Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting justified paragraph alignment, part of Photoshop for Designers: Type Essentials.
Now, that fourth alignment option that are we used to is Justified and that is…not available on the Tool Options.…There we just have left, center, and right.…But let's say we want to justify our text.…This text is justified.…Now, The Gettysburg Address is 200-odd words.…I am not sure exactly how many,…but however many it is, this is really pushing the limit of the amount of text…that you should work with in Photoshop.…It's probably too much.…But this nonetheless makes a point, because it gives us the chance to work…with justified type.…
There are several things involved here to creating justified type.…We need to jump through a few hoops in order to get decent-looking justified type.…So firstly, how do we get justified type in the first place?…I am just going to select the type and then come to the Paragraph panel.…If you don't see your Paragraph panel, it's under the Window menu right there.…And we have four justification options.…In the next movie, I'll be looking at this one, Justify All. We're all about using…
- The pros and cons of setting type in Photoshop
- Setting type preferences
- Choosing fonts
- Sizing type
- Entering glyphs and special characters
- Tracking and kerning type
- Using Baseline Shift
- Working with OpenType fonts
- Justifying and aligning paragraphs
- Masking type with clipping masks
- Warping type
- Converting type to shape layers
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Introducing Type in Photoshop
Setting type preferences3m 37s
2. Entering and Editing Text
3. Character Formatting
4. Paragraph Formatting
5. Masking Type
6. Path Type, Rotated Type, and Vertical Type
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