Create text around a shape Photoshop Elements 10


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Creating text around a shape

Another new Type tool -- the Text on Shape tool -- lets you create text around a custom shape. You don't have to have anything to select to use this tool. In fact, you can use it on a completely blank canvas. This tool is also located in the flyout menu of Type tools. I will select it from there, and then I will go up to the Options bar for the tool. From the first menu, I can see the various shapes that I can use with this tool: a Rectangle, a Rounded Rectangle, an Ellipse, which is also a circle, a Polygon, and for scrapbookers, Heart, Speech Bubble, and Butterfly.

I am going to go with the Ellipse, and I'm going to draw a path in the shape of a circle with this tool by holding down the Shift key to constrain its proportions. I am going to leave all the options for this tool at their defaults, but you can change the font, the font style, the font size, and the font color if you want to. Then I'll move over the edge of this shape. My cursor changes to an I-Beam with a diago...

Creating text around a shape
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Creating text around a shape provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 10 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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