Scaling and positioning type


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Scaling and positioning type

In this exercise, I'm going to show you how to scale and position type inside of Illustrator, and along the way I'm going to impart a lot of different keyboard and mouse tricks that I think you'll find very helpful if you can keep track of them. Now, they do make a lot of sense, once you come to terms with them and they do allow you to keep your focus on your type without having to runoff and grab different tools and different options in the Control palette and so forth. I am working inside that same document we opened in the previous exercise which is called Plain old Verdana.ai found inside of the 08_type folder. Now I want to change the Typeface and the Size associated with the title, That Sock, independently the byline. So that means I need to select that title independently the byline with the Type tool.

Now it's telling you how you can switch over to the Type tool by double-clicking, if the Black Arrow is active double-clicking there inside of your type that sets th...

Scaling and positioning type
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Scaling and positioning type 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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