Understanding the composers in Illustrator


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Understanding the composers in Illustrator

When it comes to setting type, there's a concept called composition. That's the act of taking the actual words itself, flowing it into a frame that has a specific width, and then depending on the actual type size and the font and the different hyphenation and justification settings that you use, Illustrator goes ahead now and puts the different words on each line. As it analyzes each line that it puts into this paragraph, Illustrator decides whether or not it should hyphenate, how much spacing it should add, again, all based on the hyphenation and justification settings that you set.

However, when it comes to actually setting type, typographers often refer to the way that the type looks on the page as being the color of the type. For example, when I look at this paragraph here on the left side and I look at the paragraph here on the right side here, I can see certain differences. My eye is drawn, not only to the actual letters themselves, but also to the whitespace that appears...

Understanding the composers in Illustrator
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Understanding the composers in Illustrator provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Type and Text

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Design
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Illustrator
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