Applying basic paragraph settings


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Applying basic paragraph settings

While there are some basic paragraph settings that will apply, while you can apply some basic paragraph settings to point text, the majority of the paragraph features that you'll find inside of Illustrator are most useful when working with area text. You can find the Paragraph panel by going to the Window menu, scrolling down to the bottom where it says Type , and then choosing Paragraph. The Paragraph panel does have additional options. So from the fly ut menu here, I will see here that it says Hide Options, which means that currently everything is now visible inside of the Paragraph panel.

Let's take a look at some of these settings. Now in Illustrator it is certainly possible that I can use the Selection tool to select the entire area type object and in doing so, any setting that I now apply occurs to all of the paragraphs inside of this area text object. However I also have the ability to double-click. Now Illustrator changes me to the Type tool and now if I make a change in t...

Applying basic paragraph settings
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Applying basic paragraph 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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Illustrator
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