Set text inside a custom path Photoshop CC


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Setting text inside a custom path

In this movie, I'll show you how to place text inside of a custom container, because the idea is we want the text to actually ride along the contours of the model's arm. I still have my Text tool selected. So I'll click inside the word make in order to enter that blinking insertion marker. And then I'll select all the text inside the frame by pressing Ctrl+A, or Cmd+A on the Mac. Next, I'll go up to the Edit menu and choose the Copy command, or press Ctrl+C or Cmd+C. And now, I'll press the Escape key in order to escape out of the text entry mode.

We don't need this layer anymore, so I'll just go ahead and press the Backspace key or the Delete key on the Mac to get rid of it. Now what I'd like you to do is switch over to the Paths panel. And you can switch to it by clicking on the Paths tab, by default here in the Layers panel group. Or, if you prefer you can go up to the Window menu, and choose the Paths command. Either way, you'll see a couple of paths that I...

Setting text inside a custom path
Video duration: 5m 34s 10h 37m Intermediate Updated Sep 18, 2014

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Setting text inside a custom path provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CC 2013 One-on-One: Intermediate

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Design Photography
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