Finding and Using Glyphs in Illustrator

Every program has its way of handling Glyphs, Swirls, Extras, etc. Here’s a quick tutorial to show you how to use Glyphs in Illustrator:

First, select the Type tool, and pick the font you want to use by going to Type -> Font -> Select the one you want:

Then go to: Type -> Glyphs and the Glyphs panel will open up:

Simply position the text box on your artboard and double-click on the glyph of your choice and Illustrator will put it for you in the text box:

I hope this helps!