How do I format text - Customizable Graphic templates by Easil

How do I format text

How do I format text

Easil allows a variety of formatting options for text. You can Align Left, Center, Align Right, or change the typeface as needed. In addition, you can format your text in Italics, Bold, or Underline.


How to change the typeface

If you wish to change the font of your text

  1. Click on the text you wish to format
  2. Click on the “Font Family” popout in the Actionbar. This should open a drop down menu with all font options available in Easil.
  3. Click on your desired font to complete the changes.


How to change the font size

If you wish to change the size of your text

  1. Click on the text you wish to format
  2. Click on the “Font Size” popout in the Actionbar. This should open a drop down menu with different font sizes.
  3. Click on your desired size to complete the changes.

Alternatively, you can input your own value in the ”Font Size” box if you wish to do so.


How to align text

If you wish to change the size of your text

  1. Click on the text you wish to format
  2. Click on the “Text Alignment” popout in the Actionbar. This should open a drop down menu with different alignment options.
  3. Click on either “Align Left”, “Align Center” or “Align Right” as needed.


How do I add more space between lines & letters

If you wish to add more space between each line in your text,

  1. Click on the textbox you wish to edit
  2. Click on the “Text Spacing” popout in the Actionbar. This should open a drop down menu Line Height and Letter spacing options.
  3. With the sidebar open, simply increase or decrease the spacing using the “Line Height” sliders

If you wish to add more space between the letters in your text,

  1. Click on the textbox you wish to edit
  2. Click on the “Text Spacing” popout in the Actionbar. This should open a drop down menu Line Height and Letter spacing options.
  3. With the sidebar open, simply increase or decrease the spacing using the “Letter Spacing” sliders


How do I change the spacing between each letter individually

Kerning simply means the process of adjusting the space between each character. If you wish to kern individual characters manually,

  1. Double click on the textbox you wish to edit.
  2. Move the cursor between two characters you would like to have more or less space in between
  3. Press OPTION + LEFT/RIGHT ARROW to increase or decrease the space inbetween

(ALT + LEFT/RIGHT ARROW on PC)


How do I change text color

To change text color, follow the steps below:

  1. Click on the textbox you wish to modify
  2. With the sidebar panel open, click on the swatch next to “Color”  This should display the hue sliders.
  3. Simply click and drag to change your desired colour. Alternatively, you can pick a colour from the “Document Colors” swatches