Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Baseline shift, part of Photoshop CS6: Text.
Among the many ways we can adjust the overall appearance of our text is the …baseline shift, and that allows us to adjust the baseline, or the bottom line …of our text upward or downward. And if you've ever worked with this …control on a single text element it might have seemed rather pointless. …And that's because moving that text up or down with baseline shift really is no …different from moving the text using the Move tool. …But there's an important distinction and that is, if you just adjust the baseline …shift with an entire Text layer of course, all of that text will simply move …up or down. But at times, you might want to …selectively move certain text up or down. Let's take a look at an example.…
I'll double-click on my Text layer and then I'm going to select just the word, …the, in this text. I'll then bring up my Character and …Paragraph panels by clicking the panels button on the options bar with that Type …tool active. And then I'll click inside of the …baseline shift text box on the Character panel and I'll hold the Shift key and …
- Type tool basics
- Editing, moving, and aligning text
- Basic text attributes
- Character and Paragraph panels overview
- Kerning and tracking
- Vertical and horizontal scaling
- Transforming text
- Adding layer effects
- Putting an image inside text
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Getting Started with Text
2. Basic Text Appearance
3. Advanced Text Appearance
4. Aligning Text
5. Advanced Text Options
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