Understanding text properties


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Understanding text properties

We've got a range of features for controlling text. A great deal of them are inside the Properties panel, but we also have some controls that we can use in conjunction with the Properties panel and keyboard and mouse commands. I'm just going to zoom in on my trivia box here a little bit, so I can see this text a little bit better. And if I grab my Pointer tool and select the text block, you'll see we've got a whole range of different options here for controlling the text itself from Color to Size to Alignment. There's quite a few different things we can do. What I want to do is show you some of the type management features that are inside of Fireworks, and these work in conjunction with keyboard and mouse in a great deal of cases.

First, let's take a look at different ways to select text inside of a text block. I've got my Type tool selected and if I double-click, I can select a single word. If I triple-click, I can select that entire paragraph inside the text b...

Understanding text properties
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Understanding text properties provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Jim Babbage as part of the Fireworks CS5 Essential Training

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Web
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Fireworks
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