Join Deke McClelland for an in-depth discussion in this video New advancements in type, part of Photoshop: 2015 Creative Cloud Updates.
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- In this movie, we'll take a look at a few new features…that revolve around type inside Photoshop.…For starters, I'll go ahead and select this text layer,…here inside the Layers panel.…And then, I'll switch to the Type Tool,…which I can get by pressing the t key.…Notice up here in the Options bar,…that we're seeing a few formatting options…such as Font, which we'll come back to…in just a moment.…But we're not seeing any positioning or size values.…If you want to see those, in the most recent version…of Photoshop, then go to the Window menu…and choose the Properties command,…at which point, I'm greeted by these X and Y values…that represent the position of the text object…as measured in pixels from the top left corner…of the canvas.…
However, my width and height values are dimmed,…and that's because I'm currently working with point text.…To change that, I'll go up to the Type menu…and choose Convert to Paragraph Type,…at which point, I will now see width and height values.…To take advantage of them, I'm going to press the f key…
To start, Deke covers the June 2015 release of Photoshop CC. Tune in and learn how to apply multiply strokes, drop shadows, and other effects to a single layer; work with the new Glyphs panel; trade dynamically linked assets via the Library panel; create multiple artboards in a single document; and preview your designs directly on a mobile device.
Skill Level Intermediate
Photoshop CC Essential Training (2013)with Julieanne Kost14h 58m Beginner
Introducing Photoshop: Designwith Deke McClelland4h 35m Appropriate for all
Photoshop for Designers: Type Effectswith Nigel French5h 28m Intermediate
1. June 2015 Updates
2. November 2015 Updates
3. March 2016 Updates
Camera Raw 9.56m 5s
4. June 2016: Photoshop CC 2015.5
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