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Understanding Adobe Photoshop CS4: The Essential Techniques for Imaging Professionals by Richard Harrington

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Chapter 12. Using the Type Tool

While Photoshop initially had very primitive type tools, its capabilities have grown significantly because many people choose to create and stylize type within Photoshop. This flexibility allows many designers to start (and even finish) designs inside Photoshop.

Using the Type Tool

Open the file Ch12_Colonial_Postcard.tif to explore using type in a finished design. In this case Photoshop was used to design a postcard.

For many tasks, like multimedia and Web graphics, Photoshop plays an important role. In fact, if raster graphics are the intended output, Photoshop offers a full suite of typographic controls. Even if you intend to use other ...

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