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.

Pariah Burke

Author, consultant, trainer, guru: Digital Publishing, ePub, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Quark. Empowering, Informing, Connecting Creative Professionals™

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