Adding Text to a Layer

How to Add Text to a Layer?
Adding Text using Type Tool in Adobe Photoshop.


  • "Text Tool" is used to add / type text inside a photoshop file.
  • For adding text to a PSD file, Open a new or an existing .psd document.
  • Add your text to the document, by selecting your Type tool from the Tools palette, or press T in the keyboard.
  • Whatever typed using the text tool will be the layer name by default.
  • With the type or text tool selected, you can set the font, size, color from the options bar at the top of the screen.
  • To edit the text, one has to select the text tool again.
  • For example, here we have used the text tool, to add texts "green","orange" in different layers with different colors.
  • Choose a color for your text using Photoshop's Color Picker.
  • Adding text to a PSD file is much easier with this type tool.

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