Highlight Text Online

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 highlighter online

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.

It’s easy to make a font with background color. The highlighted font will look like in the image below. You can download the text image and text PNG or text JPG. Go to Download and choose the file format that you need. If you want a text png transparent, go to Background and set the color transparent.

With MockoFun you can convert long text to image. Copy paste the text in MockoFun. Add text styles like text highlight, text outline, text shadow, etc. Then, download text to image.

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. MockoFun is such a great text with background generator.

Text with Background Color

Highlighted Words

You so many options to create highlighted letters using the MockoFun text editor. So the Highlight style is not the only effect that you can use. 

For example, you can go to Elements > Shapes > Geometric and add a rectangle shape behind the text. Then, add a Stroke text style. If you input 1,1 at the Stroke settings you get a dashed outline. 


Highlight Words

Make highlighted fonts quick and easy using any font you like from a list of 800 free online fonts

For the sketch highlight, use a circle shape with transparent color and a 2px Stroke with color red. Duplicate the circle outline and distort it a little to make the highlighter effect from the preview.


Highlighted Fonts

Highlight and Annotate Text Online with MockoFun Doodler

You can use the MockoFun Doodler mode to make annotations. Annotate text online simply by switching to Doodler mode, then select the brush color, size and smoothing and start drawing your annotations.

Underline text, draw over to make text highlights (just like using a digital marker). You can even add your handwriting over an image.

Highlighted Letters

The highlighted text generator allows you to make highlighted letters. You can mark text in so many creative ways. All these ideas are useful if you want to mark font. 

The fonts with highlighter are more visible and easy to read. So, use one of these methods to emphasize text.  Beside the Highlight option, you can use Shadow, Stroke or geometric elements like lines, circles, rectangles to highlight text.

With MockoFun you can also use the stroke text option to highlight certain words and make them pop.


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. MockoFun is a cool image highlighter online.

Meme Image
Edit Text in Image Online

Highlight 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)

Highlight Font

With MockoFun online text editor you can turn any font into a highlight font. You can play with all these cool highlight text effects to create really awesome typography, text logos and so on. 

MockoFun also has a real highlight font called Zilla Slab Highlight that you can use as is or you can add stroke outline, text shadow, etc.

Highlight Font

Highlight Logo

Try the highlight text online and create really cool text effects. You can make a highlight logo just like this with Filters

To create this highlight logo, add a text. The font that I used is called Sail font, but you can use any font you like. Then, add a black rectangle on the back. Select the text and the rectangle and Group them. 

Next, press Shift+Control+E to merge the two layers. Now you have a rasterized text. Go to the top menu and click on Filters. From the list I used Anaglyph 3D and Color Fringe for making this effect.

Highlight Logo
Highlight Font

Transparent Text [Cutout Text Effect]

You can make a transparent text like this one pretty easy. 

  • Add text with font and size that you want. 
  • Go to Elements > Shapes and search for a rectangle. Make a rectangle shape with color white. 
  • Click on the Add Mask button Add Mask Button from the top menu and choose the text as mask for the rectangle. 
  • Go to Layers and click on the Invert Mask button. 
  • Set the Opacity of the rectangle layer to 70% to make text transparent. This effect is also called cut out text effect.
Transparent Text

Paper Font

With MockoFun you can make really amazing text effects. For example, if you combine curved text and highlighted text you get this paper font. Choose any font type you like and combine them with text symbols.

This paper cut text effect can be done this easily only with MockoFun. With Photoshop it’s almost impossible to create paper font or overlapping font.

Paper Font

Highlighting text is a cool feature that Photoshop for example doesn’t have. So, if you are not using MockoFun, you can try this free Photoshop action to highlight text in Photoshop.


If you want to highlight words on web pages, the best way is to use these Google Chrome extensions:

  • Word highlight (Search and highlight multiple words on web pages)
  • Highlight this (Automatically finds and highlights words and phrases on the web page according to your list)

The highlight text can be used to make cool text effects. Inside the MockoFun text editor, you have lots of cool text fonts.  Check out our text styles gallery and pick the one that you like.

To use the font styles, simply go to Text > Text Styles

What is great about our online text styles is that you can choose from 800 free online fonts. And, you also have the option to insert text symbols ❤️️😎 💯 into your text.

Create unique text design with our online text effects and text styles. MockoFun is one of the few graphic design tools that offer so many features for making text effects.

Download the text effects in different file formats. The PNG text is the most popular and can be used for all kinds of projects. 

In Conclusion

MockoFun is a great highlight text generator online. 

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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