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One trick I've used, which may be obvious to all of you, is to give the type an unusual color, which is an attribute Illustrator can search for.  Once you have the type on the right layer, with the proper style, you can always change the color and discard the one used for sorting.


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One trick I've used, which may be obvious to all of you, is to give the type an unusual color, which is an attribute Illustrator can search for.  Once you have the type on the right layer, with the proper style, you can always change the color and discard the one used for sorting.

 I do that too... works well...



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I don't think it's been brought up in this thread before, but if you have MAPublisher, you can put your text layer in the map view and then use MAPublisher to select on font size and family.


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I have updated the script package to include one that selects by typeface alone as well.

attachicon.gifSelect_T..._Scripts.zip

Includes:
Select Same Text Size
Select Same Typeface
Select Same Text Size and Typeface

 

Thank you so much for these... saved me a massive job. Very much appreciated! 






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