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Chapter 7. IMPORTED GRAPHICS > Special Frame Shapes

Special Frame Shapes

You can use the pen tool (see Chapter 5) to draw the paths that create special frame shapes. You can also create special frame shapes by converting text to frames.

To convert text to frames:

1.
Use the Selection tool to select the frame that contains the text.

or

Highlight the selected text within the frame.

2.
Choose Type > Create Outlines. Each character of text is converted to a frame that can he modified and used to hold an imported graphic .

Figure 7.6. The Create Outlines command converts text into frames that can then be modified or used to hold images.



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