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Hi, this is Zidane tutorials. And in this video, we are going to learn how to justify text in Adobe Illustrator. So let me show you, uh. What do I mean by justify text here? I have got two paragraphs, text paragraphs, and in the first one, you will notice that it is perfectly aligned from the left left end, but on the right side, it’s quite irregular and random and on the other hand. This paragraph is perfectly aligned from both ends from the left end and the right when it’s pretty straight. So this is called justified text and this is left aligned, so this is our normal default or problem case, and this is our solution or the target for this video. So, uh, we are going to learn how to do this thing in Adobe Illustrator, and in order to do that, Let’s begin with the type tool in Adobe Illustrator. I will select it and let me clear. A concept of type tool here is that it works in two ways. The first way is with a single click and the other one is by creating a type box. So let me show you both so that we understand why this justified version works sometimes and why it does not so the first way of using Type 2 or the way we use it is that we just do a single click, and whenever we do do a single, click like this, it will create a text layer for us, but the problem with this text layer is that I can just keep typing and typing and it has no boundary. It will just keep typing unless I press enter, and then it will move to the second line and then I can just keep typing and typing and it will have no boundary. Uh, unless I press enter again so because it has no boundary. So how will the Adobe Illustrator identify, uh, what to align it with so yeah, it can align from the left, and, but how will it align it from the right side because it does not know where is the boundary of it? And if you think maybe it’s we can, it can go with that. The enter key. It cannot because here I press enter at this point, and maybe here I will press enter at this point. So what’s defining the boundary? Nothing can define the boundary this way. So, uh, that was first way of using the Type 2 and I have explained what’s the problem with this? If you want to justify a text which is created with a single click, uh, you just cannot not in a normal way, At least so this This was first way of, uh, using a type 2 The second way is by creating a type box. Uh, in in this case, instead of just doing a single click. I will draw a box, okay. I will hold my click, and I will draw a box and once it’s drawn, it will be like this now. It has a boundary of, uh, a boundary or a container for it, but you will notice again. Still, it is aligned from the left side, but it’s not aligned from the right end and this is because it has if you will notice on the top. If your text layer is selected, you will find these settings on the top or in the property panel here. Okay, now the problem with, um, this, uh, top settings is that it only displays three options to us but here. I have selected this. I have three options at the moment. It is left aligned. If I will click on this one, it will be center aligned, okay, And when a text is center aligned, its random from both ends and the third one is right aligned. Okay, so there is no, uh, option for justified Text here, so that’s? Why a lot of designers the new ones, uh, they miss, or they struggle in finding how to justify the text, So I will show you This example again and for in this case as it is left line. All you need to do. Is you need to go to this paragraph? You need to click on it and it will open up this. Um, these settings. Okay, and here you will find all kind of, uh, alignment options. The starting from the left align center right now. This one is the justified. These four, the first one is, it will justify all text, except the last line. It will keep the last line to the left. For example, this case, this is justified from both ends, but the last line is left aligned. Uh, this is center. If I will let me show you this one if I click on it, And if I go to paragraph, you will notice at the moment. It is justified with the left. Um, the last line to be left. This is justified, but it will keep the last line in the center. This is justified, but the last line is in this right side, and this is justified. It will keep everything justified with like it will open up the text, make gaps and spaces in it in order to make it touch, touched both ends. Okay, so this is what we used, uh, in most of the cases anyway. This was the solution, but lets. Uh, let me demonstrate another solution to another problem. Uh, which is also quite common. So which is, uh, even though we find the solution to our justification, uh, problem and this alignment is can be solved easily by going to this paragraph and clicking on justified. There is something which we miss a lot. Which is these hyphens? You will notice even if I justify it, I have justified it now. Still, it is making these hyphens in some words. Uh, I’m sure you will be able to see it. I will zoom this section, so you you will notice there? Are these hyphens a lot in a lot of words on the other hand? In this paragraph, there are no hyphens, right, so what is making these hyphens appear? And what’s, uh, making it not appear here, so let’s solve that problem as well because these hyphens look, uh, quite bad, uh, in terms of appearance, so how to fix it? You need to go to paragraph again. This must be selected and here you will notice this option called hyphenate by default. It will be checked. All you need to do is uncheck it and that’s it. Now you will notice all the iphones are gone, and it has created spaces and gaps in order to keep everything justified without making any hyphenated words in your paragraph text. So that’s it, uh? I hope this video was helpful to you. Thank you, have a nice day.