Add text with the Horizontal Type tool

The Horizontal Type tool allows you to add horizontal text to your images.

Photoshop Horizontal Type Tool

  1. Select the Horizontal Type tool (T) .    

  2. Use the Options bar to customize tool settings, like Font Style, Font Size, and, Text Color, to get the effect you want.

  3. Add point text (to add a few words like a heading or title) or paragraph text.

    • Point text: Click anywhere on the canvas and type the text.
    • Paragraph text: Drag the cursor on the canvas to create a bounding box and type your paragraph. 
  4. Click  in the Options bar or press Control+Enter (Windows) or Command+Return (Mac) to save your changes. 


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