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How to type tools use in illustrator


The Toolbar

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  • Type Tool (T)
  • The Type tool creates individual type and type containers and lets you enter and edit type. See Enter text in an area.
Area Type
  • Area Type Tool
  • Area type (also called paragraph type) uses the boundaries of an object to control the flow of characters, either horizontally or vertically. When the text reaches a boundary, it automatically wraps to fit inside the defined area. Entering text this way is useful when you want to create one or more paragraphs, such as for a brochure.
Type On A Path tool
  • Type On A Path Tool
  • The Type On A Path tool changes paths to type paths, and lets you enter and edit type on them. See Creating type on a path.
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  • Vertical Type tool
  • The Vertical Type tool creates vertical type and vertical type containers and lets you enter and edit vertical type. See Enter text in an area.
Photoshop Elliptical Marquee Tool.
  • Vertical Area Type tool
  • The Vertical Area Type tool changes closed paths to vertical type containers and lets you enter and edit type within them. See Enter text in an area.
Photoshop Elliptical Marquee Tool.
  • Vertical Type On A Path tool
  • The Vertical Type On A Path tool changes paths to vertical type paths and lets you enter and edit type on them. See Creating type on a path.


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