Adding text to a path


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Adding text to a path

You're not limited to running text in a straight line in Fireworks, no sir. While working with a path, you can have text travel in any direction and at any angle, even on a curve. Let's give this a try. We're going to go down to our Footer section. So I'm going to select my footer layer, and scroll down, and there's all our information in our footer. What I want to do is I want to add the words Explore California, and I want them to basically run along the angles that we see here with the graphic of the state. So I'm going to go and choose my Pen tool, and I'm going to click once to start my vector path.

I'm going to click again where the angle changes, and I'm going to click again about somewhere around there. Okay, so I've got my path drawn. Now remember with the Pen tool, it keeps thinking you want to draw more unless you double-click to close off that path segment. So there's my path drawn. I'm going to grab my Text tool, and I'm going to ...

Adding text to a path
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Adding text to a path provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Jim Babbage as part of the Fireworks CS5 Essential Training

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Web
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Fireworks
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