Chapter 9. Working with Text

Crisp, flexible, and editable text fits neatly into your Photoshop Elements 5.0. Whether you need straightforward, classic typography or wild effects and wacky colors, it’s all possible. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

  1. Add a border to an image by changing the canvas size.

  2. Use Creations to enhance the appearance of your photos.

  3. Select a tool and change its settings in the tool options bar.

  4. Format, add, and edit text.

  5. Manipulate text using Layer Styles.

  6. Move image layers independently.

  7. Hide and reveal layers.

  8. Transfer a layer from one image to another.

  9. Merge two layers into a single layer.

  10. Create a simple animation.

  11. Optimize images for maximum efficiency and Web distribution.

Before you begin, make sure that ...

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