Flip type when its on a path, AI CS5
I'm putting some type on a path, a circle; but when I do it, the type is upside down. How can I flip it so it reads the right way up? See image below:
I remember struggling with this in CS3. I think the same fix will still apply in CS5.
So here's what to do...
- First you create the type as you did in your example.
- You should see 3 small stripes outside of your circle. ( 2 with a small square on it, and 1 without the square) These are just indicators for where the text starts and ends
- grab the selection tool, and drag the stripe without the dash inside of the circle.
now your type should be on the inside of your circle, and facing the right direction :D
Hope this helped ;)
In some cases it can be as simple as choosing
Type > Type on a Path > Type on a Path options... and then ticking the Flip box.