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Typing on a path but retain the path itself


Question

I am currently trying out typing on a path and I seem not to do what I want.

Is there an option where I could retain the path itself? I notice that typing on a path removes the path in preview mode. This is so that I could have a circular text with a circular path in it.

2014/05/09
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5/9/2014 2:33:00 AM

Accepted Answer

Simply reselect the path with the Direct Selection Tool and reapply a stroke or fill to it after you've added your text. The path is still there. However, adding Type on a Path to it removes all strokes and fills.

2014/05/09
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5/9/2014 4:51:00 AM