Adding multiple text columns in a single object


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Adding multiple text columns in a single object

We've already discussed one of the benefits about working with area type objects, and that's the ability to create a thread, where you have text that actually spans multiple frames. However, there's another benefit to working with area type, and that's the ability to bring up a special dialog box that let's you change some of the settings for how the text actually flows within that frame. If I select this frame right here, which contains some text inside of it--again, this is an Area Type object-- I can now go to the Type menu and choose this option here called Area Type Options.

When I choose that, the Area Type Options dialog box shows up on the screen. I'm actually you can move it over here to the side of here, so you can focus on the text here, and I'm going to click on the Preview button. Now notice over here, I have the Width and Height values which tell me exactly the size of the frame itself. I can certainly modify that here, or I can do it inside of my ...

Adding multiple text columns in a single object
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Adding multiple text columns in a single object provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Type and Text

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