Ashraf Ali

Converting from Photoshop to Illustrator? Remove layer styles for seamless text import

Hat tip: If you are trying to convert a Photoshop text layer to an Illustrator-ready vector asset, remove all the layer styles like drop shadow or fill. Also, make sure to save as a PSD (even PSBs are finicky). It should import in as a text layer (albeit with huge text box frames…but that’s adjustable).

Now if only Photoshop would allow some rudimentary SVG exporting…