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Set the Text Type > Create Outlines Draw the rectangle Grab the Shape Builder Tool Hold down the Option/Alt key and click-drag across rectangle


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This is now a built-in feature as of 2014 in Adobe Illustrator CC. You'll find it under Type > Area Type Options > Auto Size.


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In Photoshop If you're going for a similar style of the original artwork and using Photoshop then you will want to use the Distort Tool. Write out your text. I quickly used the pen tool to show an example of the original text. You have to turn your type layer into a smart object. Right click on the type layer in the layers panel and click Convert to Smart ...


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According to the guidelines, 26% opacity is meant for hint text and disabled text. More prominent labels should be 87% black or 54% black depending on whether they are considered primary or secondary text. In the guideline you quoted: Text hints for users, like those in text fields and labels, have an even lower visual prominence and should have an ...


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Figured out on my own. Posting it on here for reference: Select textbox Layer > Style > Select Fill Select Pattern Image as Fill type


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Type and arrange your text. Apply an Outside Stroke making it bigger and bigger until everything is covered. Mine is rounded because I used a round font, the text in yours is square because its a square font: Select your text layers together and Convert to Smart Object Then Edit > Transform > Perspective and in the same one can do a slight skew: ...


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In order to use transparencies with GIMP, you need to add an alpha layer. Check your Image Mode; if you are in Indexed or Grayscale mode, convert to RGB mode. The options for adding alpha layers (RGBA) will then be available. The relevant parts of the documentation are: 4.7. Change the Mode 7.33. Add Alpha Channel


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Observing that the EPS file uses PDF-style syntax, I noted that the text scaling is done with Tf: 8 0 0 8 5.327283 18.119995 Tm The 6 numbers are a transformation matrix, where the first number (8) is the x scale and the fourth number (also, as it happens, 8) is the y scale of the text. You have to pick one (well, usually) – I picked the first number. ...


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Make sure the rectangle is behind the type (that has been converted to outlines). Then try the Pathfinder tool: Minus Back.



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