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How to use the text edit panel in Cricut design space

Posted on 20th March 2017
1- Open Cricut design space.


 

2- To type text, select the add text icon on the left toolbar. A text box will appear. You can type your text in here.

 


 

3- Once you have typed your text you can now access the text edit panel. On the right you have the Font Filter Menu. There are several options.

System Fonts - This selects the fonts that are on your PC

Cricut Fonts - This selects the fonts that are from cricut.

Single Layer - This selects the fonts that are only one layer.

Has a Writing Style - This selects the fonts that can be used with the pen tool.


 

4- Font type gives you the option to select the specific font you would like to use.


 

5-  Font style gives you the option to select bold, italic, bold italic options on your fonts.


 

6- Point size gives you the option to change the size of your text.


 

7-  You have the alignment buttons (1) they can align your text, left, center or right. Then next option is Distribute letters to layers (2)


 

8- As you can see below, this ungroups the layers of text but keeps the letters grouped.


 

9- The button to the right of the distribute letters button is called the Isolate letters button. this ungroups each letter but keeps all the layers together.


 

10- Letter spacing changes the distance between each letter in your text.


 

11-  Line spacing changes the distance between each line.


 

12- The size option gives you the option to change the length and height of your text keeping the aspect ratio. You can also select the padlock which will unlock the sizing and you can adjust the size of your text and not keep the aspect ratio.


 

13- With the rotate option you can change the angle your text is.


 

14- The mirror function will flip your text. This is great for using heat transfer vinyl as you need to flip your text or image to iron on clothing.


The font used is from fontbundles.net and the font is called Luducudu

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