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The Non-Designer’s Illustrator Book by John Tollett, Robin Williams

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10. Working with Type

There are many reasons to set type in Illustrator—to create a graphic, a logo, brochures, flyers, business cards, letterhead, rack cards, posters. Illustrator’s type tools provide all of the options and control you need, no matter what your project’s typographic ambitions may be.

In this chapter, you’ll learn the basics of typesetting in Illustrator, how to create styles with multiple attributes, how to use tabs and indents, and more.

If you’re an experienced InDesign user (or if you’ve read the type section of The Non-Designer’s InDesign Book), you’ll find Illustrator’s type features very familiar.

Basic typesetting

Methods for importing existing text

There are several ways to get type into your document:

• Copy text from ...

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