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Perspective Drawing in Adobe Illustrator CS5 by Kaushik Agarwala, Gaurav Jain

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7. Working with Text and Symbols in Perspective

The way Adobe Illustrator treats text and symbols in perspective is significantly different from other simple object types. If you have been experimenting with text in perspective, you have probably discovered that you can’t type in text on the fly that appears to be in perspective, even if the grid is visible; you can’t create a text frame in perspective either. You may have a path in perspective, but the text you enter using the Type on Path feature does not appear in perspective. Instead, you have to create a regular text object and then bring it into perspective.

Because it’s not intuitive, this chapter explains how to work with text and symbols in perspective.

Suppose you have created an illustration ...

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