Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding the text, part of Designing an Invitation.
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I'm now going to create the text for the invitation; the date, the time, the…location, as well as directions.…So that you don't need to watch me retype this, I have put the text in this…version of the file on the pasteboard in this text frame.…But when I was creating it, I did nothing more than just draw a text frame and…type into that text frame.…First consideration is that I want my text for the date, time, location to…occupy these four rectangles.…So we're going to need to lose some numbers and I want to make sure that we're…not losing good numbers and retaining some of the weaker ones.…
So I'm actually going to choose that 16 there, get rid of that one, get rid of…that one, get rid of that one, and we'll also get rid of that one.…And then I'm going to reposition these.…I have my Smart Guides turned on.…You can see the Smart Guides coming into effect, they are indicating that I've…got the spacing uniform.…So I have now created the space for my text frame.…I'll tap the T key and I will draw my text frame in the space that those numbers…
- Looking at type choices
- Creating a digital letterpress effect
- Adding text and images
- Creating alternate versions of your invitation