Chapter 81. Creating Custom Type Containers 7:14

  • Type Tool vs Area Text Tool
    • Former is always rectangle or square
    • Latter lets you convert an area into a writable area
  • Option-Actions operates from center, keep forgetting
  • When you convert a Path to be a Area Text Tool it becomes invisible because it is just a place to hold Text
  • Shift-Click selects multiple objects
  • Align is always relative to something
  • Shape Builder Tool
    • Select multiple objects
    • Click this tool
    • Draw a line through objects that you want to join
  • Paste In Place
  • Demo simple way to put text into a shape by using a copy of the shape