Creating a new text block


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Creating a new text block

In this exercise, I'm going to show you how to create a text block inside of Illustrator. I have saved my progress so far as a document called Placed text.ai found inside the 08_Type folder. You can see that we have the text that we have placed in the previous exercise. I want to go ahead and select that text and what I really want to do is take That Sock, the title, and the byline, by a daddy who care, and move them into this top region here inside of a separate text block. So that the title and the story are separated from each other. So we want to start things off by selecting the text and scaling this text block, so the text fits here in the lower region of the document. So one or two ways you can work. You can click on the baseline as I was telling you in the previous exercise which is the imaginary line upon which the letters rest. You can go and click on that Baseline in order to select the text. That's a most surefire method.

You can also just go ahead and click on a word...

Creating a new text block
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Creating a new text block provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design
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