Center Text

Discussion in 'Design and Graphics' started by oldschool, Jun 7, 2005.

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    oldschool

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    I have a text box with one word in it on a square graphic box. I want to center this word within the graphic box.

    Is there a way to do this without dragging it and looking at the x/y coordinates? I want it done perfectly.
     
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    mkrishnan

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    Ummm...in what software? Or is this a Cocoa UI? :D
     
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    oldschool

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    hahaha i guess that could have helped huh?


    its in Adobe Illustrator.
     
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    Make sure your text object is set to Paragraph:Centered.

    Select both the text and box objects.

    Make sure the Align palette is showing (Window:Align).

    Click on the "Horizontal Align Center" icon (second from left, top row) in the Align palette and that will center the text within the box.
     
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    oldschool

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    Thanks MontyZ...i hope someday if you need any help with something i'll be able to help you.
     
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    You're welcome! Is Will Ferrell smoking something in your avatar?? :)
     
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    oldschool

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    I'm not sure...i dont' remember from the movie.


    Someone else actually gave me this avatar when i got to the right post count.


    Let's just pretend that he is smoking something, but its perfectly legal whatever it is that he's smoking.
     
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    Oh, well that's no fun!
     
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    I think that may be when he's bonging the beers?


    allison.
     

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