Converting text to outlines


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Converting text to outlines

Back in the previous chapter, you saw that I had the letter B that was converted to outlines, how did I do that? Well, it's very simple. Anytime you have any text object whatsoever inside of Illustrator, you can convert it into just regular editable anchor points that you can work with. This is perfect if you want to make small modifications to text or create logos and so on and so forth. Let me show you how that's done. I'll start off just by creating a regular Point Text Object. Let me type-in, for example, the name of the company here called GROUNDSWELL. What I'll do is I'll simply bring this into the middle of the page; maybe I'll make it a bit bigger. Again, I'm using Command+Shift+> or Ctrl+Shift+> to do that. Maybe I'll choose the typeface little bit more bold. Let's say something like that.

Maybe now I want to make some kind of change to this particular text. I want to make some kind of modifications to it. Well, what I can do is I can ...

Converting text to outlines
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Converting text to outlines provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS4 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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