Search Results

Text style presets

Text styles let you apply a number of text formatting options at once to instantly personalize text. Pixelmator Pro comes with a number of presets for you to choose from and you can easily create and save your own.

Apply a text style preset
  1. Choose the Type tool by doing one of the following:
    • Click in the Tools sidebar.
    • Choose Tools > Type (from the Tools menu at the top of your screen).
    • Press the T key on your keyboard.
  2. Select the layer or layers you would like to edit.
  3. In the Tool Options pane, click the Text Styles pop-up menu at the top, then click a preset to apply it.

Save a text style preset
  1. Choose the Type tool by doing one of the following:
    • Click in the Tools sidebar.
    • Choose Tools > Type (from the Tools menu at the top of your screen).
    • Press the T key on your keyboard.
  2. Select the text you want to modify, then make your formatting changes.
  3. In the Tool Options pane, click the Text Styles pop-up menu at the top, then click Add to add a new style preset based on the currently selected text.
Redefine a text style preset

If you’d like to overwrite or update an existing preset with new settings, you can redefine it.

  1. Choose the Type tool by doing one of the following:
    • Click in the Tools sidebar.
    • Choose Tools > Type (from the Tools menu at the top of your screen).
    • Press the T key on your keyboard.
  2. Format the text using the settings in the Tool Options pane.
  3. In the Tool Options pane, click the Text Styles pop-up menu at the top.
  4. Move the pointer over the style name, then click the arrow that appears and choose Redefine.
Delete a text style preset
  1. Choose the Type tool by doing one of the following:

    • Click in the Tools sidebar.
    • Choose Tools > Type (from the Tools menu at the top of your screen).
    • Press the T key on your keyboard.
  2. In the Tool Options pane, click the Text Styles pop-up menu at the top.

  3. Move the pointer over the style name, then click the arrow that appears and choose Remove.

Rename a text style preset
  1. Choose the Type tool by doing one of the following:

    • Click in the Tools sidebar.
    • Choose Tools > Type (from the Tools menu at the top of your screen).
    • Press the T key on your keyboard.
  2. In the Tool Options pane, click the Text Styles pop-up menu at the top.

  3. Move the pointer over the style name, then click the arrow that appears and choose Rename.

Pixelmator Pro User Guide