How to fill half of a word with one colour and the other half with a different colour in Adobe Illustrator

I want to recreate the text of a logo I have.

It had black half way down the text and then yellow for the other half.

How do I create text with a different colour on each half in Adobe Illustrator?

Answer

You can easily do this with a Gradient (without a gradient appearance). Don’t let the term “Gradient” throw you. It’s just the name of the tool, it doesn’t have to mean a smooth transition between colors.

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Just make certain the Location for both gradient stops is set the same.

You can even make this dynamic while keeping text live. So, it moves with the text, if the text is edited. See here: Editable two side text

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