Threading text across multiple objects


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Threading text across multiple objects

We've already spoken about some basic differences between Point Text objects and Area Text objects. For example, an Area Text object is defined by a physical frame and text fills up that frame and actually wraps with inside the bounds of that frame. In this document right here called threading.ai, I'm going to select this object here. It's an Area Type object, and I can see that I have these handles that allow me to resize the frame. And again, when I do so, the text now reflows inside of that frame.

But we also discussed that in addition to these handles that exist around the boundary of the frame, we also have these little big boxes, or what we refer to as ports. This port here on the upper left-hand corner is actually called the In port, and this port over here on the bottom right-hand side is called the Out port. Now what exactly does that mean? What does In and Out mean when referring to text? Well, it's possible in Illustrator to have some text actually start out app...

Threading text across multiple objects
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Threading text across multiple objects provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Type and Text

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