How to add background color to text in Photoshop


What's the easiest way to do it? I know CSS could just set background color of text very easily. And fireworks was able to do that. But I can't make it work now. I know there is a harder way: putting a rectangle below the text. Or putting the text inside the rectangle.

10/30/2013 8:37:00 PM

Accepted Answer

There is no text box colour in Photoshop. The only way is to draw rectangular shape layer below the text layer (you could also use a bitmap layer).

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Yep, that's different to some other design software.

10/14/2012 6:18:00 AM

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