Aligning text precisely with Outline Object


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Aligning text precisely with Outline Object

For the most part, we think about appearances as fills and strokes and applying effects like drop shadows, but the reality is that sometimes we can use these effects to solve everyday problems that we have inside of Illustrator. Let's take this file for an example. It's called buttons.ai, and it's several buttons that I'm working on maybe to create some navigation for a web site or some other kind of design. Now you're probably familiar with the Align panel inside of Illustrator, which helps us align things. In fact, I'm going to open up the Align panel because we're going to use it in this movie. I am going to go to the Window menu and choose Align.

Let's move it about over here, so we can take a better look at it. And we can see that we have some text that appears inside of a button. But if we look at it, the text does not appear vertically centered inside the button. It's kind of a little bit up to the top over here. I just want to show you if I mov...

Aligning text precisely with Outline Object
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Aligning text precisely with Outline Object provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Rethinking the Essentials

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Design
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Illustrator
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