Tips for working with type in Illustrator and Photoshop
These shortcuts save time and make life a little easier
By Mike Jackson
Posted on Saturday, February 23rd, 2019
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If you are like me, you probably have hundreds of fonts loaded on your computer. Scrolling through them can be a hassle when you have a lot of fonts.
Over the years, with each upgrade, Adobe “sneaks in” some pretty cool features into their premier pair of design programs: Illustrator and Photoshop. Both programs share many of the features and tools, but not all of the menus look the same.
Let’s take a look at a few of the new and semi-hidden text features and tools. Before we begin, though, remember that if you are still using some of the earlier versions of these programs, there’s a chance some of these features are missing. I’ve been using Adobe’s Creative Cloud option for years, and in doing so, my programs are kept up to date. This gives me access to all of the updates as they become available.