Changing the anti-aliasing setting


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Changing the anti-aliasing setting

In this exercise I'm going to introduce you to the various means of anti-aliasing that are available to you when you are working with text. I have gone ahead and saved my progress so far as the document called Itching for obscurity and we are going to zoom in a little here to get a sense of just how wonderful this next feature with the Body copy layer active, of course that's very important. I'm going to select the Type tool and then notice that we have this aa option right there. That stands for anti-aliasing and right now it's set to Sharp.

Let's start things off with None, so that you can see that None gives this very jagged type. Not good for web work, not good for close up work. What it's good for, if it's good for anything is a very, very high resolution print work like 600 PPI or 1200 PPI pixels per inch, because that way you don't have any softening or any smoothing around the outside edges of the text. You just have solid pixels on or off, whic...

Changing the anti-aliasing setting
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Changing the anti-aliasing setting provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS4 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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