Fontwork For Graphical Text Art

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You can use Fontwork to create graphical text art objects.

To create a Fontwork object

  1. If you don't see the Drawing toolbar or the Fontwork toolbar, choose View - Toolbars to enable the toolbar.
  2. On the Drawing toolbar or on the Fontwork toolbar, click the Fontwork Gallery icon.
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  3. In the Fontwork Gallery dialog, select a Fontwork style and click OK.
    The Fontwork object is inserted into your document. Fontwork objects are Custom Shapes. Using the 3D Settings toolbar, you can switch the view at any time from 2D to 3D and back.
  4. Double-click the object to enter text edit mode.
  5. Replace the default Fontwork text with your own text.
  6. Press Esc to exit text edit mode.

To edit a Fontwork object

  1. Click the Fontwork object. If the Fontwork object is inserted in the background, hold down the Ctrl key while you click.
    The Fontwork toolbar is displayed. If you do not see the Fontwork toolbar, choose View - Toolbars - Fontwork.
  2. Click an icon in the Fontwork toolbar.
    The following icons are available:
  • Fontwork Gallery - adds another Fontwork object
  • Fontwork Shape - edits the shape
  • Fontwork Same Letter Heights - changes the height of characters
  • Fontwork Alignment - aligns the text
  • Fontwork Character Spacing - changes the character spacing and kerning

To edit more Fontwork attributes

  1. Click the Fontwork object. If the Fontwork object is inserted in the background, hold down the Ctrl key while you click.
  2. Select the properties from the Drawing Object Properties toolbar. You can change the line width, line color, fill color, fill style, and more.

Related Topics

Fontwork toolbar

Fontwork Dialog (Previous Version)