Setting point type in Illustrator


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Setting point type in Illustrator

Illustrator can kind of serve two different needs, especially for a designer: you can of course use Illustrator to create artwork, and at the same time you can use it to layout certain designs. Now we've been using both of those methods here for web design, and when it comes to setting text, there were also two different ways to set type inside of Illustrator. We have something called point text, and then we have something called area Text, and while at the end of the day you do get text on your artboard, you'll find that choosing between these two methods of setting type inside of Illustrator can determine how you can treat that type.

Now in this movie specifically, we're going to deal with point type. So let's see how that works. I'm going to start by creating a new web document here. Click OK, just take regular default settings here. I'm going to switch to my Type tool, and I'm simply just going to move my cursor on the artboard and just click once and rele...

Setting point type in Illustrator
Video duration: 4m 11s 6h 20m Intermediate

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Setting point type in Illustrator provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 for Web and Interactive Design

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Web
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Illustrator
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