Creating text


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Creating text

You can add editable text to any image in Elements. You have control over the type font, the size, the color and more when you're working in Full Edit Mode. I'm going to add some text on top of this talk bubble, which is a special shape that I created in an earlier movie. Because I want the type to come in on top of the talk bubble, the first step is to go to the Layers panel and click on the talk bubble shape layer. Then I'll go over to the toolbar, and I'm going to click on the T, which represents the Type tools. Those I use most often are the Horizontal Type tool and the Vertical Type tool.

I seldom use either of the Type Mask tools, because they don't create editable type like the Type tools do. I'm going to select the Horizontal Type tool and then I'll go up to the Options bar to set the options for the text I'm going to type. To set the font I'll click the arrow to the right of the Font field. That brings up this long menu of available fonts with ...

Creating text
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Creating text provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 8 for Windows Essential Training

Subject:
Photography
Software:
Photoshop Elements
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