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Chapter 4. Text Input > To create a text box:

To create a text box:

1.
Choose any text box tool except a Bézier text tool (they're covered in Chapter 18). The cursor will turn into a crosshair.

2.
Drag in any direction . When the mouse is released, the finished box will be selected and ready for inputting . When the Content tool is chosen and a text box is selected, a blinking text insertion marker appears in the box and the pointer turns into an I-beam.

Figure 1. Drag with a text box tool.


Figure 2. A new text box is created.


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Remember the Undo command, which undoes most operations: Cmd-Z/Ctrl-Z.


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