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Text Handling

Text and text features within Xara

  • Font Awesome symbols

    What are Font Symbols? These are fonts that contains numerous high quality symbols, icons or generally useful graphic designs.  This was created as a font as a way of using such symbols in web pages. ...

  • Text Styles

    What is a Text Style? A Text Style is a named collection of attributes, such as font, size, color, line spacing and other text attributes which can be applied to paragraphs and characters within a tex...

  • Google Fonts

    Google Fonts What are Google Fonts? Google Fonts is an online collection of open source, maintained by Google that allow you to install them on your computer for use in design as well as website work....

  • Is there a spell checker available?

    There is an integrated spell checker in all the Designer products, which can be accessed by selecting the Text tool and clicking on the last icon on the right side of the Text tool InfoBar.  The icon ...

  • Text inside shapes and Auto-fitting Text

    Text inside shapes You can place your text inside a shape and it will flow within the shapes outline like so: These are some pre-made examples that can be found in the Content Catalogue under Componen...

  • How do I use repelling text?

    The repelling text feature, also known as liquid text allows you to wrap text around an object. Any object can have 'Repel text under' applied to it causing text which is below the stacking order of t...

  • Can I anchor objects?

    What is an anchored Graphic? An anchored graphic is any object, composite object or group, which is tied (anchored) to a position in some text, so that as the text moves because of editing, the graphi...

  • Ligatures

    Many modern OpenType fonts include typographical ligatures, which allow pairs or sequences of consecutive characters in text to be displayed with a single glyph. They are used to improve the legibilit...

  • Widows & Orphans

    In typesetting, widows and orphans are lines at the beginning or end of a paragraph, which are left dangling at the top or bottom of a column, separated from the rest of the paragraph. There's a lot o...

  • The Text Tool

    The Text tool is accessible from the Toolbar on the left. All Text related controls are accessible from the Text Tool infobar. How do I add text to my document? Xara support three basic type of text o...