To enter paragraph type:

1 Do one of the following:

• (Photoshop) Select the horizontal type tool I or the vertical type tool I .

• (ImageReady) Select the type tool I.

2 Do one of the following:

• Drag diagonally to define a bounding box for the type.

• Hold down Alt (Windows) or Option (Mac OS) as you click or drag to display the Text Box Size dialog box. Enter values for Width and Height, and click OK.

3 Select additional type options in the options bar, Character palette, Paragraph palette, and Layer > Type submenu. (See "Formatting characters" on page 349 and "Formatting paragraphs" on page 358.)

4 Enter the characters you want. Press Enter on the main keyboard (Windows) or Return (Mac OS) to begin a new paragraph. If you enter more type than can fit in the bounding box, the overflow icon e appears on the bounding box.

5 (Photoshop) If desired, resize, rotate, or skew the bounding box.

6 (Photoshop) Commit the type layer. (See "About using the type tools (Photoshop)" on page 343.)

The type you entered appears in a new type layer.

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