No clue what to do about this! What you have there is a shape layer, not live text. I can't seem to do any other filters as well. I seem to be having a hard time adjusting to 7. You'll either need to reset the text or ask the original creator to NOT convert the type to a shape layer before sending it to you. The text you are using is rasterized means your text vector has been converted to normal layer. If you don't want to change your text engine preferences to East Asian as previously mentioned, you can also just change the paragraph direction. You can do the same with Edit>Transform>Scale and Edit>Transform>Rotate. To make text follow a curve, use the Warp Text tool (select the text tool in the tools palette and look between 5 and 6 on the context menu – it looks like the letter T with a curve underneath). There is no way to convert that shape layer back to live type. I still haven't figured how to change the scale on a layer by a specific percent, or recreate the same kind of outer glow effects I could with 5 either. Edit > Preferences > Type. In the menu click Edit and choose Free Transform. I will use the highlight text in Photoshop technique to add a new text to an JPEG image. I can't figure out to edit text with it. Easy peasy! You can’t open a PDF — unless it is a Photoshop PDF with the editing capabilities preserved — and just click to edit the text in Photoshop. Now resize the text in any way you like. Select East Asian and hit OK. Reload Photoshop to apply changes (CS6) or create a new document (CC). I am working on a Macbook with 64gb of RAM and I checked the Activity Monitor and it is showing that about 18gb are being used currently (7.55gb by photoshop), so there should be plenty of space to add a lens flare. There is no way for you to edit the text other than going back in your timeline. If yes to both, then that's not at all a bug -- it's the feature Font Substitution, which you can turn off by clicking (Windows) Edit > Preferences > Type or (Mac) Photoshop > Preferences > Type and then uncheck Enable Missing Glyph Protection on the upper left of the dialog. If you arrow through the string of text, does the font change? Guess its back to 5 again. Basically the text within an image can not be edited but there are some smart tricks to replace the text with a new one. Photoshop can be a strange beast when it comes to working with type. You can also double-click on the Text Layer thumbnail in the Layer's panel to enter text editing … Create some text, and make sure you are on the text layer. Solution #2: Change the Paragraph Direction. The total file size I'm working on now is 2.68gb. Learn how to edit text in JPEG image using Photoshop. While Photoshop isn’t designed to have a powerful text layout engine, lacking the full-featured capabilities of InDesign for layout, and Illustrator for working with fonts and paths, Photoshop design work still often includes type faces as integral parts of the graphic design. Anyone know? In Photoshop, the shortcuts are to hit T to select the text tool and click on the text area to edit. Manipulate individual letters in text using Photoshop In this interesting Photoshop tutorial I will show you how to move, rotate, resize and overlap individual letters, numbers and other characters in text.