Click on the "Add Text" button to add a caption box to a page.
Choose where on the page you want to add the text box
To enter your text, click inside the caption box and type your desired text.
The caption tools allow you to edit the font style, size, color, alignment and text formatting just as in a word processor. You can highlight a portion of the text and change its formatting and color without affecting the entire text in the box.
To resize a caption box, simply click and drag one of the handles, as depicted below.
To rotate a caption box click and drag the handle located at the top
You will find more options to edit text in the left panel
In this panel you can remove a text box, enable/disable background color, change background color, change background color opacity, send to back, send backward one layer, send forward one layer, and send to front.
You will also see options for more advanced text editing in the left panel. Advanced text editing features include drop shadows, text stroke, and text spacing.
You can enable drop shadows by clicking on a text box and clicking the "Show Shadow" checkbox in the left panel. Once enabled, you will be able to adjust various attributes of the drop shadow. You can adjust the shadow color, opacity (transparency), blur, x-offset and y-offset. You will also be given the option to apply your drop shadow to all captions on the current page or all captions in the current section.
You can enable text stroke by clicking on a text box and clicking the "Stroke Text" checkbox in the left panel. Once enabled, you will be able to adjust various attributes of the text stroke. You can adjust the color and thickness of the stroke.
You can access text spacing features by clicking the "Text Spacing" drop down menu in the left panel. Once the menu is expanded, you will be able to adjust various text spacing features.
- Character spacing (aka tracking) - This allows you to adjust the amount of space between each character. Like so
- Line Height (aka leading) - This allows you to adjust the amount of space in between two lines of text (you must have more than 1 line of text to use this feature). Like so or
- Stretch Width - This allows you to adjust the width of the text without affecting the spacing between characters. Like so
- Stretch Height - This allows you to adjust the height of the text. Like so