How To Create Text On A Path In Illustrator Cs6


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Creating text on a path

There are many times when we are creating artwork, whether it be in Illustrator, or any other application, where we have to make text actually flow around different objects. In this movie, I am going to show you how to accomplish that by utilizing the Type on a Path feature inside of Illustrator. In order to utilize Type on a Path, you have to have a path in order for the text to flow along. On my artboard here, I have got a logo in the center, and I have got a path all the way around the outside of it that I am going to flow some text around. I have added a heavy stroke to the outside of this path, just so you can see it, and be able to select it. So find this path, and click on it first.

Once you have it selected, you can actually remove the stroke, because you don't need it anymore. Then let's go up and grab the Type tool. The Type tool by itself doesn't actually let you type on a path. When I hover over a path, you will notice that it gives me the Type tool inside of a little ...

Creating text on a path
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Creating text on a path provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Illustrator CS6 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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