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Hi,
I am trying to create a logo with my name in it using one of the filters but I'm having problems.  Whenever I select the text I want to use filters on, the filters that I want to use are all unhighlighted so I can't use them.  When I load up one of the sample files that come with Photoshop, I can use whichever filter I please.  What am I doing wrong?

Thanks,

Paul
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You havent rendered the text yet. You cannot apply filters to editable text because photoshop treats them as postscript fonts. So, render the type layer by choosing the layer->type->render type menu. Then perform your filter.
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