Questions tagged [text]

Questions that refer to manipulating a text layout, styling and/or management in graphic software.

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Photoshop Version 23, bounding box for text is invisible

With the new version of Photoshop 2022 (version 23) the text bounding box where you can resize text is invisible. This is a screengrab of a selected text box that I can move around but not resize. 100%...
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paragraph space after spacing doesn't appear to be accurate? Illustrator CS6

I have some type which I have created a space after in the paragraph settings. I wanted the space after to be 0.3cm so I have entered that in which converts to 8.5pt. However when I create a box with ...
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Auto text box resize for illustrator CS6

I am wanting a similar option to Opt+command+C in illustrator CS6 I have seen the same question asked however I am using CS6 and when I go to Area type options auto resize option box to tick is not ...
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Any way to identify a font from vector object in Illustrator (CC)?

Question: Is it possible to identify a font/formatting in a path object and apply it to a new text object in Illustrator? Background: I have a full CC subscription. In this case, object (1) appears to ...
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Photoshop CC scripting: is it possible to find inline pseudoformatting in a TextItem?

I'm working with a large number of PSDs as the page masters for an ebook. The author of the book used pseudoformatting rather than the proper bold and italic versions of the font (Times New Roman), ...
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How to add stroke to part of text that overlaps other text [duplicate]

Using Adobe Illustrator, how would I achieve the stroke around the words "happy birthday" where they overlap the word "Jesus" in the image below?
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From which version does Photoshop support UTF-8?

I'm still using Photoshop 7 since I'm not a professional designer and it's light weight, fast to launch. But there's a problem, Photoshop 7 doesn't support UTF-8 and I need to type UTF-8 texts. From ...
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Modify width of all text frames in a document

I have text frames on over 200 pages, Is possible to select all text frames at once and decrease their width through Text Frame Options or any other method, as the edges of text frames are closely ...
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Indesign: How to fix last line of text to bottom

is there any way in indesign to break a paragraph at a given point and fix the last line to the bottom in the same way it happens with the shift key+tab command for right indent tab? I always resorted ...
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Text frame automatically adjusting when scaling text up. Illustrator CS6

Is there a way to have the text frame adjust while I am scaling up the text? The text just disappears whenever I increase the size of the text.
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Should you use full stop in a quote that have quotation marks?

So I checked some quote poster designs and billboard designs on Pinterest but one thing was confusing. Some were using a full stop in the end of quote (i.e., just before the "). For example: &...
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How to convert text from double path to single path as shown?

Mainly, I'm using Blender and I think it can't do something like this so I need an extra online tool or something like that. I googled but still can't find what I'm looking for. I would like to ...
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Why does text graphic show "jaggies" when in mobile view?

CONTEXT: Framing this question as a QA instead of a design pro, so apologies if I'm not brushed up on technicalities or similar stuff. The text on this graphic looks smooth when viewed on desktop. ...
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How do you access the text along path options in Inkscape

In Illustrator, the Type Along Path Tool gives you the option to align the text to the path in different ways (baseline, centered, etc.). It also lets you change where the text actually goes on the ...
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I am working with Photoshop CC 2019 and I tried to write in Gujarati with Shruti font so it's not showing joined and non of them are working for me

I am working with Photoshop CC 2019 and I tried to write in Gujarati with Shruti font so it's not showing joined and non of them are working for me.
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How to drill/cut a solid, using a text as a template?

Imagine a situation where I have a solid and a text. I would like the content of the text to be taken subtracted from the solid behind it. Text and solid (I did it in GIMP, which is the program I know ...
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PDF: Insert some optically hidden text "behind" another object?

Is there an easy way to insert some text which shall be invisible, but still exist in the OCR'd / plaintext version of an PDF, using Adobe Acrobat Pro? I'd imagine the text to be inserted behind some ...
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How do I programmatically flow text into an SVG template?

I would like to add text to an SVG template layout and have it flow into the rectangles I have created for it. I would like to do this programmatically. My initial thought was to use Inkscape and D3....
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How to add text with a revealing effect

I want the text to be revealed as the scroll opens. How can I achieve this? I want my effect to come off exactly like this sample GIF just that I want to add my own text.
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Hello. How can I make this effect in illustrator?

Atached the ilustrator text effect
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Text not showing up on illustrator file

I am a beginner to illustrator. I attempting to add text using the text tool. I am successful doing it in the practice file, but same actions don't work in my "live" file. Below images show ...
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Which symbol represents multiplication?

Which Unicode symbol that normally looks like two lines crossed together properly represents multiplication and what do the other Unicode characters that look like it mean? And bonus points, how do I ...
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Is it possible to join multiple text characters into one curved path in Illustrator?

Other than creating an entirely new curved path and entering text, is there a way to combine separate text characters into one path? I know it is possible to outline them first but ideally they would ...
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Automatic Spacing between multiple text objects

Hello, here is my issue: I am trying to set up a workbook where titles (h1, h2) and basic text (p) iterate a lot and vary in length. Hence, between those text objects, I want to insert a "spacer&...
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Processing "clean" text to simulate "old-fashioned" printing

I am hoping to start a project to train Tesseract for a certain kind of image that is a very common problem for open-source OCR-assisted transcription of old texts: ~1700s printing presses and paper ...
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How to remove background color and noise from a text image?

I have the following image of a table I want to remove the background colors (blue, grey, white) and also reduce noise. I want to remove only the colors and I don't want to remove the table and text. ...
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Indesign: can't get rid of padding on Auto Resized text boxed

I auto resized a text box to "height only", but is still has a little white space between the bottom of the text and the bottom of the box. The inset spacing is all set to zero. Any ideas as ...
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Prevent Illustrator from altering the glyph width

When the textbox in Illustrator is changed using the picot points the glyphs are not altered at all and the text is retypeset according to new bounds. When the same textbox is chaged using the ...
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GIMP: Text changes when editing it

I have an old .xcf file that contains several text layers. When I created the file, I edited and changed the text multiple times without issue. Now, several months later, on a new OS and new version ...
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InDesign: Word Document placing and overset text

I'm placing a word doc into InDesign, which I've done many times before, with the template I'm currently using. With this specific document, I keep getting the error: text< overset text< text ...
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How to achieve this perceived 3D effect

How do you achieve this effect, I tried the 3D effect but I wasn't able to get the same results with it. I also tried the pen tool but again wasn't successful at it. I am using Adobe Illustrator.
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Logo Capitalization when written in text

I am looking for subjective opinions on whether or not to match the capitalization of my (nascent) companies logo when writing its name in text. Our company is called TheCoin, we are building a ...
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Text disappears when frame is moved to first page in document

I am working on a book someone else created. The first page in the document has what looks like an empty text frame. The text intended for that first page begins on the next page, leaving the first ...
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When should center align paragraph text be used?

From Why You Should Never Center Align Paragraph Text: Left aligned text is easier to read than centered text for paragraphs. This is because when you center your text, the starting place of each ...
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Stop GIMP from intersecting same-direction shapes within one path

There is a line of text I`d like to transform as a path and then convert to a selection to perform an effect: The font I use makes letter intersections inevitable. The intersections between letters ...
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How do I remove an outline from Fireworks from text in Photoshop?

In Fireworks, I saved a file as a PSD so I could edit it in Photoshop. It included some text with a stroke. In Photoshop, the text appears with a stroke but I can't edit it or even find any indication ...
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How to turn image into custom text font with photoshop?

Im attempting to grab these droplets in the image below and turn them into text to resize them. The little “O” shaped would be the first letter of what I’m trying to write as the letter “O” and the ...
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When using underlines for emphasis, should spaces be underlined?

I'm not asking when to underline. There are myriad references for that via a simple internet search. However, this one doesn't seem to appear anywhere... For print-based projects.... I'm curious if ...
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Text disappears when size is decreased Indesign

I have a 500+ page doc in Indesign. Selected all, tried to decrease the size by one pt and the first paragraph disappears. Tried cutting and pasting that bit of text after but just removes another, ...
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InDesign, too many line breaks

When editing text in inDesign i have a file with hyphenations for the words. But sometimes when the column is narrow there are too many line breaks in a row. E.g. three or four. Is it possible to ...
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How to warp text with font effects

I am working on a logo and want to use a text effect like this one. I add the appearance effects to get the offset outlines but when I warp the text, all of the outlines still go the same way. While ...
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Hyperlinks as part of text

I look for some general typographic rules (or at least advices) for hyperlinks placed as part of text that can be in both electronic and printed version. Specifically I want to solve these issues: If ...
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Removing Vector Shapes From Underneath Text in Illustrator?

I am trying to prepare a graphic for UV printing but it cant have any overlapping colors. The image I am trying to place the text on top of has a gradient in it which has caused multiple vector shapes ...
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How to fine tune text colors for black background?

In a current project, I want to display formulas with different colours on black background. My idea is that they are easy to distinguish, have good contrast to the black background and fit together ...
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InDesign: change justification on autoflowed text

Is it possible to have two text frames with different justifications, which are linked to allow the text to flow between them? I'm inheriting an old design someone made using two individual text ...
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Can GIMP be used to extract scribbled-out text?

A student of mine has submitted their exam paper with a large portion of text scribbled out beneath one of their answers. This is what it looks like: For context, their actual answer is written eight ...
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Is there a term of art for not incrementing list/section numbering on popping level?

Suppose I have some text presented in a two-level hierarchy (whether using lists or headings isn’t important) as follows: 1. ITEM 1. Along with some text that is relevant to ITEM 1. This item ...
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Perspective Arc Text in Illustrator

I'm attempting to create this perspective arc text in Illustrator, and having the darnedest time. I tried creating a filled shape and applying an envelop distort with the curved shape, but that did ...
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What's the best way to edit text that is 'skewed' on a box?

So I have received a .psd file of the client but there are a few layers in it but no layers where I can click into (.psb file? The same kind of clickthrough layers you get from downloading Tshirt, ...
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Inkscape: Is there a way to center text in this type of grid?

I created a grid in Inkscape like this and then added text to it. I manually centered this one but I am wondering if there is a way to have it snap to the center through some of the alignment features?...

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