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Lauryn Lukin
ae cs6 textbox size adjustments
on Aug 6, 2013 at 4:38:32 pm

I am trying to change the size of a paragraph 3d textbox without changing the font size or spacing. Anytime I hold alt and drag the box size inward, the font shrinks. Anyway to adjust text box size without font size changing? Thanks



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Walter Soyka
Re: ae cs6 textbox size adjustments
on Aug 6, 2013 at 8:49:53 pm

[Lauryn Lukin] "I am trying to change the size of a paragraph 3d textbox without changing the font size or spacing. Anytime I hold alt and drag the box size inward, the font shrinks. Anyway to adjust text box size without font size changing? "

You are not actually changing the paragraph box -- you're scaling the layer itself with its layer handles.

Layer handles are eight points with solid squares indicating the layer bounds. Paragraph text handles are eight points with outlined squares, and a rectangular outline running through these points.

To make sure you're grabbing a paragraph handle, select the text tool (Cmd-T on Mac, Ctrl-T on Windows), then click the text layer.

If your text was point type, you will not have paragraph handles to manipulate. Select the text tool, right click the text, and choose Convert to Paragraph Text.

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Bobby Salmon
Re: ae cs6 textbox size adjustments
on Oct 21, 2016 at 11:41:30 pm

Thank you! This was driving me crazy. ?


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