Join Justin Seeley for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring Text tool enhancements, part of Illustrator: 2013 Creative Cloud Updates.
For awhile now there has been a feature inside Adobe Photoshop that's actually …been one of my favorite features of the Text tool that I always wished had …carried over into Adobe Illustrator. And that is the fact that I can easily …inside Photoshop convert point text to paragraph text and vice versa. …Now if you're not sure what I'm talking about here, let me show you exactly what …I mean. I'm going to go to the file and choose …New, and I'm just going to create a blank document. …It does not matter what size document you create, and I'm going to grab the Text …tool here, and I'm going to first create what's called Point Text. …Point Text, just basically means I'm going to point somewhere with my mouse, …I'm going to Click and I'm going to start typing.…
So I'll just type out Hello my name is Justin, and then we'll blow this up a …little bit so you can see it. Alright, so there's Point Text. …And basically what Point Text means is I've just pointed, clicked and made a …single line of text. If I were to Stretch this box, you can …
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- Placing multiple files at once
- Unembedding raster graphics
- Searching for fonts and swatches
- Loading images in brushes
- Working with Automated Corner Generation
- Using the updated Free Transform tool
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 01/16/2014. What changed?
A: When Creative Cloud applications are updated, we refresh our training to make sure it covers the latest features and interface changes from Adobe. This update covers Illustrator's redesigned Pencil tool, reshaping with the Pen tool, and Live Corners.