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Use Text with Paths!

By: RiverCityGraphix      Views: 2224      Share: Bookmark and Share

In this quicktip, you will learn how to apply text to paths in Photoshop CS3.

If you ever want test to follow a path or outline of a shape, then this is the tutorial for you. Simply create a shape with the path option selected, or create one with the pen tool. then grab your text tool and hover over the path until the cursor changes. Once the cursor changes, click and you are ready to go. By dragging the ends of the text points, you should be able to change where the text starts and stops. It should also let you control whether the text is on the inside or outside of the object. This is great knowledge to have because it is versatile and easy to implement.

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