Working with Text

Properties of Text

The Appearance panel lets you change text properties such as color, font and more. To open the panel, tap on the corresponding icon in the main window. Notice that the Appearance panel lets you change the font size and color directly.

The Appearance panel with a text object listed

To access all of the properties, tap on the gear icon of a text object.

The Text Properties panel with text formatting options.

1 - Select a font.

2 - Select a typeface.

3 - Set up the text color.

4 - Set up the font size.

5 - Make text bold, italic or underlined.

6 - Select the text alignment.

7 - Change the kerning.

8 - Set up the line spacing.

9 - Change the baseline.

10 - Set up the amount of space after a paragraph. If the whole text box is selected, this control affects all paragraphs. In the editing mode, you can select one or several paragraphs. In this case, spacing after selected paragraphs will be changed.

11 - Set up the paragraph indent width.

12 - Set up the amount of space before a paragraph. If the whole text box is selected, this control affects all paragraphs. In the editing mode, you can select one or several paragraphs. In this case, spacing before selected paragraphs will be changed.