Small Caps, Superscript, and Subscript in Illustrator


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Working with small caps, superscript, and subscript

In addition to the settings that you already see here inside of the Character panel, there are a few options that are kind of hidden here inside of the flyout menu from that panel. Let's explore a few of those. One of them is Small Caps. It's actually used quite often. Small caps are when you have capital letters or capital letterforms, but they are not taking up the full height of a capital letter. If you want to get that look when working with text, simply select your text, go to the Character panel in the flyout menu, and choose Small Caps. Now in this case, with this typeface Chaparral Pro, there happens to be a Small Caps font that's specifically part of this OpenType font.

If I take my Type tool and I highlight the letter O here, for example, I can go to the Type menu and choose Glyphs, open up my Glyphs panel, and I'll see that this is not just a regular O that's been set to a small cap height. It actually is using the real small caps letter O. As you can see he...

Working with small caps, superscript, and subscript
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Working with small caps, superscript, and subscript 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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