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InDesign: Type on top and bottom of circle

The following video tip shows you how to set text on a circular path. The type is centered at the top of the circle.

About the tip

Those seals with text reading horizontally both at the top and the bottom of the circle? Can I create them in InDesign? Although my advice would be to create these seals as illustrations in Illustrator, so you can easily place the artwork in various other Illustrator, Photoshop or InDesign files, you can make them in InDesign, using a bit of a ‘work-around’. Start out by reviewing the previous digitip 044, then continue with this one to learn more.


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  1. Cari Jansen Cari Jansen
    September 22, 2009    

    @Henry. Glad that the video tutorial was good additional help 🙂

  2. Henry Iles Henry Iles
    September 21, 2009    

    Many thanks Cari – very useful. Didn’t’t matter how many times I read how to put text top and bottom it was only when I watched your demo that I got it.

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