Questions tagged [text]

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

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How to add a layer style effect especially on a highlighted text?

How can I add an effect on a highlighted text, such as border and other stuff that can be found in Layer styles > Blending options? Example: I have this text right here: https://i.imgur.com/TSTrNFV....
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Illustrator 3D bevel issue

I'm trying to bevel a word with just a gradient color and a black stroke, but one character - the 'T' - is having issues and just turning black. It says "Bevel self-intersection may have occurred", ...
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How to center text vertically within a textbox in Photoshop

It's pretty annoying that you can't center text vertically in Ps automatically, like you can in Indd. It's even more annoying that the bounding box of text can't be 'collapsed' or 'fit to text', like ...
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How to change Adobe Stock Invitation card template text in Adobe Illustrator?

I licensed the template "Invitation card - black and gold vintage style" in Adobe Stock, and opened it in Adobe Illustrator. I am trying to change: the text "Invitation" the text &...
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Issue with letter spacing in a justified GIMP text block

I'm working with a block of text in GIMP that consists of three short paragraphs, which are full-justified in their text box. The first paragraph seems to be perfectly fine; spacing between words ...
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How to make the tab character work for text aligned to the right

Here is how the tab character typically works: Is there a way to have the same behavior when the text is aligned to the right and not the left? That is, if we talk about the right page of a spread, ...
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How to type text into a box I copied and placed onto a Master using InDesign

I want to update a "Master" using InDesign. Each time I copy a "Text Box" and "Paste" it onto the "Master," the copied Text Box does not allow new text to be ...
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Should a business testimonial advertisement without any contact information be used "as is" in a publication?

A testimonial advertisement was provided by a business (for their own endorsement) in a publication. Traditionally, print advertisements may need some sort of visual contact information to be included ...
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Why is Arial Bold condensing in my Illustrator CC?

After an update, Arial Bold is displaying condensed while all other varieties of Arial are working as expected. Any ideas on why this would be happening? Any help would be appreciated.
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Unable to create curves in Indesign

I am new to Adobe Indesign, and I am currently using the 2019 version. So, I want to create a text on a curve line like this. The Methodology I used I tried to create this line by using 2 anchor ...
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Reading text from TIFF scans

I have ca 1,200 scans of C19th prints. Each print has the original publication data (artist, title, publisher's address, date etc) printed (usually) below the picture of the print. The scans are high ...
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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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Text added to image in GIMP is too low resolution

I am very new to GIMP and am having trouble with a project. I am trying to add text to an image to create cover art for an album. I have added the image, which is 1000x1000 pixels, and then added some ...
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How can I create multiple designs from one set of texts?

I run multiple newsletters under different names and logos. I’m trying to share the same information graphically on a few of them. I’ve designed each graphic with placeholder text. I’m looking for a ...
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How can I merge a heap of text into an image using Photoshop 2017 CC?

I have a templated PSD image that I want to use to build a heap of "memes" (for want of a better word). I have a heap of tips in text format. Most of them are 1-2 sentences at the most. I want to ...
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Make the text center of its frame (above, below, left, right) in Photoshop [duplicate]

i have searched all the web but nothing change. They usually show text center in picture not its frame. The frame of text i use to with other layer. Like my demo. I would make the text center of its ...
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Text Not Showing Up In Gimp (Mac)

I'm trying to add some text to a moderately complex layout, but the text tool is malfunctioning -- everything shows as blank no matter what I type. I have checked: Foreground color shows reasonable ...
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Set font for whole file without losing other formatting

I want to change the font family globally in all text objects in the GUI using the font dialog. But when I change the font family for an individual object through the font dialog subscript and size ...
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How to resize the bounding box in Adobe Illustrator?

I'm doing some calendars and I need the numbers to be aligned to the center of the square but I can't align properly because of the blank space that is above the number. I've trying to use the Area ...
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How do I flip a single letter within a word or phrase in a given text box?

It seems like this should be very intuitive. I can change the color, alignment, rotation, etc of a single letter. However, I have not found a way to flip a letter horizontally without affecting the ...
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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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How to auto resize text, to fit a bounding box on Photoshop?

Heu guys, I have defined a text bonding box (275px x 153 px for example). Now I need to set this text to AUTO fit (resize both spacing and font size) this bounding box. How can i do this in ...
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My text turns bold when editing it in Photoshop

When I edit text in Photoshop it seems to add an extra bit of weight around the characters - it goes back to normal when I'm not directly editing text. What's going on here? Click for full ...
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How to make text fit to area text box in Illustrator CC

I am using variables in Illustrator CC. As the text comes into my design, I want the font size to change to make the text fit, without the size of the text area box changing. So, a short word that ...
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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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Align text content left and right within the same layer

I am pulling a lot of data from a Word document into Sketch, and would like to know whether its possible to align parts of a text layer both left and right, without having to separate them on ...
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How to change alignment of placed ICML file?

When placing an ICML file into InDesign, it gives me a text frame which is right-aligned. The content is in English and I can't change the alignment of the frame unless I “Check out.” I would like to ...
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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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Export graphic with localised text

I have graphic picture that requires simple text. However, the text needs to be localised. I have different layers for this text (one for English, one for German, ...). I need to export this picture (...
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How to make the parts of an image under a text transparent? [closed]

I want to make parts of an image transparent so that it creates text. In other words, I want to make the part of the image under the text transparent, the image and the text would both be transparent. ...
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How to make PM smaller than other characters in textbox in Sketch?

I have this textbox here. And I just do not understand the magic, why "PM" is smaller? Though it seems just normal text on the left side.
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Text layer names automatically changing

In GIMP 2.10.18 - after creating a text layer, I edit the layer attributes to give the text layer a meaningful name. This is important as I'm working with a python script that will reference the layer ...
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Spaces aren't showing on text in illustrator from converted CorelDraw file

My goal I am saving CorelDraw files as AI files, and bringing them into Adobe Illustrator. I am then a text element. My issue When I'm creating a text element, spaces have no width, so "hello world"...
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Large batch logos and text over template

I'm trying to create materials to encourage the use of a service my company provides in order to register to vote. The way we are doing it now, is getting a county to sign up and then I create a ...
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Skew text in scribus

Is there a way to skew text in Scribus? I know there is Item > Transform > Transform > Skewing, but this only skews the text frame, not the actual text within it. Another idea is to ...
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Evenly spaced text in Photoshop

I'm trying to add text to my document that is evenly spaced, like in the example on the right. The closest I've been able to get it is like the image on the left, but as you can see they don't quite ...
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Text on a path with Pixelmator

Is it possible to have text follow a path? Similar to this: https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/using/creating-type-path.html
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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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How to write Japanese in GIMP text layer?

I am using mac 10.10. My keyboard input source is set to Hiragana, but when I type into a Gimp text layer, the regular latin characters appear and not the Japanese that I expected. How do I get this ...
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After Effects Scripting : fontSize adjusted to boxTextSize Script Optimization

I need Help Improving and optimizing a Script. I'm fairly new to java and scripting in general and I've been Trying to do a script that would increase the font Size of a text until it fully fills it'...
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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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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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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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Typographic and formatting conventions for plain text

Are there any typographic or formatting conventions for making plain text (a simple *.txt file in ASCII or UTF-8) more readable? Specific details that I'm considering: when to use hard line breaks ...
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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 remove the outline of joint text in after effect?

I have inserted glow effect to this text. I want to combine overlapping characters so that they have only one outline. How it can be done?
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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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Inkscape (and Cricut Design Space): Text problems

I've imported an svg to edit in Inkscape, creating this text with lines, selected all and converted stroke to path. I may have also clicked Object to Path at some point and admittedly am not really ...
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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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