In the following tutorial, you will learn how to wrap text in Illustrator and how to wrap text around a circle in Illustrator. We'll use this font to exemplify the techniques.
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What You'll Learn in This Tutorial
- How to wrap text in Illustrator
- How to wrap text around a circle in Illustrator
1. How to Text Wrap in Illustrator
Select the Type Tool (T) and simply click and drag to create Area Type, which is a rectangular marquee that wraps your text. The size of the Area Type will adjust as you add or remove text.
Using the Area Type Tool, you can easily fill an existing shape with text. Simply click the border of this shape to wrap the text inside its boundaries.
2. How to Wrap Text Around a Circle in Illustrator
There are two methods that you can use in Illustrator to wrap text around a circle or any other shape.
Pick the Type on a Path Tool whenever you want to wrap text along the edges of a circle. All you have to do is click the edges of the circle and then type in your text.
To wrap text around an object in Illustrator, make sure that you bring that object on top of the text.
Select your object and go to Object > Text Wrap > Text Wrap Options. Set the Offset as you need, click OK, and then go to Object > Text Wrap > Make. This will create a border around your object, and the text will move according to the border.
Whenever you need to adjust the size of that border, you can reselect the object and go back to Object > Text Wrap > Text Wrap Options and change the Offset.
Congratulations! You're Done!
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