Small caps and the Glyphs panel


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Small caps and the Glyphs panel

Now there is one more OpenType option that we haven't seen so far that's not available inside the OpenType panel. Instead, you get to it from the Character panel and that's small caps and I'll show you how that works. And also introduce you to the Glyps panel, which is one of the most useful panels I think where text is concerned inside Illustrator. I've saved my progress as OpenType changes.ai, and I am going to click on this text up above here, because I want to convert it all to Small Caps. Small Caps as you probably know, means that the real capital letters remain big caps, and then all lowercase letters change to smaller capitals.

Now many OpenType fonts include entire small-cap alphabets. The reason they include these, because you might think, well, why would there be special characters for small caps, why not just make little capital letters? Because if you make the capital letter smaller, they also decline in weight, so the big capital letters look massive by ...

Small caps and the Glyphs panel
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Small caps and the Glyphs panel 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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