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Inside Photoshop® CS by Christian Verhoeven, Dave Huss, Gary Kubicek, Mara Zebest, Gary David Bouton

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Using the Paragraph Palette

As you've probably guessed, paragraph text should contrast against headline (display) text. Paragraph text should be smaller, for example; 12 to 18 points defines paragraph text in most situations. Paragraph text also should probably be of a Roman type family because sans serif text (such as Arial) set in blocks can give you a headache. Photoshop offers alignment options for paragraph text that we will uncover right now.

Taking a Look at the Paragraph Palette

Figure 20.13 shows nine callouts on the Paragraph palette. We will explain what each one does before performing an assignment using paragraph text.

Figure 20.13. The Paragraph palette with the flyout menu extended.

Here are some guidelines for using the Paragraph ...

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