Type on a path


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Type on a path

Photoshop has some pretty robust support for text on a path or type on a path as well. I'm going to go first create a path to put my type on. So, to do that I'm going to press the letter P for the Path tool, and I'm just going to go ahead and click a point. We'll click another point over here and drag to make it a curve point, and then we'll click down over here and drag to make that a curve point as well. So, I just want this nice smooth kind of double arc path for the text to go on to. Now that I've drawn my path, I'm going to go ahead and select the Text tool. And to get the text on the path you simply hover over the actual path, and you'll see that I-beam cursor change to a cursor that looks like it has a little path on it, a little swoopy path.

And where you click on that path is where the text cursor will be added to that path. So, now I can just start typing right on the path. So, I'll do "Photoshop loves me, Photoshop loves me not." N...

Type on a path
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Type on a path provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS5 Essential Training

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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