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Add and modify text

Learn how to apply Adobe Fonts or Custom Fonts to text

You can add texts with unique fonts for attractive designs. After you apply fonts to text, use typography settings to customize text styling in your artwork.

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Add text using the text tool

Text tool

To add text, tap the Type tool   and start typing text using the virtual keyboard.

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Control keyboard for widgets

View and edit text properties

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A. Text Layer and Text Properties B. List of Fonts C. Search for more fonts from these categories. 

You can format the text and the font using the text properties available in the Text section of the Properties panel. 

  • Font type: Choose a font from the drop-down list. You can browse through thousands of fonts from Adobe Fonts, included as part of your Creative Cloud subscription. For details, see Activate fonts.
  • Font style: Tap to view and change the font style options for the selected font.
  • Font size: Specify the size of the font.
  • Line spacing: Specify the spacing between two lines of text.
  • Letter spacing: Specify the spacing between letters in the text.
  • All caps: Tap to convert the all letters in the text to uppercase. Tap again to go back to the previous casing.
  • Small caps: Tap to convert all letters in the text to lowercase. Tap again to go back to the previous casing.
  • Align text: You can select a suitable option to align your text.

 The ability to browse Adobe Fonts directly in Windows is not available.

Activate and use Adobe fonts

Fresco on the iPad provides a comprehensive typography toolkit for the iPad that you can use to choose a right font for your artwork.

Adobe's subscription-based online fonts library (Adobe Fonts) offers unlimited high-quality fonts from hundreds of type foundries. Browse and activate these fonts instantly from within Fresco on the iPad or go to

Resolve missing fonts

If a font used in your document is not available on your iPad, Fresco automatically substitutes the missing font with the nearest matching font available on your iPad. When you open a cloud document that contains fonts not currently available on your device, Fresco on the iPad automatically activates Adobe Fonts in the background and substitutes the missing font with the nearest matching one.

What's next?

We've got you started with texts and fonts in Adobe Fresco. The interface of Adobe Fresco is intuitive; we hope you will find it easy to unleash your creativity here.

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