Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Positioning text with guides, part of Photoshop CS6: Text.
There are a variety of factors that may impact where within a document or image …you might place your text. And in some cases you might be very …particular about exactly where that text needs to be. …In those situations, you can use guides to help you position your text precisely. …Let's take a look at how we're able to add guides and utilize them for aligning …text within our images. There are two basic ways that you can add …a guide into an image. The first is to make use of the Ruler. …You can view the Ruler by choosing View > Rulers from the menu.…
That will bring up both the Horizontal and Vertical Rulers. …You can also press Ctrl+R on Windows or Cmd+R on Macintosh in order to toggle the …display of those rulers. And with those rulers visible, you can …add a guide to your image simply by clicking and dragging from the ruler out …into the image. So for example, I've clicked and dragged …off of the vertical ruler on the left side of the document, and that allows me …to add a vertical guide. I'll go ahead and position it, for …
- 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
Photoshop for Designers: Type Effectswith Nigel French5h 28m Intermediate
Photoshop for Designers: Type Essentials (2011)with Nigel French2h 37m Intermediate
Graphic Design Foundations: Typographywith Ina Saltz2h 23m Beginner
1. Getting Started with Text
2. Basic Text Appearance
3. Advanced Text Appearance
4. Aligning Text
5. Advanced Text Options
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