Select the Elliptical Marquee Tool from the Toolbox. Adjust the font size to fill the circle. To create a circle, hold down the Shift key while you drag the cursor. Click the path and type the text you want to appear.
Some of it gets cut off at the end: To fix the problem, look for a small circle on the path at the spot where the text is being cut off. That completes our run down on creating text around our circle, now to constrain text within a circle.
If you do, the text will flip to the other side and reverse direction: Text on an Arc Draw an arc using the Pen tool.
At the moment our text is all on the outside of our circle. If you want to have the text complete a circle, type a size in the Font Size text field and adjust the size until the type fits perfectly.
Your text will flip back over to the original side, and it will revert back to its original direction. You will now see photoshop is ready to accept text but its on a bit of an angle.
OK now its time to do the upside down text. If we have made our circle too small hit Ctr-T to transform it hold down shift and expand the circle to what ever size you need. Selecting the Ellipse Tool in the Tools panel.
Select a color for the type.
Simply click on the circle with the Path Selection Tool and drag it further down the path until the rest of your text re-appears: Right click on the circular text you already have click on duplicate layer.
When the words appear as you want them, delete the Shape layer in the Layers panel. Dragging the text too far resulted in the end being cut off.
You will note that they cursor appearance changes as you hit the edge of the circle provided your still on the shape layer when you do it. The end was cut off because I moved the text beyond the visible text area on the path.
Horizontal type applied to the curved lines. Switching to the Path Selection Tool. Click the Window menu and select Paths to reveal the Paths panel.
Click on the canvas to create an anchor point and then click and hold to create a second anchor point. Adding Text around a Circle Lets start by opening a new file what ever size you like.
The text should now run round inside the circle. The Arc Upper option curves the middle of the text upward, while the Arc Lower option curves the middle downward. After so many characters depending on the size of your circle you will notice it become harder to read as the text become upside down.
For related tutorials, learn how to transform type with Smart Objects or how to apply Smart Filters to editable type.
When happy with where it is ignore the fact it is upside down for the moment. Selecting the Type Tool. A path has been added around the golf ball. It should have a little circle on it, if so click now and start typing. Near the far left of the Options Bar is the Tool Mode option. But what if we want it just inside the circle?
The path will re-appear when we move on to the next step: Setting the font options in the Options Bar. By holding the Alt key as well as the Shift key we make sure that the transform maintains the same center point and the shift button keeps our perfect circle.
Type only as far as you can with the text still being up the right way then stop. Click the Horizontal Text Tool in the Toolbox. Click the fourth button from the left at the bottom of the Paths panel to transform the oval or circle you drew into a work path.
I also have my Text Alignment option set to Left and my type color set to white:Photoshop CS5: Adding Text around a Circle Lets start by opening a new file what ever size you like.
It is best you start experimenting on a blank file than one you are meaning to apply this technique to later. Mar 27, · How to type in a circle in Photoshop Tutorial Justin Odisho. How To Add Text Around A Shape Using Photoshop How to curve type around a badge using Adobe Author: Justin Odisho.
HOW TO CREATE TEXT ON A CIRCLE IN ADOBE® PHOTOSHOP® Text can be created in the shape of a circle in Adobe® Photoshop®. May 27, · I have tried searching how to type text in a circle and everything tells me to use paths.
When I make my circle shape using the elliptical marquee tool, Type text in a circle photoshop CC. Johnnpicton Jun 5, AM Hi, i use shape tool to make circle shape but when i want to type text around circle, always it writes .Download