Canvas X Draw gives you precise control over the appearance of each character. Set the font, type size, font style, kerning, capitalization style, scale, and baseline position using menu commands or Properties bar.
Character attributes are applied by selecting the specific characters that you want to modify. Select any portion of text — from one character to entire text objects. (See Selecting Text and Objects.)
The following attributes are available in the Text menu or Properties bar:
Choose Text | Font or click the Font drop-down menu on the Properties bar, and select a typeface in the menu.
Choose Text | Size or click the Size drop-down menu on the Properties bar, and select a size.
Choose Text | Style and select a style.
Choose Text | Style and select a capitalization style in the drop-down menu.
Choose Text | Style and select Subscript or Superscript.
Choose Text | Kerning and select a kerning setting.
In the Scaling fields on the Properties bar, specify percentages by which you want to scale the current type size. Set individual horizontal and vertical scaling percentages.
You can also access these settings on the Character tab of the Type palette. Choose Text | Type...