How To Create Point And Area Text In Illustrator Cs6


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Creating point and area text

When you're creating text here inside of Illustrator, you've actually got two options for creating text: one is called Point text, and the other is called Area text. In this movie, I'll be exploring both Point and Area text, and discussing the differences between them, and why you would use one versus the other. Point text is the simplest way to add text to a document inside of Illustrator, you go over to the text tool in the Tools panel, grab it, point to an area you want to add type to, and then click and start typing; it's that simple. Area text is a little bit different.

Area text implies that you have a lot of type that you need to set, and it's going to be inside of a specified area that you define. So instead of just pointing and clicking, you actually draw out a box, and put the text inside of it. Let's go ahead and start by adding some point text to this document first. I'm going to go ahead and click somewhere in this region here, and just click one t...

Creating point and area text
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Creating point and area text provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Illustrator CS6 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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