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I have a bunch of text labels in Illustrator. Like... hundreds... Most of them are left-aligned (i.e. the text reference point is to the left of the text). I want to change that to center-aligned and then preferably with a bit of a baseline shift so that the text reference point falls in the center of the text label. How can I do that without changing the position of the text? I don't want to have to redo the entire text placement phase.
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Hi Hans,

Give this a go. http://kelsocartogra...m/scripts/#john
If you then give them all the same baseline shift you should then be able to nudge them all back up to their original position.

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I have a bunch of text labels in Illustrator. Like... hundreds... Most of them are left-aligned (i.e. the text reference point is to the left of the text). I want to change that to center-aligned and then preferably with a bit of a baseline shift so that the text reference point falls in the center of the text label. How can I do that without changing the position of the text? I don't want to have to redo the entire text placement phase.


MAPublisher --- MAP Toolbar --- Text Utilities
Action: Set text alignment
Alignment: Center

Groeten van Marijn :D




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