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Re: Object vs. shape?

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Melissa Enderle (enderlml.wi.us)
Sun, 15 Nov 1998 20:28:48 -0600


>I was just wondering if anyone knows why the vector based images are called
>objects and not shapes?
>
>-Numo
My surmise is that they are called objects due to the construction of the
items. In Illustrator or other vector based programs, any created item
(whether it be a square or a curved line) is formed from a series of
malleable but mathemetical lines between two dots. Independent
manipulation of the items might also play a part in the terms.

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