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Using Illustrator 9 how can I put text in a circle as in the numbers on a clock face.
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Question by:jarrahjack
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by:marwaG
ID: 6268542
First drow a circle by using the Ellips tool, then select the path type tool from the (type tool) icon in the tool bar. put the curser on the circle. u should be able to write in the circle after that.
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by:jarrahjack
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I can't find the (type tool) you are refering to. What does it look like?
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by:marwaG
ID: 6268650
it is a T .
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by:marwaG
ID: 6268659
it is a T .
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by:jarrahjack
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What I want is the text to follow the around the circle, at 12 o/c the text is upright at 6 o/c it is upsidedown etc. The same as on a clock face.
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by:jarrahjack
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What I want is the text to follow the around the circle, at 12 o/c the text is upright at 6 o/c it is upsidedown etc. The same as on a clock face.
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by:marwaG
ID: 6268666
it is a T .
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by:marwaG
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it is a T .
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by:marwaG
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it is a T .
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by:jarrahjack
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I am not sure if you are repeating your answer that it is a 'T' but if I use this on the circle my text is in a straight line
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marwaG earned 150 total points
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no i'm not repeating my answer, the T, which is the type tool, if u click on it and keep, another 3 tpye tools will apear use the 2ed one (path tpye tool)
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by:jarrahjack
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Ahhhhhhhhh, now I've got it. Many thanks
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by:marwaG
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welcome
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