Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Type tool basics, part of Photoshop CS6: Text.
At a fundamental level, creating text in Photoshop is actually quite simple, and …yet there's not just a single tool or a single way of working with text when you …want to add text to an image or a document. …Let's take a look at the various tools and options for creating text within Photoshop. …On the toolbox in Photoshop you'll notice that there is a Type tool. …But there's actually four individual Type tools, let's take a look. …I'll go ahead and click and hold my mouse button on the Type tool button on the …toolbox, and that will bring up a fly out menu, and you can see that I actually …have four individual Type tools. Let's go through each of these one by …one, and then take a look at some of the various ways you might work with these tools.…
I'll start off with the simple Horizontal Type tool. …If I choose that tool, and then click inside the image, you'll see that I get a …flashing insertion point on my document, and I also get a new text layer over on …the Layers panel. I'll go ahead and type something. …
- 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
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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