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Special Edition Using Adobe® Illustrator® 10 by Peter Bauer

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Chapter 7. Type and Text In Illustrator

The Type Tools

Text is often a critical part of an illustration. Illustrator not only allows you to place and control text in an image, it also gives you advanced typographic capabilities. You can produce individual pages of text with the sort of refinement and precision associated with high-end page layout programs. (A short lexicon of typographic terminology appears at the end of this chapter.)

In addition, letters and words can be used as artwork. Not only can you strategically place characters, but you also can transform them into paths and use them ...

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