|Select a text frame on your canvas,|
Click on the Text Attributes icon on the right side of the screen.
You can change color and opacity to the entire contents of the text frame, or select a portion of the text inside the frame.
|To change the text's color, click on the color tile.|
The Color palette will open..
|Click on the color gradient or the style chips to select a color.|
Use the the eyedropper to pick a color from your canvas itself.
You can also precisely select a color by typing in the HSV, RGB or #code boxes.
Change the text's opacity by using the opacity slider at the bottom of the color palette.