Create and Edit area text Photoshop CC


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Creating and editing area text

In this movie, I'll show you how to create text inside of a frame, which is known as area text throughout the Creative Suite programs. Photoshop also calls it paragraph text. So what we have so far, I'll just go ahead and zoom out here a little bit. What we have so far, as you may recall, is point text. And whenever you're working with point text, all the text is going to incur on a single line unless you tell it to work otherwise. So, for example, if I click after the file with the Type tool, and then press Ctrl+Shift+C or Cmd+Shift+C to center that type, and then I enter a whole bunch more numbers, no matter how many numbers I enter, they're all going to appear on a single line, even if that line exceeds the boundaries of the canvas.

I'll go ahead and click between the 5 and 7 here. Even if I add a space character, I'd have to actually press the Enter key, or the Return key on the Mac, in order to create a second line. Which is great for specialty type treatments, like head...

Creating and editing area text
Video duration: 3m 50s 10h 37m Intermediate Updated Sep 18, 2014

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Creating and editing area text provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CC 2013 One-on-One: Intermediate

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