Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Finding and replacing text, part of Photoshop for Designers: Type Essentials.
Photoshop has some very elementary Find & Replace Text commands,…so don't expect to be doing some major Find & Replace commands here.…We are just doing the very bare essentials.…If we wanted to change 'Cat' to 'Dog', for example, we could come to Find &…Replace Text, type it in there, go to Change To, type it in there, Find Next,…Change All, et cetera.…But let's say that we don't want to do that, but rather we want to do something…a little bit more challenging.…We want to change these straight quote marks to paired or smart quotes.…
Even though we have our smart quotes preferences turned on, if we copy or cut and…paste text into Photoshop and that text was typed with straight quotes,…they will not be converted to smart quotes.…So, in the Find What, I am going to type in a double quote and in the Change To…I need to enter the keyboard shortcut for an opening double quote, and on the…Mac that is Option+Left Bracket. The opening quote mark on Windows is Alt+0147.…
I need to make sure I have none of my text selected;…
- 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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