Working with area text


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Working with area text

In this exercise, I am going to introduce you to Area Text inside Photoshop. Now the text that we have created so far is called Point Text meaning that it aligns to a single point and I will show you what I mean. I am going to go grab my Type tool and click inside this text and you can see a point over here on the far left side to the left of the F as in Fright and that is the alignment point from that point emanates the baseline which appears red here and all the letters sit on that baseline. Now the thing about Point Text, it's very easy to create, you just click with the Type tool in order to make it, but it doesn't wrap automatically.

So if I entered some more text here, just typed a ton of text on the keyboard, I just typed about 1000 letters and you can see no wrapping is occurring, the text has gone way outside the canvas, way beyond the edge of my screen, way out there into the digital nowhere zone, nobody even knows what's out there beyond the edge of the screen. But my text ...

Working with area text
Video duration: 6m 14s 10h 47m Intermediate

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Working with area text provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 One-on-One: Beyond the Basics

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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