Creating text inside a custom path


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Creating text inside a custom path

I have saved my changes as Side-by-side area text.psd, so-called by the way because we have area text over here on the left and right-hand side of our magazine cover. In this exercise we are going to take this text right here, Make Him Love You In Less than 5 Minutes, and we are going to paste it into a custom shape outline, so that it wraps to the contours of the model. So here is how we'll start. Get the Type tool and click inside of the text to make it active. Then press Ctrl+A or Command+A on the Mac, in order to select all of that text.

And now I'll go up to the Edit menu and choose the Copy command or press Ctrl+C, Command+C on the Mac, because this time we not only want to copy the text, we want to copy its formatting attributes as well. All right, so we're done with that. I'll press the Escape key to cancel out of the Text Edit mode, and I am going to turn off this text layer clicking on its eyeball icon. Now then I want you to switch over to the Paths panel, and yo...

Creating text inside a custom path
Video duration: 6m 26s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Creating text inside a custom path provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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