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In this movie, I'll show you how to place text inside of a custom container, because the idea is we want the text to actually ride along the contours of the model's arm. I still have my text tool selected, so I'll click inside the word "make", in order to enter that blinking insertion marker. And then also I'll select all the text inside the frame by pressing Ctrl+A or Cmd+A on the Mac. Next I'll go on to the edit menu and choose the copy command or press Ctrl+C or Cmd+C. And now I'll press the escape key in order to escape out of the text entry mode.
We don't need this layer anymore, so i'll just go ahead and press the backspace key With the delete key on the Mac to get rid of it. Now what I'd like you to do is switch over to the paths panel. And you can switch to it by click on the paths tab, by default here in the layers panel group or if you prefer you can go up to the window menu and choose the path command. Either way you'll see a couple of paths I've drawn in advance for you, go ahead and click on the container path in order to make it active. And now I'm going to zoom in on my image like so, so that we can see it up close and personal.
And notice what we have is a path outline. Now I went ahead and drew this outline using the pen tool, by the way. And the pen tool is a very powerful tool inside of Photoshop. I'll be devoting an entire chapter to that tool. In the advanced course of this series. But for now, just know that it's a vector-based path outline that you can do just about anything with. You can select the image with it. You can paint a brush stroke around it. And you can create text inside of it as well. So still armed with the type tool, go ahead and move your cursor into that path outline, and you'll see and eye beam surrounded by a dotted circle and that tells you that you're going to create text in side of this object.
So just go ahead and click inside of there, in order to set the blinking insertion marker and for me, it's appearing over here in the right hand side, and then you can enter text, from the keyboard. And that text is going to automatically appear inside the path outline, now, some of my words are too long to fit properly. If I were to enter a space character to right about there and here is well that my text would jump up of this as you can. I don't want this text, of course, so I'll press Ctrl+A or Cmd+A on a Mac to select it and then I'll replace it by going up to the Edit menu. And choosing the Cmd+V or I could press Ctrl+V or Cmd+V on a Mac and the text automatically pastes inside of that path outline.
Now, the reason the word make is dropping down to a second line is because it's too big to fit on the first line. If I were to click between the K and the E, and press the space bar, then you would see that the word Mak would go ahead and wrap up to that top line. Anyway, we don't want it to. We want it to be where it is, so I'll get rid of that space character. And then, I'll press Ctrl+A or Cmd+A on a Mac in order to select all of that text,and i'll make it flash right by pressing Ctrl+Shift+R or Cmd+Shift+R on the Mac. To group those two layers together and i will double click on the mane of the group and i will change its name teasers because (UNKNOWN) So that's how you go by creating texts inside of a customs 1 2 container here inside Photoshop.
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