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Type Sizing Tricks in Adobe Illustrator

Learn tricks for sizing type without compromising quality, unnecessary mental acrobatics, or losing your train of thought. In this tutorial you will learn incredibly handy, master-level type sizing tricks including:

  • Resizing Type with the Black Arrow
  • Using Decimal Values
  • Entering Values That Are Not Points
  • Shortcutting Type Sizing with Percentages
  • Doing Math in Type Fields
  • Sizing Type in Larger Increments
  • Resizing Type by 1/10th of a Point
  • And, Resetting Type Measurements to Defaults with a Single Click

Excerpted from Pariah Burke’s comprehensive Pluralsight video course, Illustrator CC Typography.

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