Dynamic effects and OpenType


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Dynamic effects and OpenType

If Illustrator were a normal program, it would let you create and thread and format type, maybe even set type on a path and that be it. But as you must know by now, Illustrator is not a normal program. Just about everything you can do to a path or other object, you can do to type as well. In this chapter, we'll focus our combined attentions on two varieties of advanced text editing functions; Dynamic Effects and OpenType. Dynamic effects let you apply virtual modifications that you can go back and adjust any time you like.

We'll be seeing more of them in the future. But in the meantime, let me say, they rank among Illustrator's most unique, powerful, mind-blowing capabilities. Then there is OpenType technology, which equipped the fonts with special savvy. It's been out there for a long time now. But most programs don't take advantage of it, Illustrator does. The program lets you tap into OpenType intelligence, so that you can automatically access ligatures, small caps, f...

Dynamic effects and OpenType
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Dynamic effects and OpenType provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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