when you convert an image to the Black-and-White color mode, the threshold you set determines how many tonal values are converted to black and how many to white.
Thumbnail: A miniature, low-resolution version of an image or illustration.
Tiling: The technique of repeating a small image across a large surface. Tiling is often used to create a patterned background for World Wide Web pages.
Tint: The lighter shade of a spot color.
Tone: The variations in a color or the range of grays between black and white
Transparent: The ability to see through an item. The opposite of transparent is opaque. Setting lower levels of transparency causes higher levels of opacity and less visibility of the underlying items or image. See also opaque.
TrueType fonts: The fonts that print as vectors or bitmaps, depending on the capabilities of your printer. TrueType fonts print the way they appear on the screen and can be resized to any height.
Two-point perspective: An effect created by lengthening or shortening two sides of an object to create the impression that the object is receding from view in two directions.