Applying basic character settings


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Applying basic character settings

When you're working with type inside of Illustrator, be it point text or area text objects, there are two main areas or levels where you might apply settings to adjust the appearance of your text. There are character-based settings, for example, things like type size and font and there are paragraph-based settings, things like alignment or hyphenation for example. In general you'll find that paragraph settings are things that can only be applied to an overall paragraph. Character settings however can be applied to any individual character inside of any text object.

In this movie, we're going to focus specifically on character-based settings. There is actually an entire panel dedicated to these settings and you can find that if I go into the Window menu, scrolling down towards the bottom where it says Type, and then choosing to open up the Character panel. The keyboard shortcut is Command+T or Ctrl+T. It's important to note that the Character panel has many different state...

Applying basic character settings
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Applying basic character settings provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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