Placing a text document


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Placing a text document

In this exercise, I'm going to show you how to take text that you've created inside of a word processor, the most popular example being Microsoft Word. How to take that text document and place it inside of Illustrator where you can do things you would never dream possible inside of Word. For example you have strict control over where you place the text and you can apply special effects like what we are seeing right here, like these little scribble effects to the type. Now, if you would like to work along with me, I have got opened this document called Three-page poem.ai found inside of the 08_Type folder. This is an old document. You may have seen it before if you've worked through other Illustrator series I have done.

However, there's a different spin on this document this time. This is a three page version of the poem. Since we can create three page documents here inside of Illustrator. So I'm going to zoom out a couple of clicks by pressing Ctrl+Minus or Command+Mi...

Placing a text document
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Placing a text document provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design
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