Aligning point text


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Aligning point text

In this exercise we are going to take a look at how to best go about aligning letters inside of Illustrator. In our case specifically we want to take these colored letters and exactly align them inside of the black outlines. I have got ahead and saved my progress as Teen slaw baby.ai and you may recall that all of these letters are individual pieces of point text. Now our final document is not going to say Teen Slaw Baby 2009. This is a world jumble that we are going to assemble over the course of the next few exercises and create something that makes a heck of a lot more sense.

But in doing so we need those colored fills to be exactly inside of their black outlines. Now this is a function that we're working with this wonderful font Rosewood Standard here, which you may or may not have on your system. It's included along with several skews of the full Creative Suite. But notice that this font comes in two different styles Regular which is how I have it set right now and Fill whi...

Aligning point text
Video duration: 6m 7s 12h 54m Intermediate

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Aligning point text provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Advanced

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