Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Ligatures and more, part of Photoshop CS6: Text.
There are a variety of fine tuning-elements when it comes to fonts or …text in general. And there are a group of them that I put …into the category of ligatures, even though some of them aren't exactly ligatures. …Let's take a look at ligatures and some of the other ways you can modify the …overall appearance of text in some unique situations. …A ligature is essential a combination of two letters. …For example, a common ligature is a combination of the letter f and the …letter I where the dot of the I becomes a part of the curl in the f.…
There are a variety of different ligatures available and there are also …some other variations on text that are somewhat similar, at least in general concept. …Where we're replacing some of the text, in many cases with a combination of that text. …So, combining two letters together, or creating fractions that have a single …character rather than three characters for example, in the case of 1 half. …But it's important to keep in mind that when we create these variations on the …
- Type tool basics
- Editing, moving, and aligning text
- Basic text attributes
- Character and Paragraph panels overview
- Kerning and tracking
- Vertical and horizontal scaling
- Transforming text
- Adding layer effects
- Putting an image inside text
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Getting Started with Text
2. Basic Text Appearance
3. Advanced Text Appearance
4. Aligning Text
5. Advanced Text Options
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