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Layer fonts

Layer typefaces are remarkably versatile. They permit the addition of inline styles or borders, a shadow or bevel or even a glow effect. What's more, the individual layers can be colored separately for an almost infinite variety of styles. If you have questions about layer fonts, check our our Layer Fonts FAQs.

Questions about layer fonts

What are layer fonts?
Layer fonts are fonts that are stored on separate layers in a graphic design file. This allows designers to easily change or edit the font of a specific layer without affecting the rest of the file. Layer fonts can be used to create a variety of effects, such as text shadows, gradients, and outlines.

How do I use layer fonts?
To use layer fonts, you will need a graphic design software program that supports them. Once you have opened your file, you will need to create a new layer for each font that you want to use. Then, select the text layer and choose the font that you want to use from the font menu. You can also change the font size, style, and color on the text layer.

What are the benefits of using layer fonts?
Using layer fonts can help you in a number of ways. First, they make it easy to change or update the font of a specific layer without affecting the rest of the file. This can help if, for example, you want to change the type of a headline or a "Call to Action" button. Second, layer fonts can be used to make effects like text shadows, gradients, and borders, among other things. This can help you make images that are more pleasing to the eye.