Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Basic text alignment, part of Photoshop CS6: Text.
Text Alignment is something that mostly affects paragraphs, which means it will …mostly apply to situations where you've added a Text layer. …And you pressed Enter or Return on the keyboard to move to a new line while you …were typing that text. Or where you created a text box by …dragging when you created your Text layer so that the text will automatically flow …within that box. Let's take a look at the basic options …and some of the issues that might arise when it comes to aligning your text. …In this case, I had created a text box, and so the text flowed automatically …within that box. With the Text layer selected on the …Layers panel, I'll go ahead and choose the Type tool from the toolbox.…
Ad then, you'll notice that I have my Alignment options on the Options bar. …And with the Type tool active and a layer selected on the Layers panel, I can …simply click on one of those buttons in order to change the alignment of the text. …So, I can have my text Left Aligned, Centered, or Right Aligned. …
- 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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