Working with point type


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Working with point type

When you add text to an image in Photoshop, it comes in on a special type layer of its own. A type layer is made up of vector outlines, not pixels. Because Photoshop type is vector- based it can be scaled up or down and will still have a smooth edge when it's printed. And Photoshop Type always remains editable, so you can change its appearance or its content at any time. The kind of type that's used to add a few words or a couple of lines to a Photoshop image is called Point Type. That's one of the kinds of type in Photoshop and that's what I'm going cover in this movie.

You will notice that I'm working here in the Typography workspace, one of the preset workspaces, which is a good workspace to choose when you're creating and editing type, because it opens the panels that you will use the most. The Character panel and the Paragraph panel, which we will address a little bit later. To create some point type, I'm going to go over to the toolbox and select the t...

Working with point type
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Working with point type provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop CS4 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop
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