Selecting the perfect typeface


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Selecting the perfect typeface

In this exercise, I'm going to begin to show you how to apply formatting attributes inside of Illustrator, and formatting attributes include things like type face, type size, leading, all the stuff that goes into making your text look as good as it possibly can inside of an illustration. I'm working inside of this catch-up document called Plain old Verdana.ai found inside the 08_type folder. And I called it Plain old Verdana because all the text so far is set in the cross-platform font Verdana, which is a very legible font, and I actually find it very useful when I'm writing documents inside of Microsoft Word; however, it's not much of a looker, so I don't think I have ever used it in print.

It's kind of a clunky font. I want something that's snazzier, so why don't we change the typeface? By the way, select the text before you can change it of course, and you select the text either using the Black Arrow tool as I have done here, or you can switch over to ...

Selecting the perfect typeface
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Selecting the perfect typeface 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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