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Illustrator 24.3 with Snap to Glyph and other Text-Related features is now live.

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Aug 31, 2020

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Snap to Glyph - This feature lets you snap your artwork components precisely with the text or glyph bounds.

Note - To use this feature, please ensure that Glyph Snapping (View > Snap to Glyph) and Smart Guides (View > Smart Guides) are enabled.

 

It will not work under the following circumstances:

  • View Snap to Grid is enabled,
  • Preference Smart Guides > Alignment Guides are disabled & Snapping Tolerance is 0.

 

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For a more detailed explanation, see this article.

 

Align Text Vertically - You can now align text in a vertical direction in a text frame. Select the text frame and choose a vertical alignment option in the Area Type text options.

Note: Currently, vertical alignment does not work for multiple columns, multiple rows, and threaded text.

 

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Please check this link for more details.

 

Font Height Variations - The Character panel in Illustrator now lets you set the actual font height reference. It is useful when you want to align your objects precisely with the text. 

To set the actual font height:

  • Select the text frame using the Selection tool.
  • Click More Options in the Character panel.
  • Choose Show Font Height Options. The Font Height drop-down appears in the Character panel.
  • Choose a height variation option in the Font Height drop-down.

 

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See this article for more details.

 

Align to Glyph Bounds - You can now align objects precisely with the visual glyph bounds. 

  • In the Align panel, click More Options and choose Align to Glyph Bounds for Point Text and/or Area Text.
  • Select the object and the text using the Selection tool or press Ctrl or Command+A
  • Choose an alignment option in the Align panel. The object will be aligned with respect to the glyph bounds. 

 

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Illustrator 24.3 with Snap to Glyph and other Text-Related features is now live.

Adobe Employee ,
Aug 31, 2020

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Snap to Glyph - This feature lets you snap your artwork components precisely with the text or glyph bounds.

Note - To use this feature, please ensure that Glyph Snapping (View > Snap to Glyph) and Smart Guides (View > Smart Guides) are enabled.

 

It will not work under the following circumstances:

  • View Snap to Grid is enabled,
  • Preference Smart Guides > Alignment Guides are disabled & Snapping Tolerance is 0.

 

ai-snaptoglyph-whatsnew-detailedsummary2.gif

For a more detailed explanation, see this article.

 

Align Text Vertically - You can now align text in a vertical direction in a text frame. Select the text frame and choose a vertical alignment option in the Area Type text options.

Note: Currently, vertical alignment does not work for multiple columns, multiple rows, and threaded text.

 

Ai-AlignTextVertically-WhatsNew-DetailedSummary.gif

Please check this link for more details.

 

Font Height Variations - The Character panel in Illustrator now lets you set the actual font height reference. It is useful when you want to align your objects precisely with the text. 

To set the actual font height:

  • Select the text frame using the Selection tool.
  • Click More Options in the Character panel.
  • Choose Show Font Height Options. The Font Height drop-down appears in the Character panel.
  • Choose a height variation option in the Font Height drop-down.

 

Ai-FontHeightVariation-WhatsNew-DetailedSummary-2.gif

See this article for more details.

 

Align to Glyph Bounds - You can now align objects precisely with the visual glyph bounds. 

  • In the Align panel, click More Options and choose Align to Glyph Bounds for Point Text and/or Area Text.
  • Select the object and the text using the Selection tool or press Ctrl or Command+A
  • Choose an alignment option in the Align panel. The object will be aligned with respect to the glyph bounds. 

 

Ai-AlignToGlyph-WhatsNew-DetailedSummary.gif

See this article for more details.

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