Learn about the character options in design software.
- [Instructor] In this movie, we're going to look…at some of the character properties…that we can apply and change.…And to illustrate that, I'm here in Illustrator,…no pun intended, and using the Character panel.…I've got a bunch of different text objects here.…I've got three separate instances of what's called…point text just here and I've got an instance of some…body text just here also.…So let me start off by using the top…and the most obvious of these things…and that's the font family that is currently in use.…
And if I click here on the disclosure,…you can see that I can cycle through…loads and loads of fonts that are installed on my system.…If I choose Bodoni 72 just here, oops, that's jumped across…to something else, I'll try that again.…Underneath that, I've got the variants…and this will choose other fonts from the same family group.…So if click here, it will show me that I've got Book…and Bold Italic and Bold.…And these are all members of the same family.…
In fact, if I go back to that list like so,…
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