Lori Kaufman reports:
"With InDesign, you can add stylish text effects in order to attract readers' attention to important parts of the documents. InDesign allows you to write words along the edge of an open or closed shape...with just a few mouse clicks. You can only write a single line of text on a path, so you can't insert a carriage return. If the text exceeds the path, the exceeding characters will be hidden...Launch Adobe InDesign, open the project you're working on, and then find the spot where you want to insert the circle...Click and hold the 'Rectangle' tool in the toolbox, and then choose 'Ellipse Frame Tool' from the menu...Hold 'Shift,' click on the document and drag over it with the mouse. Release the mouse button to create the circle. If you don't hold the 'Shift' key, you will create an ellipse...Click and hold the 'Type' tool to display a menu, and then choose 'Type On A Path Tool.'...Click anywhere on the edge of the circle to place the insertion cursor...Type or paste the text you want to write on the circle, and then press 'Ctrl-S' to save the document...The path will not be printed and will not appear in the document if you export it. You can format the text like you would normally, such as changing its font, size and color...Information in this article applies to Adobe InDesign CS6. It may vary slightly or significantly with other versions or products."
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