Outset not working

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Eblanch
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Outset not working

Postby Eblanch » Thu Jan 26, 2017 8:51 am

Every time I go to make a font thicker I used to do it by selecting outset but now when i do so it makes the font way to thick and bumpy. What can i do to fix this?
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Re: Outset not working

Postby Moini » Thu Jan 26, 2017 9:47 am

You can either (temporarily) make the text bigger, and then apply the outset, or you could set the outset step amount in the preferences, at Edit -> Preferences -> Behavior -> Steps : Inset / Outset by
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Re: Outset not working

Postby brynn » Thu Jan 26, 2017 11:21 am

Or use Dynamic Offset, where you can drag to set the distance. Or add a stroke, which width can be varied, rather than outset.


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