Academic Tutorials



English | French | Portugese | German | Italian
Home Advertise Payments Recommended Websites Interview Questions FAQs
News Source Codes E-Books Downloads Jobs Web Hosting
Chats

Photoshop Tutorial
Introduction to Photoshop
The Menu Bar of Photoshop
Status Bar of Photoshop
The ToolBox of Photoshop
Palettes of Photoshop
Navigator Palette and Hand Tool of Photoshop
New View & Duplicate
Image Size & Resolution in Photoshop
Image Size Dialog Box in Photoshop
Canvas Size in Photoshop
Crop Tool in Photoshop
History Palette Basics
Color Primer in Photoshop
Color Picker in Photoshop
Color & Swatch Palettes in Photoshop
Custom Swatch Exercise in Photoshop
Eyedropper & Info Palette
Marquee Selection Tools
Lasso & Wand Selection Tools
Selection Tool Practice
Select Menu Commands
Transforming Selections
Quick Mask Mode in Photoshop
More Quick Mask in Photoshop
Alpha Channels & Channel Palette
Intro to Layers
Important Layer Information
Move, Copy & Transform Layers
Advanced Layer Features
Working With Type Introduction
The Type Tool (v.5.x)
The Type Tool - Continued (v.5.x)
The Type Tool - (v.6.x)
The Type Tool - Continued (v.6.x)
Type Palettes and Text Warping (v6.x) in Photoshop
Intro, Paint Bucket and Fill Command in Photoshop
Gradient, Pattern and Line Tools in Photoshop
Brushes and Fade Command in Photoshop
Pencil, Paintbrush and Airbrush Tools in Photoshop
Eraser Tools in Photoshop
Retouching Tools in Photoshop
Blur, Sharpen, Smudge Tools in Photoshop
Dodge, Burn, Sponge Tools in Photoshop
Clone Stamp Tool in Photoshop

HTML Tutorials
HTML Tutorial
XHTML Tutorial
CSS Tutorial
TCP/IP Tutorial
CSS 1.0
CSS 2.0
HLML
XML Tutorials
XML Tutorial
XSL Tutorial
XSLT Tutorial
DTD Tutorial
Schema Tutorial
XForms Tutorial
XSL-FO Tutorial
XML DOM Tutorial
XLink Tutorial
XQuery Tutorial
XPath Tutorial
XPointer Tutorial
RDF Tutorial
SOAP Tutorial
WSDL Tutorial
RSS Tutorial
WAP Tutorial
Web Services Tutorial
Browser Scripting
JavaScript Tutorial
VBScript Tutorial
DHTML Tutorial
HTML DOM Tutorial
WMLScript Tutorial
E4X Tutorial
Server Scripting
ASP Tutorial
PERL Tutorial
SQL Tutorial
ADO Tutorial
CVS
Python
Apple Script
PL/SQL Tutorial
SQL Server
PHP
.NET (dotnet)
Microsoft.Net
ASP.Net
.Net Mobile
C# : C Sharp
ADO.NET
VB.NET
VC++
Multimedia
SVG Tutorial
Flash Tutorial
Media Tutorial
SMIL Tutorial
Photoshop Tutorial
Gimp Tutorial
Matlab
Gnuplot Programming
GIF Animation Tutorial
Scientific Visualization Tutorial
Graphics
Web Building
Web Browsers
Web Hosting
W3C Tutorial
Web Building
Web Quality
Web Semantic
Web Careers
Weblogic Tutorial
SEO
Web Site Hosting
Domain Name
Java Tutorials
Java Tutorial
JSP Tutorial
Servlets Tutorial
Struts Tutorial
EJB Tutorial
JMS Tutorial
JMX Tutorial
Eclipse
J2ME
JBOSS
Programming Langauges
C Tutorial
C++ Tutorial
Visual Basic Tutorial
Data Structures Using C
Cobol
Assembly Language
Mainframe
Forth Programming
Lisp Programming
Pascal
Delphi
Fortran
OOPs
Data Warehousing
CGI Programming
Emacs Tutorial
Gnome
ILU
Soft Skills
Communication Skills
Time Management
Project Management
Team Work
Leadership Skills
Corporate Communication
Negotiation Skills
Database Tutorials
Oracle
MySQL
Operating System
BSD
Symbian
Unix
Internet
IP-Masquerading
IPC
MIDI
Software Testing
Testing
Firewalls
SAP Module
ERP
ABAP
Business Warehousing
SAP Basis
Material Management
Sales & Distribution
Human Resource
Netweaver
Customer Relationship Management
Production and Planning
Networking Programming
Corba Tutorial
Networking Tutorial
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Publisher
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Front Page
Microsoft InfoPath
Microsoft Access
Accounting
Financial Accounting
Managerial Accounting
Network Sites


The Type Tool (v.5.x)


Previoushome Next






Photoshop 5.x Type Tool


A D V E R T I S E M E N T

Type Tool The default type tool button allows you to create a new type layer. The second button allows you to create a type mask. The third button is for a vertical type layer, and the fourth is for a vertical type mask. You can toggle the four type tools by pressing Shift-T to cycle through them.

To create an ordinary type layer, you would select the type tool, then click once in your document to invoke the Type tool dialog box. Before you click in your document, take a moment to look at the I-beam cursor that appears when you move you mouse into the document area: Notice the small horizontal line that intersects the I-beam. This line indicates the baseline of the type. It is useful for when you need to align the baseline of your type with another object in your document, or for aligning type to a guideline.

Now click in your document and we'll take a look at the Type Tool dialog box.

Type Tool dialog box

This dialog contains all the options available for formatting your type. A preview of your type appears in the bottom portion of the dialog box. The dialog box can be resized by dragging on the edges. At the bottom of the dialog box, you have a checkbox for Fit in Window. This causes the text in the dialog box to scale so all the text fits in the dialog box preview. When this option is checked, the magnification controls to the left are disabled. If you have more text than what will fit in the preview area, and you want to view it at actual size, you will have to uncheck the fit to window box and set the magnification to 100%. Then you can use the scroll bars to view the text that falls outside the preview area. When the Preview box is checked, you will also be able to preview your text in the document window simultaneously.

Notes for Version 5.5
In Photoshop 5.5, you will have some additional options directly below the font and style menus: Underline, Faux Bold, and Faux Italic. Underline adds a line under your text. This is not available for vertical text. Faux Bold and Faux Italics allow you to apply these simulated styles to fonts that do not include these styles within the typeface. These options are not available in Photoshop 5.0.

The menus at the top of the dialog box allow you to choose the font and style. If you're not sure what font you want to use, you can highlight the text in the preview area, activate the font menu, and use the arrow keys to browse all your available fonts. The styles available will be dependent on the font selected. In my example, the font selected was Courier, and I have applied a different style to each word. You can change the formatting of individual words by dragging over them in the preview area to select them, then changing options. The color option, however, will be applied to the entire text layer and cannot be edited on an individual character basis.

In the next section of the dialog box, you have options for the size, color, alignment, kerning, leading, tracking and baseline. You set the size of the type by entering a number in the box. The default units are set to points, but you can change this to pixels using the drop-down menu. To change the type color, click on the color swatch and choose a new color from the color picker, or you can pick a color from your document by moving the cursor outside of the color picker window while it is open. The three buttons below the cancel button let you create left, centered, or right aligned text. The rotate checkbox is only available for vertical text. The baseline field lets you move individual letters above or below the baseline. A positive number moves the characters above the baseline, and a negative number moves characters below the baseline. Kerning, Leading and Tracking can be explored on your own with the help of the User Guide, online help, or these resources from About's Desktop Publishing site.

Last of all, there's the anti-aliasing options which we have already discussed, and a checkbox for Fractional Widths (Photoshop 5.5 only). Factional Widths is enabled by default. This option varies the spacing between characters to make it more readable. In some instances-such as for small type to be displayed on-screen-you may get better results by disabling this option.

 



Be the first one to comment on this page.




  Photoshop Tutorial eBooks

No eBooks on Photoshop could be found as of now.

 
 Photoshop Tutorial FAQs
More Links » »
 
 Photoshop Tutorial Interview Questions
More Links » »
 
 Photoshop Tutorial Articles
More Links » »
 
 Photoshop Tutorial News
More Links » »
 
 Photoshop Tutorial Jobs
More Links » »

Share And Enjoy:These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages.
  • blinkbits
  • BlinkList
  • blogmarks
  • co.mments
  • connotea
  • del.icio.us
  • De.lirio.us
  • digg
  • Fark
  • feedmelinks
  • Furl
  • LinkaGoGo
  • Ma.gnolia
  • NewsVine
  • Netvouz
  • RawSugar
  • Reddit
  • scuttle
  • Shadows
  • Simpy
  • Smarking
  • Spurl
  • TailRank
  • Wists
  • YahooMyWeb

Previoushome Next

Keywords: The Type Tool (v.5.x), photoshop Tutorial, photoshop tutorial online, photoshop tutorial pdf, history of photoshop, basic photoshop, syntax use in photoshop, photoshop training courses, photoshop Download.

HTML Quizzes
HTML Quiz
XHTML Quiz
CSS Quiz
TCP/IP Quiz
CSS 1.0 Quiz
CSS 2.0 Quiz
HLML Quiz
XML Quizzes
XML Quiz
XSL Quiz
XSLT Quiz
DTD Quiz
Schema Quiz
XForms Quiz
XSL-FO Quiz
XML DOM Quiz
XLink Quiz
XQuery Quiz
XPath Quiz
XPointer Quiz
RDF Quiz
SOAP Quiz
WSDL Quiz
RSS Quiz
WAP Quiz
Web Services Quiz
Browser Scripting Quizzes
JavaScript Quiz
VBScript Quiz
DHTML Quiz
HTML DOM Quiz
WMLScript Quiz
E4X Quiz
Server Scripting Quizzes
ASP Quiz
PERL Quiz
SQL Quiz
ADO Quiz
CVS Quiz
Python Quiz
Apple Script Quiz
PL/SQL Quiz
SQL Server Quiz
PHP Quiz
.NET (dotnet) Quizzes
Microsoft.Net Quiz
ASP.Net Quiz
.Net Mobile Quiz
C# : C Sharp Quiz
ADO.NET Quiz
VB.NET Quiz
VC++ Quiz
Multimedia Quizzes
SVG Quiz
Flash Quiz
Media Quiz
SMIL Quiz
Photoshop Quiz
Gimp Quiz
Matlab Quiz
Gnuplot Programming Quiz
GIF Animation Quiz
Scientific Visualization Quiz
Graphics Quiz
Web Building Quizzes
Web Browsers Quiz
Web Hosting Quiz
W3C Quiz
Web Building Quiz
Web Quality Quiz
Web Semantic Quiz
Web Careers Quiz
Weblogic Quiz
SEO Quiz
Web Site Hosting Quiz
Domain Name Quiz
Java Quizzes
Java Quiz
JSP Quiz
Servlets Quiz
Struts Quiz
EJB Quiz
JMS Quiz
JMX Quiz
Eclipse Quiz
J2ME Quiz
JBOSS Quiz
Programming Langauges Quizzes
C Quiz
C++ Quiz
Visual Basic Quiz
Data Structures Using C Quiz
Cobol Quiz
Assembly Language Quiz
Mainframe Quiz
Forth Programming Quiz
Lisp Programming Quiz
Pascal Quiz
Delphi Quiz
Fortran Quiz
OOPs Quiz
Data Warehousing Quiz
CGI Programming Quiz
Emacs Quiz
Gnome Quiz
ILU Quiz
Soft Skills Quizzes
Communication Skills Quiz
Time Management Quiz
Project Management Quiz
Team Work Quiz
Leadership Skills Quiz
Corporate Communication Quiz
Negotiation Skills Quiz
Database Quizzes
Oracle Quiz
MySQL Quiz
Operating System Quizzes
BSD Quiz
Symbian Quiz
Unix Quiz
Internet Quiz
IP-Masquerading Quiz
IPC Quiz
MIDI Quiz
Software Testing Quizzes
Testing Quiz
Firewalls Quiz
SAP Module Quizzes
ERP Quiz
ABAP Quiz
Business Warehousing Quiz
SAP Basis Quiz
Material Management Quiz
Sales & Distribution Quiz
Human Resource Quiz
Netweaver Quiz
Customer Relationship Management Quiz
Production and Planning Quiz
Networking Programming Quizzes
Corba Quiz
Networking Quiz
Microsoft Office Quizzes
Microsoft Word Quiz
Microsoft Outlook Quiz
Microsoft PowerPoint Quiz
Microsoft Publisher Quiz
Microsoft Excel Quiz
Microsoft Front Page Quiz
Microsoft InfoPath Quiz
Microsoft Access Quiz
Accounting Quizzes
Financial Accounting Quiz
Managerial Accounting Quiz
Testimonials | Contact Us | Link to Us | Site Map
Copyright 2008. Academic Tutorials.com. All rights reserved Privacy Policies | About Us
Our Portals : Academic Tutorials | Best eBooksworld | Beyond Stats | City Details | Interview Questions | Discussions World | Excellent Mobiles | Free Bangalore | Give Me The Code | Gog Logo | Indian Free Ads | Jobs Assist | New Interview Questions | One Stop FAQs | One Stop GATE | One Stop GRE | One Stop IAS | One Stop MBA | One Stop SAP | One Stop Testing | Webhosting in India | Dedicated Server in India | Sirf Dosti | Source Codes World | Tasty Food | Tech Archive | Testing Interview Questions | Tests World | The Galz | Top Masala | Vyom | Vyom eBooks | Vyom International | Vyom Links | Vyoms | Vyom World
Copyright 2003-2017 Vyom Technosoft Pvt. Ltd., All Rights Reserved.