Changing type size and color


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Changing type size and color

So, let's talk about changing text size and text color. A couple of tricks there for you. So, I'm going to get my Text tool here. I have selected my type layer. Let's talk about color first. There's a certain subtle difference here. You know there is a color well or color widget up here in the Options Bar, when you have the Text tool selected. But you also have your foreground color chip down the bottom of the toolbar. I'm going to encourage you to use this wizard instead and I'll show you why. Let's say I want to just change the word Washington. I'll just click on there with the Type tool, if I double-click, I select that word. When I click on the color widget inside the Options bar, notice that Photoshop nicely hides the selected text. It doesn't look selected anymore, but it's just hiding the selection inversion. Normally when you select text it inverts its color.

So, now when I use a different color, I get a live preview of what that new text...

Changing type size and color
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Changing type size and color provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS4 Power Shortcuts

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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