Using text styles


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Using text styles

If you are joining me from the last video, I want to draw your attention to the fact that I've gone to the View Options here and re-enabled Handles and Lines. That way when the Type layer is actually selected, we can easily see exactly what's selected. Since we're all here to learn about stylizing the type, let's go ahead and select the Type layer and go to the Inspector. Make sure you're in the Text section under Style. Under Style here, you'll notice we have a bunch of different options. We could adjust the face, the outline, we could add a glow, we could add a drop shadow, and there are a whole bunch of options underneath all of these.

But before I get to doing that, I want to take you through a typical process that I would go through when I'm setting Type. First one, do I really need to add style to the Type? Because honestly, some people kind of overdo stylizing of Type, and sometimes that can cause issues with eligibility or even compression, if you're...

Using text styles
Video duration: 10m 36s 9h 1m Beginner Updated Aug 27, 2015

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Using text styles provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the Motion 5 Essential Training

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