Photoshop: Why does changing the alignment of a single line of type change its position?

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"Why does changing the alignment of a singe line of type change its position? Take some cues from Flash and do it right."
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If you want the position of text to remain the same when editing alignment of lines of text, use "Paragraph" (text box) text instead of "Point" text by dragging out a text box with the Text tool:



Or convert the Point to text to Paragraph Text: