Basic character settings and keyboard shortcuts


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Basic character settings and keyboard shortcuts

Now that we have this information here on the page, let's go ahead and style some of it. I'm going to start over here by taking my Regular Selection tool. And we know that we can always go ahead and choose one piece of text and style it, but I know that for the typeface that I want to use for this entire flyer I want to use a font called Chaparral Pro. I'm actually going to choose Command+A. This is an important thing to note about working inside of Illustrator. You're able to change certain text settings across all text objects. It doesn't make a difference if some of them are Point Text objects and some of them are Area Text objects.

So I now have all these elements right here selected. I'm now going to go and choose Command+T or Ctrl+T on my keyboard to bring up my Character panel. Another way that I can do that is simply go to the Window menu, choose Type over here, and then choose Character. I'm doing that over here because I want to have this panel opened,...

Basic character settings and keyboard shortcuts
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Basic character settings and keyboard shortcuts 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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Design
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Illustrator
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