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:

Type upside down on a circle


I remember struggling with this in CS3. I think the same fix will still apply in CS5.

So here’s what to do…

  1. First you create the type as you did in your example.
  2. 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
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  3. grab the selection tool, and drag the stripe without the dash inside of the circle.
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now your type should be on the inside of your circle, and facing the right direction 😀

Hope this helped 😉

Source : Link , Question Author : sam , Answer Author : Martie

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