The type tools allows some simple common text formatting. You will learn about columns, wrap text and text on a path. This will help you create aesthetic type effects on brochures and newsletter covers.
Typing Text Using Point Text
To create a point text, simply click once on the artboard using the Type Tool and type out your text. Point text only allows you to write a one line text without any text wrap.
Typing Text Using Area Type Tool
With area type you can have much control over your text. To create an area type, click and drag out a box using your Type Tool. The text will wrap inside the text area. To edit the font characters and sizes, go to Window>Type>Character.
To show paragraph options, click Paragraph tab. You can try out different alignments and set indents for paragraphs.
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