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Design Photoshop Foundations Type Tools Creating & Editing Type

how do i change my settings from points to pixels?

how do i change my setting while working with texts from points to pixels

4 Answers

Michael Afanasiev
PLUS
Michael Afanasiev
Courses Plus Student 15,596 Points

Hey Prateek,

Unfortunately, you cannot change the settings once you create a file. But you can create a new file using pixel measurements and copy your layers into it.

Let me know if this helps :)

thanks for replying . Ok now how do we create a new file using the "pixel" measurement in photoshop cc?

Michael Afanasiev
Michael Afanasiev
Courses Plus Student 15,596 Points

Click on the top left corner on File > New - In the measurement box make sure it's Pixels, select your width & height and click OK.

Like so:

New Document

Jake Ford
Jake Ford
9,230 Points

Oh ok, well she didn't really point that out in the video!

Thanks good to know!

Jake Ford
Jake Ford
9,230 Points

Prateek,

I am using Photoshop CC as well. Try this:

Edit > Preferences > Units and Rulers

Then change the Rulers and Type to pixels in the "Units" section.

Michael Afanasiev
Michael Afanasiev
Courses Plus Student 15,596 Points

Hey Jake,

These settings will not change your current document. They apply to a new document's default measurement.

Samsul Salim
Samsul Salim
6,261 Points

Hi Prateek

I am using Adobe Photoshop CS6

Click "EDIT" --> "Preferences" ---> "Units and Rulers"

http://screencast.com/t/3OsTMSUb

Then change the "UNITS" to the pixels as per your requirement.

Hope this will help.

God bless you :-)