Type tool in illustrator is one of the most widely used tools in Graphic Designing, to create typographical designs or text for digital or print designs, t-shirt making etc.
In area type tool, you can take any shape, click on the edge of the path, and start typing or placing your text. And this text will fill the area that you’ve created. This option is beneficial if you are making any info-graphics or icons. And you can apply all the type tool and paragraph options in your text.
Type on a Path Tool : If you create any shape, let’s say ellipse. And then after selecting this type option, you can click on the edge of the path. You will see a blinking cursor over the edge of your shape and as you type, you will see that your text will cover the edge of your shape.
Vertical area type tool is a Type tool where it types downwards. If you make a box and type any text, then the text will run from top to bottom instead of left to right. Vertical Type on Path Tool will let you write on the edge of your shape vertically.
The Touch Type Tool is a new type tool in Illustrator CC. This tool allows you to move, scale, rotate and overlap individual characters in a word, while still keeping the word editable too.
Apart from this, you can find and replace words and do spelling corrections, too. You can add new words in edit custom dictionary.
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