Creating point text


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Creating point text

Illustrator, there is more than just graphics; it does text too. In fact, sometimes text can be the most important part of the design you are working on. When it comes to creating and managing text in Illustrator, there are two important concepts or two different types of text that you could work with. There is something called point text and then there is something called area text and we will deal with those two separately. For this movie, we are going to focus on using point text. Now I have this file open. It's called basic_text. You will find in Chapter 06 of your exercise files. Well, I have actually used this file for the remaining chapter. I'll go over to my Tool panel and I'll choose here the Type tool.

The way that you create point text in Illustrator is you simply click and then release the mouse right away. Don't click and drag or anything else for that matter and you will see a blinking cursor on the screen. Now if you are coming from an application like InD...

Creating point text
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Creating point text provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS4 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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