Editing vector-based text


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Editing vector-based text

In this exercise, I am going to pass along a few random but very important notes about editing text inside Photoshop. First of all when you see that T thumbnail inside the Layers palette that tells you that you are working with editable type and it's also based on the original vector data. So even though it's pixel based information, if you go ahead and zoom in on this text, you will see bigger and bigger pixels after you zoom past a 100%, so it's not all nice and smooth and zoomable the way it is inside of say Adobe Illustrator or another vector program but you can scale this type if you want to and it will re-render out at a new resolution.

You can scale your image and the text will re-render as well always based on that original vector data that's included with the font file, that's included inside the font definition. And very few people know about this, but if you have a PostScript based printer and you know it if you got it then you can print directly from Photoshop an...

Editing vector-based text
Video duration: 6m 38s 10h 47m Intermediate

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Editing vector-based text provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 One-on-One: Beyond the Basics

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Design Photography
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