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Category - Illustrator/Text Effects
Submitted By - Devesh Khanna
Submitted on - 2008-04-06 04:26:44
Don't think you have to be limited to the fonts you have. You can take any font and stylize it to your liking. Here's a method for doing just that.
Using the Type tool, type out some text using a font you like.
With your text still selected, go to Type > Create Outlines.
Now with your text still selected, go to Object > Path > Simplify. You can play around with the settings and preview them before you apply. Make sure Preview is checked off. More detail...