Vertical alignment, orientation, and spacing


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Vertical alignment, orientation, and spacing

In this movie, I'll show you how you can adjust the vertical alignment of text on a path, as well as its orientation and character spacing, all using a single command. Now as you can see, by default the Illustrator goes ahead and aligns the baseline of the text to the path outline. Now most of the time that's going to work out really well, but in our case the original circle cuts halfway through the brown portion of the logo. So we need to scoot the text down. If you're working along with me, just go and press Ctr+A or Command+A on the Mac to select both text objects. As you can see the Art Layer which contains the logo elements, is locked.

Now I'll go up to the Type menu and choose Type on a Path, and you can see this submenu begins with the bunch of orientation settings. Those same settings are made available by this command right here, Type on a Path options. So go ahead and choose that command and then turn on the Preview checkbox so we can see what were doing. Notice ...

Vertical alignment, orientation, and spacing
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Vertical alignment, orientation, and spacing provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS6 One-on-One: Advanced

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