Adobe Illustrator 9

Basics

Introduction
Raster vs. Vector
Basic Interface
The Toolbox
Palettes
Hand & Zoom tool
Custom Views
Navigator Palette
Document Set Up
Saving/Exporting Files
Preferences
Rulers & Guides/Grids
Selection Tools
Grouping Objects
Locking & Hiding
Arranging Objects

New Features

Flash & SVG Output/Release to Layers
Pixel Preview
Instant Drop Shadows; Glows & Live Shapes
Convert to Shape

Drawing Objects

Drawing Rectangles
Drawing Ellipses
Polygons
Stars
Spirals
Masks
Opacity Masks

Drawing Paths

Bezier Paths
Anchor Points
Pencil Tool

Editing Paths

Adding & Deleting Anchor Points
Reshape Tool
Smooth & Erase Tool
Scissors Tool & Knife Tool
Joining Paths

Color

Color Palette/Liaries
Swatches Palette
Transparency Palette
Eyedropper Tool
Paint Bucket Tool

Fills & Strokes

Applying a Fill
Gradient Fills
Gradient Mesh Tool
Pattern Fills
Stroke Palette
Offset; Outline & Path

Painting

Brushes Palette
Paintush Tool
Calligraphic Brush
Scatter Brush
Art Brush
Pattern Brush

Transformations

Scaling & Rotating
Reflect
Shear
Free Transform Tool
Transform Each
Align Palette
Blend Tool
Pathfinder Palette
Duplicate; Transform & Again
Transform Palette

Text

Point Text
Area Text
Linking Text Blocks
Text on a Path
Vertical Text
Character Palette
Paragraph Palette
Tab Palette
MM Palette
Converting Text to Outlines
Text as Mask
Change Case & Find Font
Punctuation and Spelling

Filters

Free Distort
Punk & Bloat
Roughen
Scribble and Tweak
Twirl
Zig Zag
Rasterize
Arrows
Feather
Round Corners
Trim Marks

Vector Filters

Adjust Colors
Object Mosaic
Pen & Ink
Photo Crosshatch
Blending Objects
Overprint Black
Saturate

Placing Images

Placing Raster Images
Linking and Embedding
Links Palette
Auto Trace Tool

Actions

Actions Window
Creating Actions

Web Graphics

Web Palette
Assigning URLs to Objects
Web File Formats
Saving Images for the Web
Working with Animation