Adjusting baseline shift


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Adjusting baseline shift

All right gang, I am still working inside Text inside custom path.psd. In this exercise, I am going to take this text on the path that I just created, and I'm going to adjust it down using a function known as Baseline Shift. So, here is the idea. I was telling you that the baseline is that imaginary horizontal line upon which all of your characters rest. So with the exception of the descenders, which are the tails at the bottom of the G and the P and so on, all the other characters ride exactly along that baseline.

Now when you attach text to a path the way we have here, then the baseline now becomes the path. They are one, so the baseline is curving. Well, there is this function known as Baseline Shift that allows you to raise and lower any selected characters of type with respect to the baseline. So, if we assign a negative Baseline Shift value to our current text we'll be able to shift it down and away from the glove, and that's what I propose we do now. All right, switch to...

Adjusting baseline shift
Video duration: 6m 16s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Adjusting baseline shift provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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