Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Overview of the Character and Paragraph panels, part of Photoshop CS6: Text.
When you initially get started creating text in Photoshop you'll probably find …that the options available to you on the Options bar provide, for the most part, …everything you need for fine tuning your text. …But over time, as you get more sophisticated with your use of text in …Photoshop you'll probably find that you need a few additional fine tuning …elements for your text. Those additional options can be found on …the Character and Paragraph panels. So let's take a look at those. …I'll start off by making sure that I have a Type Layer selected on the Layers panel.…
And just for review, I'll go ahead and click on the Horizontal Type tool on the …tool box. And you can see that we have a series of …options available on the Options bar. But let's take a look at the Character …and Paragraphs panels, where we have some additional options. …Those panels can be found in a couple of ways. …I can go to the Window menu and choose Character or Paragraph, in order to bring …up those respective panels. But I can also bring up both of them at …
- 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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