The font is called Anton and the S needs to be stretched to a large page, I already tried illustrator and indesign but can't figured it out...

  • Hi. Welcome to GDSE. Can't you just select the letter using the Selection Tool (V), and stretch it in Illustrator by clicking and dragging the centre edge handles? see example.
    – Billy Kerr
    Nov 6, 2022 at 15:32
  • Just make the font size bigger? What exactly do you mean by “stretched to a large page”? Nov 6, 2022 at 23:16
  • hi Billy, I already tried that but it didn't formed perfectly
    – Julie
    Nov 7, 2022 at 9:06
  • @Julie What do you mean by "formed perfectly"? Why isn't it working for you?
    – Billy Kerr
    Nov 7, 2022 at 15:13

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If by "smoothly" you mean "proportionally", then make sure you hold SHIFT when you drag the handles to enlarge a text object.

For a more accurate alignment to specific page margins, it can help if you convert the S to outlines, which removes the ability to futher edit the text box, but assuming you don't need that, then you can scale the S better using snap to page grid or snap to guides.

  • The OP asks about "stretching" the letter though. That would imply non-proportional scaling. I think we need more information to answer this properly though, it's a bit ambiguous. Also it's not clear what problem the OP is having. Adjusting the size of a letter, proportionally or not, is fairly simnple.
    – Billy Kerr
    Nov 6, 2022 at 20:23
  • So for more information, I have a word that I need to stretch across a whole A1 page, but because to do this I made outlines for the other letters of this and then used the direct select tool to extend them across the whole page, but I can't do this with the S (probably because of all those curves) but was wondering how best to do this and if there were any tips or other ways...?
    – Julie
    Nov 7, 2022 at 9:05

On Illustrator, you can also do Object >> Expand to change it to a compound path, and then change many factors of the letter via the anchor points, path, different tools, or just the selection tool and dragging the sides to change the width/height. If you'd like to keep the proportion exact, then hold shift and drag a corner. That would be the same for if you keep it as text. Hope this helps.

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