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Changing text colors

Mar 14, 2011, 17:28
Post: #1
Changing text colors
I select the text tool, font and color and I type a word.
How can I change the color of some of the letters in that word?
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Mar 14, 2011, 20:27
Post: #2
RE: Changing text colors
(Mar 14, 2011 17:55)ofnuts Wrote:  - Magic wand
- click on letter (this should select only that letter)
- apply any paint tool (bucket, brush, airbrush, gradient): its effects will be restricted to the selection, and therefore to the selected character.

Doing so transforms your text layer into a plain layer, so you want be able to edit it afterwards.

Thank you for the reply.
I followed your instructions, but the letters, although colored, now look fuzzy, not as sharp as they were. Any other guidance would be appreciated.
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Mar 14, 2011, 20:30
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RE: Changing text colors
Another way you can do this... Which gives the best look I have seen, but takes longer, is Make each Letter a different Text Box, and color as needed from there.

So if you were gonna spell "Hi" and wanted the "H" Red, then make letter as red and then the "i" in a different text box a different Color

Can be harder if you are typing something longer, but it always looks right, just make sure you get the letters straight
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