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Real World: Adobe Creative Suite 2 by Steve Werner, Sandee Cohen

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Chapter 6. Type Magic

Text on the printed page — and all around us in our daily life — is a prime means of communicating. And type — how text is presented — directly affects its message, just as a suit of clothes identifies its wearer. Graphics can grab our attention and perhaps rouse our emotions, but when we really want to find out about a subject, we want to read the text. Text is the stream of characters that fills the text frames in the Adobe Creative Suite 2 applications — InDesign CS2, Illustrator CS2, and Photoshop CS2 — and are incorporated in the web pages created by GoLive CS2. Each of these applications give you a range of tools for creating, importing, and editing text, manipulating text frames, checking spelling, and so on.

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