Text enhancements & styles


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Text enhancements & styles

Photoshop CS6 includes a handful of text enhancements, including a new type menu and both Paragraph and Character styles. I'm going to start things off by selecting the Type tool, which I can get by pressing the T key and incidentally, if you're working inside the sample file, note that it contains a couple of text layers that are set to a font that may not be included on your system. If you get a font warning, just accept it and change the text to whatever font you like. Now when the Type tool is active, the Options bar starts off with a Font menu that includes previews of each font over here on the right hand side.

If you want to change the size of those previews, you can go up to the new Type menu, choose Font Preview Size, and set it to whatever size you'd like. I'm going to choose Extra Large and that will give me much larger previews as you can see. All right, now I'm going to drag inside the image with the Type tool to create a text frame. And notice if you go ...

Text enhancements & styles
Video duration: 4m 48s 3h 20m Appropriate for all Updated Jan 15, 2013

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Text enhancements & styles provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS6 New Features

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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