Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating returns and non-breaking spaces in paragraph type, part of Photoshop for Designers: Type Essentials.
All right, we are going to talk about returns, soft returns, and no break.…It used to be the case that there was no such thing as a soft return in…Photoshop, but there sort of is now, and here is how it works.…Here, I have a piece of paragraph text and if I come to my Paragraph panel, we…can see that this has 48 pixels of space before it.…Now, that means that to carry this word down to the next line, if I just press…Return, we get a 48-pixel space above the new paragraph.…But if I press Shift+Return, we don't.…
It retains it as part of the same paragraph, and this new line doesn't inherit…all the properties of the paragraph that it came from, i.e., there is no 48-…pixel space above it. That's good news.…Let's just put things back to how they were.…Now, another way that you may approach a situation like this is if you never…want a phrase or a name or a product name to be broken by a line break, you can…apply a no-break character to it.…
So, if I select these two words here, I can come to my Character panel and…
- The pros and cons of setting type in Photoshop
- Setting type preferences
- Choosing fonts
- Sizing type
- Entering glyphs and special characters
- Tracking and kerning type
- Using Baseline Shift
- Working with OpenType fonts
- Justifying and aligning paragraphs
- Masking type with clipping masks
- Warping type
- Converting type to shape layers
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Introducing Type in Photoshop
Setting type preferences3m 37s
2. Entering and Editing Text
3. Character Formatting
4. Paragraph Formatting
5. Masking Type
6. Path Type, Rotated Type, and Vertical Type
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