Adobe Illustrator 8

Basics

Vector vs. Bitmap
Basic Interface
Help
Objects & Paths
Hand & Zoom Tool
Viewing Modes
Selecting Objects
Group & Ungroup
Scaling & Moving
Duplicating Objects
Layers
Rulers & Guides
Saving & Undo
Save as File Formats
Document Setup

New Features

Navigator Palette
Smooth & Erase Tool
New Brushes
Gradient Mesh Tool
Bounding Box
Thin Layers
Eyedropper/Text
Layers to Photoshop
Links Palette

Drawing Paths

Pen Tool
Pencil Tool
Editing Paths
Convert Direction Tool
Compound Paths
Cap Ends
Reshape Tool
Offset Paths

Drawing Objects

Circles & Rectangles
Polygon Tool
Spiral Tool
Star Tool
Autotrace Tool
Masks

Color

Color Palette
Swatches
Color Liaries
Importing Swatches
Eyedropper & Paintbucket
Global Color Changes
Color Filters
Hard Mix & Soft Mix

Modifying Objects

Free Transform Tool
Shear Tool
Reflect Tool
Scale Tool
Rotate Tool
Transform Each
Transform Again
Twirl Tool/Filter

Brushes

Paintush Tool
Pattern Brush
Scatter Brush
Scatter Brush Liaries
Art Brush

Moving Objects

Stacking Order
Group Selection Tool
Move Command
Align & Distribute
Measure Tool

Guides & Measuring

Guides
Guide Objects
Grids
Measuring

Text

Character Attributes
Text Commands
More Character Attributes
Text Box
Paragraph Attributes
Import & Export Text
Create Outlines
Transforming Text
Linking Text Blocks
Text Wraps
Text on a Path
Vertical Text
Tab Ruler

Placing Images

Placing Images
Linking vs. Embedding
Tracing Images
Colorize Bitmap Images
Masking Images
Filters
Links Palette

Blends & Gradients

Gradient Tool & Palette
Modifying Gradients
Blend Colors
Blend Shapes
Mesh Gradient Tool

Patterns

Pattern Overview
Fill Pattern
Path Pattern
Geometric Patterns
Irregular Patterns

Filters

Mix Hard and Mix Soft
Adjust Colors
Color Filters
Free Distort Filter
Drop Shadows & Arrows
Round Corners
Object Mosaic
Rasterize
Zig Zag Filter
Scribbling & Tweaking
Punk & Bloat
Roughen
Twirl

Working Efficiently

Make Crop Marks
Registration Color
Ram Allocation
Easter Egg