How to add a border to text in photoshop?

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In this tutorial, we will learn how to add a border to text in photoshop.

Table of contents

  • Add new page.
  • Gradient overlay.
  • Horizontal type tool.
  • Go to stroke.

Let’s start with the first step.

Step 1: Add new page

Create a new page in photoshop. Go to the File menu, click New, open the pop-up dialog box and select Height and Weight, click OK.

How to add new page in photoshop?

Photoshop, New, Page

You can go to the bottom right of the screen, double click on the lock icon. You can then unlock the layer, and rename the layer.

Photoshop, Lock-icon

Step 2: Gradient overlay

Click on the small FX button, and select Gradient overlay from the pop-up menu.

Photoshop, Gradient, overlay

Gradient overlay effect on new page

This opens the Layer-style dialog box. Change the Use option at the top of the opacity, style, color.

Photoshop, Layer-style

Step 3: Horizontal type tool

Select the Horizontal Type Tool from the Tools panel. Click on the new page write your text.

Photoshop, Horizontal, Type, Tool

Step 4: Go to stroke

Click on the small FX button, and select Stroke from the pop-up menu.

Photoshop, Go, To, Stroke

This opens the Layer-style dialog box. Change the opacity and size of the text border, and change the color.

Photoshop, Layer, Border

Successfully, We have given a border to the text in photoshop.

Photoshop, Border, Text, Example

When you follow the above steps then it will create a border to text and it will show in photoshop.

Thanks for reading…