Canvas X Draw has a full range of text and typography features that let you integrate text with illustrations and images. You can enter, format, edit, and arrange text in Canvas X Draw. To help you edit and proof text, Canvas X Draw provides spell-checking and text-searching tools.
The Text tool palette contains the tools you use to create text objects and edit text.
Link Info: Use the Link Info tool to check text flows in a document. The tool displays arrows showing the flow of text among linked text objects.
Text Form Field: Use the Text Form Field tool to create form text boxes.
Text Section: Use the Text Section tool to create sections and columns in the text.
Vertical Text: Use the Vertical Text tool to create text in vertical columns that flow from top to bottom and right to left.
Vertical Text Object: Use the Vertical Text Object tool to draw empty blocks for vertical text.
Table: Use the Table tool to quickly create tables. Use the Text tool to type in each cell individually.
The simplest way to add text to a document is to use the Text tool.
You can identify whether you are in Text Edit mode by the Status bar.
Canvas X Draw provides two ways to format text: the Properties bar and the Text menu. Using the Properties bar or the Text menu, you can quickly apply formatting to particular characters or an entire paragraph.
Select a font from the drop-down menu. The font applies to selected text objects, highlighted text, or the next text you type.
Click the styles buttons to assign standard text styles.
Select a size from the drop-down menu. The size applies to selected text objects, highlighted text, or the next text you type. To increase the font size, you can also click the +A. To decrease the font size, you can click -A.
Select left, right, center, decimal, or comma from the menu and then click in the ruler to set the tab.
Select an option from the drop-down menu, or choose Exactly and enter a value in the field and press Enter.
Select an option from the menu or enter a value in the field and press Enter.
Specify percentages (horizontal & vertical) by which you want to scale the current type size.
Insert spacing before or after a paragraph by entering values in the fields.
Select the top, bottom, center, or justify button.
Select a special character from the drop-down menu.