Creating text on open paths


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Creating text on open paths

Many designs call for placing text along a path. So let's explore how that's done inside of Illustrator and I want to point out that one of the reasons why we first explored the different types of text inside of Illustrator, for example, Point Text and Area Text, is because of the way that Path Text works inside of Illustrator. So I'm going to start off just by creating a regular print blank document. I'm going to leave this one be Landscape instead of Portrait. What I'm going to start off by doing is just create a path first. I'm going to use my Pen tool here, say where we kind of did before, I'll just click and drag let's say I want to create some kind of a curved path, click and drag, and now I have this path that I've created.

I'm now going to go take my Type tool that's right here and click on it. If you click and you hold your mouse button down, there is something here called the Type on a Path tool, but I'm not going to actually cho...

Creating text on open paths
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Creating text on open paths 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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