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Sams Teach Yourself Internet and Web Basics All in One by T. Michael Clark, Bob Temple, Ned Snell

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Creating Text on a Path

New to version 6, and continuing with version 7, is the capability to produce vector shapes and, using that option, create text on a path such as a circle. The following exercise will show you how that's done.

1.
Open a new 500×500–pixel image with the resolution set to 72 pixels per inch. Set the background color to white and the image type to 16.7 million colors.
2.
Set the foreground color to black. Set the Foreground Style to Paint and the Background Style to None.
3.
Select the Preset Shapes tool and, in the Tool Options palette, select the Ellipse from the Shape Type drop-down menu and set the Line Width to 2. Place a check mark in both the Anti-alias and Create as Vector check boxes.
4.
Place the cursor near the upper-left ...

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