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Photoshop Horizontal Type Mask Tool

Updated on November 27, 2015

Photoshop Horizontal Type Mask Tool

The Horizontal Type Mask Tool creates creates type-shaped selections.

1. In the Toolbox, select the Horizontal Type Mask Tool.

2. Set on the Options bar font options: family (style), size and anti-aliasing method*.

3. Click on the image; Photoshop automatically adds a kind of quick mask**.


4. While you are typing, the cursor looks like this , so you can adjust typed text position without changing the tool.

5. When ready, select any other tool to return to standard editing mode.

6. Now you can edit selected area.

Horizontal Type Mask Tool Video Tutorial

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      FlashManElk 7 years ago

      worthwhile mastering this feature of photoshop.