Creating text threads


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Creating text threads

So we know that area text lives inside of some kind of a frame. The text basically flows to fill the shape of that frame. Now sometimes you may have a lot of text and you want to have that text flow, not just inside of one frame but maybe along several frames. In an application like Quark for example, you have a concept of a text box and you can link several text box together to have one story flow across those text boxes. In InDesign, the same concept applies using multiple text frames. When you have a single story and you then flow that story across multiple text frames that is referred to as a thread of text. So let's explore how we create text threads here inside of Illustrator. We are going to start off simply by talking about creating an empty text thread and then what we will do is we will deal with the actual text that we have in this particular document right here.

I'm just going to move over here, use the Hand Grabber tool to just basically move to this side of the scr...

Creating text threads
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Creating text threads 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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