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Text Handling

Text and text features within Xara

  • Font Awesome symbols

    What are Font Symbols? These are fonts that contains numerous high quality symbols, icons or generally useful graphic designs.  This was created as a font as a way of using such symbols in web pages. ...

  • Text Styles

    What is a Text Style? A Text Style is a named collection of attributes, such as font, size, color, line spacing and other text attributes which can be applied to paragraphs and characters within a tex...

  • Google Fonts

    Google Fonts What are Google Fonts? Google Fonts is an online collection of open source, maintained by Google that allow you to install them on your computer for use in design as well as website work....

  • How do I use repelling text?

    The repelling text feature, also known as liquid text allows you to wrap text around an object. Any object can have 'Repel text under' applied to it causing text which is below the stacking order of t...

  • Can I anchor objects?

    What is an anchored Graphic? An anchored graphic is any object, composite object or group, which is tied (anchored) to a position in some text, so that as the text moves because of editing, the graphi...

  • Ligatures

    Many modern OpenType fonts include typographical ligatures, which allow pairs or sequences of consecutive characters in text to be displayed with a single glyph. They are used to improve the legibilit...

  • Table of Contents

    Table of Contents The new option Insert > Table of Contents ... builds a table of contents automatically and inserts it at the text caret. This operation works by finding all the headings in your docu...

  • Can I insert page numbers?

    With the text cursor in the text, a new Insert  right click menu is available, with a selection of page number styles.  It's common to place a page number on every page in a document. It's a good idea...

  • Flowing text & Autoflow

    How do I connect my Text areas to enable flowing text? When text overflows the bottom of the text area, an overflow indicator is shown on the bottom of the area. Drag this over any other text area, th...

  • The Text Tool

    The Text tool is accessible from the Toolbar on the left. All Text related controls are accessible from the Text Tool infobar. How do I add text to my document? Xara support three basic type of text o...