Macworld Tips: Dummy text fill in Photoshop CS6

Fill out your text box designs automatically with dummy text

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When creating artwork which needs a fair amount of copy to describe a product, or as information, it’s a pain to just fill it with streams of xxxs until you are ready for the real copy.

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When creating artwork which needs a fair amount of copy to describe a product, or as information, it’s a pain to just fill it with streams of xxxs until you are ready for the real copy.

 

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Instead, mark out the text field and set the font size and parameters as usual then go to Type> Paste Lorum Ipsum to fill out the entire text field in one go.

 

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When ready, copy your real words, mark the dummy text and press Cmd-V to paste and replace it with the correct font parameters already in place.

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