Using the Type Tool and Creating Outlines in Illustrator

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Have you ever wanted to learn the basics of the Type Tool in Adobe Illustrator CS6? If so, you have come to the right place.

In this Quick Tip we will use the Type tool and learn how to:

• Select other fonts
• Alter the size of the text
• Add a stroke color
• Change Case (Uppercase, Lowercase, Title Case, Sentence Case)

Also we will convert the text to an object with the Create Outlines feature.

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