Highlight Text

Do you want to make a highlight text online? Use the MockoFun text editor, it’s free!

The graphic designers choose a highlighted text for titles and headlines to make a strong graphic statement.  A highlighted text is easier to read and has more impact on the reader.

Here are some of the things you can do with a highlighted text: create magazine headlines, annotate an article, replace text in an image, etc.

With MockoFun you can highlight font types and add text with background color super easy!

Text Background Color

Text with Background Color

So, how to highlight text in just a few steps? First, open the MockoFun text editor and create a new document. You can choose one of the document presets or you can choose a custom size.

On the left menu, click on the Text tab to open the text editor and add a simple text line. Choose a font that you like, set the size and the color of the text.

To add the background color for the text, click on the Color button from the top menu.

By default the Highlight Color is set to transparent. To create the highlighted text, simply choose a color.

To add the background color for the text, click on the Color button from the top menu.

By default the Highlight Color is set to transparent. To create the highlighted text, simply choose a color.

You can highlight the text with different colors. Double click on the text and select the group of letters that you want to highlight with a different color.

Than go to Highlight Color option and choose another color. Click on the OK button to add the highlight color on the selected text.

Highlight Text Online

Highlight Text (Creative Ideas)

If you want to get creative, here are some ideas that you can use to make highlighted text.

Use the Shadow option from the top menu. Set the Opacity to 100% and choose a color.

If you set the Offset X to 0 and the Offset Y to 9, you get an underline border.  If you set the Offset Y to 9, you get a top border.

If you set the Offset X to -9 and the Offset Y to 0, you get a line at the beginning of each text line.

Headline Text

You can make all kinds of creative highlight text effects.

Text with Background Color

Edit Text in Image Online

The problem is that the text within an image can not be edited. To change text in an image I usually add a highlight text. It’s a quick and easy solution!

So, add a highlighted text to hide the text and to replace it with a new one. It works great for meme images for example.

Meme Image
Edit Text in Image Online

How to Annotate an Article

Text annotation is quite essential for a good learning process. It helps you understand better of a certain work.

Image annotation is made in a similar way by adding notes, highlighting text, adding comments and footnotes, etc. To annotate an article, you simply highlight a part of the text in yellow and add a comment to explain it.

So, you can highlight text online using MockoFun. To do this, copy and paste your text in the text editor and use the Highlight option.

How To Annotate An Article

Curved Text with Background Color

With MockoFun text editor you can also add curved text.

The curved text can also be highlighted. But, the background color will be added to individual letters/characters. So, you can get really cool text effects.

In the first example I used these settings:

  • huge Curving of around 30000 to make a horizontal text
  • Letter Spacing 13
  • Shadow (Opacity 1, Offset X 12 and Offset Y 0)

For the second example I used these settings:

  • Curving 300
  • Letter Spacing 20
  • Shadow (Opacity 1, Offset X 1 and Offset Y 12)
  • Stroke (Width 10, Sharp Corners, Paint Stroke Behind)

You can play with all these cool highlight text effects to create really awesome typography, text logos and so on. In MockoFun you also have a highlight font called Zilla Slab Highlight that you can use.

In Conclusion

Now you know how to emphasize text using these cool techniques. With MockoFun you can do all these highlight text effects online. And most of all it’s free and easy to use!



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