Changing default type settings


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Changing default type settings

So throughout this chapter we spoke a lot about both character and paragraph styles, about overrides, and how they all work within your documents. Perhaps the most important aspect is that we've realized that every single document that you create inside of Illustrator already have basic default character styles and paragraph styles inside of them, and that means that every single piece of text that you have in a document, like it or not, has a style applied to it. To save yourself a lot of trouble, you might actually go ahead and change Illustrator's default settings, meaning take those basic character styles and those paragraph styles--meaning the ones that are called Normal inside of a document--and redefine them.

Make them match closer to what your real text is going to look like. In that case you'd have a better chance of actually clearing your overrides, setting more meaningful styles, and working inside of Illustrator in a more intuitive manner. So to actually change you...

Changing default type settings
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Changing default type settings 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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