Character (point) type


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Character (point) type

From time to time, you might need to add some text or type to a particular image, especially if you're mocking something up like a web site, or a postcard, or something you want to add some textual content. To do that, let's select the Text tool by pressing the letter T on the keyboard, and there are actually two different types of texts that you can create in Photoshop. There is something called Point Text and then something called Area Text. I am going to show you Point Text in this particular video. To do Point Text, you just simply click where you want your text to begin in your image, and that puts a cursor on a separate layer.

You will notice that the Layers panel now shows you layer 1 with the T icon, showing you the Text layer there. So, let's just start typing. We will type "Photoshop loves me." And if I wanted the next part of the sentence to go to the next line, the difference with Point Type is that you don't actually get Word Wrap, like if I just keep ...

Character (point) type
Video duration: 8m 19s 11h 15m Beginner

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Character (point) type provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS5 Essential Training

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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