I am currently working in a place where we do all of our layouts for email blasts and website wells in Photoshop.
Illustrator and InDesign are simply not used here for layout.
There is a lot of type involved in these layouts.
I miss being able to establish type styles and then being able to sample those styles and assign them to other blocks of copy, using the eyedropper tool or being able to assign character or paragraph styles to blocks of copy.
As far as I know, there is no way to do this in Photoshop like you can in InDesign.
Is there a technique that is anything like this that Im not aware of?
Id love it if there was.
Is this the sort of thing you are after?
Do you have a copy of InDesign? If so, you could set the text up in InDesign, and then paste it into Photoshop.
If not, is it possible for you to download the trial version? If the people in charge of software purchasing decisions saw how much faster you could work this way, do you think would they buy it? It's not very time-efficient to set up lots of type in photoshop.
So thats great that CS6 has such awesome type features.
When I eventually upgrade to it, I will be all set.
But I havent done that yet.
Is there anything close to that in CS5?
Thats what I need to know.
As for the InDesign transfer option, I realize InDesign has excellent type control but I need to be doing all of this in Photoshop.
Are all you guys using CS6 already?
As a subscription or have you purchased it as a stand alone app?
Then you had better upgrade to Photoshop CS6 so that you can catch up to all the web designers that have had this feature in Fireworks for many years.
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