Paragraph (area) type


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Paragraph (area) type

Photoshop gives you two different ways to create Type layers. The default way is what's called Point type, so if I click my Text tool or press the letter T on my keyboard and if you just click you get Point type, where it just goes on for ever and ever and ever until you hit a Return to get a word wrap. I'm going to press the Escape key to cancel that. The other option is to click and drag, instead of just clicking. If you click and drag, you get what's called Area type, and what you're doing is basically creating a text box, if you will, the shape and size that you drag out.

Once you've done that, you can see, plainly, where the boundary is. So, if I start typing a sentence, say "Photoshop loves me, Photoshop loves me not," you'll see that once it reaches the end of that Area Text box it automatically wraps down to the next line. So, "Photoshop loves me, Photoshop loves me not." Now that I've got this text frame, I can actually resize it. Y...

Paragraph (area) type
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Paragraph (area) type provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS5 Essential Training

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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