Chapter 18. Adding Type to Pictures

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Using the Type Tools

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Setting Type

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Creating Special Effects with Type

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Checking Your Spelling

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No matter how great the image, there usually comes a time when it needs a few explanatory words to accompany it. That’s why Photoshop has the Type tools, and in this hour you’ll learn to make the most of them. Photoshop enables you to add type directly to an image, edit it just as you would in your word processor, and control its leading, tracking, and kerning. (Don’t worry if those terms aren’t familiar to you; we cover them later in the hour.) You can set type ...

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