Add text Photoshop Elements 11


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Adding text

You can add editable text on top of an image in the Expert Edit workspace. Let's open this image to that workspace to see how the Type tools work. Here in the Expert Edit workspace I'm going to go to the Type tool in the toolbar and click there. That brings up the Horizontal Type tool options in the tool Options bar and turns my cursor into an I-beam, which means I'm about to add editable type. I'll click in the image and I'm going to type paris. Then I'll click the green checkmark to commit that change which is something you have to do whenever you're entering or editing text.

That automatically makes a new layer in the Layers panel, this is a special Type layer, you know that because it has this big T icon on it and the layer is automatically named with the text that I've typed. Entering text like that also automatically switches me from the Type tool to the Move tool because Elements figures that I want to move this Type layer into place. I'll do j...

Adding text
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Adding text provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Up and Running with Photoshop Elements 11

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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