Text Tool Properties

The Text tool lets you add text fields to your project, in which you can type text, then adjust its formatting using various fonts and text attributes.

With the Text tool selected, you can select text within text boxes you created and change the formatting of the selection. You can also select and manipulate text boxes using the Select tool, and change the formatting of the entire text box in the Select tool properties.

NOTE: For tasks related to this tool, see About the Text Tool
Icon Property Description
 

Font

Lets you select the font in which to display the text.

Bold

Makes the selected text bold.

Italic

Makes the selected text italic.

Align Left

Aligns the text in the selected text box to the left.

Align Center

Aligns the text in the selected text box to the centre.

Align Right

Aligns the text in the selected text box to the right.

Justify

Makes the text in the selected text box take all the horizontal space by adjusting the spacing between each word. Text that use a single line and text in the last line of a paragraph is aligned to the left.

 

Size

Allows you to set the size of the selected text.

 

Kerning

Allows you to increase or decrease the spacing between each character.

 

Auto Kern

Sets the kerning automatically based on the font’s predefined standard.

 

Indent

Allows you to increase or decrease the indentation of the first line of text in each paragraph.

 

Line Spacing

Increases or decreases the space between each line of text.